We’ve covered home-frozen foods, now how about home-canned foods? Are they #CACFPCreditable?
Using frozen fruit is a great way to incorporate out-of-season flavors in your menu planning. But is it #CACFPCreditable if you do the freezing yourself?
If you wee a botanist, you would say that tomatoes, avocados and pumpkins are fruits because they have seeds surrounded by a fleshy exterior and they grow from the flower of the plant. But does that line up with how they credit in the CACFP?
Surimi – what is it and how do you serve it in the CACFP? Isabel is here to answer these questions and more!
Serving up scrambled eggs or meats for breakfast? Make sure you’re staying #CACFPCreditable with your menu planning!
Are you serving cereals that are on the WIC (Women, Infants & Children) list? Hear about how you can use this resource to find #CACFPCreditable cereals.
‘Tis the season for holiday favorites! Is cranberry sauce creditable in the CACFP?
Get the lowdown on store-bought hummus and Product Formulation Statements!
What’s the deal with pancakes? Are they reimbursable in the CACFP? What about for 6 to 11 month olds?
You asked, and we are here to answer: are turkey sausage and turkey bacon creditable in the CACFP?
Are herbs and spices reimbursable in the CACFP? You need them to make your healthy meals and snacks flavorful, but are they reimbursable, or even allowable, in the meal pattern?
Coconut is so versatile! You can eat it fresh or shredded, and there’s even coconut water and coconut milk. So, is this jack-of-all-trades fruit creditable in the CACFP?
Is almond milk reimbursable in the CACFP? Between dairy allergies and dietary preferences, it’s a popular beverage, so we’re not surprised you want to know!
You want to include popcorn for your menu, but is it reimbursable as a vegetable in the CACFP? The answer may surprise you.
So you want to stir raisins into oatmeal or sprinkle dried mango on top of yogurt. How do you credit that dried fruit in the CACFP meal pattern?
You really want to know: why are muffins creditable but doughnuts are not?!
Can beans be creditable as a meat/meat alternates AND a vegetable in the same meal?
Do you know how to make a breastfeeding friendly environment at your center or daycare home? It’s best practice in the CACFP, so let’s dive in!