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What will we do for you?
  • Send you a monthly check to help cover the cost of food
  • Free training and support materials
  • Free nutrition education materials
  • A professional, caring staff to help make your daycare business a success.
How can you start receiving a monthly check?
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     DIRECT DEPOSIT/CHECKS WERE DONE ON  MARCH 21, 2017. A CREDIT HAS BEEN SENT  TO YOUR  FINANCIAL INSTITUTION FOR DEPOSIT IN 2-3 BUSINESS DAYS.           

     October 1, 2017 Meal Pattern Changes coming:

Child and Adult Meal Pattern

Vegetables and Fruits

  • Creates a separate vegetable component and a separate fruit component
  • Allows two vegetables at lunch and supper
  • Limits juice to once per day

Grains

  • Requires at least one grain per day be whole grain-rich (Whole grain-rich = foods that contain at least 50% whole grains and the rest are enriched, or contain 100% whole grains)
  • Disallows grain-based desserts
  • Uses ounce equivalents to determine serving sizes for grains (10.1.19)

 Meat and Meat Alternatives

  • Yogurt must contain no more than 23 grams of sugar per 6 ounces

Fluid Milk

  • 1 year old children: whole, unflavored milk
  • 2 year olds and older: low-fat or fat-free milk

Flavored Milk

  • Children 0 - 5 years old: Prohibited
  • Children 6 years old and older  Recommends as a best practice that flavored milk contain no more than 22 grams of sugar per 8 fluid ounces

 

          

Infant Meal Pattern

Infant Age Groups and Solid Foods

  • Two age groups: 0-5 months and 6-11 months
  • Solid foods are allowed when developmentally appropriate for the infant

 Breastfeeding and Infant Snack

  • Meals may be reimbursed when a mother breastfeeds on-site
  • A vegetable or fruit must be served at snack for older infants; prohibits juice
  • Ready-to-eat cereals are allowed at snack for older infants

Meat and Meat Alternates

  • Allows cheese, cottage cheese, and yogurt
  • Whole eggs

 

 

Food Preparation & Additional Requirements

  • Prohibited: Deep-fat frying = cooking by submerging in hot oil or other fat
  • Prohibited: The use of food and beverage as a reward or punishment
  • Required: Offering water to children


       


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