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Kids in the Kitchen        

Looking for easy, kid-friendly recipes?  Here are some to involve the whole family!  Enjoy!


Veggie Bugs

See this recipe and more in the Weekly Workout Newsletter

Makes: 1 serving

celery for bodies
mini pretzels for wings
raisins or peas for eyes or down back
broccoli slaw for antennas
rice noodles for legs
leaves from tops of celery for butterfly wings
cream cheese in body to hold it all together


  1. Cut up celery in 3 inch pieces. Lay out other ingredients for children to choose from to create bugs.
  2. Use a zip lock bag with a pastry tip to put cheese into celery or you can just spread it in.
  3. Let your imagination run wild.

Nutrition Facts:

One butterfly with pretzel wings provides:
120 Calories, 60 Calories from Fat, 6 g Total Fat, 2.5 g Saturated Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 220 mg Sodium, 13 g Total Carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g Sugar, 4 g Protein, 2% Calcium, 2%Iron

One caterpillar provides:
60 Calories, 35 Calories from Fat, 4 g Total Fat, 2 g Saturated Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 60 mg Sodium, 4 g Total Carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g Sugar, 2 g protein, 0% Calcium and Iron



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