Grab & Go Potato Menu Solutions
In uncertain times, we want you to know that we have your back. Discover how you can transform your potato products into grab & go meal solutions. Defeat menu fatigue using potato products already in your freezer and dry storage. When shipments are uncertain and labor is tight, these kid favorites serve great chilled!
Potatoes are one of the most filling foods available.1 Stave off hunger as well or better than other common sides. 2, 3 Research suggests that potatoes have the highest score per dollar (along with sweet potatoes and carrots) on eight important nutrients including potassium, ﬁber, protein, vitamins C and E, calcium, iron, and magnesium.4 One medium 5.3 oz skin-on potato is an excellent source of vitamin C (30% of the DV); which may help support the body’s immune system. Support your students with foods they love, with keep them fuller longer and power their performance with potatoes.
Here are new menu concepts to help you get started for breakfast and lunch:
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1. Holt SHA, et al., A satiety index of common foods. Eur J Clin Nut.1995. 49: 675-690
2. Gelibter A, et al Satiety following intake of potatoes and other carbohydrate test meals. Ann Nutr Metab. 2013;62:37-43
3. Akilen R, et al. 3. The effects of potatoes and other carbohydrate side dishes consumed with meat on food intake, glycemia and satiety response in children. Nutr Diabetes. 2016 Feb 15;6:e195
4. Drewnowski A. 4. New metrics of affordable nutrition: which vegetables provide most nutrients for least cost? J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Sep;113(9):1182-7.