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See also:Harmful Food Additives and The Crisis of Obesity and Diabetes

Nutrient and Ingredient Profiles ofthe Food in MCPS (from 2016-2017)

A la carte foods (foods sold separately in the cafeteria lines)


White Milk (1%)
Chocolate Milk
see other beverages under a la carte above


Whole Grain Croutons (offered with salads)
Whole Grain Hamburger Bun
Whole Grain Hot Dog Bun
Whole Grain Rolls
White Wheat Sandwich Bread
White Wheat Steak Rolls


Bagels - Honey Wheat
Cereal - Kashi Heart to Heart Toasted Honey
Cereal - Rice Krispies and Cornflakes
Egg Patties - Grilled
French Toast Slices
French Toast Sticks
Granola - Kellogg's
Granola - Kellogg's Low Fat
Mini Bagels Cinnamon Creamy Cheese - Pillsbury
Mini Pancakes - Kellogg's Eggo Maple
Mini Waffle - Kellogg's Eggo Maple
Oatmeal - Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar
Pancake Minis - Eggo
Pillsbury Cinnamon Cream Cheese Bagels
Whole Grain Cinnamon Roll
Whole Grain Cinnamon Superstix
Whole Grain French Toast Sticks
Whole Grain Pancakes

Yogurt - Raspberry Rainbow (lowfat) - Yoplait
Yogurt - Strawberry (nonfat)
Yogurt - Strawberry Banana Bash (lowfat) - Yoplait
Yogurt - Trix Triple Cherry (lowfat)
Yogurt - Vanilla (lowfat)
Yogurt - Vanilla (nonfat)


Tostitos Baked Scoops
See other snacks under a la carte above


Cookies - see a la carte list above
Rice Krispie Treats and Special K Bars
Ice Cream - see a la carte list above


Canned Fruit Mix
Diced Pears
Pineapple Tidbits
Sliced Peaches



100% Ground Beef - Cooked
Beef Patty - Flamebroiled low sodium
Meatloaf with Cheese


Chicken Drummie
Golden Crispy Whole Grain Chicken Patty
Golden Whole Grain Chicken Chunks
Ling's Mandarin Orange Chicken
Black Forest Chicken Ham - Sliced
Chicken Pepperoni Cherry Blossom Chicken
Spicy Whole Grain Chicken Patty Sandwiches
Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Patty
Whole Grain Hot n' Spicy Boneless Wings
Whole Grain Hot n' Spicy Breaded Chicken Patty


Cheese Pizza - Whole Grain
Pizza Cheese Cruncher
Deep Dish Cheese Pizza - Red Baron
Whole Grain Pizza with Wheat Crust
Whole Wheat French Bread Cheese Pizza


Pork Sausage Links
Pork Sausage Patty
Sliced Bacon Smoke Flavoring


Baked Fries
Mashed Potatoes
Mashed Potatoes with Low Sodium
French Fries - Straight Cut w/Peel
Oven Roasted Potatoes
Seasoned Potatoes
Tater Gems


Potato Crunch Pollock Filets
Shrimp Poppers Whole Grain


Pulled Turkey Thigh Carnitas

Sliced Turkey Breast
Turkey Franks with Whole Grain Hot Dog Bun


Fiesta Cheese Enchilada with Enchilada Sauce
Grilled Cheese - Whole Grain
Morningstar Farms Chik'n Nuggets
Smuckers Uncrustables
Vegetarian 3-Bean Chili
Whole Grain Spaghetti with Marinara (or vitamin-enriched Marinara)
Whole Grain 3 Cheese Calzone


MCPS School Breakfasts

School Breakfast

School Breakfast

School Breakfast

MCPS School Lunches

School Lunch BCC

School Lunch

School Lunch

"So this is the type of lunches they usually serve at my school. Mac and cheese, some bar be que chicken, and fries, youre also supposed to take some milk as well. I feel as if school lunches should be much healthier than this. There should be a variety of fruits and veggies to choose from and healthier foods. Water should be a plus and especially for kids who are on free and reduced meals, they do not have the option of getting water because water costs one dollar and sometimes people dont even have as much as a dollar to spare. Water is vital, just as vital as the daily intake of calcium."
- Auset Baptiste, student, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

MCPS A la Carte Options

A la carte options, Silver Spring International Middle School, October, 2013

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