After School – Nutrition (CA Dept of Education)

Healthy Snacks: Guides, Resources and Training Opportunities

Snack & Meal Standards for After School Programs

This fact sheet identifies the federal reimbursable snack requirements as well as the state nutrition standards for snacks and meals offered in after school programs.

Visit the California After School Resource Center External link opens in new window or tab. for online courses and resources on healthy snacks, nutrition education, physical activity, and related workshop opportunities.

CANFit’s Healthy Snack Guide for Your After School Program External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) provides menus using foods that can be easily obtained at convenience stores and that fall within the federal reimbursement rate budget. There are also two-week sample cycle menus, their Best Practice Guidelines and 26 healthy recipes.

via After School – Nutrition (CA Dept of Education).