Top 5 Questions About Child Nutrition Software

Top 5 Questions About Child Nutrition Software

Here are the top 5 questions we get when it comes to child nutrition software, menu planning, and nutrient analysis. Whether meeting the grain equivalents or deciding between weight and volume or how to account for condiments, we’ve got answers for the busy food...
School Nutrition Software: Through the Eyes of an R.D.

School Nutrition Software: Through the Eyes of an R.D.

In today’s blog post, we talk school nutrition software with Kristen Lindorf, MS, RDN, who has spent her career as a consulting dietitian. Kristen has worked with everyone from state agencies to healthcare providers to hospitals to medical centers, and now works more...
Creative Breakfast Recipes From Our Customers

Creative Breakfast Recipes From Our Customers

We have so many great customers and wanted to share a few of our favorite breakfast recipes we received from them in our contest two weeks ago. Reviewing these made us hungry! We learned the importance of Breakfast from our previous blog post, What is National School...
What is National School Breakfast Week?

What is National School Breakfast Week?

National School Breakfast Week, referred to as NSBW, promotes the importance of healthy choices for breakfast by getting parents and students involved. Through social media, newsletters and various other channels, parents are encouraged to learn more about their local...
Highly Refined Soybean Oil Not Allergenic

Highly Refined Soybean Oil Not Allergenic

This article can be found here as part of the Soy Connection Newsletter. Posted with permission. The U.S. Food Allergen Labeling & Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) mandates labeling of all ingredients derived from commonly allergenic foods. In the United States,...
New USDA Standards

New USDA Standards

USDA Announcement Provides Changes to Age Groups, Target 2 Sodium Standards and CACFP Standards for Meals. The USDA announced changes for the 2017-18 School Year to include the implementation of the Target 2 Sodium Standards for NSLP/SBP and changes to the CACFP...
USDA Updates CACFP Meal Patterns

USDA Updates CACFP Meal Patterns

On April 25, 2016, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service set forth new guidelines for the CACFP meal patterns for schools, going into effect October 1, 2017. Recently, the USDA issued a memo offering a transition period of one year for schools to adapt to the new...
School Foodservice: Improving Efficiency, One Cake at a Time

School Foodservice: Improving Efficiency, One Cake at a Time

After 22 years working in school foodservice and nutrition, I decided to start a consulting company in 2002. I had been conducting customer service training in school districts nationwide, designing dining rooms in my district and generally having a blast for 22 years...