Apple Ladybug Treat

Making food fun with this creative afternoon snack. Making healthy food fun shapes can make kids excited about eating healthy!

Apple Ladybug Treat

Ingredients

  • Red apples
  • 1/4 Cup raisins
  • Peanut butter
  • 8 Thin pretzel sticks

Directions

  1. Slice apples in half from top to bottom and scoop out the cores using a knife or melon baller. If you have an apple corer, core them first, then slice. Place each apple half flat side down on a small plate.
  2. Dab peanut butter on to the back of the ‘lady bug’, then stick raisins onto the dabs for spots. Use this method to make eyes too. Stick one end of each pretzel stick into a raisin, then press the other end into the apples to make antennae.

lady bug

Recipe and Image sourced from: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Apple-Ladybug-Treats/Detail.aspx?evt19=1&referringHubId=12155

Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with the Kids Eat Smart Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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