Meal Patterns for CACFP Child Care Programs

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CACFP Meal Pattern Training: Bite Size

Bite Size CACFP Child Care logo  Bite Size: Meeting the CACFP Meal Patterns for Children is the CSDE's training program for CACFP child care facilities, including child care and Head Start centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, emergency shelters, and family day care homes. Bite Size is a series of recorded training modules that provide information on the meal pattern components and crediting requirements of the CACFP meal patterns for children. Each module is designed to provide the key information you need to know in 45 minutes or less.

  

 Bite Size: Meeting the CACFP Meal Patterns for Children

Module   Resources
Module 1: Bite Size Introduction and Meal Pattern Overview
Recorded webinar (29 minutes)
Module 2: Meal Pattern Documentation
Recorded webinar (35 minutes)
Module 3: Milk Component
Recorded webinar (36 minutes)
Module 4: Meat/Meat Alternates Component
Recorded webinar (45 minutes)
Module 5: Fruits Component
Recorded webinar (34 minutes)
Module 6: Vegetables Component
Recorded webinar (38 minutes)

Module 7A: Grains Component Crediting Requirements
Recorded webinar (44 minutes)

Module 7B: Grains Component Whole Grain-rich Requirement
Recorded webinar (43 minutes)

Module 7C: Grains Component Ounce Equivalents
Recorded webinar (39 minutes)

Module 8: Menu Planning
Recorded webinar (45 minutes)

Crediting Foods in CACFP Child Care Programs


Meal Service in CACFP Child Care Programs