Louisiana Cycle Menu (LCM) Week 3

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 3

Components Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Meat/
Meat Alternate
(M/MA)
Beefy Nachos Photo

Beefy Nachos
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Chicken & Sausage Gumbo & Rice Photo

Chicken & Sausage Gumbo & Rice
2.5 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Red Beans Photo

Red Beans (3/4 c.)
2 oz. eq. M/MA 2 oz. eq. M/MA

Spaghetti & Meat Sauce Photo

Spaghetti & Meat Sauce (1 c.) 2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 oz. eq. WG, 3/8 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

Hawaiian Chicken Wrap Photo

Hawaiian Chicken Wrap (1 wrap)
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 1 3/4 oz. eq. WG, 1/4 c. DG, 1/8 c. RO, 1/8 c. O (RecipeRecipe)

or
Choice
Cheeseburger Photo

Cheeseburger
2 oz. eq. M/MA2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. WG

Beef Fingers Photo

Beef Fingers
1 oz. eq. M/MA, .5 oz. eq. WG1 oz. eq. M/MA, .5 oz. eq. WG

French Bread Pizza Photo

French Bread Pizza
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 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

Bean Burrito Photo

Bean Burrito
2 oz. eq. M/MA, 2 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Whole Grain
(WG)
Oatmeal Cookie Photo

Oatmeal Cookie
.75 oz. eq. WG (RecipeRecipe)

Whole Grain Crackers Photo

WG Crackers
1 oz. eq. WG 1 oz. eq. WG

Brown Rice Photo

WG Rice (1/2 c.)
1 oz. eq. WG 1 oz. eq. WG

Whole Grain Roll Photo

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

Whole Grain Chips Photo

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

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

Steamed Broccoli
1/2 c. DG 1/2 c. DG

Green Peas Photo

Green Peas
1/2 c. S 1/2 c. S

Baked Sweet Potato Photo

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

Green Beans Photo

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

Baked Fries Photo

Baked Fries
1/2 c. S 1/2 c. S

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

Pinto Beans
1/2 c. BP 1/2 c. BP

Carrot-Raisin Salad Photo

Carrot-Raisin Salad
1/2 c. RO (RecipeRecipe)

Steamed Squash Photo

Steamed Squash
1/2 c. O (RecipeRecipe)

Seasoned Corn Photo

Seasoned Corn
1/2 c. S 1/2 c. S

Tossed Romaine Salad with Cucumbers Photo

Tossed Romaine Salad with Cucumbers (1 c.)
1/2 c. DG (RecipeRecipe) (CucumbersCucumbers)

Fruit
(F)
Fresh Mixed Fruit Cup Photo

Fresh Mixed Fruit Cup
1/2 c. F (RecipeRecipe)

Orange Smiles Photo

Orange Smiles
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Apple Slices Photo

Fresh Apples
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Candy Corn Fruit Cup Photo

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

Fresh Strawberries Photo

Fresh Strawberries
1/2 c. F 1/2 c. F

Condiments Ketchup Photo

Ketchup
1 Packet 1 Packet

Ketchup Photo

Ketchup
1 Packet 1 Packet

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