School lunches amid inflation: This is how to build healthy meals for your kids as grocery prices soar
If you’re stumped on how to make school lunches that are healthy and cost-effective, expert Courtney Cary, senior registered dietitian in the Department of Medicine – Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Baylor College of Medicine, has got you.
School lunch program crisis
While suburban school districts are being reimbursed for the meals served to students this school year - which at some districts, has already spiked by 50% from pre-pandemic rates - the federal mandate is colliding with nationwide food supply shortfalls and a scarcity of delivery drivers.chicagotribune.com
First responders, active-duty members and veterans can score a 67 cent meal at this Houston restaurant
For more than 10 years, Peli Peli has been a Houston-based South African fusion restaurant, serving authentic cuisine, just one step below fine dining. With four locations across the Houston Greater area, the restaurant offers unique flavors inspired by its South African cuisine. For co-owners Thomas Nguyen and Ryan Stewart, Peli Peli was ready to adapt. Related: Peli Peli owner makes Vietnamese dish with his momWithin the last few months, Peli Peli has rebranded and rebuilt its restaurant to Peli Peli South African Kitchen. Giving Back with a delicious mealPart of Peli Peli South African Kitchens DNA is giving back to the community.
Houston ISD resumes free curbside meal pick-up at 12 locations
Houston Independent School District has resumed its curbside summer meals program. The district is providing free student meals at 12 locations, seven of which are operating in partnership with the Houston Food Bank. Families are able to pick up multiple days’ worth of student meals on Mondays and Thursdays through August 31. The seven sites in partnership with the Houston Food Bank are located at:Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center9400 Irvington Blvd. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.Milby High School1601 Broadway St.10 a.m. - 1 p.m.Lawson Middle School14000 Stancliff St.10 a.m. - 1 p.m.Kashmere High School6900 Wileyvale St.
6 summer meal sites, all Fresh Bus delivery stops canceled after HISD employee tests positive for COVID-19
HOUSTON – Six curbside summer meal sites and all Fresh Bus produce delivery stops have been canceled after a Houston ISD employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to the district. Houston ISD said the six summer meal sites that are closed Thursday include Bastian, Foster, Shearn, Thompson, Whidby and R. P. Harris elementary schools. All other scheduled summer meal sites will remain open, the district said. The district said health officials do not believe families participating in the curbside summer meals and Fresh Bus produce delivery programs were exposed. During the temporary closure, families in need are encouraged to visit one of HISD’s 65 other curbside summer meals sites scheduled to be open on Thursday.
3 Houston takeout menus that can feed the whole family | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
3 Houston takeout menus that can feed the whole family | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: May 14, 2020, 11:53 amIf you’re getting tired of spending half your day cooking and cleaning your kitchen, no worries. Trending right now at restaurants all across H-town are family takeout menus.
Tired of cooking? Here are 3 Houston takeout menus that can feed the whole family
HOUSTON If youre getting tired of spending half your day cooking and cleaning your kitchen, no worries. Trending right now at restaurants all across H-town are family takeout menus. Via Emilia is family owned and operated and serves authentic Italian classics. To view our... Posted by Via Emilia Italian Restaurant on Wednesday, April 22, 2020Family Meals for $59 feed a family of four. Also on the menu is a Ginger Honey Glazed Salmon with turmeric roasted vegetables and basmati rice.
This Houston non-profit got a major boost from Beyoncé and Megan Thee Stallion | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
This Houston non-profit got a major boost from Beyoncé and Megan Thee Stallion | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: May 8, 2020, 2:36 pmBread of Life, Inc. has been feeding the hungry in our city since 1992 Last week Houstonians Beyoncé and rapper Megan Thee stallion broke the internet with their "Savage Remix," a collaboration that helps a local organization that's been feeding the hungry. And since the COVID-19 crisis started, the help is needed more than ever. Dr. Rudy Rasmus, founder of Bread of Life and pastor from St. John's Downtown, explained the efforts they’ve been making to help families struggling to put food on their tables.
Baytown prepared meals company failed to reimburse customers after not delivering meals, customers say
The company opened in August 2017, but near the beginning of February 2020, customers say the meals they paid for in advance stopped coming. Six customers reached out to the Houston Better Business Bureau when they say they couldn’t get their money back or the meals. Customers are fed up“It’s been excuse after excuse after excuse,” said Edna Wisdom. Sutton and her attorney told Davis that since KPRC 2 started interviewing customers on Friday, Sutton has refunded about $3,200. Davis told him absolutely.
Local high school seniors donate graduation funds to help feed 150 health care workers
HOUSTON – The Houston Christian high school senior class is stepping up to take care of healthcare workers at Memorial Hermann’s Memorial City Hospital. The seniors donated about $3,000 of their graduation funds to help provide 150 free lunches. Allen Tseng, chief operating officer for Memorial Hermann’s Memorial City Hospital, said the gesture goes a long way. The Houston Christian high school senior class isn’t just stepping up to help healthcare workers though. They plan to donate $10,000 to the Houston Food Bank on Friday to help families in need.
FREE kids meals? Crawfish and daiquiris happy hour? Houston’s Lotus Seafood has the whole family covered
PEARLAND, Texas – With more than 127,000 followers on Instagram, Lotus Seafood knows how to satisfy your tastebuds with its images. Within the past three weeks, all four of Lotus Seafood’s locations have proudly served 200 free kids meals every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Lotus Seafood has previously offered special deals for healthcare workers, including free meals and special discounts. Meals are on a first come first served basis, and Lotus Seafood encourages kids to stay at home for their safety. 741.70918550 S. Braeswood 713.270.798711710 Broadway St. 281.258.418210092 Veterans 281.447.8881Us after picking up our free kid’s meal, crawfish and daiquiris:
MoneyWatch: Cyber Monday could lower worker productivity; Happy Meals get healthier
MoneyWatch: Cyber Monday could lower worker productivity; Happy Meals get healthier The National Retail Association says about 127 millions shoppers plan to shop this Cyber Monday, the biggest on-line shopping day of the year. Also McDonalds is now offering clementines as an option in Happy Meals. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com
How late-night meals serve up acid reflux risk
How late-night meals serve up acid reflux risk About 20 percent of American adults suffer from heartburn, also known as acid reflux. An article from the New York Times offers a simple solution: eat dinner earlier. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss complications of acid reflux.cbsnews.com
Meals like mom used to make
Meals like mom used to make Asked what meals they love the most, three renowned chefs - each known for their sophisticated cuisine - all pick the food their mothers and grandmothers used to make for them. Charles Osgood explores the cuisine remembered from childhood with chefs Daniel Boulud, Alex Guarnaschelli and Marcus Samuelsson.cbsnews.com