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Week of November 6

Monday

BREAKFAST: Cheerios (GF, EF, DF) and Rasapplesauce
Rasapplesauce: Raspberry, Apples, Moody Bees’ Honey, Cinnamon
Toddler Fruit SUBSTITUTION: Apples

LUNCH: Scalloped Potatoes with Ground Turkey, Whole Grain Noodles, Mandarin OrangesScalloped 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. GF, EF, DF SUBSTITUITON: Whole Grain Noodles

SNACK: Millet with Green Peppers

 

Tuesday

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

LUNCH: Rainbow Quinoa Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Peaches
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), corn, 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: Cheese Slices DF Substitution: Tofu Stick

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Sweet Potato Hash browns (Sweet Potatoes and Onions) and Turkey Sausages

LUNCH: Ground Beef, Wild Rice and Onions, Mashed Potatoes, Pears
Ground Beef, Wild Rice and Onions (Ground Beef, Wild Rice, Onion, salt and pepper, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Mashed Potatoes (Potatoes, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper) (GF,DF, Egg Free)

SNACK: Black Bean Dip with Carrots

 

Thursday

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

LUNCH: Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Hummus with Carrots, 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)
Baby Carrot Substitution: Cucumber or Zucchini Slices
Whole Grain Bread Slices+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Gram Crackers
GF Substitution: GF, EF, DF Cereal

 

Friday

BREAKFAST: Cream of Wheat with Blueberries GF SUBSTITUTION: Oatmeal with Blueberries (GF, EF, DF)

LUNCH: Beef, Veggies and Millet, Pears
Beef, Veggies and Millet: Beef, green onions, spinach, bell peppers, mushrooms, millet, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper (GF, DF, Egg Free)

SNACK: Parrot Veggie Salad
Parrot Veggie Salad: Broccoli, Carrots, Red Peppers, Italian Dressing (Water, Vinegar, Soybean Oil, Sugar, Salt, contains less than 2% of Garlic, Zanthan Gum, Spice, Onions, Red Bell Peppers, Paprika, Beta-Carotene (color), potassium, Sorbate and calcium disodium EDTA (to protect flavor)

 

Milk is served at all meals

 

 

Week of November 13

 

Monday 

BREAKFAST: Corn Chex (GF, EF, DF) and Applesauce
Applesauce: Apples, Moody Bees’ Honey, Cinnamon
Toddler Fruit SUBSTITUTION: Apples

LUNCH: Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry with 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: Barley with Carrots

 

Tuesday

BREAKFAST: Raspberry Muffin and Plums
Muffin SUBSTITUTION for GF, DF, EF: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)
Fruit Toddler Substitute: Pears

LUNCH: Turkey Wild Rice Veggie Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Pineapple
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: Sweet Potato Wedges
Yogurt SUBSTITUTION: Ham Slice

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Blueberry and Raspberry Oatmeal with Brown Sugar

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: Lentil Hummus Dip and Carrots

 

Thursday

BREAKFAST: Granola (GF, EF, DF) and Strawberry Yogurt
Infant Honey-Free Sub: GF, DF, EF Cereal DF Substitution: Tofu Sticks

LUNCH: Turkey Sandwiches, Whole Grain Bread, Veggie Trio Salad, Pineapple
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)
Veggie Trio Salad: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Olive Oil, Salt (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)
Whole Grain Bun+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Turkey Meatballs

 

Friday

BREAKFAST: Cream of Wheat with Cranberries and Brown Sugar
GF Substitution: Oatmeal with Cranberries and Brown Sugar

LUNCH: Sugaar Digaag Cubed Chicken, Brown Rice, Mandarin Oranges
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: Cheese Slices DF SUBSTITUTION: Tofu Stick

 

Milk is served at all meals
 

 

 

Week of November 20

Monday

BREAKFAST: Rice Chex and Rasapplesauce
Rasapplesauce: Apples, Raspberry, Moody Bees’ Honey, Cinnamon Applesauce SUBSTITUTION: Apples

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 Beef
Whole Grain Bread+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Barley with Red Peppers

 

