Fun Veggie Robot

Veggie Robot

As it’s summer salads feature highly on our menu. And salad is perfect for pictures. I use lots of different veg as they will all be part of our meal – you can of course substitute in any veg you have on hand

Here’s my fun food Veggie Robot…

Fun food art Veggie Robot

Recipe

– Daikon/Chinese/Japanese radish)

– Cucumber

– Celery

– Green capsicum/bell pepper

– Radish

– Carrot

Method

1. Cut a square of daikon for the body (if you haven’t tried this before it’s sold in Asian grocers or often at the markets. It has a very mild flavour, is crunchy and perfect in stir fries).

Veggie Robot - 1 body (1 of 1)

2. Use cucumber for the head.

Veggie Robot - 2 head (1 of 1)

3. And celery batons for the arms.

Veggie Robot - 3 arms (1 of 1)

4. Green capsicum makes perfectly matching legs.

Veggie Robot - 4 legs (1 of 1)

5. Then radish for feet.

Veggie Robot - 5 feet (1 of 1)

6. And more radish for hands.

Veggie Robot - 6 hands (1 of 1)

7. Carrot cut into circles makes the eyes and a rectangular piece of radish for the mouth.

Veggie Robot - 7 face (1 of 1)

8. Then I angled his arms in a bit.

Veggie Robot - 8 adjust arms (1 of 1)

9. And gave him celery and daikon antennae.

Veggie Robot - 9 antennae (1 of 1)

10. Joining everything together with radish “hinges”.

Veggie Robot - 10 joins (1 of 1)

11. Finished and ready to eat!

Healthy fun food robot

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Fun Salad Robot

Salad Robot

Making salad robots is a great activity to do with the kids. Just chop up a whole range of shapes from whatever you have on hand and let them create their own fun food versions.
So versatile as you can use any veggies and any shapes.

Salad Robot Food Art

Recipe

– Red and green capsicum (bell pepper)

– Carrot

– Celery

– Daikon (Chinese radish)

Method

1. Cut a square from the red capsisum.

Robot - 1 body (1 of 1)

2. Add a carrot head.

Robot - 2 head (1 of 1)

3. Use the green capsicum for the nozzle on top of the head and the arm attachments.

Robot - 3 detail (1 of 1)

4. Then do the same for the legs.

Robot - 4 top of legs (1 of 1)

5. Add some arms and legs from batons of celery.

Robot - 5 legs & arms (1 of 1)

6. Use carrot for the feet and green capsicum for the wrist attachments.

Robot - 6 feet (1 of 1)

7. Make some hands from carrot.

Robot - 7 hands (1 of 1)

8. Then use the daikon for the face.

Robot - 8 face (1 of 1)

9. And the control panel.

Robot - 9 panel (1 of 1)

10. I used a couple of triangles of red capsicum to give him some pupils.

Robot - 10 eyes (1 of 1)

11. Finished!!

Food Art for kids Robot

 

The Art of Nutrition
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