If you’re the parent of a picky eater, you’ll need to quickly learn the benefits of fun food for kids. Making food appeal to kids also helps introduce new ingredients and flavors without the little one having a fear of the unknown. With a little time (and probably quite some patience) you can make fun food for kids they won’t be able to resist. Meal times will become a storyboard.
Sometimes, making fun food for kids is just a matter of food art.
Butterfly shapes are so easy to make.
Somehow, as pretty as they look, I don't associate watermelon with Christmas.
I know - Christmas again but these are so darling. All you do is cut tortillas into a snowflake shape and bake. Then allow to cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
I think these are fabulous but you need to be some kind of domestic goddess to have time to make these for your kid's lunch.
You could make this from either sweet (marshmallows and strawberries) or savory (mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes).
Give your little monster the drive to eat his fruit ^_^
What little girl wouldn't be delighted o find these in her lunch box?
Enlist Disney's help in getting your little on to eat their pasta.
Use your imagination and lots of different ingredients to make faces.
Appeal to your young budding artist (he won't be able to write on the walls with this paintbrush!)
Just because it's Christmas doesn't mean little ones can get away with not eating their veggies.
Sail to success at meal times!
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Why wait for Halloween? This little guy needs feeding up!
Got a little one who won't eat a sandwich? Try this!
Perfect for Thanksgiving, or just the midweek turkey sandwich.
Weather the storm with a kiddie who won't eat her vegetables. I could totally demolish a cauliflower cloud.
Is this what they call slow food?
I personally would use a cherry tomato to balance on his nose.
Give rice cakes a makeover to make them palatable to little mouths.
Now kiddoes can have sushi like mom and dad.
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A Caprese salad doesn't sound much like fun food for kids but make it into shapes and it's a different matter.
Even baked potatoes can get a fun makeover.
Fill the body with a yummy healthy dip.
Forget the bread. Stick yummy fillings between slices of sweet, juicy apple.
What child wouldn't love this from breakfast ... or lunch... or supper?
Is it me, or do some of those look like The Beatles with their mop cuts? Get a sharp knife and hone your cutting skills for this one.
These really are too cute to be eaten.
I would never, ever have thought you could make a penguin out of sushi ingredients.
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Yes those tentacles really are coming out of the squid's body. You have to gently thread uncooked spaghetti through the sausage and then cook until the noodles are soft.
Fish egg or egg fish? Whatever, it makes a boring old fried egg far more interesting.
With a little imagination you can make all sorts of fun food for kids. Everyday foods become a work of art. Do you have to dress up food for your little one?
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