Fruits and vegetables — your kids screech when you insist they have to eat them. Instead of fighting with your little ones, maybe a creative presentation will point them in the right direction. Turn fruits into their favorite animals, like turtles, swans, and so much more.
If you have apples and grapes at home, give your kids cute and healthy apple turtles. All you need to do is cut the apples lengthwise and place them flat on the cutting board. Halve the grapes and attach them to the apples using toothpicks. Use the grape halves to make four feet and the head. Take two mini chocolate chips and put them on the grape “head” as eyes. Your kids will be so wrapped up in how cute the turtles are that they won’t even notice that they’re eating a healthy snack.
You can also make a turtle out of kiwis. Slice a kiwi into a circular mound for the body and cut more slices for the feet and head.
If your knife skills are up to par, you can even recreate a swan out of sliced apples.
The accompanying slideshow is provided by fellow The Daily Meal editorial staff member, Angela Carlos