Recipe Winners for Centers and Home-Based Early Educators

Seize this great opportunity to improve nutrition for children in your care. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Team Nutrition recently released 30 award-winning recipes. They were picked from those submitted to the nationalRecipes for Healthy Kids Competition. All recipes are child-tested and child-approved, using only healthy ingredients.  They feature Child Care and Adult Food Program (CACFP) foods. All of the recipes are low in total fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt. Use them with the Crediting Handbook to easily document for CACFP. 

The cookbooks include: a guide to make buying easy; information about food safety; and what to do for children with allergies.  Download them for FREE from the two website links. Recipes for Healthy Kids: Cookbook for Homes includes instructions for 6 portions. Recipes for Healthy Kids Cookbooks for Child Care Centers has instructions for making 25, 50 or 100 portions. Schools and child care programs that participate in the Federal CACFP can order free print copies of the cookbook.  Order them using the Resource Order Form on the USDA Team Nutrition webpage at

This book is sure to be your go-to source for healthy and delicious recipes!  For any questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..