Menu Planning for Child Nutrition Programs


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The resources below provide guidance on planning, preparing, and promoting healthy meals that meet the USDA meal pattern requirements for schools and institutions participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child Nutrition Programs. For more resources, review the Menu Planning and Food Production section of the CSDE's resource lists on the Resources for Child Nutrition Programs webpage.

General Menu Planning


Food Groups and Nutrients

Special Diets

Promoting Healthy Food Choices

Smarter Lunchrooms