February 4th – 8th 2019

Theme: Pride in Food Service – Past, Present and Future

Focus: Recognizing Nutrition and Food Service Professionals – Celebrating our Past, Present and Future

Ideas:

*Monday : Spotlight Food Service Employees
-take each staff member’s photo and post it for family/visitors/residents/patients to view
-treat your staff with coffee break/cake or years of service acknowledgement in their honour
-Create a fact sheet / trivia contest with facts and figures of your department (sample fact sheet attached)
-start a collection of food for the food bank/shelters and publish a picture of this event

*Tuesday : highlight on past prices of food items compared to the present (sheet attached)

*Wednesday: Highlighting the new Canada’s Food Guide compared to the Old version
- have copies of Canada’s New Food Guide available for handouts if able
Information sheet provided by Government of Canada, Canada’s food guide. Follow the link:
https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/

*Thursday : Word find puzzle : Canada’s food guide – Now and Then.

*Friday : Highlights of plant based proteins alternatives. Information sheet provided by Pulse Canada.  Follow the link:

http://www.pulsecanada.com/about-pulse-canada/what-is-a-pulse/

Follow the links below for some great recipe ideas:
https://www.lentils.org/recipe/no-bake-walnut-date-brownies/
https://www.lentils.org/recipe/lentil-avocado-peanut-butter-brownie/
https://pulses.org/nap/recipe/cranberry-white-chocolate-bars-chickpeas/
https://pulses.org/nap/recipe/5-minute-mug-cake/
https://pulses.org/nap/recipe/smores-pie/

***Don’t forget to send your highlights to the Trillium for publication

THANK-YOU TO ALL OUR FOOD SERVICE PROFESSIONALS FOR ALL YOU DO!!

GOOD LUCK IN YOUR 2019 WEEK OF RECOGNITION