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MRS Test Recipes
MRS was designed to serve foods popular with Mississippi students. It is also a way to introduce new foods into our menus. You and your staff can be part of the process by testing new recipes and returning your comments and suggestions. Please click here to visit the test page: https://mdek12.org/OCN/OP/MRS/MRS-Test-Recipes. The testing and evaluation of these recipes will help develop recipes that can be used in all our Mississippi Schools to provide the best meals for our Mississippi Child Nutrition Programs.
Ingredient and Recipe Updates
NEW: The September 2022 ingredient and recipe data file updates include ingredient and recipe changes due to new items on the order guide as well as corrections to errors that were found. Links to data files of ingredients and recipes are below and should be imported into your Nutrikids nutritional analysis program.
Importing the renumbered recipe data files will not delete district recipes or menus. There is also an option to import the entire revised database. Importing the new database will overwrite any local recipes or menus and the data will be deleted.
Remember ".1" after a recipe number indicates that USDA Foods ingredients are used, ".2" is for recipes that have USDA Beef Crumbles, and ".3" for recipes that have DOD and Farm to School produce.
Recipes were renumbered in 2021 and data files of the renumbered recipes were distributed at that time. Links to cross-reference files with the numbers corresponding to recipes names in MRS online and the NK database are below.
NEW: Complete File of all Recipes -100 to 8500 or higher This links to a spreadsheet with a cross reference of new numbers corresponding to recipes names in MRS online and the NK database. The list has been updated with added and changed recipes.
NEW: PDFs of cross-reference files by Recipe Category for the Renumbered MRS Recipes
Complete File of all Recipes – 100 to 8500 or higher
Milk – 100 to 199
Beef – 1000 to 1499
Fish – 1500 to 1999
Pizza – 2000 to 2499
Pork – 2500 to 2999
Poultry – 3000 to 3499
Salads – 3500 to 3999
Sandwiches – 4000 to 4499
Soup – 4500 to 4999
Vegetarian – 5000 to 5499
Vegetables- 5500 to 6499
Fruit – 6500 – 6999
Grains – 7000 to 7499
Desserts – 7500 to 7999
Condiments and “other” – 8000 to 8499
Breakfast – 8500 and higher
PDF lists of Nutrikids Changes
NEW: Ingredient Changes for September 2022 A list of the updated ingredients for all regions that are in the September 2022 update to the Nutrient Database.
Recipe Changes for September 2022 A list of updated recipes for all regions that are in the September 2022 update to the Nutrient Database.
Version 22.2 of NutriKids® must be used for this update.
Save the file to your computer
Access the folder where the file is located and unzip the file. It should be changed to a .dat file.
Use the transfer utility tool to import the file into the nutrient database program.
Do not open or unzip the file.
NEW: The data files of new or updated ingredients are the September 2022 update to the Nutrient Database. There is one file for each region. Importing these ingredient database files will not delete district recipes or menus.
Ingredient Data File Regions 1-2 September 2022
Ingredient Data File Regions 3-7 September 2022
NEW: The data files below are the September 2022 updates to the NK Recipe Database. Recipes may have corrections, revised nutritional data, or feature new products. There is one file for each region. Importing these recipe database files will not delete district recipes or menus.
Errors were found in two of the new recipes that are in the updated recipe data files on this webpage. Corrected recipes for Cheesy Hot Chicken Bites, MS3168, and Waffle, Dutch, MS8860, are posted below. Download the Corrected Recipe File and import as a data file into the District Nutrikids program to correct the errors in the recipes.
The following will replace all the data in your nutrient database program.
To use this file, do not Open or unzip the file, use the following steps:
- Save the file to your computer
- Access the folder where the files is located and unzip the file. It should be changed to a .dat file.
- Use the Restore tool to replace the current database in the nutrient database program. This will replace all of the data in your nutrient database program and erase any district data.
NEW: NKW Database September 2022 The September 2022 updated database