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WHAT IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO ONLY SERVE A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? The Oregon Department of Education will only reimburse.

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1 WHAT IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

2 WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO ONLY SERVE A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? The Oregon Department of Education will only reimburse the district for meals that meet certain criteria. These meals are called “reimbursable meals.”

3 WHAT FOOD GROUPS MUST BE OFFERED DAILY FOR A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1.Meat/Meat Alternate : 1-2 ounce (Grades K-8) 2 ounce (Grades 9-12) Meat alternate: non-meat items that contain protein example: yogurt, peanut butter, cheese 2.Grain: 1 serving = 1 slice of bread, ½ cup pasta or rice, 1 roll 3.Vegetables: ¾ cup (Grades K-8) 1 cup (Grades 9-12) 4.Fruit: ½ cup (Grades K-8) and 1 cup (Grades 9-12) 5.Milk: ½ pint (8 fluid ounces) The correct portion size must be offered!

4 Meat & Grain Note: Many of our entrees contain 2 food groups (meat & grain) Fruit Vegetable Milk THIS IS A PICTURE OF A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH WHICH CONTAINS THE 5 DIFFERENT FOOD GROUPS.

5 WHAT IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH USING OFFER VS. SERVE (3 OUT OF 5 RULE)? ♦ Students must select full portions of at least 3 of the 5 food group items offered. ♦ Students may decline food items. ♦ Adults must allow students to make their own choices without pressure to select certain foods. ♦ Students must take 1 serving of either a fruit or a vegetable in order for the meal to qualify as reimbursable.

6 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

7 NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Grain Meat Milk Although this lunch contains 3 food items, it is not a reimbursable lunch because it does not contain 1 serving of a fruit or vegetable.

8 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

9 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Milk Vegetable This lunch contains 3 food items (there are 2 different veggies), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. Remember to watch portion size to ensure there is enough to count as a reimbursable lunch!

10 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

11 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Milk Fruit Vegetable This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch.

12 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

13 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Meat/Meat Alternate Grain This lunch contains 3 food group items, including a serving of vegetables, therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. Vegetable

14 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

15 NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Grain Meat Alternate 1 ounce serving Milk This lunch only has one yogurt and does not contain a serving of fruit or vegetables and therefore is not a reimbursable lunch.

16 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

17 NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Milk Fruit This lunch only contains 2 food groups, therefore it is NOT a reimbursable lunch.

18 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

19 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH* Grain Fruit This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch*. Meat/ Meat alternate * This lunch is ONLY reimbursable on MONDAYS in elementary schools because it contains 1 grain.

20 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

21 NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH. Meat/Meat Alternate Grain Fruit Correct portion size must be offered! Rice needs to be least 1 cup or 2 #8 scoops of rice.

22 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

23 NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH The student would need to add on a fruit or vegetable Milk Grain Meat/Meat Alternate (2 ounces)

24 A STUDENT WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR FREE LUNCH BROUGHT HER LUNCH FROM HOME. CAN SHE HAVE A FREE MILK?

25 A student who is eligible for Free or Reduced price meals must take 3 out of the 5 food group components in order to get free milk. **Options: Child can pay for the milk Take a milk from the “No Thank You” table. Child can take a fruit, vegetable and a milk to complement their lunch from home. This option is a reimbursable meal! NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

26 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH?

27 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH This lunch contains 3 food items (there are 2 different veggies), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. Remember to watch portion size to ensure there is enough to count as a reimbursable lunch! Vegetable Meat/ Meat alternate Vegetable

28 The following slides refer to the High School Burrito Bar. This menu option is only available to students in grades 9-12.

29 HIGH SCHOOL BURRITO BAR IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 2 #16 scoops of black beans

30 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH Fruit Grain Vegetable (2 #16 scoops of beans) This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch.

31 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 2 #16 scoops of cheese 1 #16 scoop of beans

32 This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. Milk Meat/Meat Alternate (2 #16 scoops) Vegetable (1)#16 scoop of beans and ½ cup of lettuce Grain YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

33 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of cheese

34 Meat/Meat Alternate – only 1 ounce Vegetable (1) #16 scoop of beans and a handful of lettuce Grain This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), but there is only 1 ounce of meat/meat alternate NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

35 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

36 Milk Meat/Meat Alternate (2 ounces) Grain Vegetable Increase lettuce to a “hefty handful” for 1 cup serving, or add at least ½ cup of fruit NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

37 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

38 Fruit Meat/Meat Alternate (2 ounces) Grain This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

39 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

40 Although this meal has 3 food groups, the student would need to add a fruit or vegetable Milk Meat/Meat Alternate (2 ounces) Grain NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

41 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

42 The student would need to add on a fruit or vegetable Meat/Meat Alternate (2 ounces) Grain NO, THIS IS NOT A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

43 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 2 #16 scoops of cheese 1 #16 scoop of beans

44 YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH Fruit Vegetable Beans are #16 scoop and lettuce is a “hefty handful”, approximately ½ cup (credits as ¼ cup). Beans are considered a vegetable Meat Alternate (2 #16 scoops) Grain This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch.

45 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese 2 #16 scoops of beans

46 Grain Vegetable Make sure there are 2 -#16 scoops of beans Beans are considered a vegetable Meat/Meat Alternate (2 ounces) This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

47 IS THIS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH? 1 #16 scoop of cheese 2 #16 scoops of beans

48 Milk Grain Vegetable This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. YES, THIS IS A REIMBURSABLE LUNCH

49 REIMBURSABLE MEAL QUICK CHECK Is there a FRUIT or VEGETABLE on the tray? Yes Are there 3 of the 5 components on the tray in proper portion sizes? Yes Congratulations! This is a reimbursable lunch! No Add correct portion size of missing component (Milk, Meat/Meat Alternate, Grain, Fruit, Vegetable) No Add a FRUIT or VEGETABLE Are there 3 of the 5 components on the tray in proper portion sizes? Yes Congratulations! This is a reimbursable lunch! No Add correct portion size of missing component (Milk, Meat/Meat Alternate, Grain, Fruit, Vegetable) Correct Portion Sizes: 1 Milk 1 whole Fruit or ½ cup vegetable 2 ounces Grain (unless Monday in K-8, then 1 ounce) 1 ounce Meat/Meat Alternate (unless in 9-12, then 2 ounces)

50 If you have any questions, please contact your Program Manager. Thank you!


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