Nebraska

Nebraska WIC Program

Good Life. Great Mission.

APPROVED FOOD LIST

Effective January 2020

No organics unless noted

Lista de alimentos en español

Breakfast Cereals

COLD CEREAL *WHOLE GRAIN

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS

GENERAL MILLS: Cheerios*, Multigrain Cheerios*, Kix*, Berry Berry Kix*, Honey Kix*, Wheat Chex*, Whole Grain Total*, Wheaties*, Fiber One Honey Clusters*, Blueberry Chex, Cinnamon Chex, Corn Chex, Rice Chex, Vanilla Chex

KELLOGG’S: Frosted Mini Wheats*, Frosted Mini Wheats Little Bites*, Frosted Mini Wheats Touch of Fruit Raspberry*, All Bran Complete Wheat Bran Flakes*, Special K Protein Honey Almond Ancient Grains*, Special K Protein Multigrain Cinnamon*, Special K Original, Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, Crispix

MALT O MEAL: Frosted Mini Spooners*, Strawberry Mini Spooners*, Crispy Rice

POST: Grape Nuts*, Grape Nuts Flakes*, Great Grains Banana Nut Crunch*, Honey Bunches of Oats: Whole Grain Honey Crunch*, Whole Grain Almond Crunch*, Vanilla Bunches*, Honey Roasted, Pecan & Maple, Cinnamon Bunches, with Almonds

QUAKER: Life Original*, Oatmeal Squares Brown Sugar*, Oatmeal Squares Cinnamon*

SUNBELT BAKERY: Simple Granola*

ALWAYS SAVE: Frosted Shredded Wheat*, Toasted Oats*, Corn Flakes

BEST CHOICE: Wheat Crisps*, Bite Size Frosted Shredded Wheat Plain*, Maple Brown Sugar*or Strawberry*, Bran Flakes*, Happy O’s*, Multigrain Happy O’s*, Corn Crisps, Corn Flakes, Crisp Rice, Honey Oat Clusters Almonds

FAREWAY: Wheat Squares*, Frosted Shredded Wheat*, Bran Flakes*, Tasteeos*, Multigrain Tasteeos*, Oat Squares*, Corn Squares, Corn Flakes, Crispy Hexagons, Rice Squares, Crispy Rice

IGA: Bran Flakes*, Tasteeos*, Corn Flakes, Rice Squares, Crispy Rice

MARKET PANTRY: Corn Flakes, Toasted Rice

GREAT VALUE: Wheat Squares*, Frosted Shredded Wheat*, Bran Flakes*, O’s*, Multigrain O’s*, Corn Squares, Corn Flakes, Rice Squares, Crispy Rice, Crunchy Honey Oats

HY-VEE: Wheat Squares*, Frosted Shredded Wheat Plain*, Blueberry* or Strawberry*, Bran Flakes*, Tasteeos*, Multigrain Tasteeos*, Simple Living Oat Squares*, Nutty Nuggets*, Corn Squares, Corn Flakes, Crispy Hexagons, Rice Squares, Crispy Rice, Oats & More Almonds, Oats & More Honey, Essentially You 

KROGER:  Frosted Shredded Wheat Plain*, Blueberry* or Strawberry*, Bran Flakes*, Toasted Oats*, Multigrain Toasted Oats*, Oat Squares*, Living Well*, Nutty Nuggets*, Corn Flakes, Rice Bitz, Crispy Rice, Honey Crisp Medley Almonds

OUR FAMILY: Wheat Biscuits*, Frosted Shredded Wheat Plain* or Strawberry*, Bran Flakes*, Tasteeos*, Multigrain Toasted Oats*, 4 Corner Crunch*, Nutty Nuggets*, Corn Squares, Corn Flakes, Crunchy Corn & Rice, Rice Squares, Crispy Rice, Honey Oats & Flakes Almonds

SIGNATURE SELECT: Bran Flakes*, Toasted Oats*, Nutty Nuggets*, Corn Pockets, Corn Flakes, Rice Pockets, Crispy Rice, Oats & More Almonds, Oats & More Honey

