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Iowa Gold Star Recipes

Breakfast Menu and Recipes

Iowa’s Gold Star Breakfast menu consists of a 2-week cycle menu and a 1 week Grab ‘n Go menu that meets the School Breakfast Program meal pattern. The menus meets the K-8 grade group meal pattern with 10 grain oz. eq./week and 400-550 daily average calories/week and offers healthy USDA Foods.  

Lunch Menu and Recipes 

Iowa’s Gold Star Lunch Menu consists of a 5-week cycle menu with recipes that meet the NSLP meal pattern. The menu meets the K-8 grade group meal pattern with 550-650 calories, 8-9 oz. eq. grains, and 9-10 oz. eq. meat/meat alternates daily. The menu includes flexibilities in the meat/meat alternate and grain maximums and offers healthy USDA Foods.