Veggie Bugs        

Veggie Bugs  General>pdf

Making Veggies Fun!

Makes: 1 serving

Ingredients:
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

Directions:

  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.
Did You Know?        

What is your favorite vegetable? There are so many to pick from. Eating vegetables can be fun and healthy for you. Children 4 to 8 years old should have 1½ cups, and those 9 to 13 years old should have 2 cups of vegetables a day. Eat vegetables that are different colors. You will get a variety of vitamins and minerals that can help keep the body healthy.

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Nutrition Facts        

 

Serving Size 1 butterfly
Servings per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 120  Calories from Fat 60 
  % Daily Value
Total Fat  6g 10%
  Saturated Fat  2.5g 10%
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol  10mg 3%
Sodium  220mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 3%
    Dietary Fiber  1g 1%
    Sugars  1g
 
Protein  4g  

Vitamin A 6%                            

Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Serving Size 1 caterpiller
Servings per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 60  Calories from Fat 35 
  % Daily Value
Total Fat  4g 6%
  Saturated Fat  2g 10%
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol  10mg 3%
Sodium  60mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
    Dietary Fiber  1g 4%
    Sugars  1g
 
Protein  2g  

Vitamin A 6%                            

Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%

 

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