a different nutritious quality and we should try to eat more!
a main dish – as a salad or vegetarian entrée
Set up a
stir-fry ‘veggie bar’ and let kids pick and add what they want.
raw veggies just before dinner as a snack to curb those pre-dinner hunger
OR one slice of whole wheat bread, toasted
spread, to act as the glue
sprouts, herbs, or shredded cabbage as hair
Slices of carrots,
tomatoes, olives, or pickle slices as eyes
Anything will do for a
nose: long and skinny like a baby carrot or a vegetable cut round.
Cut bell pepper, cucumber
round or other vegetable for lips.
cream cheese. Then, let your child build
their Funny Face Sandwich. Having different vegetables to choose from puts your
child in charge and creates ownership in what they made. Ownership turns into pride and
excitement. And, most of the time, even
if your child has never tried one of the vegetables used, they will try it in
this recipe. Have a fun, funny time
making this recipe!
Dash of cinnamon, to taste.
right for your family.
variety of fruit in a pattern onto kabob sticks. Chill and serve for parties, snack time, in a
lunchbox, or as a dessert! As you remove
the fruit from the stick, you can dip it into the yogurt fruit sauce. Makes a yummy snack and/or treat!
KONNECTION: When children get to cut
and slice their own fruits and vegetables, they are more likely to try it. Making funny faces with our veggies
encourages us to try new foods.