Monday, February 27, 2012

Do You Like Green Eggs & Ham?

Would you try them in a muffin tin? Would you eat them with a grin?
Sprout did! She ate them with a grin. 
Her Seuss inspired green eggs & ham were a win! 

Muffin Tin Monday! I decided to participate in the unofficial Dr. Seuss theme. Here is Sprout's Seussilicious muffin tin meal:

Goldfish grahams with a couple of gummy fish represent One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. The Cat in the Hat's iconic red & white striped hat is made of mozarella & gala apple slices. The 3 cheese trees (with tree trunk bento picks) are from Fox in Socks, & have chocolate sprinkles for fleas :)

     

The Cat in the Hat's Thing 1 and Thing 2 are made of strawberries with mozzarella heads and chocolate sprinkle faces, topped with cream cheese (coloured blue) for their crazy hair.

 

Sprout had to have Green Eggs (scrambled of course, that's how she prefers her eggies - fine with me, it's much easier to colour scrambled eggs!) and Ham (dyed green by soaking it in a dish of water and food colouring while the eggs cooked). And green tapioca Oobleck, ew!

     

And just like the Yink, they had pink ink to drink (strawberry milk).
Here's Sprout eating her green eggs & ham :) 


Happy (early) Birthday Dr. Seuss!

This was such a fun tin to make! Birdie & Sprout knew right away what the theme was. They loved the tin as a whole, they just weren't completely keen on everything in it. Even though I assured them that the Oobleck was just pudding with food colouring, they wouldn't touch it ... but I have to admit it didn't look very appetizing... The thing that I thought they wouldn't like - the green ham - Sprout gobbled up with without hesitation - go figure! Birdie didn't get any ham, she's gone off meat again - but she did eat all her egg :)

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23 comments:

  1. Love the Seuss ideas! Thanks for the inspiration. Pinning this!

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  2. Love your Seuss lunch ideas! Thanks so much for the post!

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  3. Wow, love it that u pack so many Seuss bks in one muffin tin. :)

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  4. Awesome! What a fabulous tin and I can not get over how much I love "thing1 and thing2"..lol So creative!

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  5. Everyone of them are super cute, very creative!

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  6. Thing One and Two are awesome! So clever!

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  7. Thanks for your sweet comment! I think yours looks amazing! The tapioca pudding is much more visually pleasing than the Jell-o.

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  8. This is so creative & cute! I love everything on it :)

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  9. Oh man this is too cute!

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  10. This meal is incredible! Love thing one and thing two especially! :)

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  11. love it so much. Great job! So creative, really.

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  12. I found TWO Seuss-idea round-up posts featuring your bento. And I wasn't even LOOKING. Lame. :P

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  13. Those strawberry thing 1 and thing 2s are cute!!

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  14. Anonymous3/08/2013

    Thanks for sharing what you created...it's so nice to have a fun, healthier alternative!

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  15. Melody9/15/2013

    can you share where you got the tree trunk shaped forks for the tress? i've looked all over online.

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