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What is the USDA recipe standardization guide for school nutrition programs?
The USDA Recipe Standardization Guide for School Nutrition Programs is a “how-to” guide on recipe standardization for school nutrition recipe developers. Team Nutrition Cooks! is a series of cooking-based nutrition activities for out-of-school and afterschool programs, for children around ages 8 to 12 years old.
What is USDA's child nutrition program?
USDA's child nutrition programs help ensure that children receive nutritious meals and snacks that promote health and educational readiness. These programs are administered by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, with a total cost of more than $23 billion in fiscal year 2019.
What is the child nutrition recipe box?
The Child Nutrition Recipe Box provides Child Nutrition program operators with recipes to prepare healthy and delicious meals that meet meal pattern requirements.
When will USDA recipes for schools be available?
The new USDA Recipes for Schools should be available for distribution beginning June 1, 2006. States may order copies for all their School Districts and schools or they may forward the attached electronic order form to their School Districts so the Districts may order for their staff and their schools.