Serving size is 2 Tablespoons (24g) per glider to be fed alongside your OHPW

Salad Mix 1
Salad 1
Frozen Peas 400g
Celery 250g
Yellow Wax Beans 350g
Frozen Mixed Vegetables (Peas, Carrots, Green Beans, Corn) 400g
Frozen Diced Green Peppers (or 2 medium green peppers diced) 350g
Bok Choy (Chopped) 300g
Kale 850g
Papaya (chopped) 900g
Frozen Mixed Berries
(Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries) 400g
Salad Mix 2
Cabbage 500g
Celery 500g
Frozen Mixed Vegetables (Peas, Carrots, Green Beans, Corn) 800g
Cilantro 150g
Parsley 300g
Dandelion Greens (Chopped) 300g
Watercress 150g
Gala Apples (Chopped, skin on) 1200g
Salad Mix 3
Frozen Peas 400g
Kale 800g
Frozen Mixed Vegetables (Peas, Carrots, Green Beans, Corn) 400g
Yellow Wax Beans 350g
Cucumber (skin on, wash well) 300g
Bok Choy (Chopped) 500g
Frozen Mixed Berries
(Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries) 400g
Gala Apples (chopped, skin on) 250g
Cantaloupe or Tuscan Melon (Deseeded and rind removed) 500g
Salad Mix 4
Pears or Apples (cored & deseeded) 400g
Frozen Mixed berries (Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries) 400g
Kiwi and/or Passion Fruit, Cactus Fruit 400g
Green Beans (frozen or fresh) 350g
Frozen Peas 400g
Frozen Mixed Vegetables 200g
Beets 200g
Butternut Squash 300g
Any combination chopped seasonal greens
(collards, mustard, turnip, watercress) 800g
Salad Mix 5
Berries (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries) 300g
Apple 250g
Pear 250g
Green pepper 500g
Peas 450g
Frozen Mixed Vegetables 450g
Mushrooms 300g
Broccoli 500g
Kale 500g
Bok Choy 500g
Substitutions:
  • Green Beans could substitute for yellow wax beans
  • Kiwi, mango, and melon chunks could substitute for papaya.
  • ​Watercress and Arugula could substitute for the kale.
  • ​Bok Choy could substitute for the cabbage
  • Dragonfruit could substitute for Passion fruit, Cactus fruit.
Salad Prep:
The following is what you will need to prepare one of the Critter Love® Salads:
 
  • 2.5 gallon Rubbermaid Freezer Safe Container with lid.
  • All Vegetables and Fruits in one of the salad mixtures. (Be sure to wash well and dry off)
  • Large Spoon
  • Gram Scale

Place your Rubbermaid container off to the side, but accessible, be sure the lid is off of it. Cut all foods into pieces. These pieces do not have to be that small. Chopping them is fine. Gliders can hold larger pieces of food.

  • I make my salads around noon.
  • Weigh all vegetables pieces and all fruit pieces and place in the Rubbermaid container.
  • Take spoon and stir it around.
  • Place lid on container and place in freezer.
  • 2-3 hours later pull container out of freezer, remove lid, take spoon and stir again. This will make sure that none of the foods are freezing to each other.
  • Do this for approx. 1-2 minutes or until thoroughly stirred.
  • Place lid back on container put back in freezer.
  • Take back out in 2-3 hours (which is feeding time anyway), take spoon, stir around, and scoop out what is needed to serve to gliders, put lid back on container, and place back in freezer.
  • Do this one last time before going to bed.
  • This mixture will last you a long time, if it is too large for you, you can cut the mixture down by decreasing the size of the amounts you put in by half.
  • There is a conversion chart that gives amounts to make smaller amounts.

24g  (2 Tbsp.) is actually the normal amount to be fed to gliders. Most tell you to feed 12g (1 Tbsp.) of mixed vegetables and 12g (1 Tbsp.) mixed fruits. My vegetables and fruits are combined in a container. This is an average serving size for adult gliders.

* Please note, these mixtures make a large amount of food. If you wish to make smaller portions just divide each item in half or if you wish to make larger quantities just double the amount on each portion. 
 
**All Recipes and Information provided by Peggy from Critter Love**
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