Grab and Go School Recipes - Washington Dairy

Grab and Go School Recipes

School meals nourish millions of students daily helping them get the nutrients they need for growth and development. Check out our top 10 school recipes that are kid-tested and approved!

Milk, cheese and yogurt contribute important nutrients for children’s growth and development and the school meal programs are a very important insurance plan to help students get their recommended 3 servings of dairy every day. In fact, low-fat and fat-free milk is an integral part of the federal school meal programs because of its nutrient package—providing the No. 1 food source for 3 out of the 4 nutrients of concern and a good or excellent source of 9 essential nutrients. 

Dairy foods have been linked to health benefits, such as reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, and dairy food consumption has been linked to improved bone health, especially in children and adolescents.


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