Family Matters: Veggie treats for Thanksgiving

[ 1 ] November 17, 2013 |

As we begin to think about gorging and feasting on all things gluttonous this Thanksgiving season, a quick and healthy snack is always welcomed in our home. After scouring the virtual veggie world, (well, really just Pinterest), we found the following fun ways to prepare fruit and veggies for all ages.

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Turkey Lunch (Love this Pic)

Love this delightful way of giving your kids a turkey sandwich with a twist!  You could try switching in blueberries or grapes as eyeballs.

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‘Gobble me Up’ Turkey (Columbus Multiple Moms)

As well as being uber-healthy, this snack or appetizer is a great way of keeping the kids occupied until the big feast is ready.

1851c4f3540ec6ec18ca9016971e884fFruit Dip (Curriculum Castle)

Super tasty and alternative snack for Thanksgiving.  Yogurt or hummus are healthy alternatives to use for dip.

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Pluckable Veggie Turkeys (Tinkerbean)

Giggle while you gobble with this healthy and silly snack for all ages. Can be pre-made a day or two before.

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Gobbling Turkey Apples (Fun Family Crafts)

This classic craft can be prepared by children in advance and enjoyed as either a pre-dinner snack or as part of the main event.

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Thanksgiving Fruit Cobbler (Pin Cookie)

Cheese, fruit and crackers go Turkey crazy in this seriously cool centerpiece for a party or lunch gathering. Children can easily assemble this masterpiece.

Category: food + recipes, holidays, seasonal


Suzanne Cadge

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Suzanne is a British expat living in an old beach house in Barrington, RI. Along with her husband, two daughters, Chloe (5) and Tilly (3mths) and two very silly Springer Spaniels, they can be found most days roaming local beaches and woods searching for treasures. She owns Fitness in the Park, a post-natal fitness program for local parents and their children. She really believes that moving your body, in whatever shape or form, makes the world a better place. Suzanne is a vegetarian, kettle-bell lifting, work-from-home Mom who dreams of balancing it all, traveling afar and having a full time cleaner.

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  1. Suzanne,
    What great ideas! My kids are going to love these, especially the Gobbling Turkey. Thanks for sharing.

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