These recipes are frequent items found on our K - 12 menus. Try these recipes at home with your kids so everyone at home can enjoy these delicious home made meals. Along with the recipes are tips to make your meals go smoother.

 Bon appétit! ~GRPS Nutrition Center

Three Bean and Barley SaladMeasurements - Barley is a grain like wheat and corn. Barley has the most fiber out of the grain family because of the amount of fiber it contains along with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Three Bean Salad - Beans are an excellent source of protein and can be used as a meat substitute.

Lentil Soup - Freeze into individual containers and use on busy nights.

Cowboy Stew - Use leaner (less fat) protein sources, such as turkey, chicken, fish, and beans.

Sweet Thai Chili Chicken - Cous Cous and Quinoa are found at most grocery stores. These grains cook faster than rice and are also whole grains!

Edamame and Corn Salad - Edamame (Ed-ah-ma-meh) are soybeans that are still in their pod. They are great to be used in stir fry’s, salads or just eaten out of the pod.

Stop Light Pepper and Bean Soup - At GRPS we think it’s important to use local and Michigan grown foods. The beans we use in our soups are from Howard City, MI!

Lemon Chicken - For an easy and quick side, Roast Vegetables!  Roast potatoes, carrots, asparagus, squash or try something different! Like rutabaga, parsnips, or cauliflower!

Chicken Machaha - Dice up left over chicken and use in salads, casseroles, make chicken salad, sandwiches, or in wraps!

Arroz Con Queso - Delicious side to Tacos, Burritos, Chicken Machacha and so much more!