Making Veggies Tastier, Low-Sugar Desserts and a Brief History Lesson

aug-headerAs summer turns into autumn and the school year has officially started, we can start to feel too busy to learn anything new. To help you out, we gathered some of the best articles in K-12 foodservice for you last month. Enjoy!

How the Great Depression Revamped School Lunches

“The Great Depression was a time when Americans had food front and foremost in their minds and were worrying about it every day,” including for school children. Read more about how school lunches changed in response to the Great Depression.

The Government’s Using ‘X-Ray Vision Carrots’ To Fight Food Waste

shutterstock_371617408Giving fun names to boring veggies makes kids much more likely to eat them. Get more ideas on how to brand fruits and veggies here.

Arizona District Offering Low-Sugar Sweets Amid New Guidelines

The Tucson Unified School District has rolled out a menu of cookies and cakes using alternative ingredients to keep sugar content low. Find out what they are using to sweeten their desserts.

Tour de Fresh Puts Over 50 Salad Bars in Schools

The Tour de Fresh broke participation records this year as it succeeded in placing more than 50 salad bars in U.S. schools through the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools program. Click here.

The Tasty Science of Flavorful Grilled Vegetables

Did you know? Grilled vegetables develop delicious flavor profiles that can make them popular with the veggie-adverse. Click here to read more.

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