Tuesday

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

LUNCH: Chicken & Vegetable Millet Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Mandarin Oranges
Chicken & Vegetable Millet Soup: (Petite Diced Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Tomato Puree, Salt, Calcium Chloride and Citric Acid), Carrot, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Kale, Peas, Millet, Chicken, Chicken Stock (Water, Chicken Bones, Celery, Carrots, Onions, Garlic, Parsley, Bay Leaf, Thyme, Peppercorns) (GF, DF, Egg Free)
Whole Grain Roll+ (Ingredient List Below)
SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

SNACK: Cottage Cheese DF SUBSTITUTION: Turkey or Ham Slices

 

Wednesday

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

LUNCH: Mac-N-Cheese Pasta with Beef & Green Bean, Pears
Mac-N-Cheese Pasta with Beef & Green Bean: Whole Grain Pasta (100% Whole Wheat), Ground Beef, Half & Half (Milk, Cream, Less than 1% Sodium Citrate and Disodium Phosphate), Green Beans, 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 Beef & Green Beans: GF Pasta [White Rice Flour, Brown Rice Flour, Corn Flour, Quinoa Flour, Mono and Diglycerides), Ground Beef, Green Beans, Salt, (GF, DF, Egg Free)

SNACK: Banana Bread
GF, DF, EF Substitution: Oatmeal with Brown Sugar

 

Thursday

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Friday

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Milk is served at all meals

 

 

Week of November 27

 

Monday

BREAKFAST: Rice Chex (GF, DF, EF) and Applesauce
Applesauce: Apples, Moody Bees’ Honey, Cinnamon Toddler SUBSTITUTION: Apples

LUNCH: Twice Baked Turkey Hotdish, Brown Rice, 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: Quinoa with Peas, Peas and Carrots

 

Tuesday

BREAKFAST: Pumpkin Spiced Muffin and Fruit Cocktail
Muffin SUBSTITUTION for GF, DF, EF, and Cinnamon-Free Infants: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)
Toddler Fruit SUBSTITUTE: Peaches

LUNCH: Chunky Chicken Wild Rice Veggie Soup, Whole Grain Roll, Pears
Chunky Chicken 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)
GF SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla

SNACK: Cilantro Yogurt Dip and Baked Sweet Potato “Fries”
Yogurt SUBSTITUTION: Turkey or Ham Slice

 

Wednesday

BREAKFAST: Hash browns with onions, red peppers, potatoes, and cheese
Egg Free/DF Substitute: Hash browns with onions, red peppers, potatoes, and turkey

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 Beef GF Pasta Bake (Marinara Sauce [Ground Tomatoes (Tomatoes, Citric Acid), Carrots, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Spinach, Basil, Oregano, Salt, Pepper], Ground Beef, GF Pasta [White Rice Flour, Brown Rice Flour, Corn Flour, Quinoa Flour, Mono and Diglycerides) (GF, DF, Egg Free)

SNACK: Pretzels
GF SUBSTITUTION: Cereal (GF, EF, DF)

 

Thursday

BREAKFAST: Granola (GF, DF, EF) and Banana
No Honey SUBSTITUTE: Cereal (GF, DF, EF)

LUNCH: Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Taco Veggie Salad, Pears
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)
Whole Grain Bread Slices* (Ingredient List Below)
GF SUBSTITUTION: Corn Tortilla^ (Ingredients listed below) (GF, Egg Free, Dairy Free)
Taco Veggie Salad: Tomatoes, Onions, Bell Peppers, Garlic, Apple Cider Vinegar (with water to 5% acidity), Cumin, Coriander, Salt, Cilantro, Black Beans (prepared black beans, water, salt, calcium chloride (firming agent), ferrous gluconate), Corn, Salt (GF,DF, Egg Free)
Toddler Corn Free SUBSTITUTE: Taco Veggie Salad without Corn

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

 

Friday

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

LUNCH: Chicken Taco Bake, Corn Tortilla, Pineapple
Chicken Taco Bake: Chicken, Tomatoes Petite Diced (tomatoes, tomato puree, salt, calcium, chloride and citric acid), green onions, bell peppers, corn, 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: Chicken, Tomatoes Petite Diced (tomatoes, tomato puree, salt, calcium, chloride and citric acid), green onions, bell peppers, corn, brown rice, garlic, cumin, oregano, Roasted Red Pepper (Roasted Peppers, Water, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), 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)

SNACK: Broccoli

 

Milk is served at all meals