Are you serving food to children during the day? You can communicate that information to parents and download a spreadsheet with your meal numbers to submit to the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

This article will detail the food logging process in both the app and on the website, how to edit those meals (to update how much the child ate for example) and how to pull the meals report.

Log Meals in the App:

  1. Click Activity and select Meal (circled in red below)
  2. You will be taken to your list of students. Use the top filter "Select Signed In" or manually choose the students receiving the meal
  3. Select Meal Type (see red arrow below)
  4. Write a description or add meals from the picklist (for details see Meals Picklist section below)
  5. Click "Add Activity" to send immediately to the parentsĀ 

Meals Picklist:

(currently available in the iOS app only)
You can choose from a defined list of food items when filling out the description field for each meal:

  • Click on the plate and utensil icon to access the meals list (red circle below)
  • Select the items you are serving (circled in blue below) and click the back arrow to complete the food activity (red arrow)
  • To add new food items click on "+" sign at the top right of the page.

Log Meals on the Website:

  1. Go to Parent Connect-->Daily Activities
  2. Click "+Create Activity" in the top left
  3. Choose the "Meal" Activity Type (circled in red below)
  4. Fill in the details as needed and click Continue to select the students who consumed the meal

Update Meals on the Website:

  1. Go to Parent Connect-->Daily Activities
  2. Click on the ellipsis for the activity you wish to edit.


Download the Meal Tracking report:

  1. On the website go to the Reports tabĀ 
  2. Select the "Meal Tracking" Report (at the bottom of the page)
  3. Select your dates and click Generate Report
  4. Click on "XLS" in the pop up window or scroll up to the top and use the XLS link to access the report

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