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Chicago, IL 60614

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Meal Information for Volunteers

At LPCS, we try to encourage a healthy variety of food for our Guests. To help us make this possible, please note the meals that have been cooked in the past few days. Below, you can find some suggestions for meals to help us vary the dinners each night. Thank you for your support!


Sunday, January 11th:

  • Breakfast: Breakfast burritos, casserole, bagels, bacon, cheesy potatos
  • Dinner: Stir fry with chicken and rice

Monday, January 12th:

  • Dinner: Veggie soup, spinach balls, mashed potatos, turkey meatloaf, apple pie

Tuesday, January 13th:

  • Breakfast: Eggs, sausage, bagels, juice
  • Dinner: Hamburgers, potatos

Wednesday, January 14th:

  • Breakfast: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, fruit, yogurt, granola, turkey bacon, juice
  • Dinner: Stromboli, french fries, side salad, cheesecake

Thursday, January 15th:

  • Dinner: Spaghetti, garlic, salad, cookies

Friday, January 16th:

  • Dinner: Fried chicken, mashed potatos, grilled veggies

Saturady, January 17th:

  • Hot Lunch: Ham, potato salad, cole slaw, vegetables
  • Dinner: Pizza, pasta, salad, cookies

Sunday, January 18th:

  • Breakfast: Egg casserole, sausage gravy, buscuits, fruit salad
  • Dinner: Roasted chicken, veggies, potatoes

Monday, January 19th: 

  • Breakfast: French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, apples, hash browns, coffee, milk, juice
  • Dinner: Hamburgers, veggie lasagna, chips, salad, lemon bars and brownies

Tuesday, January 20th:

  • Dinner: Rigatoni with meat sauce, romaine salads, garlic bread, cookies

Wednesday, January 21st:

  • Breakfast: Breakfast tacos; eggs, bacon, fajitas, avocado, salsa, cheese, yogurt, strawberries, bananas, juice
  • Dinner: Chicken parmesan, spaghetti with marinara, garlic bread

Thursday, January 22nd:

  • Dinner: Grilled chicken, garlic bread, macaroni and cheese, ceasar salad, cookies and brownies

Friday, January 23rd:

  • Dinner: Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, carrots, fruit salad, cookies and ice cream

Saturday, Januray 24th:

  • Hot Lunch: Breaded chicken w/lime sauce, roasted veggies, garlic bread, cookies
  • Dinner: Eggplant and chicken parmesan, pasta, ceasar salad, garlic bread, cookies

Sunday, January 25th:

  • Breakfast: Egg caserole, blueberry and plain pancakes, scrambled eggs, chicken sausage, home fries, yogurt, strawberries and bananas, bagels and cream cheese
  • Dinner: Meat and veggie lasagna, garlic bread, salad, brownies

Tuesday, Januarry 27th:

  • Dinner: Spaghetti and meatballs, bread, green beans, brownies

Wednesday, January 28th: 

  • Dinner: BBQ chicken sandwiches, salad, potato salad, fruit salad

Current Allergies and Food Restrictions:


As always, please try to keep healthy options in mind when planning a meal for the Guests. Thanks!

Meal Ideas and some recipes:

Looking for some Sack Lunch ideas/tips?
  • Sandwiches:
    • Make a wrap instead of a sandwich - same concept, new presentation!
    • Try a variation on Peanut Butter & Jelly (ex. Peanut Butter & Banana, Peanut Butter & Honey, Peanut Butter, Jelly, & Apple, Almond Butter & Jelly, Peanut Butter and Strawberries etc.)
    • Egg, Tuna, or Chicken Salad - You can put lettuce between the bread and the salad to keep the bread from getting soggy.
  • Snacks:
    • Ants on a Log (Celery w/Peanut Butter & Raisins) or change it up with Almond Butter and/or Craisins
    • Carrots and Hummus
    • Pretzels (or Pretzel Chips!)
    • Cheese & Crackers
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs
    • Mixed Nuts & Dried Fruits
    • Granola Bars
    • Yogurt
  • Ways to expand Sack Lunches for a group activity:
    • Decorate the bags
    • Write notes such as "Have a Great Day!"
    • Bake some desserts, such as homemade chocolate chip cookies
    • Write all the contents of the bag on the outside