FOOD CLUB: Toasted Oats*, Wheat Squares*, Frosted Shredded Wheat*, Bran Flakes*, Corn Squares, Corn Flakes, Rice Squares, Crisp Rice, Honey & Oats with Clusters, Honey & Oats with Almonds

HOT CEREAL

INSTANT OATMEAL ORIGINAL PLAIN* 11-12 oz box of individual packets only

QUAKER
BEST CHOICE
SIGNATURE SELECT
HY-VEE
OUR FAMILY
KROGER
FOOD CLUB

COCO WHEATS: Original                QUAKER: Instant Grits
MALT O MEAL: Original or Chocolate
CREAM OF WHEAT: Instant, 1 minute, 2 ½ minute or Whole Grain Instant*
CREAM OF RICE: Original or Instant

Whole Grains

100% WHOLE WHEAT BREAD
16oz PKG

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS

Our Family
Sara Lee
Nature’s Own
Wonder
Village Hearth

Best Choice
Fareway
Family Choice
Hy-Vee
Shurfresh
Pepperidge Farm: 100% Stone Ground, Very Thin
or Light Style
Pepperidge Farm Swirl 100%
WW Cinnamon Raisin
Orowheat: 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, 100% Whole Wheat Hot Dog Buns

Do Not Buy: any other size, brand or type of bread

BROWN RICE 16oz

CHOOSE ANY BRAND

Regular Cooking – 16 oz pkg
Instant or Quick Cooking – 14 to 16 oz pkg

Do Not Buy: white, or wild rice, added seasonings

SOFT CORN TORTILLAS 16oz

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS White or Yellow Corn

Chi-Chi’s
Mission
Hy-Vee
Frescados
Best Choice
Kroger
Guerrero
Fareway
Our Family
Mama Lupes

 

Do not buy: Tostadas or Taco Shells

 

WHOLE WHEAT TORTILLAS 16oz

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS – Can be any brand style such as Fajitas, Soft Taco, etc.

Chi-Chi’s
Best Choice
Market Pantry
Frescado’s
Fareway
Our Family
Mama Lupe’s
Great Value
Food Club
Mission
Hy-Vee
Signature Select
Ortega
Kroger

Do Not Buy: White Flour Tortillas

 

WHOLE WHEAT PASTA 16 OZ

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS – All shapes allowed – 100% Whole Wheat

Barilla

Fareway
Our Family
Hodgson Mill
Great Value
Food Club
Racconto
Kroger
Ronzoni
Signature Select

Do Not Buy: Gluten Free or made from rice, corn or vegetables, added sugars, fats, oils or salt

 

Dairy

Milk- Gallons or Half Gallons

TYPE OF MILK LISTED ON YOUR FOOD BENEFITS – CHOOSE ANY BRAND

1% Lowfat or Nonfat Skim Milk – for children age 2-5 & women

Whole Milk
2% Reduced Fat Milk

Do Not Buy:

Organic; Chocolate or Other Flavors; Almond, Cashew, Coconut, Oat or Rice Milk

SPECIALIZED MILK

TYPE OF MILK LISTED ON YOUR FOOD BENEFITS – CHOOSE ANY BRAND

Lactose Free Milk – Half Gallon (64 ounces)
Evaporated Milk – 12 oz can
Dry Milk – 25.6 oz box or bag (Makes 8 quarts)

SOY BEVERAGE – HALF GALLONS

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS:

8th Continent Soy Milk: Original or Vanilla
Silk Soy Milk: Original Only – Refrigerated or 64 oz Shelf Stable

EGGS – ONE DOZEN

Medium or Large White Eggs –             CHOOSE ANY BRAND

Do Not Buy: Organic; Brown Eggs; Cage Free or Free Range; Specialty Eggs such as DHA or Omega 3

CHEESE – 16 OZ PACKAGE

CHOOSE STORE BRAND ONLY

Cheddar
Colby Jack
Colby
Provolone
Monterey Jack
Mozzarella
Swiss
Marble
American Pasteurized Process

