Lamar County, Miss. Schools Make Meals More Appealing, Cost Efficient By Cooking From Scratch

Lamar County, Miss. schools are making meals more appealing and oftentimes more cost efficient by serving more meals from scratch, according to The Hattiesburg American in Hattiesburg, Miss. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: More and more school districts are learning that preparing food from scratch is an effective and cost efficient way to offer healthier meals that are more appreciated by students.

Nutrition experts have recognized the best strategy for improving children’s health is to change their eating habits.

Schools that cook from scratch have the opportunity to not only offer better meals, but to teach kids to cook from scratch. Kids who learn to cook from scratch will be better prepared to follow healthy lifestyles. 12-15-11 By Elliot Maras