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Week of February 5

Monday

BREAKFAST: Corn Chex (GF, EF, DF) and Applesauce
Applesauce: Apples, Moody Bees' Honey


LUNCH: Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry, Brown Rice Pineapple
Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry with Brown Rice: Chicken, broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Brown Rice, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper (GF, DF, Egg Free)


SNACK: Rainbow Rotini with Cheese
EF, GF, DF Substitute: GF Noodles with Olive Oil
EF, DF ONLY SUBSTITUTION: Whole Grain Noodles with Olive Oil

 

Tuesday

BREAKFAST: Cheesy Turkey Hash Browns
DF Substitution: Turkey Hash Browns


LUNCH: Ground Beef, Wild Rice and Onions, Squash Mash, Mandarin Oranges
Ground Beef, Wild Rice and Onions (Ground Beef, Wild Rice, Onion, salt and pepper, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
NO BEEF SUB: Ground Turkey, Wild Rice and Onions
Squash Mash (Squash, Potatoes, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper) (GF,DF, Egg Free)


SNACK: Carrots and Cauliflower

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Granola (GF, EF, DF) and Banana
Granola: Oats, Brown Sugar, Sunflower Seeds, Raisins, Olive Oil, Moody Bees Honey


LUNCH: Turkey Sloppy Joes, Whole Grain Bread, Green Beans, Pears
Turkey Sloppy Joes: Ground Turkey (Turkey, Rosemary Extract), Ground Tomato (Vine-ripened fresh tomatoes, salt and naturally derived citric acid), Tomato Paste (Tomatoes), Brown Sugar, Apple Cider Vinegar (cider vinegar reduced with water to 5% acidity), salt, pepper (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Apple-free Substitution: Ground Turkey
Whole Grain Bread+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)


SNACK: Pumpkin Spiced Bread
GF, DF, EF Substitution: GF, DF, EF Cereal

 

Thursday

BREAKFAST: Raspberry Muffin and Strawberry Yogurt
Muffin SUBSTITUTION for GF, DF, EF: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)
DF Substitution: Tofu Sticks


LUNCH: Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Black Bean Dip and Veggies, Peaches
Mesquite Smoked Turkey Breast (Turkey Breast, Turkey Broth, Contains 2% or less of Potassium Lactate, Salt, Dextrose, Sodium Phosphates, Sodium Diacetate, Natural Flavor, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrate)
(GF, DF, Egg Free)
Cheddar Cheese: (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes and Annatto (Color)) (GF, EF)
Black Bean Dip: Black Beans (prepared black beans, water, salt, calcium chloride (firming agent), ferrous gluconate), Petite Diced Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Tomato Puree, Salt, Calcium Chloride and Citric Acid), garlic, lime juice, ground cumin, water, salt, cilantro
Veggies: Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, and/or Zucchini
Whole Grain Bread Slices* (Ingredient List Below)
GF SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)
Toddler Corn Free SUBSTITUTE: Taco Veggie Salad without Corn


SNACK: Fresh Oranges
Tod SUBSTITUTION: Pears

 

Friday

BREAKFAST: Whole Grain French Toast, Raspberry and Blueberry Dipping SauceWhole Grain French Toast: Whole Grain Bread (ingredients below), eggs, milkDF, EF Substitution: Cream of Wheat 

LUNCH: Aloo Gobi with Turkey, Whole Grain Roll, Pineapple
Aloo Gobi with Turkey: Ground Turkey, Vegetable Stock (Water, Celery, Carrots, Onions, Potato, Garlic, Parsley, Bay Leaf, Thyme, Peppercorns), Potatoes, Cauliflower, Pettie Diced Tomatoes (tomatoes, tomato puree, salt, calcium, chloride and citric acid), carrots, onions, peas, garlic, garam masala (Coriander, Cumin, Ginger, Cinnamon, Black Pepper, Allspice, Cardamom, Clove, Bay Leaves, Nutmeg), turmeric, kasoori methi, cumin, salt.
Whole Grain Roll+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Cheese Slices
DF SUBSTITUTION: Tofu Stick

 

Milk is served at all meals

 

 

Week of February 12

 

Monday 

BREAKFAST: Rice Chex and Rasapplesauce
Rasapplesauce: Apples, Raspberry, Moody Bees' Honey


