Invite your kids to a backyard picnic with a floral theme. By simply slicing a hard-cooked egg and placing them on a platter in a circle to form a flower, adding some cucumber stems and a cherry tomato center, you have yourself an edible garden complete with Egg Flowers. Let the kids do the creating with their favourite fruits and veggies to add some colour to their meal. How does your garden grow? Very well when the flower petals are made from slices of hard-cooked and peeled eggs!
Number of servings : 1
Prep time: 10
Cooking time: Ready in under 30 minutes
Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses
Special diet :
2 hard-cooked eggs, peeled
1 small cucumber, cut into 10 slices
1 1-inch piece of string cheese
2 cherry tomatoes
1 tsp low-calorie Ranch salad dressing or your favourite dressing or dip
1 1-inch piece of yellow sweet pepper, cut into strips
1 3-inch piece of celery, cut into 3 strips
1 3-inch long and 1-inch wide strip of green pepper, cut into 2 leaf shapes
2 broccoli florets
2 tsp prepared hummus (or additional Ranch salad dressing)
1 tbsp sprouts
1. Use an egg slicer to cut the hard-cooked eggs into even slices quickly and easily.
2. Place the slices on a plate or platter in a circle to form flowers.
3. Add sliced cucumber to create additional flower petals. Use string cheese, sprouts, cucumber, cherry tomatoes or sweet peppers and veggie dip or hummus as the centre of the flowers.
4. Add celery sticks for the flower stems and green peppers and broccoli for the leaves. At the base of the flowers, place a dollop of your child’s favorite dip or hummus and sprinkle with sprouts to resemble grass.