Louisiana Cycle Menu (LCM) Week 1

NOTE: All crediting must be verified in local SFAs. Any change in recipe, ingredient, or portion will change the crediting listed in the menu. Lunch must include a variety (at least two different choices) of unflavored low-fat (1%) milk, unflavored fat-free milk, or flavored fat-free milk. Green leafy vegetables (e.g. tossed salad) credit at 1/2 the serving size. 1 cup credits at 1/2 cup. All WG items must be 100% WG unless your program has applied for a waiver.

Menu Certification for Week 1

Components Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Meat/
Meat Alternate
(M/MA)
BBQ Rib Sandwich Photo

BBQ Rib Sandwich
2 oz. eq. M/MA 2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. WG

Baked Chicken Photo

Baked Chicken
2 oz. eq. M/MA (RecipeRecipe)

Jambalaya Photo

Jambalaya (2/3 c.)
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG, 1/8 c. O (RecipeRecipe)

Chili Photo

Silly Chili (1/2 c.)
1 oz. eq. M/MA, 1/8 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

Baked Cajun Fish Photo

Baked Cajun Fish
2 oz. eq. M/MA (RecipeRecipe)

or
Choice
Macaroni & Cheese Photo

Macaroni & Cheese
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait with Graham Crackers Photo

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait with Graham Crackers
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1/2 c. F, 1 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Breaded Pork Chop Photo

WG Breaded Pork Chop
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG

Hamburger Photo

Hamburger on WG Bun
2 oz. eq. M/MA2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. WG

Cheese Pizza Photo

Cheese Pizza
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG, 1/4 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

Whole Grain
(WG)
Whole Grain Hamburger Bun Photo

WG Hamburger Bun
2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. WG

Whole Grain Roll Photo

Homemade Roll
2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. WG

Brown Rice Photo

Rice or Breading
1 oz. eq. WG (Rice)1 oz. eq. WG (Rice)

Cornbread Photo

Cornbread
2 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Brownie Photo

Brownie
2 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Vegetable
(BP, RO, DG, S, O)
Carrots Photo

X-Ray Vision Carrots
1/2 c. RO 1/2 c. RO

Broccoli Cheese & Rice Casserole Photo

Broccoli Cheese & Rice Casserole (1/3 c.) .5 oz. eq. M/MA, .25 oz. eq. WG, 1/4 c. DG (RecipeRecipe)

Steamed Corn Photo

Steamed Corn
1/2 c. S 1/2 c. S

Green Beans Photo

Silly Dilly Green Beans
1/2 c. O 1/2 c. O

Baked Sweet Potato Photo

Baked Sweet Potato
1/2 c. RO 1/2 c. RO

Vegetable
(BP, RO, DG, S, O)
Baked Beans Photo

Baked Beans
1/2 c. BP 1/2 c. BP

Tossed Salad Photo

Tossed Salad
1 c. DG (RecipeRecipe)

Cauliflower Florets Photo

Cauliflower Florets
1/2 c. O1/2 c. O

Tossed Salad with Tomatoes Photo

Tossed Green Salad (Romaine, Tomato) (1 c.) 1/2 c. DG, 1/4 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

Peas Photo

Peas
1/4 c. S 1/4 c. S

Fruit
(F)
Chilled Pears Photo

Chilled Pears
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Red Grapes Photo

Red Grapes
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Candy Corn Fruit Cup Photo

Candy Corn Fruit Cup
1/2 c. F (RecipeRecipe)

Apple Slices Photo

Apple Slices
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Fresh Banana Photo

Fresh Banana
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Condiments Ranch Dressing Photo

Ranch Dressing
2 Tbsp. 2 Tbsp.

Ketchup Photo

Ketchup, Ranch Dressing
1 Packet1 Packet, 2 Tbsp. 2 Tbsp.

Ranch Dressing Photo

Ranch Dressing
2 Tbsp. 2 Tbsp.

Vegetable Subgroups Abbreviations:
BP = Beans and Peas (Legumes)
RO = Red/Orange
DG = Dark Green
S = Starchy
O = Other