Hudson Valley Parent

HVP May 2018

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Page 20 of 43 n Hudson Valley Parent 21 A mini bagel, stuffed with mascarpone cheese and fruit garnish, is designed as a flower. A few simple craft items, such as a candy stick, tissue paper, a piece of foam in a little pot, will make a big impression and is a project created with little hands in mind. With some supervision, kids can create another treat that brings the wow factor. Fitz's Flowery Fruit Fun turns a cantaloupe into a gorgeous flower filled with fruit salad. She explains how to mark the melon rind so it can be cut, with supervision, by an older child. There are also tasks for little helpers to safely keep them involved. This pretty fruit feast can be dressed up further with a side of blueberry fruit dip. Fitz also provides a recipe for cinnamon and strawberry tortilla dippers just in case your plans include a brunch buffet and you need an extra offering. (Strongly consider this option as it involves chocolate!) Make the day delicious Ashley Shaw is a registered dietitian with ShopRite of Vails Gate and she suggests a classic breakfast-in-bed choice with prep instructions to make clean-up a little easier. "This blender pancake recipe is great because there's not too much Give Mom a bouquet of these mini bagel flowers that look almost too pretty to eat. Pre-K to 5th Grade Wappingers Falls 845-297-5600 SUMMER PROGRAM Email us at For more information Evan Hershkowitz, DDS, MPH 1001 Route 376 • Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 845-214-0008 We'll make your child's dental visit playful, fun, & stress-free! • Specialize in infants through adolescents and children with special needs • General anesthesia available in our fully-equipped suites • State-of-the-art facility offering the latest technology Ahoy, Matey! Come Sail the Seven Seas with a Smile! (Continued on Page 22) • Fun, friendly atmosphere • Sedation services available • Treating kids of all needs • Most insurance accepted Download complete recipes at

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