Lunch Menu

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Conveniently NaturalMaria Montessori believed that a child with a healthy body, mind, and spirit was more able to make a positive contribution to the world.

Global Montessori Academy has teamed up with Conveniently Natural to provide a convenient school lunch program. Conveniently Natural prepares fresh, organic meals that will sustain your child’s body and mind throughout a busy afternoon.

February 2015 Lunch Menu

Week 1

2 – Meatloaf Cupcakes & Mashed Potatoes: Not your mom’s meatloaf, but our chefs are baking up some savory meatloaf and vegetarian lentil cupcakes with swirled mashed potatoes on top. Served with sliced apples on the side.

3 – Vegetarian Chili & Sweet Potato Fries: That “Magical Fruit” is back with Veg-Head Four Bean Chili and sneaky diced carrots. Sweet Potato French Fries served on the side.

4 – Pasta Bolognese with Fresh Green Salad: This Bologna, Italian sauce does not have a first name or last name, but our chefs have a way with this ground turkey Bolognese sauce served over pasta.

5 – Veggie Muffin Sandwiches: Fluffy Gluten-Free muffins cut in half and served with your favorite sides to make a muffin sandwich. Toppings include ~ organic cheese slices, cucumbers, tomatoes, homemade hummus, cream cheese, and almond butter/jelly (V).

6 – Cheesy Quesadillas & Fruit Salad: It’s all oblique to me! These tasty triangles of organic cheese are melted between whole-wheat tortillas. See if you can determine the angles of this lunchtime favorite.

Week 2

9 – Healthy Joe Sliders & Roasted Potatoes & Carrots: Our Joes (Grass-fed Beef) and Janes (Organic Lentils) are back on the battlefield with herb roasted spuds and X-Ray Vision carrots.

10 – Buttery Angel Hair Veggie Pasta, Cheesy Garlic Bread: Never with a bad hair day, twirl or braid this pasta tossed in a light vegan butter sauce and veggies. Organic cheese-topped garlic bread served on the side.

11 – BBQ Franks & Beans, Cheesy Mac & Cauliflower: All-natural, nitrate-free kielbasa teams up with baked beans in our organic homemade BBQ sauce. We’re rounding out sweet with our savory dairy-free cheesy roasted macaroni noodles and cauliflower.

12 – Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwiches, Raw Veggie Sticks and Dip: Sandwiching organic cheese between two slices of local whole wheat bread and grilled up for a melt-in-your-mouth lunch. Dip carrots and celery into our homemade Southwest Ranch dressing.

13 – “Eat Your Heart Out” Valentine Lunchables: Eat your heart out with fresh local pita bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, homemade hummus, and organic cheese. Pretzel rods with strawberry yogurt-based fruit dip served on the side.

Week 3

16 – No School

17 – Taco Tuesday & Fruit Salad: Still beloved and back again! Taco Tuesday – grass-fed ground beef and vegetarian style “taco meat” inside all corn tortilla shells. Fresh fruit salad served on the side.

18 – Almond Butter & Jelly Funny Face Sandwiches: These sandwiches sure bring a goofy smile to our faces with banana eyes and jelly smiles. Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower served on the side.

19 – Meatball Grinders & Green Salad: Open wide for these meatball sandwiches topped with ruby red marinara on local whole wheat hoagie buns.

20: Chicken Pot Pie Muffins, Black Bean Brownies: Organic chicken (or lentils) and vegetables tucked inside a flaky homemade crust and baked into a perfectly bite-sized muffin. Served with a Brainy Brownie Bite. (Shhh…our secret ingredient to these grain-free brownies? Black beans.)

Week 4

23 – Chicken & Rice Casserole with Broccoli, Sliced Apples: Search and rescue as many Tasty Treetops as you can in this chicken and rice baked casserole. Sliced apples served on the side.

24 – Healthy Hamburger Helper & Sweet Potato Cornbread: No mystery to our meat here ~ grass-fed beef “helper” tossed with noodles and veggies. Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Cornbread served on the side.

25 – Funny Face Pizzas, Dehydrated Fruit Leathers: Say Cheese! Smile for these single-serving English Muffin pizzas with black olive eyes and red pepper smiles. Dehydrated apple fruit leathers rolled on the side.

26 – French Toast Casserole & Vegetable Egg Muffins: Sweet and savory “Breakfast for Lunch” is served with Cinnamon Raisin French Toast and Vegetable Egg Muffins made from local eggs.

27 – Shepherd’s Pie & Fruit Salad: We’ve herded our best vegetables together for this Shepherd’s Pie baked with a mashed potato crust. Seasonal fruit served on the side.

F = Flexitarian;  Veg = Vegetarian;  V = Vegan