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Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Are there healthy recipes for kids?
All of these healthy recipes are low in total fat, saturated fat, sugar and sodium. With fun names like Porcupine Sliders, Smokin' Powerhouse Chili, and Squish Squash Lasagna, these kid-tested, kid-approved recipes are sure to please children and be an instant hit!
Where can I find recipes with a nutrient and WIC focus?
For recipes with a nutrient and WIC foods focus, you can browse our collection featured in the WIC Meals of the Month series. Child Nutrition Recipe Box (CNRB) (also available in Spanish) provides recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals.
What is a child nutrition program?
The program must be operated on a nonprofit basis solely for the benefit of all children within the school. The price charged to paying children is established by the sponsor, but must be within the maximum prices established by the Bureau of Child Nutrition Programs.