Nutrition Series: Menu Planning - .5 Clock Hour


This course is provided by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - MOCACFP.

Description: This lesson will discuss the steps to planning nutritious, creditable menus for the CACFP. It will also include information on how to make menus “Eat Smart” by making simple substitutions to already prepared menus.

• Describe why good nutrition is so important for young children
• Take a brief look at meal components and the CACFP meal pattern
• List tips and resources for meal planning in the child care setting
• Share ideas for keeping meals fun
• Walk you through the steps of preparing a nutritious menu

Clock Hours: .5 hour

Nutrition Series: Menu Planning - .5 Clock Hour