Meal Planning for the Family PPT by ert554898


									Meal Planning for the
           Review the Dietary
 Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains,
  and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk
 Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans,
  eggs, and nuts; and
 Is low in saturated fats, trans fats,
  cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars.
       Follow Food Guide Pyramid
   Bread, cereal, rice & pasta group * 6 - 11 servings
   Fruit group                         *2 - 4 servings
   Vegetable group                     *3 - 5 servings
   Meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs & nuts group
                                       *2 - 3 servings
   Milk, yogurt & cheese group        *2 - 3 servings
        (teenagers -      3 - 4 servings)
   Fats, oils & sweets                *use sparingly
       Understand aesthetic
    guidelines of meal planning
    color
    texture
    flavor
    temperature
    size and shape
    preparation method
    nutritional variety
Size and Shape
            In Addition:

 Preparation Method
 Nutritional Variety
 Heavy/Light
  The circumstances,
   values, and ways
 families manage their
resources from house to
house are very different
    in terms of meal

Give an example of a time that you ate at
   someone else’s house, describe how
        what you ate, as well as the
   circumstances by which it was eaten
      was different from your normal

Seven items that
you need to look
   at before
planning meals.
             Family Size:

   This affects the amount of money
    needed, the preparation time, and the
    style of table service preferred.

   Babies, children, teenagers and
    parents need different foods and
    don’t eat the same amount.
          Activity Level:

   Activity Level: With more exercise,
    the body requires more energy.
       Food Preferences:

   Food Preferences: All families don’t
    like the same kinds of foods because
    of culture and traditions.

   Time: Recipes vary greatly in
    preparation time required. When
    there is little time, fix foods requiring
    little time.
           Special Diets:

   Special Diets: Health considerations
    such as diabetes, high blood pressure,
    lactose intolerance, ulcer, stroke, and
    heart problems influence what people
    eat. What are some examples of
    foods some people must limit and
          Food Budget:

   Food Budget: If money is limited,
    foods from basic ingredients prepared
    from scratch may be a better choice
    than fast food or convenience foods.
    Some families don’t realize this and
    the fact that they could help
    themselves out of a trying financial
    situation with their food budget.
        Time Management
   Organize kitchen
   Assemble all ingredients before beginning
   Work on several items at the same time (dovetail)
   Clean up as you go
   Implementing time-saving shopping strategies
   Preparing larger quantities of food at one time and
    freezing some for later
   Evaluate the use of convenience foods to save time;
    may increase expense and lower quality
   At times the time saved may be of greater value
    than the additional expense
     Budgeting and Shopping Strategies to
                Meal Management

   prepare a shopping list - group similar foods
    together to be efficient
   check cupboards/pantry to avoid duplication
   familiarize yourself with the store layout
   comparison shopping - compare unit prices and
    cost per serving
   avoid damaged goods and frozen packages with
    ice crystals on outside
   check dates on the package
   plan meals around store specials
   check ads for loss leaders
      Budgeting and Shopping Strategies
            to Meal Management
   stick to the list to avoid impulse buying
   shop alone
   avoid shopping when hungry or tired
   limit shopping trips - the more trips to the store
    the more money spent
   purchase what you can use and store
   quantity buying can benefit if the item is used
   take advantage of sales of frequently used items;
    case lot sales
   buy foods in season for best prices
   using a calculator while shopping can help keep
    track of money spent while shopping
Video: Real Food
The Cost of Convenience
                 Eating Out
   more and more meals are eaten outside the
    home or prepared and brought into the
   greater variety of types of foods are
    available; keep in mind the food pyramid and
    dietary guideline
   fast food meals often are higher in fat and
    salt than home-prepared meals
   portion sizes may be larger which often
    encourages overeating
   on a limited budget reducing the amount of
    food eaten out can save money

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