cc-step2

The Other Categories

Examples: canned & boxed soup, sloppy joe, broth, prepackaged meals, microwavable meals/entrees. Prioritize low sodium options, when possible. Encourage guests to season their pre-packaged box meals on their own instead of using the packet that comes in the box. Promote adding vegetables and lean proteins to pre-packaged kits to make it a balanced meal. Examples:

The Other Categories Read More »

Dairy

Go for a variety of refrigerated, shelf stable, and milk alternatives, when possible. Fresh Milk Dry Milk Plant Milk Yogurt Cheese Prioritize items low in fat and added sugar, when possible. Refrigerated Shelf Stable Refrigerated Dairy & alternative examples: Milk: 1% or fat free milk, almond milk, and soy milk. Other dairy: yogurt (Greek, plain,

Dairy Read More »

Grains

Go for a variety of whole grains.  Oats Rice Pasta Whole wheat bread Prioritize items with limited added sugar and saturated fat, when possible.  Ingredient names Breakfast Lunch & Dinner Ingredient names You can find the ingredient names near the nutrition facts label.  Examples: whole (grain, wheat, rye, oats), rolled oats, quinoa, bulgur, buckwheat, millet,

Grains Read More »

Protein

Go for a variety of meat and non-meat (plant) proteins. Fresh & Frozen Canned Dried Prioritize items low in saturated fat and sodium, when possible. Fresh & Frozen Canned & Jar Dried Fresh & Frozen Examples: Lean beef, chicken, fish, pork loin, beans, or eggs. Prioritize leaner cuts of meat like pork loin and skinless

Protein Read More »

Vegetables

Go for a colorful rainbow of fresh, frozen, canned, and dried. Fresh Frozen Canned Dried Prioritize items that are reduced sodium or no salt added, when possible. Fresh Frozen Canned Dried Fresh Examples: cabbage, celery, cucumber, leafy greens, onion, potatoes, squash, and peppers. Try to obtain seasonal: Celery, cucumbers, onion, summer squash, and peppers are

Vegetables Read More »

Fruit

Go for a colorful rainbow of fresh, frozen, canned, and dried. Fresh Frozen Shelf Stable – Canned Dried Prioritize items with little to no sugar added, when possible. Fresh Frozen Canned Dried Fresh Examples: berries, cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew, plums, pears, apples, and citrus. Prioritize fruits that last longer like melons, citrus, and apples. Frozen Examples:

Fruit Read More »

Arrange Your Food

By the end of this step, you will understand the best practices for organizing the foods in your choice market. Stock Your Market Using MyPlate Food Groups Imagine the market as your favorite grocery store. It’s bright, colorful, and easy to navigate. Foods are grouped into like items and you can gather the products you

Arrange Your Food Read More »

The Other Categories

/*! elementor – v3.6.5 – 27-04-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Examples: canned & boxed soup, sloppy joe, broth, prepackaged meals, microwavable meals/entrees. Prioritize low sodium options, when possible. Encourage guests to season their pre-packaged box meals on their own instead of using the packet that comes in the box. Promote adding vegetables and

The Other Categories Read More »

Scroll to Top