And the winner is… LiveWell@School Food Initiative

LiveWell@School Food Initiative is the winner of the Learning ZoneXpress Soar with School Breakfast Recipe Challenge. Thank you to everyone who participated and submitted your great National School Breakfast Week recipes. We are so excited to try these and will continue to share them throughout the year on our blog!

Check out the winning recipe here: Craisy Pumpkin Breakfast Bars


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Support for Consumer Financial Literacy Projects

From our friends at GrantStation

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment: Consumer Financial Education Fund
The mission of the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is to support grassroots initiatives to inspire community action to protect the environment, consumers, and public health. The Foundation’s Consumer Financial Education Fund supports projects that relate to consumer financial education, with an emphasis on issues related to large financial institutions, basic banking, access to financial services, retail banking accounts, and underbanked or vulnerable populations. Nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. are eligible to apply for grants of up to $100,000. Within the overall framework of educating consumers about financial issues and increasing consumer financial literacy, eligible projects must specifically relate to teaching consumers how to manage their finances to avoid overdraft fees. Funded projects may be regional, statewide, or national in scope. Online letters of inquiry are due April 8, 2016; full proposals must be submitted by June 24, 2016. Visit the Foundation’s website to download the Consumer Financial Education Fund Request for Proposals.

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NSBW Recipe from Palm Springs Unified School District – Cheesy Ortega Breakfast Tacos

Today’s school breakfast recipe is from Palm Springs Unified District.

3.5 lbs Frozen Liquid Egg

2 lbs Shredded Cheddar Cheese

2lbs Cottage Cheese

2 Tsp Baking Powder

8oz Butter buds (liquid)

16oz Diced Green Chili’s

2 6’ corn Tortilla’s

2 oz salsa

NSBW Breakfast Tacos - Palm Springs Unified School DistrictCombine eggs, cheeses, baking powder, butter buds, and chili’s. Spray a 400 hotel pan with pan coating and pour mixture into pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes until golden brown and eggs are set. Once cooked, scoop ½ cup of egg mixture and divide between 2 corn torilla’s and top with 2 oz salsa.

Yield 20 half cup servings


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NSBW Recipe from San Marcos Unified School District – Cinnamon Yogurt Breakfast Bread

Check out this delicious Cinnamon Yogurt Breakfast Bread recipe from San Marcos Unified School District.
Hope you’re all enjoying National School Breakfast Week as much as we are!

Homemade Cinnamon Yogurt Breakfast Bread Recipe

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More NSBW Recipes – Breakfast Wraps, Yogurt Parfaits and Egg Pizzas!

We have a few more recipes to share with you this morning for National School Breakfast Week. Thank you all for entering our Soar with School Breakfast Recipe Challenge!

The first is a Breakfast Wrap that comes from Millbrae School District in Millbrae, CA! This recipe features local lavash bread from California Lavash in Gilroy, CA. Food Services Supervisor, Erin Primer, says it flies off the lines at their middle school. Maybe it will do the same at yours?

Download the Millbrae School District Breakfast Wrap here.

The second recipe is a yummy yogurt parfait from Sacramento Unified School District.

Yogurt Parfait

  • Low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • Fresh fruit – usually blackberry or raspberry
  • Top with granola

Next up, an Egg Pizzas recipe from Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

Egg Pizzas for Breakfast 
Yield: 4

  • 4 English Muffins
  • Veg. oil
  • Tomato slices
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Oregano
  • Salt

Place english muffin halves on a sheet pan and toast
Drizzle each muffin half with oil
Layer on tomato slices, hard boiled egg slices (1/2 egg each) and sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese
Sprinkle with oregano and very light salt

Broil/bake 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

We’re getting hungry over here reading through all of these great breakfast recipes! Might even have to try some of these out in the Learning ZoneXpress kitchen!

Happy National School Breakfast Week. Thanks so much for celebrating with us.

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