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What is a Reimbursable Lunch?. What food groups must be offered daily for a reimbursable Lunch? 1.Meat/Meat Alternate : 1-2 ounce (Grades K-8) 2 ounce.

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1 What is a Reimbursable Lunch?

2 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!

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

4 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.

5 Is this a reimbursable lunch?

6 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.

7 Is this a reimbursable lunch?

8 Yes, this is a reimbursable lunch. Milk Fruit This lunch contains 3 food group servings (at least one being a fruit or vegetable), therefore it is a reimbursable lunch. Vegetable

9 Is this a reimbursable lunch?

10 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

11 Is this a reimbursable lunch?

12 No, this is not a reimbursable lunch. Grain Meat Alternate 1 ounce serving Milk This lunch does not contain a serving of fruit or vegetables and therefore is not a reimbursable lunch.

13 Is this a reimbursable lunch?

14 No, this is NOT a reimbursable lunch. Milk Fruit This lunch only contains 2 food groups, therefore it is NOT a reimbursable lunch.

15 Is this a reimbursable lunch?

16 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

17 A student who is eligible for free lunch brought her lunch from home. Can she have a Free milk?

18 A student who is eligible for Free or Reduced price meals or at a CEP school, 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.

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

20 HIGH SCHOOL BURRITO BAR Is this a Reimbursable Lunch 2 #16 scoops of black beans

21 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.

22 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 2 #16 scoops of cheese 1 #16 scoop of beans

23 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

24 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 1 #16 scoop of cheese

25 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 Refried and Black BEANS can be a Vegetable or a Meat Alternative- NOT BOTH!

26 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

27 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 reimbursable lunch

28 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

29 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

30 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese

31 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?

32 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 2 #16 scoops of cheese 1 #16 scoop of beans

33 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.

34 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 1 #16 scoop of taco meat 1 #16 scoop of cheese 2 #16 scoops of beans

35 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?

36 Is this a reimbursable lunch? 1 #16 scoop of cheese 2 #16 scoops of beans

37 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

38 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)

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


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