Don’t forget the simple, tried and true recipes like Ants on a Log that help curb cravings and provide that crunch so many of us need. This is the perfect starter recipe for children to learn how to make their own healthy snacks. Even the youngest children who have some hand dexterity can use a plastic knife and spread the nut butter on the pre-cut pieces of celery. Let then experiment with the toppings to explore different tastes and textures.
Plus, celery is a good source of Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium and Manganese.
- 2 tablespoons almond butter or other natural nut butter
- 2 stalks celery
- A small handful of dried blueberries, cherries or raisins
- Wash celery.
- Spread nut butter inside each stalk.
- Dot with blueberries or “ants.”
Couldn't be simpler!