Grains/Breads Component: Crediting Recipes - 11/28/11
Instructions on how to credit recipes towards the grains/breads component based upon the amount of flour, cereal grains or ready to eat cereals used in the recipe for Child Nutrition Programs.
Meal Service Styles - 9/3/14
PDF This document describes the different ways that meals can be served to CACFP participants. It includes descriptions of pre-plated, family style, combination and cafeteria style types of meal service.
Snack Menu - 4/16/14
PDF Sample snack menu for sites participating in the Child Nutrition Programs.
Snack Menu Ideas - 5/3/12
Sample snack menu ideas for sites participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Substitution of School Lunches for CACFP Meals - 11/2/11
Option for National School Lunch Program (NSLP) menu planning approaches to be used at Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sites that obtain meals from schools participating in NSLP - September 2006 memo.
Whole Grain Resource - 12/18/13
PDF This document defines whole grains and provides information on purchasing, storing and identifying whole grain products.
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