school lunch http://nhpr.org en The Lunch Box Blues http://nhpr.org/post/lunch-box-blues <p></p><p>Associated Press Food Editor and Concord resident J.M. Hirsch talks with Morning Edition about packing quick and easy school lunches that are healthy- and that kids will actually want to eat.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:23:13 +0000 Rick Ganley 33892 at http://nhpr.org The Lunch Box Blues School Lunch Gets the Chef Treatment http://nhpr.org/post/school-lunch-gets-chef-treatment <p>If packing a lunch is a bit too daunting, never fear, at least not if you're the parent of a Souhegan High School Student. As part of our series Shifting the Balance, Elaine Grant got the skinny on their new, chef-inspired lunch program. (Check out the <a href="http://www.sprise.com/SAU/Dining/AdvanceMenus/shsprintablemenu.pdf">menu!)</a></p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:11:34 +0000 Elaine Grant 12269 at http://nhpr.org School Lunch Gets the Chef Treatment Now On The Menu For Hungry Kids: Supper At School http://nhpr.org/post/now-menu-hungry-kids-supper-school Not long after the start of the school year, Monique Sanders, a teacher at Nathan Hale Elementary School in Manchester, Conn., realized many of her students were going to bed hungry.<p>"It was very bad. I had parents calling me several times a week, asking did I know of any other way that they could get food because they had already gone to a food pantry," Sanders says. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:11:00 +0000 Claudio Sanchez 3019 at http://nhpr.org Now On The Menu For Hungry Kids: Supper At School What's Inside The 26-Ingredient School Lunch Burger? http://nhpr.org/post/whats-inside-26-ingredient-school-lunch-burger Thiamine mononitrate, disodium inosinate, pyridoxine hydrochloride.<p>Why are these hard-to-pronounce ingredients added to everything from a burger served in schools to veggie burgers in the frozen food aisle of the grocery store? We try to answer that on this edition of Tiny Desk Kitchen.<p>It turns out the answers are as varied as the ingredients. But as we yearn to know what's in our food and how it's made, these kinds of ingredients with unfamiliar names make people suspicious.<p>"For me, it's just a huge red flag," says Ryan Lonnett, a parent of children in Fairfax County, Va., schools. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 2883 at http://nhpr.org What's Inside The 26-Ingredient School Lunch Burger? How Pizza got Vegefied http://nhpr.org/post/how-pizza-got-vegefied <p>Not only is pizza a proposed vegetable, but apparently, it could soon be a "supervegetable." Wait, what?</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 17:40:51 +0000 Virginia Prescott 493 at http://nhpr.org How Pizza got Vegefied