Today is National Love Our Children Day, and although we love our children EVERY DAY, we can certainly show them even MORE love today! Getting children involved in the kitchen is influenceable on their food preferences and willingness to try new things! We took two kid approved recipes and made them SUPER FUN; Olive & Cream Cheese Penguins & Hotdog Octopus over Zucchini Spaghetti!
Penguin Olives and Cream Cheese
1 can Jumbo Olives, pitted
1 can small olives, pitted
1 package of cream cheese (softened)
1 bag of round carrot chips
Drain olives and let dry on paper towel.
Take jumbo olive and cut from top to bottom lengthwise on one side.
Pipe or spoon in softened cream cheese to form body.
Cut a small triangle out of carrot chip to make feet.
Place triangle in hole of small olive to make nose on the head.
Place body on top of feet, then head on top of body.
Secure with tooth pick.
Hotdog Octopus on Zucchini Spaghetti
1 package of zucchini spaghetti (or make your own)
2 Tbs. olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 bun length hot dogs Zucchini Spaghetti
2 Zucchini, peeled
Slice zucchini lengthwise with vegetable peeler stopping when you reach the seeds.
Discard seed center and cut zucchini strips into thin spaghetti strips.
Coat with olive oil and place on baking sheet.
Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper Octopus HotDogs
Slice hotdog lengthwise into 8 strips leaving about 2” in one end.
Use a toothpick to make eyes and mouth in uncut end.
Place in boiling water and watch octopus form.
Decorate eyes and mouth with ketchup and/or mustard.
Serve over zucchini “seaweed”
Crafted for children but great for sharing with everyone! Share this recipe to your Pinterest to inspire others spread the love and great kid approved food today! Make these recipes with your children and post a picture, tag us on Facebook or Instagram, @justpruvit #KidsKetoCooking