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Get cooking with U.S.-grown rice in your school kitchen. In one handy reference guide, USA Rice compiled everything you need to know to make perfect rice for your students. No matter which type of rice or equipment your school kitchen uses, you’ll find the answers here. We've also included delicious rice recipes that meet child nutrition program requirements for grains in school meals.
Developed by USA Rice & Chartwells for National Nutrition Month to get your students excited about healthy foods, like U.S.-grown rice. This fun filled workbook for 4th-6th graders includes educational puzzles, games and surprising facts explain the history and science of rice, nutrition and healthy eating, how rice goes from the farm to the table and more. Recipes and kid friendly cooking instructions included!
There are lots of reasons why brown rice is finding its way onto more and more school lunch menus. Not only is it a flavorful addition to your recipes, but it also starts your students on the path to a healthier diet.
Easy to prepare, versatile, nutritious, economical…it’s no wonder that rice is on so many school menus. No matter how you use it, it's bound to be a favorite. Here’s a primer on everything you need to know about rice in your lunchroom.