Did You Know How Simple Food Recipes for Kids' Parties Are?

Simple Food Recipes for Kids' Parties
Looking for some simple recipes for your kids' party? Here are some delectable food ideas.
Be it any occasion, your child's birthday, Christmas, or a simple get-together, children often enjoy these parties with great fun and excitement. The atmosphere in these parties is enthusiastic, full of loud screaming, and laughter. If you are planning such a party, then you should be creative about the decorations and as well as the food. You can use colorful ribbons, balloons, and posters for decorating the venue. Arrange different party games and let your children enjoy with their friends. Party food is not a big issue, but, you need to be careful and choosy about the party menu. Keep in mind that the menu should hold the right balance of taste and nutritional values.

Another thing to consider while selecting the menu for such parties is their age, likes, and dislikes. Most children are fussy about eating. Therefore, you should opt for child-friendly foods such as cookies, chocolates, candies, brownies, biscuits, cakes, cupcakes, pizzas, pastas, and sandwiches. You can also prepare different types of nutritious salads. Beverages like fruit juices made from oranges, grapes or lemons, iced lemon tea, squashes or milk shakes, can also be a great idea. They also love different flavors of ice-cream. You can prepare cakes or cookies in the shape of cartoon characters or flowers. Make beautiful arrangements from fresh carved fruits. They will definitely enjoy eating these fun foods. Use colorful plates and bowls to serve the dishes. You can prepare the following simple and easy recipes.

Mr. Ham-face Sandwich

Ingredients
  • Hamburger bun or egg roll for face
  • Sliced pimiento-stuffed olives for eyes
  • Sliced ham for tongue
  • Mustard
  • Cheese
  • Mayonnaise
  • Butter
  • Lettuce
Preparation
First, cut the hamburger bun or egg roll in half. Place sliced ham, lettuce, and cheese in the center of each roll. You should leave a long portion of ham exposed, so that it appears as a tongue. Then, put olive slices at the position of the eyes. If you wish, you can also add mayonnaise, butter, or mustard to the sandwich. A funny, ham-face sandwich is ready.

Strawberry Lemonade

Ingredients
  • Cold water, 1 cup
  • Lemonade or pink lemonade, 34 oz.
  • Strawberries, (halved) 1 cup
  • Handful of strawberries (for garnishing)
Preparation
Blend strawberries and water in a blender, until a smooth paste is obtained. Filter the juice in order to remove small bits. Pour the juice into a big jug and then add lemonade. Stir to mix well. Add sliced strawberries on the top of the juice.

Mini Cheese Burger

Ingredients
  • Thick bread, 6 slices
  • Cheese, (grated) ⅓ cup
  • Tomato paste, 1 tsp.
  • Butter, 0.15 lb.
  • Beef, (minced) 0.55 lb.
  • French mustard, ½ tsp.
  • Small onion, (chopped finely) 1
  • Tomato sauce, ½ tsp.
  • Worcestershire sauce, ½ tsp.
Preparation
Cut four rounds each of about 4.5cm from each bread slice. Apply melted butter over them and bake uncovered for about 15 minutes in an oven, till it becomes crisp. In a mixing bowl, combine together minced beef, chopped onions, French mustard, tomato sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. Shape the mixture into small patties and cook them in the frying pan, until it becomes brown on both the sides. Spread a little tomato paste on the bread rounds. Place burger mixture and grated cheese on the top. Just before serving, grill the burger, until the cheese melts.

With these food ideas, you can provide delicious as well as nutritious food that will help to make the party truly memorable for you and your children.
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