Block or Sliced: May be regular or reduced fat 

May choose any combination of the choices listed above (i.e. Cheddar Jack)

Do Not Buy: individually wrapped slices, shredded, cubes, sticks or string cheese.  Cheese food products (like Velveeta), cheese spreads, imitation cheese, added ingredients or flavor added (like Pepper Jack), organic, imported, service deli cheese, or fresh mozzarella

 YOGURT – 32 OZ CONTAINER

(For Children 1 year of age – WHOLE MILK YOGURT)

Chobani Greek: Plain 5%
Oikos Greek: Plain
Kroger: Plain, Vanilla, Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla
Dannon: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry
Fareway: Honey Salted Caramel
Open Nature: Greek Plain
Mountain High: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry
Simply Balanced Greek: Plain, Vanilla Honey

Do Not Buy: any other brand or size of yogurt, drinkable yogurt or yogurt with mix-in ingredients such as granola, candy or nuts

 YOGURT – 32 OZ CONTAINER

(For Children ages 2-5 & Women – LOWFAT OR NONFAT YOGURT)

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS:

Chobani Greek: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Peach
Yoplait: Vanilla, Strawberry, Harvest Peach, Blueberry, Strawberry-Banana
Oikos Greek: Plain, Vanilla
Oikos Triple Zero: Vanilla, Strawberry
Dannon:  Plain, Vanilla
Light & Fit: Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla
Mountain High: Plain, Vanilla
Fareway: Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla
Best Choice: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla
Great Value: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Peach, Strawberry-Banana
Kroger: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla
Our Family: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Peach, Blueberry
Lucerne: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Peach, Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla, Greek Honey
Open Nature Greek: Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry
Simply Balanced: Greek Plain, Greek Vanilla
Market Pantry: Plain, Vanilla
Food Club: Plain, Vanilla

Peanut Butter & Beans

PEANUT BUTTER   16-18 oz jar

CHOOSE STORE BRAND ONLY

Okay to buy: creamy, chunky, crunchy or smooth. Salted or unsalted; low-sugar or reduced sugar

Do Not Buy: peanut butter spread, natural or all-natural, reduced fat, organic. Added ingredients such as honey, jelly, or chocolate.

CANNED BEANS  15-16oz can

CHOOSE ANY BRAND *can buy 4 cans

Any single variety, regular or low salt

Black beans
Black eye peas
Butter beans
Chickpeas
Garbanzos
Kidney bean
Red Beans
Navy Beans
Pinto Beans
Mayacoba
Cannellini
Pink beans
Great Northern Beans

Do Not Buy: refried beans, baked beans or chili beans, green beans, beans with added seasonings, sugars, fats, oils or meats

DRIED BEANS 16oz bag

CHOOSE ANY BRAND

Any single variety of dry peas, beans or lentils

Do Not Buy: mixed beans, soup mixes, beans with added seasonings or flavors.

Juice

100% JUICE – 11.5-12oz FROZEN

(FOR WOMEN)

CHOOSE ANY BRAND

100% Orange Juice
100% Grapefruit Juice

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS & FLAVORS:

Always Save: Apple
Best Choice: Apple
Great Value: Apple, Grape
Kroger: Apple, Grape, Pineapple-Orange
Hy-Vee: Apple
Market Pantry: Apple, Grape
Food Club: Apple
Our Family: Apple
Signature Select: Apple
Old Orchard: Any Flavor with Green Lid
Welch’s: Grape, White Grape, White Grape Peach, White Grape Raspberry
Do Not Buy: Juice Drinks, Cocktails or Light Juices

100% JUICE – 64oz PLASTIC BOTTLE

(FOR CHILDREN)

