Whether you’re a vegetarian or a meat lover, a healthy food addict or a sweet stuff craver, these creative ways to play with your food will have you eating more “turkey” this Thanksgiving. Get the kiddos involved or surprise them with some of these fun turkey-inspired ideas. Everyone will surely gobble them up (pun intended!)…
Sugar Cookie Turkey
Sugar cookies aren’t just for Christmas anymore. Decorate them with icing and candies to look like little turkeys. Recipe via the link below.
Pumpkin Muffin Turkey
Wanna keep things healthy? Swap out cupcakes for muffins and candycorn for apples and grapes and you’ve got a super cute turkey treat full of fruit! Directions via the link below:
Let the kiddo’s make the “feathers” by stacking healthy treats on skewers and then poking them into a fresh apple. Use raisins, marshmallows, popcorn, pretzels, grapes, or whatever you like!
Make and Takes
Brownie Bite Turkey
Let little ones help decorate these chocolate-dipped brownie bites with candy corn to make them look like little turkey birds. Tutorial via the link below.
Cake Pop Turkey
These are so fun for a post dinner treat and would look great decorating your table. Kids can help you put these together by sticking the pretzel “legs” into the body or adding the candycorn “feathers”. Directions via the link below.
Little Miss Sweet and Spicy
These couldn’t be easier. Even the pickiest little eater is bound to love these little cookie turkeys! Tutorial via the link below:
We Love Being Moms
Easy and oh-so-portable, these cupcake turkeys are adorable. Kiddo’s can help decorate them or just gobble them up. (Pun intended!)
You could make this with a pb & j for kiddo’s that aren’t fond of meat. The carrot sticks keep it healthy, the creativity keeps it fun.
This Lunch Rox
A holiday isn’t a holiday without oreos and peanut butter cups. Transform favorite goodies into little turkeys with the tutorial below:
Wake wee ones up on Turkey Day with this healthy turkey inspired breakfast of pancakes and bananas.
PB Toast Turkey
Kids will love this healthy turkey snack of peanut butter (or your favorite nut butter substitute) toast with cereal, raisins, or even chocolate chip “feathers”.
Swap out meat for fruit with this super creative all fruit idea. Pears, apple slices, and oranges are all ya need!
Pepper Turkey Sandwhich
Up the vitamin factor (and cool colors) with a turkey sandwich and pepper “feathers”.
Veggie Platter Turkey
For you vegetarians out there, or even just those looking to add some healthy to your thanksgiving dinner, this gorgeous veggie platter is the perfect option. Tutorial via the link below: