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Healthy Spring Food Art for Snack Time

Make snack time extra fun — and healthy — with our spring-inspired food art. Grape caterpillars, orange slice butterflies, celery snails, and more! This easy snack hack makes eating fruits and veggies fun. Your kids won’t even notice they’re munching on something healthy.

Fun Food Art

Celery Snail

Ingredients

  • Celery stalk
  • Cucumber
  • Chives
  • Cheerios
  • Cream Cheese

Directions

  1. Cut a 3-inch piece of celery.
  2. Slice a piece of cucumber, then cut it in half.
  3. Cut chives for antennas.
  4. Spread cream cheese inside the celery. Place cucumber to create snail shell. Place two cheerios to create eyes and two pieces of chives to create antennas.

Grape Flowers

Ingredients

  • Red grapes
  • Green grapes
  • Vanilla cookies
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Blackberry
  • Raspberry

Directions

  1. Cut 3 red and 3 green grapes in half.
  2. Spread a thin layer of vanilla frosting on 2 cookies.
  3. Place a blackberry in the center of one, followed by 6 red grape halves.
  4. Place a raspberry in the center of the other, followed by 6 green grapes.

Orange Slice Butterfly

Ingredients
  • Orange
  • Toothpicks
  • Green grapes
  • Blueberry
  • Vanilla frosting

Directions

  1. Slice a piece of orange, then cut into 4 pieces.
  2. Slide 3 grapes onto toothpick.
  3. Put a second toothpick through the center grape (forming a “t” shape with the toothpicks). Attach an orange slice to each side to create wings.
  4. Add a blueberry to the top to create the butterfly’s head. Draw eyes with vanilla frosting and a toothpick.

Grape Caterpillar

Ingredients

  • Green grapes
  • Strawberry
  • Bamboo skewer
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Toothpick

Directions

  1. Slide seven grapes horizontally through the bamboo skewer.
  2. Place a strawberry on top to create the head.
  3. Draw eyes and a smile using vanilla frosting and toothpick.
Image Source: Mercedes Santana
Image Source: Mercedes Santana
Article Posted 8 months Ago

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