Acton-Boxborough Gets Back to Basics with Meat Alternates

On Thursday, February 5th, the school nutrition staff in Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools enjoyed the Back to Basics: Meat Alternates hands-on culinary workshop with Chef Brendan Gallagher from JSI.

Chef Brendan working with school nutrition staff at Acton-Boxborough.
Staff members preparing vegetables at the workshop.













Chef Brendan demonstrated cooking techniques for staff to make impressive, yet easy-to-prepare meatless dishes. They also discovered new ways to serve beans, legumes, eggs, and other meatless foods that look and taste great.

Prepared recipes, from the back left, clockwise: Three Bean Salad, Vegetable Frittata, Lentils of the Southwest, and Yogurt Parfait

The school nutrition staff at Acton-Boxborough are ready to use these culinary and nutrition skills to prepare tasty, healthy meatless recipes for their students. Has your school hosted a Back to Basic workshop? JSI makes it easy and affordable. Schedule a Workshop to Go today and bring professional development directly to your school nutrition staff!

Another successful Back to Basics Workshop to Go!

Photos courtesy of Kirsten Nelson of Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools.

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