Recipe

Super Fruit Face

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Kids Recipe Challenge Winning Recipe: 2nd Place!  Category: After school snacks, grades 1-3

Kalynna from Stoney Creek shared us with us her favourite after school snack. She says that kids will love this recipe, “because they can use their favourite fruit and their imagination!”

Make this snack in the morning and refrigerate it so it is ready for an after school snack. Or make it and enjoy it right away. Either way it will be a big hit with kids.                                               

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Makes: 3 servings

Tips

  1. Slice fruit into shapes that resemble face features. Use your imagination and place the fruit where you would like to create a funny fruit face.
  2. Try using low fat granola for the hair for added crunch too.
  3. You can also use low fat plain yogurt if desired and flavour it with honey or cinnamon.

Ingredients

Low fat vanilla or fruit flavoured yogurt

1 1/2 cups (375 mL)

Banana slices  

1 banana (18 slices)

Strawberry slices  

 about 2 small strawberries (6 slices

Pear slices

about half a pear (6 slices)

Apple slices or cantaloupe

about half an apple (3 slices or 1 slice of cantaloupe)

Blueberries or raspberries

3

Directions

  1. Divide yogurt among 3 plates and spread to form a small circle.
  2. Place 6 banana slices across the top of each circle for the hair, 2 slices of strawberries each for the eyes and 2 slices of pears each for the ears.
  3. Place the apple slices on the yogurt for the mouth and the blueberries for the nose.
  4. Use a toothpick to dip the fruit in the yogurt and enjoy!

Nutrition Information per serving (125 mL / 1/2 cup): 

Calories: 186 kcal

Protein: 6 g

Fat: 3 g

Carbohydrate: 38 g

Fibre: 3 g

Sodium: 72 mg


Last Update – June 15, 2017

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