Meal Pattern Minute: Serving Cranberry Sauce
December 15, 2022
With holiday menu planning approaching, we all want to include our seasonal favorites. Where does cranberry sauce fall when it comes to crediting in the Child and Adult Care Food Program? Check out this Meal Pattern Minute with our nutrition education specialist, Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD, to learn more.
After you've watched the video, here's something to remember about serving cranberry sauce, which you can find in the Fruits section of the Crediting Handbook for the CACFP:
- In addition to needing a minimum of 1/8 cup, or 2 tablespoons, of cranberry sauce per serving, the meal pattern contribution must be documented with either a standardized recipe or Product Formulation Statement.
Here are some more resources that can help you serve cranberries in your child nutrition program:
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