Rainbow Fruit Kabobs Your Kids Will Love
Discover a rainbow of fresh and flavorful fruits while having fun with the whole family! This simple, nutritious snack takes only a few minutes to prep and can easily be stored in resealable bags for after-school snacks, travel treats or an anytime finger food that your kids will love.
Enjoy more kid-friendly snack ideas on Homegrown, and find dozens of healthy and affordable recipes from NC State’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).
- Connecting the Dots: Color and Health Benefits – NC State scientists are showing that the colors of fruits and vegetables are often directly connected to their health benefits.
- Goodness Grows in Living Color (Food Color Wheel) – developed by the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, discover what benefits the colors in your favorite fruits or vegetables provide and make as colorful a plate as possible!
- Eat More Color | American Heart Association – the best way to get all of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients you need is to eat a variety of colorful fruits and veggies. Learn how to add color to your plate each day with this color chart infographic.
- Steps to Health | Color Me Healthy – a nutrition and physical activity program for preschoolers and kindergartners across North Carolina that’s designed to stimulate the senses and teach young children that healthy eating and physical activity are fun!
This segment of Homegrown was filmed in the Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens at NC State University. The state-of-the-art kitchen complex was designed to enhance and extend our work in teaching, research and Extension.