butterflies made from apples

Snacks & Treats

Apple Butterflies Recipe

Jul 2, 2015

Preschoolers will love this fun and friendly butterfly snack made with apples, carrots and celery.

You Will Need:

  • 1 red apple
  • 4 tbsp plain Greek yogurt, 2%
  • 4 baby carrots
  • 1 celery stalk
  • cinnamon (optional)


  1. Slice the apple into quarters and remove the core. Slice each quarter into 6 thin pieces.
  2. Place 1 tbsp Greek yogurt  in the center of a small plate and nestle the baby carrot into the center. On both sides of the carrot, fan 3 apple slices to look like butterfly wings.
  3. Cut the celery in half and slice each half into 4 skinny pieces. Place 2 pieces at the top of the carrot to look like antennae. If you like, sprinkle with cinnamon.

Estimated Nutrition Information Per Serving

Servings 4
Calories 40
Total Fat
Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0g
Sodium 15 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 2 g
Article Author Moblees and ParticipACTION
Moblees and ParticipACTION

The Moblees is a multi-platform "Movement Movement" designed to promote healthy active living among Canadian children. Along with partner organization ParticipACTION, The Moblees aims to provide early intervention strategies to reduce childhood obesity and to inspire a foundational change in the way children and their families move through their daily lives.

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