Category Archives: Fruit and Vegetable Carving

Food Tag

Sara over at Three Clever Sisters recently tagged me to participate in a “food holiday tag” menu. The rule is to share menu suggestions of a couple of dishes previously posted on your blog for an upcoming food holiday, with photos and links to the recipes. Then, you tag 10 more bloggers. I told Sara I didn’t have time to participate, but then I thought about it again and realized I had a holiday coming up. Not an official holiday, though. But I want to celebrate the end of me eliminating almost all fruit and vegetables from my menu for a couple of weeks which was due to the scary E.coli outbreak here in Germany. Thus, I picked a couple of dishes that feature (raw) fruit and vegetables. Here you go.

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Cucumber Crocodile

Cucumber Crocodile

When my son celebrated his 3rd birthday at the day-care center he had to bring along breakfast for all kids in his group. Among other things like heart- and star-shaped sandwiches and the birthday train cake, I made this cucumber crocodile.  This is a good way to make your kids eat some vegetables – of course, they like the small sausages, too :-). I had read some recipes on the internet (e.g. here and here), but finally decided to make my own version of a cucumber crocodile because there were ingredients I didn’t like or the whole process of making the crocodile just seemed to be too complicated or tedious. So, here’s what you need to make this funny and healthy crocodile. It will be the hit of your kid’s next party. Continue reading >>