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Jul 31st 2:11pm • No Comments

Try making these Banana Caterpillars for a fun and nutritious treat on your #foodforkidsfriday!

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• 1 banana
• Peanut butter
• Flaked coconut
• 2 raisins
• 6 pretzel sticks

1. Peel and slice banana into 10 segments.
2. Assemble "caterpillar" by spreading segments with peanut butter and pressing pieces together.
3. Sprinkle coconut over each "caterpillar" and press lightly with fingertips to coat.
4. Use additional peanut butter to press raisins on one end to form eyes.
5. Break pretzel sticks into small pieces for legs and antenna.

(Source: Pinterest)

Jul 31st 10:08am • 2 Comments