2011 Mealtime Memo


December 2011: What's the Food Message?
Food messages and recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.
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November 2011: Cost Effective Shopping for Child Care
Cost effective shopping can help you save money in your facility.
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October 2011: How to Serve Food Based on CACFP Standards
Using the CACFP Meal Patterns to serve nutritious and appealing foods in your child care operation.
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September 2011: Early Dental Care is Essential
Tips and strategies for early dental care.
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August 2011: Celebration Ideas for Happy, Healthy Events
Tips and strategies for healthy celebrations and events.
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July 2011: Connect with Local Nutrition Resources
Tips and strategies for connecting with the local Nutrition Resources.
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June 2011: Cool, Calm, and Prepared
Suggestions to help you be prepared for emergency situations.
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May 2011: Along the Garden Path
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April 2011: Let’s Wash Our Hands
Handwashing tips for child care.
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March 2011: Measuring and Weighing
How to measure and weigh foods and liquids.
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February 2011: Tips and Ideas for Nutrition Related Activities
Ideas for nutrition related activities with tips for presenting activities and getting parents involved. Revised September 2013.
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January 2011: The Picky Eater
This issue focuses on ways child care providers can deal with picky eaters to provide a pleasant mealtime and promote healthy eating.
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