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Meal Pattern: Crediting Yogurt as Fluid Milk

February 2, 2023

Yogurt is a good source of vitamin D, calcium, protein, and many other nutrients. Yogurt is creditable in the Child and Adult Care Food Program as long as the yogurt served does not have more than 23 grams of sugar per 6 ounces. Now, that we know it is creditable, under what food component(s) can you credit yogurt for it to be reimbursable in the CACFP?  

Take a minute to hear from our nutrition education specialist, Isabel Ramos-Lebron, MS, RDN, LD, as she explains how yogurt credits in the CACFP for various age groups.


After you’ve watched the video, here are some additional resources to bookmark on your electronic device or print out for future reference.  


Want to use yogurt as part of a recipe? Check out the recipes below for some fun ideas! 

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