Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

La Salle Parish Schools Hosts Inaugural Summer Meals Program! No Kid Hungry Louisiana!

6/07/2018

La Salle Parish Schools (LSPS) Child Nutrition Department is helping kids thrive this summer! Kids who rely on school meals during the school year, struggle to get enough to eat during the summer months. Free meals served at schools, libraries and community ... Read More

Louisiana Pastalaya Fit for Kids

6/05/2018

Child Nutrition Program leaders in Louisiana put a spin on a classic jambalaya recipe! It’s not your ordinary jambalaya with rice; instead they use pasta, making it Pastalaya - Child Nutrition Program approved! Robin Hollingsworth, St. Tammany Parish Public ... Read More

St. Tammany Parish Celebrates Healthy Kids Day 2018

4/26/2018

Healthy Kids Day is a national initiative of the YMCA. Healthy Kids Day encourages kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active during the summer. Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out, grow and be healthy! Representatives ... Read More

Well-Ahead Louisiana and LDOE Award Fifteen Schools Mini-Grants

4/23/2018

Fifteen schools across Louisiana have been awarded $5,000 each to support healthier schools and create school environments that are conducive to healthy eating. A total of 47 schools applied for the Louisiana Team Nutrition mini-grant. In addition to the ... Read More

Louisiana Cycle Menus… Fit for Kids!

4/11/2018

Looking for inspiration while planning your menu? Need to make some substitutions? Thinking about adding some local flavor to your menu? Visit the Meal Pattern page on the www.louisianafitkids.com website! In addition to great resources like the Food Buying ... Read More