Calling all parents and caregivers!

Looking for healthy snack ideas for your little ones? Well, you've come to the right place!

Recipes FOR Kids Made BY Kids!

Check out these new award-winning kid-friendly recipes on the Eat Right Ontario website that were designed by kids themselves! These are perfect for back to school snack and meal ideas. 

Here's a sneak peak of one of the delicious recipes you can find on the site:

Edible Butterfly Quesadilla

School day snacks: Grades 4 to 6

Making your snack into a fun shape or animal can be a new way to enjoy it. By cutting your quesadilla and using some other vegetables, you can create this tasty butterfly snack. Riley, from Belle River, thinks kids will like this recipe because it is creative and colourful and it looks like a butterfly!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 1 butterfly


2      small whole wheat flour tortillas                                         
2      slices cheddar cheese                                 
1      small tomato, thinly sliced                           
1      large leaf romaine lettuce                             
3      baby carrots                                                
1      small stalk celery, cut in two                         


1. Place one of the tortillas on a plate. Top with cheese, tomato and lettuce. Place remaining tortilla on top. 
2. Cut into 4 quarters and separate slightly. Place 3 carrots in the middle to form the body of the butterfly. Place the celery sticks on top for the antennae.



Make the quesadilla and wrap in plastic wrap one day in advance.

Nutrition information per butterfly quesadilla: Calories: 436, Protein: 20.5g, Fat: 21.9g, Carbohydrate: 39.4g, Fibre: 5.8g, Sodium: 863mg, Calcium 417mg, Iron 2.1mg 

Click HERE to check out the rest of the yummy recipes on Eat Right Ontario


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