Webinar Wednesdays Are Cooking Up Tons of Nutritious Recipes this October!

2018-10-17

Register for SNA Webinar Wednesdays

SNA’s Webinar Wednesdays e-learning events taking place these last two weeks of October are dedicated to nutrition, particularly of the bean and mushroom variety. Chefs will share their tried-and-true secrets to introducing these ingredients to students while sharing flavorful, delicious dishes that students will recognize by sight, and love by taste!

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Visit the links below to learn more about our upcoming webinars and to register:

SNA Webinar Wednesdays

Mushrooms in Schools: Creating On-Trend Meals with More Flavor and Less Sodium
2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 
Both fresh and USDA IQF mushrooms offer schools cost-effective ways to add flavor and reduce sodium in popular on-trend options likes breakfast burritos, meatballs and vegetarian entrees. Savvy school chefs and meal planners know the benefits of serving mushrooms in farm to school programs and in blended meat products that offer more flavor, larger portions and reduced sodium. Learn how large and small districts are utilizing blended commercial products as well as local mushrooms and new IQF options on breakfast menus, lunch trays and salad bars.

A set of panelists will share their experiences, recipes and tips for successfully introducing mushrooms in your school kitchens and cafeterias and will discuss ways to promote mushrooms to those who may be unfamiliar or skeptical about serving them in schools. Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDs/DTRs.

SNA Webinar Wednesdays

Trick or Treat: Unmasking Plant-Based Protein
2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 
Eating veggies is becoming less and less scary for kids. Plant-based ingredients are becoming more and more common on menus across the country, making them more recognizable and appealing to younger eaters. Chef Jorge Cespedes and Chef Brenda Wattles will discuss how to take all the spookiness out of plant-based protein and make it easy and fun for kids to digest. With valuable tips, doable and tempting recipe ideas, and insights on what is and isn’t working in the industry, this session is going to be all treats (no tricks). Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDs/DTRs.

SNA Webinar Wednesdays

Best of #ANC18: How to Find a Chef
2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 
Have you ever wondered how some districts manage to find a great chef? How do you find a chef? And how do you make room in an existing school nutrition team or a totally new role? As presented at #ANC18, join a panel of experts for personal stories, advice and answers on how to find your perfect culinary match. The webinar will be a live Q&A based on questions participants submit. Submit your questions during webinar registration and during the live webinar. Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDs/DTRs.

SNA Webinar Wednesdays

New SNA Resources & Tools to Benefit Your Program
2:00 pm ET on Thursday, November 8, 2018 
Join SNA staff to learn about all of the SNA resources available to benefit your career, your program and your students. No CEUs are offered for this webinar.

SNA Webinar Wednesdays

Expanding Beyond Lunch: Becoming a School Nutrition Hub
2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 
Become a Nutrition Hub to feed your students and grow your programs! Participants of this webinar will hear from two directors who have started summer and supper programs in their districts. Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDs/DTRs.

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