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