Mealtime Memo – December 2021

December 2021

“My Family Eats”

December is here! This month focuses on foods from various cultures and traditions, and how they fit into healthy eating. Food culture has been defined by many as the connection, beliefs, and experiences we have with food. It incorporates cultural heritage and ethnicity, [Read More]

2023-11-02T12:30:01-05:00January 10th, 2022|

Mealtime Memo – October 2021

October 2021 Mealtime Memo

CACFP Best Practice – Eat Better, Eat Together

Did you know that serving meals family style can increase a child’s confidence? This is only ONE benefit of family style meal service.

Family style meal service is when children serve themselves food and beverages from communal bowls, platters, and pitchers [Read More]

2023-11-02T12:26:06-05:00November 8th, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – September 2021

September 2021 Mealtime Memo

“Falling” into Healthy Habits

September showcases new beginnings with signs of changing seasons all around. Leaves start to change color and shorter daylight hours are noticeable. Let’s use this new fall season to build on healthy habits.

Setting the foundation for [Read More]

2023-11-02T12:23:10-05:00October 4th, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – July 2021

July 2021 Mealtime Memo

Community GardenSpring, summer, and fall are all harvest seasons. July offers an extraordinary abundance and assortment from our gardens and local growers. We can use July’s harvest in delicious and healthy recipes that everyone enjoys. Highlighted in this month’s Mealtime [Read More]

2023-11-02T11:59:32-05:00July 5th, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – April 2021

April 2021 Mealtime Memo

Growing an Array of Colors

April is here! The wide open outside air is calling us. This month, we can use that outside invitation to think about gardening. Whether you are a master level gardener or a first season beginner, give it a try. Consider including your children [Read More]

2023-11-02T12:15:36-05:00April 2nd, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – March 2021

March 2021 Mealtime Memo

Nature puts on a show each spring. Everything will be turning green soon. This is the perfect time to discover new foods and notice how the Earth supports new growth. Let’s dive into food creativity for ourselves and the children we serve. March can be the month [Read More]

2023-11-02T12:03:17-05:00March 5th, 2021|
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