How to Make Fun Food for Kids in Minutes!

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Ok first blog post and all. Inspired by some mum friends and, after much procrastination, I finally decided to get my bum in gear and just do it. Let me begin by saying that I am in no way some super mum who spends hours and hours in the kitchen cooking. My friends and family will know that I just don’t do “cooking”. Literally everything ends in disaster. Garlic banana dip anyone. And there wasn’t even a flippin banana in sight. So let’s just say the stuff I make is not rocket science. Anyone with a few minutes to spare in the morning (while child is eating breakfast) can create something along the lines of this:

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To get us started, here are some tips on how to create some pretty cool food with minimal time, effort and bother. Well, a few of the things I have tried have been a bit bothersome – think mapping the world out of food…but let’s start with the easy stuff!

Things you need for fun food:

  • Some fun lunchboxes. Try any discount store, pound shops, that type of thing. Even supermarkets offer some pretty cool boxes I’ve noticed. I picked up a very cute robot style bento box in Tesco.
  • Food picks. I found a few in a pound shop and you sometimes get them in regular supermarkets but I find them hard to come by and am going to get some online. Basically anything tastes good on the end of a food pick! Or at least little B thinks so.
  • Silicon cup case holders. Paper ones work too but they tend not to hold their shape very well.
  • Cookie cutters. Any shape, any size. The more the better!
  • A black icing pen. You can pick these up in the supermarket baking section. And I’d add a black edible ink pen. You can get these online for a few quid.

If you can’t be bothered to faff on with shop after shop then I highly recommend the online store at Eats Amazing. Grace makes some truly fantastic creations for kids and really takes fun food to the next level!

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And there we go. Phew, first post out of the way! Don’t forget to check us out on Pinterest for more fun food ideas too 🙂 We’d love to see you there!

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