LUNCH: Beef Sloppy Joes, Whole Grain Bread, Cauliflower, Peaches
Beef Sloppy Joes: Ground Beef, Ground Tomato (Vine-ripened fresh tomatoes, salt and naturally derived citric acid), Tomato Paste (Tomatoes), Brown Sugar, Apple Cider Vinegar (cider vinegar reduced with water to 5% acidity), salt, pepper (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Apple-Free SUBSTITUION: Ground Turkey
Whole Grain Bread+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)


SNACK: Granola

Tuesday

BREAKFAST: Whole Grain Pancakes, Fruit Cocktail
Whole Grain Pancakes: Whole wheat flour, eggs, buttermilk, baking powder, olive oil, honey, salt
GF, DF, EF Substitute: Oatmeal
Infant Sub: Peaches


LUNCH: Scalloped Potatoes with Ground Turkey, Brown Rice, Pears
Scalloped Potatoes with Ground Turkey: Ground Turkey (Turkey, Rosemary Extract), Potatoes, Green Onions, Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto Color), Potato Starch and Powdered Cellulose added to prevent caking, Natamycin (a natural mold inhibitor) Contains Milk), Half & Half (Milk, Cream, Less than 1% Sodium Citrate and Disodium Phosphate), Yukons, All Purpose Flour, Salt, Pepper. (GF, Egg Free)
DF SUBSTITUTION: Ground Turkey (Turkey, Rosemary Extract), Potatoes, Green Onions, Salt, Pepper.


SNACK: Broccoli

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Cranberry Muffin and Banana
Muffin SUBSTITUTION for GF, DF, EF: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)


LUNCH: Cubed Ham, Veggies with Cheese, Whole Grain Roll, Mandarin Oranges
Eggs: Eggs, Water, Milk
EF, DF SUBSTITUTION: Cubed Chicken
EF Facility SUB: Cubed Ham
Veggies with Cheese: Potatoes, green onions, spinach, bell peppers, mushrooms, Monterey Jack Cheese (Monterey jack cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), potato starch, corn starch, cellulose (anti caking agents)) (GF)
EF, GF, DF SUBSTITUTION: Veggies without cheese


SNACK: Squash Bread
EF, DF Substitution: Cream of Wheat with Brown Sugar

 

Thursday

BREAKFAST: All Bran Cereal and Strawberry Yogurt
EF,GF,EF SUB: Cereal
DF SUBSTITUTION: Tofu Stick


LUNCH: Pulled Turkey on Whole Grain Bread, Hummus and Veggies, Pineapple
Pulled Turkey (Turkey, Salt, Pepper) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Whole Grain Bun* (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)
Hummus (Garbanzo Beans [Prepared Garbanzo Beans, Water, Salt, Disodium EDTA], Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Tahini [Ground Sesame Seed], Garlic, Cumin, Coriander, Salt) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Veggies: Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, and/or Zucchini


SNACK: Fresh Pears

 

Friday

BREAKFAST: Oatmeal with Brown Sugar, Turkey Sausages


LUNCH: Turkey Wild Rice Veggie Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Mandarin Oranges
Turkey Wild Rice Veggie Soup (Chicken Stock [Water, Chicken Bones, Celery, Carrot, Onions, Garlic, Parsley, Salt, Bay Leaf, Peppercorns], Chicken, Wild Rice, Carrot, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Peas, Tomatoes, Basil, Oregano, Salt, Pepper) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Whole Grain Roll+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)


SNACK: Rice Noodle with Carrots

 

Milk is served at all meals
 

 

 

Week of February 19

Monday

BREAKFAST: Rice Chex (GF, DF, EF) and Applesauce
Applesauce: Apples, Moody Bees' Honey


LUNCH: Twice Baked Turkey Hotdish, Millet, Mandarin Oranges
Twice Baked Hotdish: (potatoes, broccoli, Ground Turkey (Turkey, Rosemary Extract), Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto Color), Potato Starch and Powdered Cellulose added to prevent caking, Natamycin (a natural mold inhibitor) Contains Milk), salt, pepper, olive oil)
SUBSTITUTION: Twice Baked Hotdish: (potatoes, broccoli, Ground Turkey (Turkey, Rosemary Extract), salt, pepper, olive oil)

SNACK: Elbow Noodles with Cheese
EF, GF, DF Substitute: GF Noodles with Olive Oil
EF, DF ONLY SUBSTITUTION: Whole Grain Noodles with Olive Oil

