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MEAL PRICING

Elementary Lunch $2.80
Secondary Breakfast $2.80
Secondary Lunch $3.00
Reduced Price Lunch $0.25
Milk $0.50
100% Juice $0.50

Pre-Paid Meals

 

10 Meals Elementary $28.00
20 Meals Elementary $56.00
10 Meals Secondary $30.00
20 Meals Secondary $60.00

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School Nutrition Blog

Heart Healthy Hummus

Hummus is a great heart healthy food that can be enjoyed as a dip for a snack or as a spread with vegetables or pita chips. This well-known chickpea mixture has a deep rooted ancient history from the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Hummus contains lots of nutrients packed with health benefits. Chickpeas are a high-fiber food, they also contain minerals such as manganese, zinc, copper, magnesium as well as b-vitamins such as thiamine and vitamin B-6. Hummus is a dish that’s been enjoyed for centuries and it’s delicious, good for you, and easy to make. 

This week, try our chef approved recipe for hummus that’s tahini free and you too will fall in love with hummus.
 
INGREDIENTS

  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans (drained)
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • For garnish: Paprika, cilantro, olive oil 
 
INSTRUCTIONS

In a blender, add garlic, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Blend until creamy and well mixed and pour mixture into a serving bowl.  For garnish, sprinkle paprika, pepper, cleantro, and a dash of olive oil on the top. Enjoy!