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The last time we encountered a praying mantis it was waiting for prey on a plant by the Harry H....
Well, hello there!A praying mantis, perfectly camouflaged in bushes outside the Harry H. Laidlaw...
With the emergence of fall comes the back-to-school season in desperate need of a food makeover. Forget the fruit roll ups and bags of chips! Today's snack is funky and wild but still packed with healthy nutrients and protein. Although it is difficult to monitor what our children are eating at school or when they are away from home, there are still fun and delicious ways to encourage the consumption of fruits and healthy snacks. Try this unique and appetizing recipe with a variety of your favorite fruits, but even more importantly, send it off in your child's lunch box for a surprisingly tasty and healthy treat!
Ingredients and Utensils
4 slices whole wheat bread
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 Granny Smith apple sliced into 1/4 inch strips
1/4 cup raisins
Step 1: Flatten the bread with a rolling pin
Step 2: Spread peanut butter on one whole slice of bread and add the fillings horizontally on the bottom third of the slice
Step 3: With the mat, roll from the bottom of the slice, carefully tucking the ingredients under
Step 4: Once the roll is secure, slice into 5 small sushi rolls and enjoy!
It's all about the bees. And the other pollinators. And the plants. We were glad to see that...
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