Wild Kratts, zoo animals & healthy bday snacks

I had some fun coming up with the animal-inspired food for my nephews joint bday party. Safari Greg from Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary brought a gator, snakes, a porcupine and a turtle…and they all brought along their favorite healthy snack for the kids to much on during the show. Yum fun. Aren’t my boys the sweetest!?!

1) Silly Snake Skewers: A
  • 1 cantaloupe
  • 2 boxes organic strawberries
  • 1  bag red grapes
  • bamboo skewers
2) Baby Kangaroo Pops: Cubed sweet potatoes tossed in honey and cinnamon and baked on parchment paper…served with crunchy chia seeds
  • 3-4 sweet organic potatoes
  • chia seeds
  • toothpicks–you okay with toothpicks for kids?
3) Mr. Caiman’s Turkey Roll Up’s:
  • Hummus
  • 1 bunch of rainbow chard or collards will work too…I don’s use a lot
  • tooth picks
4) Tasty Turtle Trail mix:
  • 2 cups shredded or shaved coconut
  • 2 cups pumpkin seed &1 cup sunflower seeds-spread on parchment paper, dust with honey and cinnamon and bake at 350 for 5-7 minutes
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup white turkish figs if possible, otherwise…no worries! (small bag)
  • 1 cup apricots (small bag)

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