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MEATLESS MONDAYS MAY NOT BE HEALTH FIX SCHOOL KIDS NEED
March 13, 2019

See what our CEO, Emily Burson has to say about Meatless Mondays not being the health fix for school kids. Read the article here.

A CHEF WALKS INTO A CAFETERIA
September 27, 2018

Check out our President, Emily Burson’s interview with Super Kids Nutrition here. She talks about the importance of school lunch and school lunch programs. Plus she share her favorite recipe the Quinoa Cranberry Almond Granola from our cookbook, A Chef Walks Into a Cafeteria. 

SNP’S GARDEN VEGETABLE PASTA SALAD
August 20, 2018

SNP’S SPAGHETTI WITH PESTO PASTA
August 20, 2018

What’s green, goopy and delicious? Fresh pesto, of course! This versatile summer staple is great on pasta and super fun to make together. Grab the recipe for our Spaghetti with Basil Pesto on the Kids Cook Monday website here. 

7 COOKING MISTAKES NUTRITIONISTS WISH YOU’D STOP MAKING
August 10, 2018

Learn the not-so-great cooking habit our founder, Emily would like you to nix in Cooking Light here.

EMILY BURSON, RD, SHARES TIPS FOR IMPROVING CHILDREN’S HEALTH, ONE MEAL AT A TIME
July 27, 2018

SNP’s President, Emily met with to the team at Kids Cook Monday to discuss the value of getting kids involved in making their foods and how to raise healthy eaters. Read the full interview here.

K-12 TRENDS: ALPHABET PRODUCE TRAIN, CHEFS IN SCHOOL KITCHENS
July 23, 2018

From chefs in schools, to food trucks, to Alphabet Produce Trains, see what’s trending in school food by reading the full article in Food Management here. 

SNP’S LOW SUGAR STRAWBERRY MUFFINS
July 16, 2018

Our Founder and President, Emily Burson, RD recently stopped by the Milk & Honey Nutrition blog to share the recipe for our Strawberry Muffins, which is a great example of how making recipes from scratch can boast more fiber and less added sugar. The store-bought, packaged versions of muffins often found in schools can easily offer three or four times the amount of sugar [...]

ALPHABET TRAIN DELIVERS NUTRITION LESSONS IN K-12 SCHOOL
July 6, 2018

Getting students to try new fruits and veggies can be a challenge, but SNP has met it head on with the Alphabet Produce Train. Read more about our replica of an old-fashioned steam engine that highlights 26 fruits and veggies — ranging from A to Z — in Food Management here! 

RECIPE REPORT: GRAIN BOWLS
June 14, 2018

Quinoa, farro, sorghum and other grains are trending on menus as chefs continue to explore plant-forward dishes.Check out our PQR (Pomegranate, Quinoa, Raisin Salad) in FoodService Director here. 

PUT A HEALTHY MEAL ON THE TABLE THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL LOVE
May 18, 2018

Read SNP’s tips for putting a healthy, scratch-cooked meal on the table the whole family will love —  in the Chicago Tribune here!

PUT A HEALTHY MEAL ON THE TABLE THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL LOVE
May 18, 2018

When kids are exposed to delicious meals prepared with fresh ingredients in their homes, they are more likely to make healthier choices away from home. Read more here.

NEW COOKBOOK DISHES UP HEALTHY RECIPES FROM THE SCHOOL CAFETERIA
May 17, 2018

Dietitian and Chef Duo Transforming School Food Share Their Favorite, Kid-Approved Meals   LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2018 – School catering company School Nutrition Plus (SNP) released its debut cookbook, A Chef Walks Into a Cafeteria…, today. SNP’s Founder and President, Emily Burson, RD, wrote the cookbook alongside her business partner, Executive Chef and Vice President, Brandon Neumen. The book tells the story of the company on a mission to transform school [...]

PUT A HEALTHY MEAL ON THE TABLE THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL LOVE
May 17, 2018

When kids are exposed to delicious meals prepared with fresh ingredients in their homes, they are more likely to make healthier choices away from home.  Registered Dietitian Emily Burson and Executive Chef Brandon Neumen, founders of School Nutrition Plus(SNP), are inspiring families to cook together with the healthy recipes they serve students in the school cafeteria. The dietitian and chef duo share their approach to kids’ nutrition in [...]

PRODUCE FOR KIDS: GETTING KIDS TO EAT MORE GREENS
April 26, 2018

Children are hesitant to eat their green veggies. Check out her featured article on Produce for Kids for tips on preparing green vegetables in a kid-friendly way. To read the article, click here. 

PLANT CHAT WITH EMILY BURSON, RD, FOUNDER OF SCHOOL NUTRITION PLUS
April 25, 2018

Emily was recently featured on Sharon Palmer, The Plant-Powered Dietitian’s blog (who also endorsed our cookbook, A Chef Walks Into a Cafeteria…!). Read more to learn Emily’s personal wellness philosophy, her favorite plant foods, and the inspiration behind starting School Nutrition Plus.

FEATURED IN TODAY’S DIETITIAN: TRANSFORMING THE WORLD OF SCHOOL DINING
April 25, 2018

Check out Emily’s feature on Today’s Dietitian blog, RD Lounge written by Sharon Palmer, RDN. To read article click here.

SCRATCH COOKING COMES TO SCHOOLS
April 23, 2018

During the busy school week, before the sun rises, the SNP kitchen is buzzing with activity while  professionally trained chefs are preparing made-from-scratch school recipes for kids. Read more on the Cambro Eats blog here and listen to SNP’s President, Emily Burson, RD and Vice President, Executive Chef Brandon Neumen on the CambroEats podcast here. 

NEW COOKBOOK CHANGES HOW WE THINK ABOUT FAMILY MEALTIME
April 10, 2018

Dietitian and chef duo bring scratch-cooked dishes from Southern California schools to home kitchens LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2018 – School catering company School Nutrition Plus(SNP) announced that their debut cookbook, A Chef Walks Into a Cafeteria…Healthy Family Recipes from California’s Premiere School Food Company, is now available for pre-order on Amazon for official release on May 8th. Emily Burson, RD, Founder and President of SNP, spearheaded the cookbook alongside her business partner, SNP’s Vice President and Executive Chef, Brandon Neumen. “At SNP, we set out to [...]