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Recordkeeping Forms Menu
Recordkeeping Forms - These forms are used to document that meals meet program requirements.
Breakfast Meal Pattern Requirements - PDF
Breakfast Meal Pattern Requirements
Lunch Meal Pattern Requirements, SY 2012-13 - PDF
Lunch Meal Pattern Requirements
Short and Long Week Meal Component Adjustments
Short and Long Week Meal Component Adjustments
Sample Letter to Explain the Offer Option at Breakfast
Sample Letter to Explain the "Offer" Option for Breakfast
Sample Letter to Explain the Offer Option for Lunch
Sample Letter to Explain the "Offer" Option for Lunch
Vegetable Subgroup Chart - PDF
Vegetable Subgroups
Healthy Kansas Plate Poster - PDF
Healthy Kansas Plate Poster - To request a poster, email Emily Brinkman at
Instructions on utilizing the Healthy Kansas Plate Poster
Recipe Resources & Cooking Tips
Healthier Kansas Menus & Recipes
Healthier Kansas Menus & Recipes - The Healthier Kansas Menus are designed to help you meet the challenge of serving nutritious meals that will appeal to students. You can also use these menus to apply for the HealthierUS School Challenge.
Food Bar/Salad Bar
Food Bar & Salad Bar Recipes - MS Word
Production Records - MS Excel
Production Records
USDA Guidance & Resources
USDA's Food Buying Guide for CNP
Food Buying Guide (FBG) for Child Nutrition Programs - USDA provides 2 options: Web-based Interactive FBG and the FBG Mobile App
SP 57-2014 - Offer vs. Serve Guidance - PDF
SP 41-2015 - Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program in School Year 2015-2016, 07/21/15
SP 28-2013v2 - PDF
SP 43-2014 - Questions and Answers on The School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern in School Year 2014-15, 04/28/14
SP-10-2012 Q & A on Final Rule
SP 10-2012 - Revised: Questions & Answers on the Final Rule, "Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs", 08/03/15


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