5 Earth Day Treats Kids will Love!

April 21, 2017   /   byChris  / Categories :  Feeds

Earth Day is upon us and one wonderful way to get the conversation started with your kids is through food. Today on Family Food Live I will make 5 Earth Day Treats Kids will Love!

Family Food Live can be seen every Wednesday and Friday at 12 Noon EST/11 am CST on Facebook!  Today I’ll be live on the Quirky Momma Facebook page. But make sure you like both the Burnt Macaroni Facebook page and the Quirky Momma Facebook page now so you never miss an episode!

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And now on to today’s recipes:

Earth Day Dirty Worms

Shopping List:

  • Chocolate Pudding, instant
  • Milk
  • Whipped Cream (optional)
  • Oreos
  • Gummy Worms
  • Clear Plastic Cups


  • Follow instructions to prepare the chocolate pudding
  • Combine the chocolate pudding with a scoop of whipped cream (depending how light you want the dirt – this is optional)
  • Meantime, crush about 10-15 Oreo cookies in a plastic bag
  • Using a clear plastic cup, start layering the chocolate pudding and Oreos – the Oreos will ask as the top dirt
  • Add the gummy worms on top

Earth Cupcakes

Shopping List:

  • Vanilla cake mix (need eggs, oil and water)
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Blue and Green organic food coloring


  • Follow instructions to make the vanilla cake mix
  • Separate it into two separate bowls
  • Add several drops of blue food coloring to one bowl and several drops of green to the other bowl and mix
  • Scoop out a little of the blue mix and green mix into a cupcake liner
  • Bake the cupcakes according to directions
  • Meantime in a separate bowl, scoop out vanilla frosting and add several drops of green food coloring and mix
  • Add the frosting to each cupcake when cooled

Earth Day Popcorn

Shopping List:

  • 12 cups popped popcorn
  • 5 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 package Lemon-Lime Kool-Aid
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda


  • Preheat oven to 225 degrees
  • In a saucepan, melt butter, corn syrup and sugar together. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer
  • Remove from heat and add Kool-Aid, baking soda and green food coloring – mix
  • Pour over popcorn and mix together
  • Spread popcorn out on a baking sheet and put in oven for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes
  • Cool and break into pieces before eating

Thanks to Simple as That Blog for this cool idea

Pretzel Trees

Shopping List:

  • Oreos
  • Large Marshmallows
  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Clear Plastic Cups
  • Green Sugar Sprinkles
  • Water


  • In a plastic bag, crush about 20 Oreos
  • Put Oreos in a clear plastic cup to act as the dirt
  • Meantime cut the marshmallow in half and add a pretzel stick to the bottom
  • Dip the marshmallow in water and then in the green sprinkles
  • Put the tree into the Oreos (dirt)

Earth Day Smoothie for Kids

Shopping List:

  • 1/2 cup Coconut Water
  • 1 Cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1 Cup Frozen Mangos
  • 1 Cup Frozen Strawberries
  • 2 Bananas
  • 2 Cups Kale


  • Add the water and yogurt into the blender.
  • Then add the mango, strawberries, banana and kale
  • Blend and pour

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