JSI Recipe Tool 101

If you need nutritional information for snack and food items made at your school, we have the tool for you! The JSI Recipe Analysis Tool allows users to create recipes from an ingredient database and analyzes the recipes to determine if they meet the Massachusetts School Nutrition Standards for Competitive Foods and Beverages in Public Schools. Once a recipe is saved, users are able to edit, share, export into a .doc file, and print recipes including the nutrition facts panel, ingredient list, and allergens. The JSI Recipe Analysis Tool is a user-friendly, reliable recipe analysis program, created by registered dietitians at The John Stalker Institute.

Most of the ingredients in the database are from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25 (released in October 2012). Other ingredients are from the Child Nutrition Database Release 16 (released in April 2012).

To learn more about the JSI Recipe Analysis Tool, visit the application webpage, see the screenshots below, and watch this video tutorial on how to add a recipe.

Add ingredients from the ingredient database:

JSI Recipe Analysis Tool

Be instantly notified if the recipe meets MA Nutrition Standards:JSI Recipe Analysis Tool 2

Print recipes including the nutrition facts panel, ingredient list, and allergens:JSI Recipe Analysis Tool Printout

The JSI Recipe Tool is supported on various browsers, including Mozilla’s Firefox, Google’s Chrome, Opera, and Internet Explorer (IE) 9, 8, and 7 (please note that IE 6 is not supported).

An account is required to use this application. Your account will be approved if you are with a Massachusetts school. Register here for an account with the JSI Recipe Tool.

For more information, visit the JSI Recipe Analysis Tool help page.

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The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition is a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University.

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