Fruity Dragonfly Dish

Dragonfly Bug Bites

Recipe by Michele Reyzer; Photo by Mark Godfrey

Do you love bugs? Then you’ll have lots of fun making—and eating—these tasty treats!

What You Need

  • cantaloupe
  • honeydew melon
  • blueberries
  • orange slice
  • orange rind
  • cauliflower


What You Do

  1.  With an adult’s help, cut four wing shapes from cantaloupe and four wings shapes from honeydew melon.
  2. Arrange them on a plate, as shown.
  3. Place a column of blueberries between each set of wings.
  4. For the sun, add half an orange slice surrounded by strips of orange rind.
  5. If you want, add cauliflower clouds to the scene.
Bug Bites JJ 2017 RR
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“Bug Bites” originally appeared in the June/July 2017 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.