Meal Pattern Minute: Herbs and Spices
October 31, 2022
Herbs and spices can be used to elevate a meal, or make a new food more appealing to a young, discerning eater. Can this useful culinary tool be credited in the Child and Adult Care Food Program? Take a Meal Pattern Minute to hear from our nutrition education specialist, Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD, to get the answer.
After you've watched the video, here are some flavorful recipes that we recommend for you to try out:
- Italian Chicken & Veggie Sheet Pan
- Cheesy Ranch Corn
- Chicken Pepper Popper
- Mexican Street Corn in a Cup
- Tofu Taco
- Fall Apple Pumpkin Oatmeal
- Chicken Chimichanga
There are also some wonderful recipes that use creditable foods, such as fruits and vegetables, for extra flavoring without being part of the actual crediting. Don't shy away from using a creditable ingredient that does not have enough yield to count towards the meal or snack! Here are some that you can try out:
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