The Children's Center food service coordinator prepares and serves healthy breakfasts 8:30 - 9 a.m., lunches 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and snacks 2:30 - 3 p.m. for children each day.
- Breakfast: Includes milk, fruit or juice or a vegetable, whole grain or enriched bread or a bread alternative.
- Lunch: Includes milk, meat or a meat alternative, two or more vegetables and/or fruit options, whole grain or enriched flour or bread alternate and other foods.
- Snack: Includes two of the following: milk, vegetable and/or fruit, whole grain bread or enriched flour or bread alternate, meat or meat alternate.
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University of Idaho Children's center is a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provider. CACFP is a federally funded program administered by the USDA Food and Nutrition Services.
Through CACFP, the University of Idaho Children's Center works on providing well balances, healthy meals to all participants. Together, the classrooms work on trying new foods, family style dining, proper portion sizes, and table manners. CACFP meal pattern requirements are used to generate each weeks meal menu. The center serves three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and a snack.