Chinese New Year & Fun Food Friday #10

Today is Fun Food Friday, have you been making any fun food recently?  Whether it be lovely lunches, creative cakes, or a recipe you’ve blogged, please link up below and share the inspiration around.  Anything goes, as long as it’s edible!

Today is also the Chinese New Year, and we’re entering the year of the horse – a perfect opportunity to make a themed lunch I thought.¬† When it came to making it this morning though, I was feeling distinctly lacking in the energy department, after another sleepless night with Small Baby, so it probably wasn’t my best effort!

In this lunch Small Child had ham sandwiches, cut into rectangles and decorated with a horse cut from a slice of¬†ham (using a cookie cutter, I’m not that good with a knife!) and some flower and leaf picks.¬† On the side he had slices of cucumber, topped with purple carrot letters spelling out ‘NEW YEAR’.¬† I realise it looks more like ‘NEW EAR’ in the photo, but there is a Y in there somewhere, honest! He also had an apple, sliced (and dipped in orange juice to prevent browning), some grape ‘kebabs’ on mini heart skewers and a tub of natural yoghurt, swirled with a little honey and topped with star sprinkles. I finished the lunch off by adding the word¬†‘HORSE’ with alphabet picks.

Eats Amazing - Chinese New Year 2014 - Year of the Horse

Now it’s your turn, what fun food have you been making recently?  Please link up your foodie posts below and share the inspiration around.   Do feel free to link up Instagram, Facebook or Twitter pictures if you don’t have a blog of your own. Anything goes, as long as it’s edible!

A few quick requests before you link up; please visit some of the other blogs that have linked up and leave them a comment ‚Äď we all love comments! If you are linking up from your blog, please grab the button below too, and put it either in your blog post or somewhere on your blog. Both old and new posts very¬†welcome,¬†and¬†do¬†feel free to link up¬†several¬†posts if you‚Äôd like.

Eats Amazing Fun Food Friday

Thank you in advance for linking up, I hope you find some fun inspiration!

About Grace

I‚Äôm a UK based full time mum to two lovely boys; an energetic 6 year old and a 1 year old, who keep me on my toes! I love being as creative as I can with healthy food, and set up ‚ÄėEats Amazing‚Äô with the aim of sharing ideas and inspiration for children‚Äôs lunch boxes and other fun foods.
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7 Responses to Chinese New Year & Fun Food Friday #10

  1. Stacey says:

    I love the interesting new vegetables that you have been using lately!

    • Grace says:

      Thanks Stacey, I’ve been keeping my eye out for interesting foods to shake things up a bit! Our local farmers market is particularly good for finding interestingly coloured vegetables!

  2. Sarah says:

    Love the lunch and thanks for the linky!

  3. Love the horse cut out! Thanks for hosting the linky!

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