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Age-Defying Flavors: Recipes for Older Adults

May is Older Americans Month and we’re celebrating the invaluable contributions of the older adult members within our community. Join us to discover how to adapt CACFP recipes to align with the changing needs and tastes of older adults. Gain insights into modifying recipes to cater to their distinct taste profiles and nutritional needs, ensuring meals that are both satisfying and health-supportive for our revered community members.

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Transitioning to Solid Foods: Safe Approaches for Infant Feeding Styles ($)

The internet is abuzz with various approaches to introducing solid foods to infants, but which methods are the safest? Understand the distinctions between feeding styles, such as conventional or baby led weaning. Gain insights into how to ensure the safety of the foods you offer, implement responsive feeding practices, and prevent choking hazards.

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Infant Meal Pattern: What Foods Are Creditable and When? ($)

Do you have a mix of infants and toddlers in your care? Following two different meal patterns can be challenging since there are foods that are creditable in one and not the other. Learn how to identify creditable foods that can be served to infants while adhering to the CACFP meal pattern requirements.  

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Formulas & Breastfeeding Both Welcome ($)

Breastmilk and formula are both creditable in the CACFP infant meal pattern. Learn what formulas are reimbursable, how to store formula and breastmilk, and how to develop a breastfeeding friendly environment at your center or family child care home.

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Crafting Winter Memories: Activities & Recipes ($)

The winter months are fast approaching! Join us in embracing the chilly season as we explore a selection of winter fruits and vegetables, accompanied by comforting and inviting recipes. Learn some fun and engaging indoor activities to enjoy during the colder months so you can make enduring memories with those in your care.

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Tiny Tummies, Big Adventures: Understanding Infant Development ($)

Early childhood is a critical phase in nurturing healthy relationships with food and fostering overall development. Explore the sequential journey infants embark upon, from mastering fundamental coordination of sucking, breathing, and swallowing to the gradual acquisition of key feeding skills such as chewing and tongue control. Use the “Stages of Infant Development and Feeding Skills” resource to gain insights into developmental milestones. Uncover the intricacies of each learning step and on the remarkable process of how infants evolve their feeding abilities.

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