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Strawberry Banana Candy Canes

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In this article you will find an adorable and healthy Christmas treat for kids made purely from fruit! These strawberry banana candy canes will sure be your child’s new favorite holiday snack, that they can make themselves!

When you think of the food kids eat around Christmas time, as a parent, you’re probably thinking about all the Christmas cookies, desserts, and candy that your kids try to get into and eat!

That’s what you make for Christmas get togethers with friends and family.

Those desserts and cookies are what get eaten first at kids holiday parties!

And who would blame them; they’re pretty, festive, and they taste good. Not like the raw veggies and dip someone else brought!

But, what if healthy food could be festive for the holidays?

What if, instead of offering cookies shaped as candy canes, snowmen, or Christmas trees; what if we make those shapes with healthy food, that has natural sugars, not added sugars!

Something fun for our kids to look at and enjoy, while still giving them the satisfaction of something sweet that they’ll want more of…

…and giving us the satisfaction of them not just eating junk, but getting the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and more nutrients that their bodies actually need and can use!

Well, you can!

Below are the simple directions and recipe for making a candy cane out of fruit, make as many as you need and enjoy!

Don’t worry about it being ‘Pinterest Perfect’ or ‘Instagram Worthy’, no need to impress other adults, just kids!

You know what, just read through the directions and have them make it themselves. It’s that easy!

 Or show them how and then let them do it when they want during this holiday season (or whenever)! 

Want to Remember this Recipe for Christmas? Pin Strawberry Banana Candy Canes to your favorite Christmas Pinterest board!!

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How to make this Healthy Candy Cane made from Fruit

First, get a banana and a handful of strawberries. Make sure the strawberries are washed and ready to eat.

Slice them.

Arrange the slices in the shape of a candy cane, alternating between the two fruits as you go.

That’s it!

You’ve made a candy cane out of fruit and now have one more Christmas snack idea for kids, that doesn’t require you to bake, add sugar, or even really do much work!

Depending on the age of your kids, they could probably make this themselves without much supervision. 

Of course, they’ll still want your attention to show you the end result before enjoying how it tastes!

Strawberry Banana Candy Canes

Your kids will love this super easy and healthy Christmas snack! And you'll love that they aren't just enjoying cookies and desserts this time of year!

Course Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword banana, Christmas, Holidays, strawberry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 candy cane
Author Shawna Clapper

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 2-3 strawberries (the number depends on the size)

Instructions

  1. Grab your fruit.

  2. Wash the strawberries and peel the banana.

  3. Slice the banana and strawberries.

  4. Rearrange the fruit into a candy cane shape, alternating between the two fruit as you go!

  5. Enjoy your creation!

Need more healthy Christmas recipes for kids? Check out:

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26 Kid Friendly Vegan Christmas Breakfast Recipes

37 Easy Vegan Appetizers for Christmas

25 Vegan Christmas Dinner Recipes That Your Kids Will Actually Love!

13 Easy Vegan Christmas Side Dishes

Want to Remember this Recipe for Christmas? Pin Strawberry Banana Candy Canes to your favorite Christmas Pinterest board!!

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