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Winter Vegetables and Fruits

'Tis the season to fill your plate with beautiful winter vegetables and fruits. There is a wide variety of winter produce to choose from, so there's no need to limit your dishes and skimp out on wonderful seasonal flavors. Teaching your children about winter vegetables and fruits can be a very [...]

Delicious USDA Thanksgiving Recipes

The holidays are officially here, which means loads of delicious, homemade food. Sticking to whole food recipes is a great way to ensure you're consuming healthy, nutritious meals. Try out these tasty Thanksgiving recipes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA) and consider adding them to your menu this holiday season. [...]

How to Handle a Picky Eater

If you are a child care provider, then you have no doubt had to deal with a picky eater or two...or three...or four. It no longer comes as a surprise to you when your child refuses to eat what's on their plate (unless it's full of chicken nuggets). Dealing with picky [...]

The CACFP Provides Value to Your Child Care Business

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) has many benefits, not just for your child care business, but for the children in your care and their guardians. Over 4.2 million children receive healthy meals and snacks as part of the CACFP. This vital food program will promote a healthy lifestyle [...]

Make the Most of Your KidKare 30-Day Free Trial

Perhaps you’ve visited our website before, read positive reviews, followed us on social media, but you haven’t used our software yet. Or perhaps you’ve been doing research on child care software tools, and you’re ready to take the leap to find that perfect tool for your child care business. Whatever your [...]

Meditation in Child Care Homes

Meditation has proven to offer many benefits to one’s health and well-being. Many childcare centers and homes are choosing to practice meditation and mindfulness because of the benefits it offers for young children. When children practice meditation, they are able to better control their emotional responses, become more confident, and learn [...]

Celebrating 25 Years in Business

2018 is a big year for Minute Menu Systems - it's our 25th anniversary! This year has been a reflection on how far our company has come, the family it has created, and the relationships we have built with our customers over the past 25 years. Our company was founded by [...]

Contest: Happy Childcare Provider Appreciation Day!

May 11, 2018 is provider appreciation day - the day that is devoted to showing gratitude and appreciation to the childcare community. One day is not enough to show the enormous amount of appreciation that everyone has for this group of caregivers. Childcare providers have given many years to this profession [...]

Minute Menu Touches the Lives of One Million Children

In January 2018 more than one million children were served healthy, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) compliant meals, and those meals were reimbursed through Minute Menu Systems software! We are proud to know that our work is helping childcare providers and children in a tremendous way. Achieving this long-term [...]

CACFP Week – What does the CACFP mean to Jason Sellers?

Jason Sellers is the Director of Product Development and has been with Minute Menu for 6 years, although it seems like much longer. You may have seem him around some childcare food program conferences behind our Minute Menu HX and KidKare booth- tall guy with goofy charm. He's unmistakable! When he's [...]