About Snack Sense
A PDF version of Snack Sense is available here.
This menu planning tool aims to help managers and staff purchase and serve fun, healthy, and budget-friendly snacks for children in after school and out-of-school time programs.
Snack Sense guides managers and staff towards incorporating the Environmental Standards for Healthy Eating into their regular snack time routine at a low price.
Environmental Standards for Healthy Eating
- Do not serve sugar-sweetened beverages
- Serve water every day
- Serve a fruit and/or vegetable every day
- Do not serve foods with trans fat
- When serving grains (like bread, crackers and cereal), serve whole grains