The Very Healthy Caterpillars

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 1
The Very Healthy Caterpillars
Health Highlights
These fruit and veggie snacks are the perfect hands-on after-school snack or a fun lunchbox idea.


6 fruit Green Grape
1 medium Strawberries (leaves removed)
2 chip(s) Dark chocolate chips
2 stick Pretzels, hard, plain, unsalted
2 berry Blueberries
1 medium Carrots (cut into 6 matchsticks)
1 tbsp Mayonnaise, low fat
1 10-inch tortilla(s) Spinach Tortilla
2 slice Italian salami, pork
1 slice(s) Swiss cheese, low fat
1/3 cup Baby spinach
1/4 cucumber(s) Cucumber (cut into thin strips)
1 tomato Cherry Tomatoes
1/2 medium Black olives (sliced)


For fruit caterpillar

  1.  Slide grapes onto a skewer to form a caterpillar body. Add strawberry for ahead.
  2. Press chocolate chips into strawberries for eyes. 
  3. Top pretzels with blueberries. Press into top of strawberry for antennae.
  4. Lay carrots near each grape to represent legs.

For veggie caterpillar: 

  1. Spread mayonnaise on the tortilla.
  2. Add salami, cheese, spinach, and half of the cucumbers. 
  3. Roll up and trim off ends. Cut wrap into 5 pieces.
  4. Slide pieces and tomato onto a skewer. Cut slits in tomato and insert black olives for eyes and cucumbers for antennae.
  5. Use remaining cucumber to represent legs.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 561
Calories from fat 250
Calories from saturated fat 99
Total Fat 27.8 g
Saturated Fat 11.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.5 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 1565 mg
Potassium 828 mg
Total Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
Sugars 14.2 g
Protein 24.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Grain 2
Meat 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 2.7

Energy sources