HPNAP Minimum Guidelines for a Healthy Pantry Bag - 3 Meals/3 Days

Food Groups
A HPNAP meal consists of 1 serving from 3 out of the 5 food groups
Make substitutions among food groups as needed based on your inventory -
Use common sense!
One Selection Is Equal To:
Selections Per Family Size
1-2
Selections Per Family Size
3-4
Selections Per Family Size
5-6
Selections to add
for each additional family member
GRAINS 1 pound loaf Bread
1 pound Pasta/Rice
1 box Cereal
3 boxes Mac & Cheese
1 box Stuffing Mix ( 6 oz)
1 box Pancake Mix (16 oz)
(average about 6-10 servings per selection)
2-3 4-5 5-6 2
VEGETABLES 1 can Vegetable (15 oz)
1 bag Frozen Vegetable ( 16 oz)
2 bags or bunches Fresh Vegetables
(average about 3-4 servings per selection)

All HPNAP meals must include 1 serving of fruit or vegetable per person.
2-3 4-6 7-9 2
FRUITS 1 can Fruit (15oz)
1 bag Frozen Fruit (16 oz)
1 container Juice (46 oz)
4 pieces medium sized, 1 pint berries or 1 melon Fresh Fruit
(average about 3-4 servings per selection)

All HPNAP meals must include 1 serving of fruit or vegetable per person.
1-2 3-4 5-6 1
MEAT/FISH/POULTRY/EGGS/DRY BEANS/NUTS/
PROTEIN FOODS
1 can Salmon (12-15 oz)
2 cans Tuna (6 oz)
1 jar Peanut Butter (18 oz)
2 cans Beans/Legumes, Beef Stew, Chili, Ravioli, Hash (15 oz each)
2 cans Hearty Soups (15 oz each)
1 pound Meat (16 oz), 1 package of Hot Dogs
½ dozen Eggs (6)
(average about 4-6 servings per selection)
2-3 4-5 6-7 2
MILK/YOGURT/CHEESE/DAIRY FOODS 1 quart Milk, (32 oz) or 1 packet Dry Milk
4 oz Cheese
4 containers Yogurt (about ½ cup each)
(average about 4 servings per selection)
1-2 3-4 4-5 1
OTHER FOODS
Oils/Fats/Sweets/ Condensed Soups
As available

These foods do not count towards the required selections.