Healthy Balance – Kids’ Party Food Inspiration

Baby Thor recently turned two (let the tantrums and bad behaviour begin) and we celebrated the milestone with giant balloons, friends and cake… lot’s of cake. Birthdays are a time to indulge, but I was conscious that I didn’t want a table full of sugar and I didn’t want to restrict the fun either. No cake would have been like Christmas without Santa. I can’t be that mum. What I can be, however, is crafty! Here’s a list of party food ideas I scoured the Internet for pre-party. None need recipes as they are pretty self explanatory, but also pure genius. Don’t worry, as with everything on City Mum, these are for the time-poor; quick, easy and stress-free is my mantra.

Chocolate dipped strawberries

Star-shaped (or any shaped) sandwiches

Watermelon popsicles

Fruit kebabs

Banana pops

Fruit Cones

 

Happy party planning!

Samantha J
Samantha J

Samantha is the editor at Thirty 4 Seven and mother to one cheeky boy, Thor. Outside of her day-job in marketing and full-time-job as a single mum, Samantha loves to write and has published four fiction novels. Originally from London and currently residing in Sydney, her ideal way to relax is a stormy day in a quaint coffee shop with her MacBook Pro.

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