Sample Menus

Heather Park Child Development Center provides nutritious meals and snacks to infants and children as a regular part of their care. We participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP (Federal Food Program) and follow their guidelines.  Below is a sample menu illustrating the types of meals and snacks approved by the CACFP.

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MyPlate

myplate_blueMyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image — a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.

ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. As Americans are experiencing epidemic rates of overweight and obesity, the online resources and tools can empower people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children. – See more at: http://www.choosemyplate.gov

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My Plate Tip SheetsEnglishEspanol
MyPlate, MyWins Tips: Making Family Meals English Espanol
10 Tips: What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing BowlEnglish
MyPlate, MyWins Tips: Healthy Eating Solutions for Everyday LifeEnglish
10 Tips: Food Safety Tips for PreschoolersEnglish
10 Tips: Build Healthy Mealtime Habits English
10 Tips: Enjoy Foods from Many Cultures English Espanol
10 Tips: Be an Active Family English Espanol
10 Tips: MyPlate Snack Tips for Parents English Espanol
10 Tips: Make Celebrations Fun, Healthy, and Active English Espanol
10 Tips: Cut Back on Your Kid’s Sweet Treats English Espanol
10 Tips: Be a Healthy Role Model for Children English Espanol
10 Tips: Kid-friendly Veggies and Fruits English Espanol

Heather Park Child Development Center
932 Heather Park Dr.
Garner, NC 27529
Fax:  (919) 861-0030
Phone:  (919) 779-2126

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