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When I was young, one of my Mom’s famous fruit and veggie creations was "Bugs on a Log," celery sticks filled with peanut butter topped with "bugs" in the form of raisins. I add my own twist when preparing this tasty snack for my nieces and nephews… as I work for the Northwest pear industry representing my favorite fruit, pears, I’ve changed the "bugs" into "frogs" by dicing green Anjou pear chunks and placing them atop the peanut butter and celery "logs." They gobble them down lickety split, and the fiber in the pears, peanut butter, and celery really sticks to their ribs and keeps them feeling full until mealtime.


My son just turned 3 and to this day eats no veggies, no meats, no starches except bread and only a banana for fruit…he has been this way for 2 years now and nothing seems to help.