Menu & Recipe Ideas

Keeping your school menu fresh and varied is one of the most effective ways to appeal to a wider number of students. We’re here to help with suggestions for the hottest trends and most popular, nutritious recipes. Check out some great ideas below!


Search for delicious, nutritious recipes to serve in your district! Simply download a recipe PDF to view ingredients, instructions, components, and nutritional information. Type any word in the Search window below to find related recipes.

Want to see every Lunch Recipe? Search for “Lunch”
And for Breakfast Recipes, just search for “Breakfast”

4-Week Cycle Menus

Whether you are serving hot meals in the cafeteria or cold meals to go, these cycle menus are easy to adopt. Each menu meets the USDA daily and weekly nutritional guidelines.



Top 10 Breakfast Bento Boxes

Breakfast Biscuit, strawberries, and marvelous milk

Mini pancakes, oranges, blueberry yogurt and marvelous milk

Granola, oranges, yogurt, and marvelous milk

Graham crackers, pineapple, vanilla yogurt and marvelous milk

Crackers, apple slices, cheese slices and marvelous milk

Biscuit, apple, cheese stick and marvelous milk

Min waffles, strawberries, cheese stick and marvelous milk

Muffin, diced peaches, cheese stick, and marvelous milk

Breakfast square, grapes, cheese stick, and milk

Mini bagel, grapes, cheese slices and marvelous milk

Functional Grab and Go Meals for ALL
menu ideas brought to you by Florida Dairy Farmers

Top 10 Lunch Bento Boxes

String cheese, chicken salad, pita bread, cucumbers and marvelous milk

Yogurt, cucumber slices, diced chicken, crackers and marvelous milk

Chef salad with mozzarella and cheddar cheese, strawberries, and marvelous milk

Cheese cubes, veggie pasta salad and marvelous milk

Cheese slices, crackers, apple slices, celery sticks and marvelous milk

Tuna salad with shredded cheese, tomato, cantaloupe, crackers and marvelous milk

Vanilla yogurt, blueberries, carrot, and marvelous milk

Cheese, apples, grapes, peanut butter, celery sticks, marvelous milk

Turkey sliders with cheese, apple, carrots, and milk

Asian Salad wrap with mozzarella, pear, and milk

Functional Grab and Go Meals for ALL
menu ideas brought to you by Florida Dairy Farmers