Food at the speed of life: Cereal has twist to it

I ’m a dyed-in-the-wool cereal-fruit- milk-type-of-breakfast person, but Travis Foster of Portales sees it differently. Foster makes a breakfast that’s low in sodium and sugar, and has protein and vegetables. He says if it’s cheap and fast, he eats it.

Cold cereal can’t replace hot breakfast

By Karl Terry: PNT columnist When did cereal get a complete aisle to itself at the grocery store? The selection boggles the mind and can completely derail a trip to the supermarket if you’re a parent with young kids. Not having kids of my own, I get to stand in the aisle and stifle a […]

Feb. 24, 2008 School Lunch Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled chicken sandwich, pork and beans, lettuce and pickle chips, vanilla cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken and cheese quesadilla, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-O cup, fruit and milk. […]

Feb. 17, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed in observance of the Presidents Day Holiday. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon French toast, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beef soft taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed rice, green beans, […]

Reporter’s notebook: Mom says son saved her life

A Clovis mother is crediting God, her son, and actor Robin Williams for saving her life Wednesday. Shelly Burger said she was sitting down watching television and eating a bowl of cereal when a piece of cereal lodged itself in her throat and blocked her airway. “I couldn’t get it loose,” she said. “I couldn’t […]

Feb. 10, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles and graham crackers, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomato, ranch dressing, fruit cup and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, Jell-O cup and milk. Wednesday: […]

Feb. 3, 2008 School Calendar

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffins, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Frito pie, carrots and dip, applesauce, cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — English muffin with sausage pattie, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Super spud, garden salad, fruited Jell-O, ranch dressing, whole wheat roll and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Blueberry […]

Jan. 27, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled chicken sandwich, ranch beans, lettuce and pickle chips, vanilla cookie and milk. Tuesday: Egg biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch —Chicken and cheese quesadilla, salsa, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-o cup, fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

Jan. 20, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed in observance of Martin Luther King. Jr. Day. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon French toast, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beef soft taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed […]

Jan. 13, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles and graham cracker, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, Spanish rice, green beans, fruit cup and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, Jell-O cup, fruit and milk. Wednesday: […]

Dec. 16, 2007 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage pancake on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots with dip, apple juice, oatmeal cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, ham, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and […]

Spirit of Season

Courtesy Photo Members of the Cannon Air Force Base Riders Group head out the gate to deliver food to the food bank. Cannon Connections Staff The roar of 20 motorcycles thundered through the warehouse at the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico Dec. 6. The riders, many clad in camouflage and blaze orange reflective vests, […]

12-9 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Sausage pancake on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, pineapple chunks, homemade whole wheat roll and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread, juice and milk. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

Dec. 2 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice and milk. Lunch — Sloppy joe, pasta, mini carrots, ranch dip, applesauce and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg biscuit, juice and milk. Lunch — Teriyaki rice bowl with chicken dippers, oriental veggies, fresh fruit, fortune cookie and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Fruited yogurt, graham cracker, juice and […]

11-25 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles, graham crackers, juice and milk. Lunch — Beefy macaroni, green beans, peaches, whole wheat roll and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, fruited Jell-O and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage burrito, cinnamon applesauce, juice and milk. […]

Nov. 18 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Corn dog, baked French fries, mini carrots, dip, apple juice, oatmeal cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Scrambled egg, ham, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Tacos, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Closed for […]

11-11 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry sausage panckae on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, gravy, pineapple chunks, whole wheat roll and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast —Egg pattie on toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled cheese sandwich, chicken noodle soup, crackers, broccoli, seasonal fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon […]

Nov. 4 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast —Breakfast pizza, juice and milk. Lunch — Sloppy joe on a bun, baked French fries, mini carrots, ranch dip, applesauce and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg biscuit, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken and cheese quesadilla, salsa, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-O fruit cup and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

10-28 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry sausage pancake on a stick, juice and milk. Lunch — Ravioli, garden salad, breadstick, frozen juice bar and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice and milk. Lunch — Macaroni and cheese with ham, green beans, gelatin cup, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast, cinnamon applesauce, […]

10-21 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, pineapple tidbits, whole wheat roll and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, juice and milk. Lunch — Tacos, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, banana pudding and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cheese quesadilla, juice and milk. Lunch […]