Juicy Juice: All flavors
Old Orchard: All flavors of 100% Juice
Motts: Apple, Apple Cherry, Apple White Grape, Apple Mango
Motts Sensibles: Apple Cranberry, Apple Raspberry, Apple Pineapple
Campbell’s: Tomato, any variety
V8: 100% Vegetable, any variety
Tree Top: Apple
Libby’s: Pineapple
Welch’s: Grape, White Grape, Red Grape, White Grape Peach, Super Berry
Always Save: Apple, Grape
Best Choice: Apple, Apple Cider, Berry,  Cherry, Cranberry, Grape, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Punch,  Cran Grape, White Grape, Tomato, Vegetable
Fareway: Apple, Grape, Vegetable
Great Value: Apple, Grape, White Grape, White Grape Peach, Cranberry Blend, Tomato, Vegetable
Hy-Vee: Apple, Grape, White Grape, Cranberry, Cranberry Apple, Cranberry Raspberry, Pineapple, Grapefruit, Vegetable, Tomato

Hy-Vee Just Juice: All Flavors
IGA: Apple, Grape, White Grape
Kroger: Apple, Grape, White Grape, White Grape Peach, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Tomato, Vegetable, Spicy Vegetable
Market Pantry: Apple, White Grape
Our Family: Apple, Grape, White Grape, Grapefruit, Cranberry, Cranberry Raspberry, Cranberry Grape, Pineapple, Orange, Tomato, Vegetable 100% Blend: Berry, Grape, Cherry Punch, Fruit Punch

Food Club: Apple, Grape, White Grape, Tomato
Signature Select: Apple, Apple Cider, Grape, White Grape, Cranberry, Cranberry Raspberry, Cranberry Grape, Grapefruit, White Grapefruit, Orange, Pineapple, Tomato, Vegetable

Do Not Buy: Juice with added sugar, juice drinks or juice cocktails. Juice from refrigerated section.

Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

DOLLAR VALUE LISTED ON YOUR FOOD BENEFITS

OKAY TO BUY:

  • ORGANIC
  • Any variety of fresh fruit or vegetables; whole, pre-cut or packaged
  • Salad or mixed greens in a bag or plastic container without dressing
  • If your fruit and vegetables cost more than the amount of your food benefits, you may pay the extra amount using cash, SNAP, credit or debit, or the items may be put back.

Do Not Buy:

  • Bags of salads with added dressing/topping; salad bar items; party trays, fruit baskets
  • Added dips, sauces, herbs or spices
  • Fresh salsa or guacamole
  • Nuts; dried fruit; dried vegetables; decorative fruit or vegetables
  • Spices or Herbs such as:

Garlic
Chives
Cilantro
Basil
Dill
Ginger
Mint
Oregano
Parsley
Sage
Rosemary
Thyme
Tarragon
Horseradish
Sorrel
Savory

Baby Food

BABY FOOD FRUITS & VEGETABLES 4oz JARS OR TWO-PACKS OF 4oz CONTAINERS

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS:

Beech-Nut Naturals
Gerber
Beech-Nut Classics
Tippy Toes

Any plain fruits or vegetables, single flavor or mixed varieties

Do Not Buy: desserts or dinners; pouches or squeezes; added cereal, rice, noodles or meat; added sugars or DHA

INFANT CEREAL – 8 OZ

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS:

Gerber or Beech-Nut: Rice, Oatmeal, Multigrain, Whole Wheat, Barley

Do Not Buy: added fruit, yogurt, milk, formula; DHA/ARA, jars, pouches

 INFANT FORMULA

Only the brand, size, type and number of cans as listed on your food benefits.

No substitutions at store. Call the WIC office if baby needs a different formula

INFANT MEATS

(For fully breastfed babies)

CHOOSE FROM THESE BRANDS:

Beech-Nut, Gerber, Tippy Toes: 2.5 oz jars – single meat with broth or gravy

Do Not Buy: meat sticks, dinners or graduates; added DHA; added sugar, salt, rice, fruit or vegetables

Canned Tuna & Salmon

(For fully breastfeeding women)

CHOOSE ANY BRAND

Chunk Light Tuna or Pink Salmon 5 oz can or larger

Do Not Buy: Albacore, Chunk White, Solid White Tuna; pouches; added flavor or seasoning

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