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 CACFP - At Risk

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All campuses participate in the At-Risk Afterschool Meals component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  By participating in CACFP, RGCCISD Child Nutrition Program helps contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children in our community. After school Supper Meals Request can be made for after school programs. Request must detail the enrichment activity taking place at the campus and be submitted a minimum of ONE WEEK prior to date of service in order to be honored.  Please contact campus manager for further information.

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CACFP - At Risk Enrichment Activities

RGCCISD Child Nutrition Program is excited to provide you with daily useful resources that will promote children's development of healthy eating habits, and overall health and well-being.  Click on the calendar links below to access daily activities, tips, recipes, and more!

 

May 2021

 

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Eating foods high in fiber are excellent for students' health.  Today we are discussing one way to cook whole grain rice.

Enrichment activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bell Peppers come in various colors, and they offer various nutrients such as Vitamins A & C.  Today we are discussing one way you can prepare a fun dish with Bell Peppers!

Nachos

 

 

 

 

 

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Let's learn about why melons are important in our diet, and how we can use them!

Enrichment Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Today's topic is "Pears".  These are highly nutritious fruits that make your tummy feel good & provide you with 

Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Let's end the week with some exercise to pair up with all the good nutrition learned this week.  

Educational Handout

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Today we are going over 10 ways we can use MyPlate's What's Cooking Tips.  

Enrichment Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sweet Potatoes offer so many great benefits including fiber, vitamins & minerals.  They can be eaten alone, or they can be made into a 

Recipe Tasty Tots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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And speaking of potatoes, how about a Beef & Potatoes for supper?  Let's learn how we can add potatoes into home dishes that you can cook at home with your parents.

Beef & Potato

 

 

 

 

 

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Today we are turning on our craft side, and creating a Veggie dice out of cardstock.  

Enrichment Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Making your own nutritious breakfast is easy.  Let's go step by step, and review this recipe. 

Fruit-a-licious Breakfast Cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do you ever think about growing your own vegetables?  Some are easy to grow by the window sill, and so versatile to use, not to mention nutritious!

What are Beets?


Educational Handout on Beets




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blueberries are not only a beautiful cyan color, but they are fun to eat and packed with antioxidants.  Let's explore more on blueberries by clicking on the links below.

 

More on Blueberries

 

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Overnight Oats with Blueberries Recipe/Receta




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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You may find broccoli in your supper meals, and did you know that it is very nutritious and quite delicious?

 

Educational Video on Broccoli

 

Spanish Video

 

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Carrots are a particular good source of Vitamin A, fiber & antioxidants.

Video English/Spanish

Healthy Carrot Cookies Recipe Eng/Spa




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kale is said to be the King of Greens.  It provides many health benefits including Vitamins A & K.

Kale Video English / Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Nutrition Facts Label helps you know what is in the foods you are eating so that you can determine if the food you choose is right for you. Click below and learn about the recent changes you will see in new Nutrition Facts Labels.

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Knowing how to understand the Nutrition Facts Label helps you make more informed choices that help guide you to a healthier lifestyle. Check out this information.

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Interactive Nutrition Facts Label




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Get to know the Nutrition Facts Label by finding the label-related words hidden in this Enrichment Activity.

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How much of each food group should we have?  Click below to learn how much food from each group is recommended.

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