Gather up all the colorful fruit you can find to create an edible rainbow! For each color, choose a corresponding fruit:
Arrange the fruit in concentric arches to create a rainbow. Garnish with mini marshmallows at the ends to make clouds. Don’t panic if your child doesn’t love every kind of fruit in the rainbow, maybe the fun of it will inspire them to try something new!
St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to have fun with all things green! Green decorations, green clothes and of course, green food. This delicious smoothie can be a little scary looking for parents, but rest assured, it is delicious and sshhhh healthy too:
Blend until smooth and beautifully green!
Speaking of delicious green foods, how about a healthy pot of gold snack? Create a platter of only green veggies: broccoli, celery, green peppers, green tomatoes, cucumbers, endive, asparagus, snap peas, zucchini, and or avocado. Some veggies might be better steamed or blanched (i.e. asparagus). Don’t hesitate to mix up raw and cooked – you never know which texture will be appealing.
Next, create a cheese sauce using shredded cheese, butter and milk. Let your littles dunk and munch to their heart’s content.