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Turtle Treat

  • Yield: 2 Turtle Treats 1x



1 small or medium carrot

1 celery stalk

2 tablespoons low-fat or fat-free ranch dressing

Small plate

Vegetable peeler

Sharp knife (adult use)


  1. Wash hands; get out ingredients and utensils.
  2. Wash ingredients.
  3. Use vegetable peeler to peel carrot.
  4. Place carrots and celery on plate with ranch dressing.
  5. Enjoy your Turtle Treat.

Adults: Use a sharp knife to cut carrot and celery into sticks after child has peeled carrot.


Be creative! Try to make the treat using other fruits or vegetables. Instead of the carrot and celery, try tomato slices, cucumber slices, broccoli florets, orange segments, grapes or apple slices. Also try your Turtle Treat with peanut butter, soy butter or low-fatyogurt for some added flavor.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 80
  • Sodium: 440mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: snacks

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