 

Tuesday

BREAKFAST: Cheese & Hash browns
Egg Free Substitute: Cheese
Egg Free/DF Substitute: Tofu Sticks
Hashbrowns: Potatoes, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper

LUNCH: Sugaar Digaag Cubed Chicken, Brown Rice, Pears
Sugaar Digaag Cubed Chicken: Chicken, Water, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Potato, Onion, Carrot, Bell Pepper, Xawaash Spice, Tumeric, Paprika, Salt, Pepper (GF, DF, Egg Free)

SNACK: Corn and Cauliflower

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Blueberry Muffin and Fresh Melons
Muffin SUBSTITUTION for GF, DF, EF: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)
Toddler Fruit SUBSTITUTE: Peaches

LUNCH: Veggie Ground Beef Pasta Bake with Cheese, Peaches
Veggie Ground Beef Pasta Bake (Marinara Sauce [Ground Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Citric Acid), Carrots, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Spinach, Basil, Oregano, Salt, Pepper], Ground Beef, Whole Grain Pasta (100% Whole Wheat) (DF, Egg Free)
GF SUBSTITUTION: Veggie Ground Turkey GF Pasta Bake (Marinara Sauce [Ground Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Citric Acid), Carrots, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Spinach, Basil, Oregano, Salt, Pepper], Ground Turkey, GF Pasta [White Rice Flour, Brown Rice Flour, Corn Flour, Quinoa Flour, Mono and Diglycerides) (GF, DF, Egg Free)

SNACK: Fresh Apple
Tod SUBSTITUTION: Canned Apples

 

Thursday

BREAKFAST: Granola (GF, DF, EF) and Banana
Granola: Oats, Brown Sugar, Sunflower Seeds, Raisins, Olive Oil, Moody Bees Honey

LUNCH: Ham Sandwiches, Whole Grain Bread, Black Bean Dip and Veggies, Pineapple
Sliced Ham: (Ham cured with water, dextrose, salt, contains 1/5% or less of potassium lactate, sodium lactate, sodium phosphates, sodium diacetate, sodium erthorbate, sodium nitrite.) (GF,DF, Egg Free)
Black Bean Dip: Black Beans (prepared black beans, water, salt, calcium chloride (firming agent), ferrous gluconate), Petite Diced Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Tomato Puree, Salt, Calcium Chloride and Citric Acid), garlic, lime juice, ground cumin, water, salt, cilantro
Veggies: Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, and/or Zucchini
Whole Grain Bun+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Cottage Cheese
Cottage Cheese SUBSTITUTION: Tofu Stick

 

Friday

BREAKFAST: All Bran Cereal and Strawberry Yogurt
GF Substitute: GF, DF, EF Cereal
DF Substitute: Turkey or Ham Slice

LUNCH: Chunky Chicken Brown Rice Veggie Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Peaches
Chunky Chicken Brown Rice Veggie Soup (Chicken Stock [Water, Chicken Bones, Celery, Carrot, Onions, Garlic, Parsley, Salt, Bay Leaf, Peppercorns], Chicken, Wild Rice, Carrot, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Peas, Tomatoes, Basil, Oregano, Salt, Pepper) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Whole Grain Roll* (Ingredient List Below)
GF SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla

SNACK: Porcupine Meatball with Brown Rice
Porcupine Meatballs: Beef, Brown Rice, 17 Spice
 

Milk is served at all meals

 

 

Week of February 26

 

Monday

BREAKFAST: Cheerios (GF, EF, DF) and Rasapplesauce
Rasapplesauce: Raspberry, Apples, Moody Bees' Honey

LUNCH: Mac-N-Cheese Pasta with Beef, Green Bean, Mandarin Oranges
Mac-N-Cheese Pasta with Beef: Whole Grain Pasta (100% Whole Wheat), Ground Beef, Half & Half (Milk, Cream, Less than 1% Sodium Citrate and Disodium Phosphate), Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto Color), Potato Starch and Powdered Cellulose added to prevent caking, Natamycin (a natural mold inhibitor) Contains Milk), All Purpose Flour, Salt, Pepper
GF, DF, EF SUBSTITUTION: Macaroni Pasta with Ground Turkey: GF Pasta [White Rice Flour, Brown Rice Flour, Corn Flour, Quinoa Flour, Mono and Diglycerides), Ground Turkey, Salt, (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Green Beans: Green Beans, Oil, Salt Pepper,

