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Meal Documentation

All centers must keep documentation of the daily planned menus and quantities of food prepared for each meal and/or snack claimed for reimbursement.  All meal and/or snacks must be documented appropriately and documentation must be available on site for review. One of the following must be used:

  • Menu Book forms – for self-preparation
  • Food Production record – for self-preparation
  • Transport sheet – for meals transported from a preparation site or for vended meals
  • Other – tools developed by the sponsor must have KSDE approval for use

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Menu Book Guide - PDF
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Menu Book Guide
Menu Book Calculation Forms - PDF
Menu Book Calculations Forms - MS Word
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Menu Book Calculation Forms
Sample Menu Book Documentation - PDF
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Sample Menu Book Documentation
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Food Production Record Workbook
Food Production Record Workbook
(Individual pages can be printed from the tabs along the bottom of the document.)
Transportation Sheet - PDF
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Transporation Sheet - MS Excel
Transport Sheet
Tip Sheet for Accepting Processed Product Documentation
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Tip Sheet for Accepting Processed Product Documentation
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USDA's Manufacturer's Product Formulation Statement
Meal Documentation Presentation
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Meal Documentation Presentation - September 2014
Updated CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements FAQS --- --- Updated CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements FAQs - 07/03/17
 
USDA Guidance & Resources
--- --- --- Nutrition Standards for CACFP Meals and Snacks (Current and Updated Standards)
--- --- --- CACFP Meal Pattern Training Tools (available in English and Spanish)
Policy Memo 09-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 09-2017 - Vegetable and Fruit Requirements in the CACFP, Q&As
USDA Policy Memo 08-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 08-2017 - Q&As on the Updated Meal Pattern Requirement for the CACFP
USDA Policy Memo 06-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 06-2017 - Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the CACFP, Q&As
USDA Policy Memo 05-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 05-2017 - Offer versus Serve and Family Style Meals in the CACFP
USDA Policy Memo 02-2017 --- --- Policy Memo 02-2017 - Grain Requirements in the CACFP, Q&As
USDA Policy Memo 17-2016 --- --- Policy Memo 17-2016 - Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in the CACFP, Q&As
       

Recipes

--- --- --- Healthier Kansas Menus - CACFP
--- --- --- Recipes for Healthy Kids, USDA Team Nutrition
Recipes for Healthy Kids, CACFP Meal Pattern Crediting --- --- Recipes for Healthy Kids, CACFP Meal Pattern Crediting
--- --- --- USDA Recipes for Child Care, ICN
--- --- --- Whats Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl
       
Menu Planning Resources
Crediting Handbook, USDA --- --- Crediting Handbook, USDA
Food Chart --- --- Food Chart
--- --- --- Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs, USDA
--- --- --- Online Food Buying Guide Calculator, ICN
How to Cook Ground Meat --- ---
How to Cook Ground Meat
How to Cut Cantaloupe --- ---
How to Cut Cantaloupe
Preparing an Onion --- ---
Preparing an Onion
Top Ten Truths for Handling Knives --- ---
Top Ten Truths for Handling Knives
Using Knives --- ---
Using Knives
 
Infant Resources
CACFP Infant Feeding Guide, KSDE --- --- CACFP Infant Feeding Guide, KSDE
--- --- --- USDA Feeding Infants: A Guide for Use in the Child Nutrition Programs
Infant Meal Pattern --- --- Infant Meal Pattern
Table Food Guidelines for Infants --- --- Table Food Guidelines for Infants
Infant Feeding Questions and Answers --- --- Infant Feeding Questions and Answers
Claiming Infant Meals Flowchart --- --- Claiming Infant Meals Flowchart
Best Practice Checklist:  Feeding Infants --- --- Best Practice Checklist: Feeding Infants
       
       
 
 
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