Presentation on theme: "Offer vs. Serve. Objectives Identify the requirements of Offer vs. Serve Practice identifying meals that meet the requirements of a reimbursable meal."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives Identify the requirements of Offer vs. Serve Practice identifying meals that meet the requirements of a reimbursable meal
Offer vs. Serve Definitions Food component— One of five food groups that are part of the USDA reimbursable meal pattern Food item— A specific food offered within the five food components
Offer vs. Serve: Breakfast 3 components must be offered 4 items must be offered Student must select at least 3 food items
Offer vs. Serve: Breakfast Meat/ Meat Alternates (M/MA) can substitute as a Grain OR count as an Extra Vegetables can substitute as a Fruit OR count as an extra (Extra = Not counted as a component or item )
One Hot item Counts as 2 components Can be combined with 1 other component to make a meal
BREAKFAST TO GO CHOOSE 1 OR BOTH: MILK Fresh Fruit Fruit Juice CHOOSE 1 Choose 1 hot item or 2 different grain items Hot ItemCereal Whole Grain Muffin YogurtGoldfish Grahams
Keep in mind Only 2 grains are allowed + + Too Many Grains!
YES Grain (muffin)+ Milk + Meat/Meat Alternative (yogurt)
Offer vs. Serve: Breakfast new for 2014-2015 July 1, 2014 Required planned portion for fruit = 1 cup 1 cup fruit =1 item (even if made up from multiple types of fruit) Student must take at least ½ cup fruit or 100% juice
Offer vs. Serve: Breakfast: Final Rule Doubles the amount of fruit and vegetables required to a total of 1 cup of fruits or vegetables per day. Can offer meat/meat alternates in place of grains once the 1 serving daily minimum grain quantity is met
Offer vs. Serve: Calories Final Rule Limits the total calories that can be offered in a meal: must be within minimum and maximum range Grade Level K-5 – Breakfast : 350-500 Grade level 6-8 – Breakfast: 400-500 Grade Level 9-12 – Breakfast: 450-600
47 How do we “encourage” kids to take the required fruits ?