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Fun Healthy Snack for Kids: Bananaflies

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Getting creative with making fun healthy snacks for my kids has always been one of my favorite parts of being a mom. I love seeing my kids get excited about eating healthy, and sometimes I have to get extremely creative with my ultra-picky eater, Tyler.

When Tyler came home from school this week, I said, “Tyler look up in the sky…it’s a bird.. it’s a plane…no…it’s a Bananafly.” He immediately dropped to the ground in laughter when he saw me flying banana/butterfly over his head. We then sat down together and made more for his brother and sister while talking about his day.

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Bananaflies are super easy to make, and only require a few ingredients.

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What will you need?

  • Fresh bananas (not too ripe)
  • pretzels
  • chocolate (or carob) chips

How do you make them?

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carefully put a pretzel on each side of the banana

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break apart a pretzel and put two tentacles on top

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add the chips for eyes and enjoy!

 

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