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Featured Recipe of the Month

Head Start of Lane County recipes are available in family size servings. Monthly recipes will be featured.

October - Veggie Lasagna

November - Chicken Noodle Soup

December - Chicken Enchilada Casserole

January - Macaroni and Cheese

Garden News

Check out our garden news each month. If you are interested in helping maintain, build or plant a garden please contact Vanessa Thompson, Food Service Manager at or call 541-747-2425

April Newsletter - Thanks to Delight Valley staff, parents, local organic farmer, John Sunquist and Marika Sturman, a Master Gardener for creating the newest garden at the Delight Valley Head Start/Early Head Start Center.

Macaroni and Cheese


1 lb. elbow macaroni or any pasta
1 qt. Lowfat milk
1 to 2 Tbl. margarine
2 tsp. Dry mustard
1 tsp. pepper
1 lb. shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Cook the macaroni in boiling water. Rinse well.
  2. Add the butter, then dry mustard and pepper. Stir in the milk.
  3. Pan up in well greased pan.
  4. Add the cheese and mix well.
  5. Bake off in slow oven stirring occasionally until smooth.

Serves 6 to 8 people