Packing a healthy lunchbox

These meals are CACFP approved when served with milk.

Childcare Centers

  • If prepared in a childcare center, commercial kitchen required.
  • All precooked items must be purchased pre-cooked, not cooked at home.

Other Healthy Ideas - Delicious recipes that are quick and easy to prepare.

Lindsay, A. 2020, Healthy Kids Resource Center: Recipes Section, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, IP

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All About Recipes Part I
This publication gives insight on the proper construction of a recipe and its key elements, best practices for recipe development, food tasting and evaluation.
Buffington, A., and Li, S. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Various food ingredients on a cutting board
All About Recipes Part II
This publication provides a brief overview of standardized recipes and how they compare to the common recipe. It also covers recipe modification to meet program guidelines and the needs of special populations.
Buffington, A., and Li, S. 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Kids Cook - Lesson 1 Evaluation
This evaluation tests your knowledge of the kids cook lesson 1 curriculum.
Buffington, A. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
 

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Healthy Kids Resource Center

A one-stop shop for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention for teachers and parents of young children. It is designed to educate parents and teachers as well as provide the tools needed to teach young children how to live a healthy lifestyle.