Use the NuVal™ Nutrition Scoring System at Meijer to help you build a healthier lunch for your school children.  NuVal™ helps you to find the most nutritious foods in every section of the grocery store.  High scoring NuVal™ foods include colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein sources, and non-fat or low-fat milk products. 


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Check and compare the NuVal scores of foods – white bread has NuVal scores of about 21, while Whole Grain white breads have scores of about 33.  Cheesy snack crackers have a score about 11, while Whole grain Goldfish have a NuVal score of 28.  Add fresh fruit and veggies – they have some of the highest NuVal scores in the store!


Recipes and Menu Plans:


Lunch #1

Chicken and Vegetable Pasta Salad (see recipe)

Fresh Peach Slices

Vanilla Greek Yogurt


Lunch #2

Peanut Butter-Apple Wraps (see recipe)

Baby Carrots

Meijer Low Fat Milk


Lunch #3

Lunchbox Taco Salad (see recipe)