SNACK: Gram Crackers
GF, DF, EF SUBSTITUTION: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)

 

Tuesday

BREAKFAST: Fruit & Vegetable Bake and Turkey Sausages
Fruit & Vegetable Bake: Apples, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Water, Brown Sugar

LUNCH: Cubed Chicken, Veggie Mix with Cheese, Millet, Pears
EF, GF, DF SUBSTUTITION: Cubed Chicken
Veggie Mix: Potatoes, green onions, spinach, bell peppers, mushrooms, Monterey Jack Cheese (Monterey jack cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), potato starch, corn starch, cellulose (anti caking agents)), Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper (GF)
EF, GF, DF SUBSTITUTION: Veggies with no cheese

SNACK: Broccoli

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Peach Muffin and Banana
Muffin SUBSTITUTION for GF, DF, EF: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)

LUNCH: Chicken Taco Bake, Brown Rice, Pineapple
Chicken Taco Bake: Chicken, Tomatoes Petite Diced (tomatoes, tomato puree, salt, calcium, chloride and citric acid), green onions, bell peppers, brown rice, garlic, cumin, oregano, Roasted Red Pepper (Roasted Peppers, Water, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Shredded Cheddar Cheese: (cheddar cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes, artificial color), potato starch added, powdered cellulose added to prevent caking, natamycin as a natural mold inhibitor), Tortilla Chips (white corn, vegetable oil (consisting of one or more of the following: corn, cottonseed, canola, sunflower or soybean oil), oat fiber, salt), Kidney Beans (prepared dark red kidney beans, water, sugar, salt, calcium chloride (firming agent), disodium EDTA added for color retention), salt, pepper (GF, Egg Free)
SUBSTITUTION: Chicken Taco Bake No Cheese

SNACK: Granola
Granola: Oats, Brown Sugar, Sunflower Seeds, Raisins, Olive Oil, Moody Bees Honey
 

 

Thursday

BREAKFAST: Rice Krispies and Vanilla Yogurt
DF Substitution: Tofu Slices

LUNCH: Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Hummus with Veggies, Peaches
Tuna Salad Sandwich (Tuna (Shipjack Tuna, Water, Salt, Vegetable Broth)Mayo (soybean oil, water, corn syrup, egg yolk, distilled vinegar, salt, mustard seed, calcium disodium), salt, pepper) (GF, DF)
SUBSTITUTION Fish Free: Mesquite Smoked Turkey Breast (Turkey Breast, Turkey Broth, Contains 2% or less of Potassium Lactate, Salt, Dextrose, Sodium Phosphates, Sodium Diacetate, Natural Flavor, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrate,) (GF, DF, Egg Free, FISH FREE)
Hummus (Garbanzo Beans [Prepared Garbanzo Beans, Water, Salt, Disodium EDTA], Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Tahini [Ground Sesame Seed], Garlic, Cumin, Coriander, Salt) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Veggies: Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, and/or Zucchini
Whole Grain Bread Slices+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Apple Cinnamon Bread
EF, DF Substitution: Cream of Wheat with Brown Sugar

 

Friday

BREAKFAST: Whole Grain Pancakes, Blueberry/Raspberry Topping
Whole Grain Pancakes: Whole wheat flour, eggs, buttermilk, baking powder, olive oil, honey, salt
GF, DF, EF Substitute: Oatmeal

LUNCH: Rainbow Quinoa Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Mandarin Oranges
Rainbow Quinoa Soup (Chicken Stock (Water, Chicken Bones, Celery, Carrots, Onions, Garlic, Parsley, Bay Leaf, Thyme, Peppercorns), Petite Diced Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Tomato Puree, Salt, Calcium Chloride and Citric Acid), Chicken, Chickpeas (Prepared Chick Peas, Water, Salt, Calcium Chloride Added as a Firming Agent, and Disodium EDTA Added to Preserve Color)), Black-eyed Peas (Prepared Blackeye peas, water, salt, calcium chloride, disodium EDTA added for color retention), kale, yams, celery, carrot, red onion, water, red and golden quinoa, garlic, olive oil, salt, cumin, oregano, pepper) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Whole Grain Roll+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Fresh Pear

 

Milk is served at all meals