Louisiana Cycle Menu (LCM) Week 2

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 2

Components Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Meat/
Meat Alternate
(M/MA)
Chicken Breast Strips Photo

Chicken Breast Strips
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG

Pastalaya Photo

Pastalaya (1 c.) 1.5 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG, 1/4 c. O (RecipeRecipe)

Totally Tacos (Taco Salad) Photo

Totally Tacos (Taco Salad)
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG, 5/8 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

Flamebroiled Salisbury Steak & Gravy Photo

Flamebroiled Salisbury Steak & Gravy
2 oz. eq. M/MA (RecipeRecipe)

Spicy Chicken Patties/WG Bun Photo

Spicy Chicken Patties/
WG Bun

2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2.75 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2.75 oz. eq. WG

or
Choice
Whole Grain Corn Dog Photo

WG Corn Dog
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG

Toasted Ham & Cheese Photo

Toasted Ham & Cheese
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Chicken Quesadilla Photo

Chicken Quesadilla
1.5 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG1.5 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG

Chicken Nuggets Photo

Chicken Nuggets
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG

Fish Stocks Photo

Fish Sticks
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG

Whole Grain
(WG)
Whole Grain Roll Photo

WG Roll
1 oz. eq. WG1 oz. eq. WG

Whole Grain Pasta Photo

WG Pasta or Bread
1 oz. eq. WG (Pasta) 1 oz. eq. WG (Pasta)

Whole Grain Chips Photo

WG Chips
1 oz. eq. WG 1 oz. eq. WG

Brown Rice Photo

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

Oatmeal Cookie Photo

Oatmeal Cookie 1 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)
WG Bun or Breading 1 oz. eq. WG (Bun)1 oz. eq. WG (Bun)

Vegetable
(BP, RO, DG, S, O)
Sliced Cucumbers & Broccoli Photo

Sliced Cucumbers & Broccoli
1/4 c. O1/4 c. O, 1/2 c. DG1/2 c. DG

Mixed Steamed Vegetables Photo

Mixed Steamed Vegetables
1/2 c. O1/2 c. O

Baked Potato Photo

Baked Potato
1/2 c. S 1/2 c. S

Corn Maque Choux Photo

Corn Maque Choux
1/2 c. S 1/2 c. S

Fresh Baby Carrots Photo

Fresh Baby Carrots
1/2 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

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

Buttered Carrots
1/2 c. RO 1/2 c. RO

White Beans Photo

White Beans
1/2 c. BP1/2 c. BP

Dark Greens Salad Photo

Dark Greens Salad (1 c.) 1/2 c. DG (RecipeRecipe)

Cooked Cabbage Photo

Cooked Cabbage
1/2 c. O1/2 c. O

Fresh Broccoli Photo

Fresh Broccoli
1/2 c. DG1/2 c. DG

Fruit
(F)
Frozen Strawberry Cup Photo

Frozen Strawberry Cup
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Peaches Photo

Chilled Peaches
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Orange Smiles Photo

Orange Smiles or Fresh Nectarine
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Watermelon Wedge Photo

Watermelon Wedge
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Applesauce Photo

Applesauce
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Condiments Hummus Photo

Hummus or Ranch Dressing
(RecipeRecipe) or 2 Tbsp. 2 Tbsp.

Salsa Cup Photo

Cheese/Salsa Cup
1/2 c. (Salsa Cup) 1/2 c. (Salsa Cup)

Ketchup Photo

Ketchup
1 Packet 1 Packet

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