Friday, April 15, 2011

fUn fOoD fRiDaY!!!

It has been a while since I posted some fun food ideas for kids, so I thought I would pass along some links and recipes to some FUN FOOD!!  Enjoy!

Ants on a LOG


  • 5 stalks celery
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup raisins


  1. Cut the celery stalks in half. Spread with peanut butter. Sprinkle with raisins.

Fun Fruit!

Fruity Fun Skewers Recipe


  • 5 large strawberries, halved
  • 1/4 cantaloupe, cut into balls or cubes
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 apple, cut into chunks
  • 20 skewers


  1. Thread the strawberries, cantaloupe, banana and apple pieces alternately onto skewers, placing at least 2 pieces of fruit on each skewer. Arrange the fruit skewers decoratively on a serving platter.


Blueberry Oatmeal Squares

Note: You can use raisins instead of blueberries to make cinnamon-raisin oatmeal squares.


  • 1½ cups oats
  • ½ cup whole-wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 3 tablespoons apple sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar


Preheat oven to 350° F.

  1. Coat baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place all of the ingredients into a large bowl and mix until just combined.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  4. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and cut into squares.

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