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Michigan Team Nutrition: Preschool Booklist Michigan Team Nutrition: Preschool Booklist (PDF | 1.21 MB)

Michigan State University Extension; Michigan Department of Education.

An annotated list of over 250 books about food, nutrition, healthy eating and physical activity for young children.


Michigan Team Nutrition Booklist Michigan Team Nutrition Booklist (PDF | 1.21 KB)

Michigan State University Extension; Michigan Department of Education.

An annotated list of over 400 books with positive food, nutrition and physical activity messages for children in grades K-2.


MyGarden School Meals Resource (PDF | 2.57 MB)

MDE. Michigan Team Nutrition.

This resource links the school garden to the school meals program through selection, storage, and culinary tips.


Showcase of Chefs Recipe Book School Day Just Got Healthier: Showcase of Chefs Recipe Book

Michigan Team Nutrition.

These recipes were compiled to accompany Michigan's Showcase of Chefs culinary trainings.


Meeting the Challenge Recipe Book cover Meeting the Challenge Recipe Book (PDF | 7.80 MB)

Michigan Team Nutrition.

These recipes were developed as a part of the Meeting the Challenge video series, which illustrate how Michigan Child Nutrition professionals are meeting the New School Meal Regulations and the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) criteria.


2011 Michigan Junior Chef Competition Cookbook cover 2011 Michigan Junior Chef Competition Cookbook (PDF | 2.6 MB)

Michigan Team Nutrition.

These recipes include local or USDA foods for school food service operations to offer as part of their meal programs.


Michigan Healthy Schools Success Stories

American Cancer Society; Michigan Action for Healthy Kids; Michigan Department of Community Health; Michigan Department of Education; Michigan State University Extension.

Review success stories submitted by Michigan schools and school districts on a variety of wellness issues.


Chef Dave Mac's HealthierUS School Challenge Recipes cover Chef Dave Mac's HealthierUS School Challenge Recipes (PDF | 4.2 MB)

Michigan Team Nutrition.

A collection of 19 soup, salad, stir fry, entree, sandwich, vegetable, and condiment recipes intended to be served as part of menus meeting the HealthierUS School Challenge criteria.


Meeting the Challenge Videos Meeting the Challenge Videos

Michigan Team Nutrition.

These videos illustrate how Michigan Child Nutrition professionals are meeting the school meal regulations. Each video includes a chef sharing tips and demonstrating recipes using whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.


MyGarden Lesson Plans

Michigan Team Nutrition.

The K-12 MyGarden lesson plans were written by teachers and reviewed by horticulturists and nutritionists. Each lesson contains gardening and nutrition information and activities within a specific content area - English Language Arts, Math, Science, or Social Studies.


News and Notes Newsletter

Michigan Department of Education.

Online newsletters for school food service professionals.