Friendlly ghost snack made with jicama

This recipe is a great way to introduce kids to healthy, juicy, delicious jicama, which is a healthy alternative to chips and is allergy friendly.

Fresh jicama
Black olives (or red grapes)
Prepared organic black bean dip (can be found at grocery store, or make your own)
Fresh cilantro

Peel jicama and cut into ¼-inch slices
Cut out ghost shapes (freehand with knife or use a cookie cutter)
Use sliced olives or grapes for eyes and mouth
Serve black bean dip and cilantro garnish

Have extra slices of fresh jicama ready in a bowl because the kids will gobble up these delicious and friendly jicama ghosts!


Recipes and photos created by San Diego mom blogger, Joy Brownlee, who likes making allergy-friendly snacks for her three young daughters. Follow Joy at

Published:   September 2014

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