The Nutritional Guidelines help schools provide nutritious breakfasts, morning meals, lunches and/or snacks to children and youth to support their learning and healthy development. Everything you need to know about what you can and cannot serve in your program can be found in this document. Review it carefully to ensure you are meeting the guidelines! On this page we also have included some examples, strategies and tips to help you.

Menu Planning

Learn how to put together a menu and get sample menu ideas.

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Read Food Labels

It's important to know how to read food labels- foods that you think are "healthy" may in fact be on the Ministry's "Do Not Serve" list!


Sample Recipes

A list of recipes you can use in your school snack or breakfast program.


Buying Food

Will you buy your food using a delivery service or will you go to grocery stores?