Fruits can add variety to kid's meals. Finding fun food for
kids can be as simple as bringing them to the grocer with you. Selecting
fruits that are yummy and chock full of nutrients can be an exciting
Getting children to eat fruit can be simple when we make it fun and
entertaining. Since fruit should be a staple in every family's menu, let
the children decide which fruits they need to prepare an exciting and
interesting fruit pizza project.
You may be surprised by the fruits they select at the farmer's market.
Let the kids decide the fruits and vegetables they want for their at
Choose interesting or colorful fruits at the grocer or farmers' market,
then turn the kids loose creating imaginative faces on this delicious
Odds are, they'll snack as they create--and enjoy what they taste.
Choose fruits in a wide range of palettes and sizes. Let the kids
pizza with imaginative faces or make other shapes on this colorful and
Ready to bake piecrust
1/2 cup fat free or reduced fat cream cheese
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon 1% milk
Choose strawberries for the nose, kiwi fruit or seedless grapes for the
a banana for the mouth. The choices for making shapes are only
restricted by their
imaginations. The kids can select pineapples, mandarin oranges, or any
fruit they desire.
1. Let the piecrust come to room temperature per the package
then unfold it onto a large baking sheet or pizza pan.
2. Roll up edges of the crust, crimping them ever so slightly so that
rolled up. Prick the crust lightly with a fork in about 20 places
(allowing air to escape).
3. Bake the crust in a preheated 450 degree oven for about 9 minutes or
until it's lightly browned. Remove from the crust from the oven.
4. Whisk together cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract, lemon juice
just enough milk to make the mix able to spread onto the crust.
* Allow the crust to cool.
* Spread the cream-cheese mixture with a rubber spatula,
* Spread to the edge of the crust.
Now it's time for the kids to get involved.
* Allow the kids to arrange the fruit onto the cream cheese mixture.
Don't worry if it is not perfect. It is perfectly nutritious and fun.
Kids may like to add sprinkles. Let their imaginations run wild.
* Refrigerate the pizza for at least 1 hour.
* Cut with a sharp knife and serve.
The kids will be impatient and want to devour the pizza right away.
The pizza cream cheese is basically already set. So when you're done
cleaning up, allow the little ones to assist you here. They will be eager
to taste their creation.
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