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National School Lunch Program - NSLP

After School Snacks

After School Care Snack Meal Pattern

Snacks served under this provision must meet the meal pattern requirements for snacks set forth in 7 CFR section 210.10. In order to be reimbursed, the snacks must contain at least two different components of the following four:

  • a serving of fluid milk
  • a serving of meat or meat alternate
  • a serving of vegetable(s) or fruits(s) or full strength vegetable or fruit juice
  • a serving of whole grain or enriched bread and/or cereal.

Download the After School Snack Meal Pattern Minimum Quantities.pdf

Download After School Snack Ideas.pdf

Daily production records documenting what food components have been served to meet snack meal pattern requirements are required. Download the Daily Snack Production Record.pdf.


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