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Children Create Fun, Healthy Snacks in ‘Food Art’ Project

"Come into my parlor," says this spider, fashioned from honey whole-grain crackers, pretzel rods, fresh blueberries and reduced-fat cream cheese with crushed pineapple.
“Come into my parlor,” says this spider, fashioned from honey whole-grain crackers, pretzel rods, fresh blueberries and reduced-fat cream cheese with crushed pineapple.
Finding the fun side of good nutrition
Finding the fun side of good nutrition
Apple wedges and grapes comprise an atypically edible race car.
Apple wedges and grapes comprise an atypically edible race car.

Sharon A. Berger, Dining Services’ registered dietitian, worked with youngsters at Penn College’s Dunham Children’s Learning Center this week to create “Food Art.” The boys and girls also practiced their memory and math skills, as they had to remember which ingredients (and how much of each) were required in their delicious handiwork.
Photos by Amy S. Lingg, Dining Services marketing assistant

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