10 healthiest school lunch plans

Published On: Aug 29 2012 10:21:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 12:02:24 PM CDT

Some schools around the country are now dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that too many students don't want healthy meals and that the cafeterias were losing money. But some schools remain healthy. Check out a list of 10 of the healthiest school lunch plans in the country.

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Pinellas County Schools, Florida. These schools offer their students a plethora of good, healthy choices for lunch. Menus include a variety of foods -- low-fat vegetarian entrees, an egg- and dairy-free salad and veggie burgers -- to keep students interested. Fresh fruit, side salads and vegetable side dishes are on the menu every day. In lieu of milk, students may choose fruit juice. Also available are bottled water and soymilk.

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