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Head out on a trip to a local community center or pool for cool, summer activities. 

Enjoy our beautiful Yosemite National Park and all of its trails and vistas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Nutrition Go Hand-in-Hand

Make half of your plate fruits and vegetables and be active every day.  drink water instead of sugary drinks.  (Sugary drinks are the largest single source of added sugar in the American diet.) doing these things may lower the risk of serious health problems like obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Serving Ideas

Add sliced grapes to pita sandwiches, chicken salads, and pasta.

Rinse and freeze grapes for a quick snack.

Carry raisins with you for a ready, on-the-go snack.

Drink 100% fruit and vegetable juices instead of sugary drinks.

Frozen, canned, and dried fruits and vegetables are just as nutritious as fresh.  Keep a variety in your kitchen for more meal options.

Food Service

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a variety of healthy food options that are not only nutritious, but also tasty and appealing for all of our students, staff members, and even parents.  Menus are created each month that include new and exciting options as well as long-standing student favorites.  Each menu is carefully crafted to ensure both compliance with strict nutrition standards and student acceptability alike.

Featured Fruit: Grapes

Featured Fruit: Grapes

Recepie of the Month

Great Grape Smoothie

Makes 2 servings. 1 cup per serving (187 calories per serving)

 

Prep Time:  5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 cup seedless grapes

1/2 cup frozen cherries

1/2 cup unsweetened frozen strawberries

1/2 cup orange slices

1/2 cup banana slices

 

Directions:

1.  Combine all ingredients in a blender.  Blend until mixture is smooth.

2.  Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

 

Helpful Hint:  For a thicker consistency, freeze grapes before blending ingredients.  To Freeze grapes, rinse, dry and spread grapes in a single layer on a cake or pie pan.  Cover and freeze 1.5 to 2 hrs until frozen.

 

 

Enjoy!

Check Out These Links

American Heart Association: www.heart.org

Dairy Council of California: http://www.healthyeating.org

Lets Move!: http://www.letsmove.gov/

Wellness Policy

CONTACT INFORMATION

MCUSD Food Services Division

P.O. Box 8 / 5082 Old Highway North

Mariposa, CA 95338

209/742-0364

fax: 209/966-8441

Tammi A. Richards, Food Services Manager

tarichards@mariposa.k12.ca.us

 

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