Health & Wellness
CPS Healthy Snack And Beverage Policy
We Achieved The SILVER AWARD in the Healthier US School Challenge
The CPS Healthy Snack and Beverage Policy supports a healthy school food environment through establishment of nutritional standards for foods sold or served on school grounds, outside the National School Breakfast and Lunch program.
Healthy Snack List
A healthy school snack consists of a balance of protein and fiber. Healthy snacking can help students keep their energy up throughout the school day and provide fuel for learning. Listed below are a few of the approved snacks:
- Fruit/Fresh - Apples, Applesauce, Oranges, Nectarines, Peaches, Grapes, Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, & Blackberries
- Suggested pairings: Fruit yogurt dip, low-fat caramel dip.
- Dried Fruit - Raisins, Cranberries..
- Vegetables - Carrot sticks, Celery, Cucumber, Grape tomatoes, Cherry tomatoes, Peppers, Broccoli florets, & Cauliflower florets
- Suggested pairing: Hummus, low -fat salad dressing, Greek yogurt vegetable dip
- Chips - Pita Chips, Whole Wheat Chips, Skinny Pop Popcorn( Snack Size), Doritos( Reduced Fat)Cool Ranch, Baked Cheetos, Baked Naturals Cracker Chips, Simply Multigrain, Baked Regular Ruffles Brand Potato Crisps, Baked Regular Ruffles Brand Potato Chips, Baked Tostitos Original Bite popchips, Sweet Potato, Sea Salt & Vinegar, BBQ, Sour Cream & Onion, Original, Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps (all varieties) Quaker Rice Cakes.
- Crackers - Graham Snacks, Chocolate Chip Graham Snacks, Goldfish Crackers Whole Grain & Cheddar Cheese, Honey Maid Graham Crackers, Honey Maid Cinnamon Graham Crackers & Zoo Animal Crackers
- Dairy - Geek Yogurt ( all varieties)
- Whole Grains Snack Bars - Apple, Blueberry, Strawberry, Cherry Vanilla, Ripe Strawberry , Honey Almond Flax, Peanut Peanut Butter, General Mills Fiber One Chewy Bar & Kellogg's Special K Cereal Bar.
- Cookies - Fig Newtons, Teddy Grahams( Honey , Cinnamon, Chocolate & Chocolate Chip), Pepperidge Farm Soft Baked Cookies, Animal Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies , & Nilla Wafers (Reduced Fat)
- 100% Juice ( No Pop or Flammin' Hots)