What Do Athletes REALLY Eat? Part 2: X-Games

01/15/2019

In our series of, “What Do Athletes REALLY Eat?” we’re looking into the perception versus the reality of what athletes eat. It’s likely that no area of sports has a closer relationship to fast- and...

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What Do Athletes REALLY Eat? Part 1: Rugby.

01/08/2019

When looking at the advertising landscape, one might think that athletes exist on a diet comprised primarily of fast food, energy drinks and candy bars with the slightest amounts of peanuts. The reality, however, is...

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WaveCrest Heroes: Rita Manzo

12/17/2018

It’s a story reminiscent of the tale of the group of friends who have been playing a game of tag for 30+ years. And while this tale may not be as old or complex, it’s...

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Blender Bikes Stir Up Flavor At Schools

12/12/2018

Curious looks were mixed with hesitation by some and excitement by others as VIDA students and staff encountered a table filled with small cups of green liquid next to a stationary cycle sporting a blender...

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WaveCrest Heroes: Teresa Sharp

12/10/2018

Our team at WaveCrest Cafe is fantastic. Not only do they serve hundreds of meals in a short amount of time, but they make our cafeterias friendly, safe and welcoming spaces for all of our...

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Hacking Your Snacks! / Organización de los refrigerios

11/28/2018

Planning for healthy snacks can help satisfy hunger between meals and keep you moving toward your food group goals. We've got a collection of ideas and tips that can help you to make snack time...

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ROMAINE LETTUCE NOTICE

11/26/2018

UPDATE: November 30, 2018 We will resume serving romaine lettuce on Monday, December 3, 2018. We will only source lettuce from areas not affected by the recent recall.   ORIGINAL POST: November 26, 2018 ROMAINE...

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10 Tips For Families: Building Healthy Mealtime Habits

11/15/2018

Our friends at MyPlate keep developing some great resources. One of the latest os a tip sheet for families to help develop healthy habits at mealtimes. While geared for younger children in preschool and elementary...

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Virtual Reality Farming?

11/14/2018

On Thursday and Friday, November 8th and 9th, 3rd grade students at Empresa Elementary School had the opportunity to experience the “Seed Survivor” mobile learning unit, a partnership between agriculture company Nutrien and the California Foundation For...

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Fear Factor Taste Challenge: Halloween Edition

11/08/2018

Halloween had extra flavor to it at Bobier Elementary School this year, as WaveCrest Cafe hosted a very special Fear Factor Taste Challenge event for the Broncos. Students were invited to taste six food items,...

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How many fruits and vegetables do I need?

10/17/2018

Why do I need to eat fruits and vegetables? Fruits and vegetables provide us with many health benefits and nutrients that we would not be able to get otherwise. There’s no such thing as an...

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Farm To School Month: We Support California Farmers

10/15/2018

October is Farm To School Month, when school districts around the country step up their local procurement, try in-class taste tests of different produce, and introduce new foods to school meals. Vista Unified School District...

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Celebrating VUSD Gold Winners of HealthierUS School Challenge!

10/12/2018

Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) was a spectacle yesterday. Power Panther (the USDA mascot), 200 5th grade students, Gertrude the dairy cow, the Boys & Girls Club of Vista, and over two...

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October Harvest Of The Month Tasting Parties: Pears

10/09/2018

Every month, Vista Unified teachers have access to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables for classroom taste tests. This fun activity, part of our Farm To School program, features a Harvest Of The Month based...

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Congratulations to Grapevine on the Silver Spike Award!

10/02/2018

We’re excited to announce that the WaveCrest Cafe kitchen staff at Grapevine Elementary is the recipient of the very first Silver Spike Award! The Silver Spike Award recognizes a WaveCrest Cafe team that has forged...

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