When trying to feed a picky kid, quality family mealtime can quickly turn into a nightmare for parents. But sometimes the key to getting your darlings to eat healthy is an imagination. These crafty Pinterest culinary creations are a double whammy—they entertain your kids whilst giving them the nutrition they need. By creatively cutting up fruits, veggies, bread and other basic foods and then arranging them into teddy bear toasts, apple owls and lion pancakes your little ones will be thrilled to eat right (we hope).
Teddy Bear Toasts
Teddy Bear Toasts: Get your kids to eat more fruit and protein by slathering peanut butter on sliced bread and arranging sliced bananas and blueberries into a teddy bear.
Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: If your child is a fan of The Very Hungry Caterpillar you may be able to get them to munch down these tomato and grape skewers!
Oatmeal Fun: Jazz up fiber-filled oatmeal with vitamin rich fruits like mango, which is high in vitamin A, aids in digestion and strengthens the immune system. Plus, Bananas and grapes make ideal eyes and noses!
Fishing For Compliments
Fishing For Compliments: If you are feeling super motivated, cut you kid’s fruit up into shapes like Idafrosk’s Fishing For Compliments or any other of the Norwegian food artist’s culinary creations.
Apple Owl: Your little ones will have a hoot eating their apples with this sliced adorable owl, which includes accents of tangerines, marshmallow, chocolate chips and a pretzel rod.
Fully Raw Fruit Pizza
Fully Raw Fruit Pizza: Who wouldn’t want to nosh on a pizza constructed with watermelon slices topped with yummy fruit like banana and blueberry? Make some extra for yourself.
Carroty Sunflower: Arranging carrot sticks and celery with a cup of dip into the shape of a sunflower may just get your kid to eat their veggies!
Butterflies: Nuts and fruits arranged in a butterfly will have your children fluttering with excitement!
Animal Bento Boxes
Animal Bento Boxes: If only they made these for adults. By creatively cutting your child’s sandwich bread, adding shapes of cheese, fruits and veggies and then arranging them in a compartmentalized bento box you can make their lunchtime that much more special.
Lion Pancake: By cutting up persimmon, apple and dark chocolate flavored almonds you can transform this normal pancake into a roaring good breakfast.