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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The newly released Dietary Guidelines for Americans has for the first time ever provided recommendations by life stages, from birth through older adulthood. We can use these guidelines as a foundation to MAKE EVERY BITE COUNT. We can view every meal or snack as an opportunity to make the most healthful choice for ourselves and [Read More]

2021-02-16T14:56:06-06:00February 2nd, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – February 2021

Share the Love of Good Nutrition

This month, everything is coming up hearts. Let’s extend that heartwarming notion to our kitchens, food, and the children and families we serve. You are in a unique position to provide children with opportunities to learn and practice healthy eating behaviors.

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2021-04-12T17:11:46-05:00February 1st, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – January 2021

Happy New Year: Let’s Start Fresh!

The New Year is a great time to turn the page. It’s a time for fresh ideas too. Let’s start this year with enthusiasm for a new start and fresh ideas for providing meals and snacks through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). ICN would like to extend [Read More]

2021-04-12T16:53:03-05:00January 5th, 2021|

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 06 – Michelle Poirier

Chef Patrick chats with Michelle Poirier, Supervisor of Central Kitchen Production for the Palm Springs Unified School District. Join them as Michelle discusses how her team has navigated the new school year. She also discusses how her team has been accommodating meal needs for children with disabilities.

2020-11-10T14:16:18-06:00November 10th, 2020|

Institute of Child Nutrition Adapts to Continue Training

OXFORD, Miss. – The Institute of Child Nutrition, part of the School of Applied Sciences at the University of Mississippi, has transitioned to offer extensive virtual services so it can continue supporting child nutrition professionals across the country.

Historically, one of ICN’s largest outreach [Read More]

2020-11-09T16:53:48-06:00November 9th, 2020|

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 05 – Vince Caguin

In Episode 5 of The Mixup, Chef Patrick chats with Vince Caguin, Director of the Natomas Unified School District. Join them as Vince discusses the strategies he is using to lead his team into the new school year.

2020-09-29T10:37:51-05:00September 29th, 2020|
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