Objectives Be able to utilized the USDA workbook to complete 6 cent application
What you will need to complete the workbook. Menus All reimbursable meals. Portion size for all reimbursable menu items. Oz. equivalents for each component that will be counted as part of a reimbursable meal. Menu for Salad Bar Portion size for each item offered as part of the salad bar. 6 Cent Workbook
USDA 6 Cent Workbook Where is it? ents_tools.htm ents_tools.htm Then what? Select the age/grade group that you will be working on. Click on the button at the top that says Enable Editing.
USDA 6 Cent Workbook Click on Tab titled All Meals Enter the SFA Name and the dates of the menu at the top of the page. Enter Meal Name in the box. Enter the TOTAL oz. equivalents or cups offered in each category. Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains, Fruit, Vegetables, Milk. Do this for each reimbursable meal to be offered that week.
USDA 6 Cent Workbook If you offer a salad bar daily, click on the tab titled Optional VegBar Enter the items offered on the salad bar in the appropriate sections by clicking on the drop down box. If an item that you offer is not listed: Ensure that you are in the correct Subgroup Select the unspecified (Dark Green Unspecified) and list the item in the blanks at the bottom of the page.
USDA 6 Cent Workbook Daily Menu: Select the tab with the day of the week that you are entering. In the left column click on the drop down arrow and select the menu for that day. If you have multiple menus select each one that is offered that day The total oz. equivalents or cups will automatically fill in.
USDA 6 Cent Workbook Scroll to the right on the page and verify that the amounts loaded correctly. Under the Milk Type heading select the types of milk offered. Scroll to the right on the page till you see the heading (day of the week) Vegetable Subgroup Data Entry
USDA 6 Cent Workbook If you offer a salad bar check the box at the top of the page to credit those items. Under each subgroup select the items offered as you would on the Salad bar page. Be sure to select the largest amount of each subgroup offered that day.
Nutrikids What you will need to get started. Menu Recipes
Where to start? Recipes Enter the recipe for each menu item. Misc. Tab Enter food based components offered by the recipe. Under subgroups Select the appropriate Subgroup. Fruit juice, Vegetable subgroup, Whole grain rich, Grain based Dessert. If the item is a milk offering then check the milk box and select the type of milk.
Menu Menu tab click Enter/Modify Menus. Enter the menu for the day as normal. Save the menu. Click on the Reim. Meal Group button at the top of the page.
Menu In the new window click Add New Meal at the top left of the page. Enter the name of the menu. Select the items to include on the menu. Save and press close. Close the next screen. Enter the remaining days of the week as above.
Menu On the screen with the calendar press the Wkly Requirements button and then select the first day of the week. This should show you the completed workbook for that menu. You can print the workbook. You may also want to print the report titled Menu Contribution Report.