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Cuban Pork Sandwiches

Linda Jester from Kansas City, Missouri, served this delicious plate headlined by a Cuban pork sandwich for her meat/meat alternate and grains component. She also added homemade pickles for vegetables, oranges for fruit, and beans for extra protein!

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January Snack Attack

Here are some #CACFPCreditable snacks for you to try out this month:

Steamed apples and graham crackers (Fruit/Grains)
Halved blueberries and cottage cheese (Fruit/Meat Alternate)
Diced pears and toast (Fruit/Grains)
Shredded carrots and sliced banana (Vegetable/Fruit)
Cooked green peas and crackers (Vegetable/Grains)

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Banana Snowmen

Make this cute and easy snack! Cut a large banana into 12 discs. Place three discs on a lollipop stick, as well as half a strawberry and a sliced grape. Let your kids decorate their snowmen with chopped raisins for the eyes and buttons, and a small slice of carrot for the nose. Serve two with a tablespoon of peanut butter for a #CACFPCreditable snack for ages 1-5.

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Santa Pancakes

Maureen Lyons from La Junta, Colorado, got festive with her CACFP recipes by turning her morning pancakes into Santa Claus. Whole wheat pancakes and fresh fruit is a great way to start the day!

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Five Ways to Serve Pears

December is National Pear Month! Here are five ways to serve pears as a snack:

Baked pear with granola topping
Pear and grilled cheese sandwich
Pear, banana and yogurt smoothie
Pear wedges with peanut butter
Cottage cheese on top of pear discs

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Celery Reindeer

Linda Jester from Kansas City, Missouri made these adorable reindeer out of celery and peanut butter, decorated with pretzel antlers and a pomegranate nose!

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December Snack Attack

Shop now for a week’s worth of #CACFPCreditable snacks!

Spinach and cottage cheese salad
Baked sweet potato and apple slices
Black bean dip and pita chips
Sugar snap peas and grape juice
Orange bell peppers and crackers

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Beef & Bean Nachos

Linda Jester from Kansas City, Missouri shared this yummy plate of nachos on Facebook. It features whole grain tortilla chips, beef, beans, cheese and veggies, so it’s loaded with #CACFPCreditable components!

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November Snack Attack

Shop now for a week’s worth of #CACFPCreditable snacks!

Baked potato and cheddar cheese
Celery sticks and hummus
Carrots and pretzels
Orange wedges and crackers
Blueberries and cottage cheese

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