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K-12 Individually Wrapped Food

Individually-Wrapped (IW) foods are the best option for your school’s lunch menu. Simple, convenient & nutritious – suitable for students of all ages. See our current list here.

pretzel club sandwich

Pretzel Club Sandwich

A French bread club sandwich is stacked so high with turkey, cheddar, bacon and more. You’ll need a pretzel stick pressed through the layers, just to hold it all together! 

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Monte Cristo Biscuit

In a new take on Monte Cristo sandwiches, ham and cheese are layered in whole grain biscuits. The tasty little sandwiches bake until the cheese is gooey, then a dusting of powdered sugar.

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Spaghetti Bolognese

An easy convenient meal for your students. Can be made with real sausage or a vegetarian/vegan substitute. Great meal for a to-go lunch, and easy to reheat!

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Healthy School Menus, Front and Center

In a world that showers children with pizza and macaroni and cheese, one thing parents and K–12 school foodservice operators can agree on is the need for better school lunches—meals that are more nutritious and made with cleaner ingredients that are free of artificial flavors, colors and preservatives.

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Asian Noodle Bowl

This new generation wants global flavor! Menu this veggie-packed Asian Noodle Bowl, made with sausage/sausage alternative crumble tossed with whole grain noodles and sweet chili-glazed broccoli, peppers, edamame, and red onion – topped with crispy wonton strips.

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Foodservice Fun with Flatbread

Last month the Maine School Nutrition Association (MSNA) invited our very own Chef Tim to do a breakout presentation a their annual Winter Food Show. Tim showed the attendees some fun ways to get creative with flatbread!

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Cheez-It Crusted Pollock Fillets

Pollock fillets, dipped in crushed Whole Grain Cheez-Its and grated Parmesan. A fun dish that packs in bold cheese flavor and is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

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Cheez-It Tac-Go Salad

Take a kid-favorite snack, and turn it into a satisfying lunch meal! Lean turkey, topped with cheddar cheese, diced tomato, romaine lettuce, and finished with Whole Grain Cheez-Its.

Chicken Pot Pie

A simple pot pie filling that starts with condensed soup and chicken and is topped with rich whole grain biscuit.

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Best Grab ‘n Go Containers for Schools

Looking for the perfect grab n’ go option for your students? Look no further, Dennis Paper & Food Service has the right containers, in the perfect size and the best materials for your needs…

tasty tots

Tasty Tots

A healthy, kid-friendly alternative to traditional “fried” potatoes, Tasty Tots are a combination of sweet potatoes, garbanzo beans and cinnamon that come together to form a unique, delicious dish. A great addition to any menu!

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Roasted Fish Crispy Slaw Wrap

A combination of colors and textures that overflows with fresh vegetables, spicy fish, and a burst of citrus, conveniently contained in a whole-wheat tortilla, with fresh avocado.

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Squish Squash Lasagna

This savory recipe is made with slightly sweet tomato sauce deliciously tucked between layers of whole-wheat lasagna noodles, butternut squash, and spinach, all nestled under part-skim mozzarella cheese.