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Make Your Own Fruit & Veggie Bug Snacks!

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Hope you’re hungry because we’re about to prepare some healthy snacks perfect for springtime! These fruit and veggie bug snacks are so cute, the kids will finally be excited to eat their vegetables!

We know you’re not supposed to play with your food, but these healthy snacks make it hard not to. Check out the ingredients below to get started.

Make Your Own Fruit & Veggie Bug Snacks

Materials Needed:

  • Candy Eyes

Ingredients:

Fruit Bugs:

  • 3 Celery Stalks
  • 1 Cup Red/Green Grapes
  • 4 Strawberries
  • 1/2 Cup Blueberries
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter

Vegetable Bugs:

  • 3 Celery Stalks
  • 10 Cucumber Slices
  • 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Grape Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cream Cheese
  • 1 Bunch Chives
  • 10 Whole Cashews

Step 1: Begin by creating faces for your snacks. Let’s start with the veggie bugs! Attach a pair of candy eyes to a cashew or cherry tomato using a dab of cream cheese. You can create a face for your fruit bugs by cutting a grape in half. Use peanut butter to attach the candy eyes and set aside for later.

Step 2: Create your body by cutting up the celery stalks. Trim the bottom so that it sits flat on the plate.

Step 3: Fill the celery stalk with cream cheese for the veggie bugs. This will be how you “glue” the rest of the body in place. We used a combination of grape tomatoes and cucumber. Create wings by slicing cucumbers and cutting them in half. You can even create some antennae using small snippets of chive.

Step 4: You’ll be using peanut butter to “glue” the body in place for your fruit bugs. We used a combination of grapes and blueberries here. You can also create a few pairs of wings by using slices of strawberries and cutting them in half.

Step 5: Serve, play, eat, and enjoy!


We hope you enjoyed making these adorable fruit and veggie bug snacks! Take photos of the experience and post them on social media. You can tag us @greatwolflodge. Be sure to check back in with us again for more to do at home with the kids. Explore our blog for recipes, activities, travel tips, and more!

 

 

 

 

 

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