If the menu has an orange smoothie that contains both fruit juice and whole fruit, will it count as having a fresh, frozen, or dried fruit? And will it also count as serving juice at a meal?
This will be looked at on a case-by-case basis. If it is just a small amount of juice added, it will not count as a juice serving. But if there were, for example, 4 oz of juice in each individual smoothie, then it would count as a juice serving. The center would need to submit a recipe for these items. In regards to the fruit in the smoothie, such as a banana, it would count towards the fresh, frozen, or dried fruit guideline.