Spring Recipes and Snacks
Yogurt Popsicles
1 carton vanilla yogurt
1 can (6 ounce) concentrated fruit juice,
(unsweetened (orange works well)
dash of vanilla and/or honey (*do not use honey if giving to children under 1 year)
Mix well and freeze in molds (3oz paper cups can be used).
For handles, insert wooden sticks of spoons when mixture is partially frozen.
For single servings mix some plain yogurt with pureed canned or ripe fruit, or a spoonful of jam or jelly, in a small paper cup.
*Rainbow Jell-O
*Rainbow Rice Cakes (use food colouring to dye)
*Meringue Drop Cookies (look just like clouds)
*Rainbow Banana – die chunks of banana in the colours of a rainbow with Jell-O
Edible Insect
Make an insect using celery sticks for the body, carrot legs, licorice antennas, and raisin eyes. To hold it all together use peanut butter.
Gelatin Rainbow Snack
Purchase clear plastic cups, Make all six colors of Jell-O: cherry, orange, lemon, lime, berry blue, and grape. After the Jell-O has set spoon one spoonful of each flavor into clear cup. Top with a cloud of whip cream you have an edible rainbow.
Yummy Tulip Flowers

Cut a fruit rollup in half. Scallop one side (long edge) of the rollup. Wrap it around a large marshmallow stuck on a bamboo skewer (you can “paint” it green with food coloring and water). Stick several in a brownie or cake for a garden. For added activity, you can cut off the top of the marshmallow (before wrapping it with the fruit rollup) and dip it in red or other colored sugar.
making robins a snack
make instant chocolate pudding add gummy worms, crushed Oreos put in clear plastic cups enjoy
Kite Snack
Cut bread into the shape of a kite. Have your children butter the bread. Toast it and add a licorice string for a cute delicious kite snack.