Posts tagged "school lunches"

A Lunch Break (for a great cause!)

A Lunch Break (for a great cause!)
School lunches and childhood nutrition are hot topics right now -- as they should be. This is one of those issues that has been overlooked for a long time and is now finally getting the attention it deserves. If you are free for lunch (a really delicious lunch) tomorrow, there is a way for you to do your part in supporting the healthy school lunch crusade. On Wednesday, February 29, Michael Kornick from MK (one of my favorite Chicago restaurants) will be hosting a Lunch Break for Schools fundraiser to raise money to support the Chefs Move to Schools program’s efforts to encourage healthier eating by kids – including eating more vegetables. Inspired by the recent news of the updated White House recommended school lunch menu and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, the fundraising event will raise funds to promote healthy eating habits and proper nutrition amongst children...

Eat-in for better school lunches

If you know anything about school lunches, you know that they are generally lacking (and that is putting it kindly). The trays of food served to school children are not the best that we can offer them — not by a long shot. Much of it can barely pass for real food. But it could... Read more »