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!

Sam Summers
Sam Summers

Sam is the editor at City Mum and mother to one cheeky toddler, Thor. Outside of her day-job in marketing and full-time-job of Mummy, Sam loves to write and has published three fiction novels. Originally from London and currently in Sydney, Sam is a city girl through and through, with a penchant for Paris and New York. She loves Sydney and the sunshine, but secretly prefers the rain... her ideal way to relax is a stormy day run, followed by a quaint coffee shop and her MacBook Pro.

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