Who said playing with your food was a bad idea? This healthy, feline-faced pita will make your child smile. For a snack that'll help them grow strong bones, pack fruit kebabs with cheddar cubes.
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¼ cup store-bought hummus
Cherry tomato halves
Bell pepper pieces
At a glance:
1. Evenly spread each of 4 pocketless pitas with hummus.
2. Form a cat face, with cucumber slices for eyes and cherry tomato halves for eyeballs; a gherkin for the nose; thin celery sticks for the whiskers; and bell pepper pieces for the mouth and ears. Or create faces with other favorite veggies. (Try celery chunks for ears, squeeze-bottle mustard for eyebrows, zucchini for eyes, peas for eyeballs, and basil leaves for hair.)
3. Wrap in waxed paper and pack in a lunch box.
Serves: 4. 280 calories, 7g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 600mg sodium, 46g carbs, 11g protein