What is a Complete Meal?

What is a complete meal?

Take at least 3 food groups to create a meal. 
1. Select a 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetable (or both)
2. Pick at least two other food groups, such as Whole Grains, Lean Proteins, or a serving of Milk. 
3. Take a minimum of 3 food groups and a maximum of 5. 

Build A Breakfast Example
Build a Lunch Example

*A La Carte Items are NOT free as they are not reimbursable items per the USDA. Students will be charged for A La Carte purchases such as individual cartons of milk, extra entrees, etc. or if they do not take a complete meal per the USDA Meal Guidelines shown above.