Let us bring out your child’s inner artist with healthy veggie and fruit bug snacks! These little cute bugs are a very easy and fun recipe for your kids. This recipe is completely gluten free, low-sodium and vegan!
- 1/2 cup of blueberries
- 1 apple, sliced
- 3 to 4 strawberries, sliced
- 1 cup of green or red grapes (or both)
- 1/2 cup of peanut butter (or other seed/nut butter)
- 2 to 3 celery stalks, cut into different lengths
- 1/4 cup of mini dairy-free chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup of Envirokidz Leapin’ cereal
- A bunch of chives, cut into 1″ lengths
- A cup of grape or cherry tomatoes
- 10 cucumber slices
- 1/2 cup of vegan cream cheese
- 5 to 7 black olives
- 10 whole cashews
- 1 to 2 mini cucumbers, halved lengthwise with seeds scooped out, cut into different lengths
- 2 to 3 celery stalks cut into different lengths
1. First start preparing the googly eyes for your veggies and fruit bugs.
Fruit Bugs -- Version 1 -- Pipe little dabs of cream cheddar onto a plate. Top with smaller than usual sans dairy chocolate chips.
Version 2 -- Use peanut butter or cream cheese to “stick” small chocolate chips to the Envirokidz grain.
In the wake of amassing the eyes you would then be able to pop them into the cooler to chill.
Vegetable Bugs -- Use a straw to remove dark olive students. On the other hand, you can hack dark olives into little pieces and utilize those for the students. Pipe little specks of cream cheddar onto a plate and top with dark olive understudies. Subsequent to collecting the eyes, place them in the cooler to chill for simpler get together later on.
Tip: If you don’t have any piping bags, sandwich bags with the tip of the corner cut will also work well for piping eyes.
2. Get ready products of the soil. Allude to readiness photographs for a visual guide demonstrating the numerous ways you can set up the fixings.
3. Scoop seeds from smaller than normal cucumbers. Help your bugs stand upstanding by cutting a level edge on the bottoms of smaller than usual cucumbers and celery sticks.
4. Vegetable bugs. Fill celery stalks or potentially smaller than usual cucumbers with cream cheddar, utilizing a funneling sack or spoon.
5. Organic product bugs: Fill celery stalks with nutty spread, utilizing a funneling sack or spoon. These will be the base of all the products of the soil bugs you make.
6. Release your children’s creative mind! Utilize our reference photographs for motivation to make snails, caterpillars, dragonflies, and butterflies. Or on the other hand get innovative and develop your own bugs!
Butterflies and Dragonflies -- Stick chilled googly eyes onto grape or tomato “heads”. Or on the other hand place Envirokidz grain eyes into nutty spread. Include chive or apple radio wires. Utilize cut strawberries or divided cucumber cuts for wings. Use Envirokidz oat, blueberries, grapes, or cherry tomatoes for the body.
Caterpillars -- Stick chilled googly eyes onto cherry tomato or grape “heads”. Include chive or apple reception apparatuses. Make the body with a line of cherry tomatoes, grapes, blueberries, or Envirokidz oat.
Snails -- Start with an organic product or vegetable round for the shell. Stick chilled googly eyes onto the tomato, cashew, or grape “heads”. Supplement chives or meager cut apples (with skins on) for radio wires.