Thursday, December 22, 2016

Merry Xmas-1


~Merry Christmas -1~
 The Healthy (junk free) Xmas!

Jingle bells, jingle bells, 
jingle all the way.
Oh! What fun it is to ride 
in a one horse open sleigh.

Its the time of the year when the smell of  freshly 
baked plum cakes and gingerbread cookies wafts 
in, the twinkling lights of the decorated 
xmas trees gently spreads its cheer all over
 and  kids dressed in their beautiful santa caps
and captivating smiles spread love everywhere …..
The season of joy n jingles is just a few days away. 


HoHo Santa belly salad 


  Watermelon slice topped with cucumber ribbon belt
 and buttons and yellow pepper buckle. 

Christmas is incomplete without a glistening 
Xmas tree and some red nose cuties or santas
love-  rudolphs . Even if you are short of time 
these 5 min fun foods are perfect to spread 
the festivities on the tables too !! 

 Zucchini Xmas tree salad 

Grilled Zucchini slices topped with yellow pepper 
and pomegranate decorations and some pepper gift boxes !! 

Over the years the fictional red nose reindeer , also known
as santas 9th deer with illuminating red nose has gained 
immense love n popularity  amongst kids, and 
christmas without one is hard to imagine :) 

Rudolph Fruit salad 

Watermelon wedges topped with black grapes eyes,
dried red berry nose and cucumber antlers.

If you are planning a healthy christmas , these tiny fruity
easy to make edible cuties are sure to be a hit !! 

Feature 
Do check out the Dec '16 issue of Child magazine (India)
where my column has some star tortilla crisps and yummy
 baked eggs to spread joy this festive season. 
Merry Christmas everybody !!! 









Monday, August 22, 2016

Adieu !!


~Adieu Olympic 
Adieu Google Fruit Games~ 

While Rio was busy with the spectacular 
closing ceremonies of Olympic 2016 and 
Google was all ready to wrap up the super 
Doodle Fruit Games my daughter and I were 
craving for some more fruity games . 
Though we are not much of a online /app 
gaming family but the daily super cute google
doodles that kept popping for 17 days in cutest 
new avatars totally stole our hearts.
To add a zing to the sunny sunday morning 
(yesterday) , we decided to make a few 
cutie avatars  come alive !!!!


Mr Orange - the Golfer 

Orange, Banana, grapes, cucumber, kiwi, beans



Ms Appleberry - the athlete 
(Apple mocks the strawberry in this 
no strawberry season here ) 

Apple, Banana, grapes, cucumber, kiwi, orange 



Ms Mango - the Badminton Champ 

Our  very own super talented PV Sindhu who 
bagged wonderful Silver for our country 
looked radiant in  bright yellow costume on
 the final day of the match !! How we
 cheered like super enthusiasts throughout 
her match and were truly bowled over by 
her super duper performance!!  


Mango, Kiwi, banana , grapes, tomato n cheese 



The  Apple Wrestlers

It was the first time we stayed glued to the 
wrestling match when the female super wrestler 
from our country was in the ring …. the chivalry 
and efforts displayed by Sakshi Malik were 
just out of the world !Her bronze n never say die
 attitude created history when she became the first
 female Indian wrestler to clinch an Olympic medal. 


Apple, Banana, grapes, kiwi, 


Olympic cookies from the blog archives .
Google doodles for ref only. 

The endless discussion over Rio Olympic, the 
 2020 Olympics at Tokyo,the significance of 
sports in ones life and the importance of fibre
 and a balanced diet for a healthy life 
along with some cute fruit doodles turned a 
simple morning to a wonderful chirpy family
 time morning. 
After all these are the little joys of life !!!!! 








Monday, August 15, 2016

Independence Day


~ Happy Independence Day ~
the celebration of Tricolor 

15th August is the most important day in the 
Indian history and this year is definitely much 
more special as we are all geared to celebrate our
 70th Independence Day today. This auspicious day 
is surely the day of celebration!! Streets, malls, 
market places, offices and  houses are beautifully
 decked up in gorgeous shades of the Indian 
tricolour. Music of patriotic songs seems to be 
echoing in from far and wide, there is a wave of 
celebration everywhere !!! 

Peacock - Our National bird   


Peacock fruit n candy platter - cookies, apple, 
kiwi and some tricolour candies(opt). 

India is a land of colours and peacock our 
national bird beautifully exhibits the most 
vibrant and shimmering colours one can think
 of. The bird is a symbol of grace and love and 
finds mention in almost all Indian scriptures.
So go ahead involve the  tiny ones in this
 super  easy DIY peacock theme platter 
and add some fun and healthy element to the 
celebrations today. 


The fruity tricolour palette 


Little Food Junction salutes the Nation and the
immortal National Heros for their devotion and
sacrifices. Hope peace , love and harmony reigns in
all the parts of the world today n everyday !!! 


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