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Rainbow Fruit Kebabs

Rainbow Fruit Kebabs

My daughter had a sleepover birthday party last night. We like to have at least one healthy food at her birthday parties … and it usually involves fruit. This year I suggested rainbow fruit kebabs. My girl wasn’t too excited about the idea until I showed her a picture. Then she was sold.

These were a huge hit with the girls at the party. They were gone in an instant. Somehow the fruit in a bowl just didn’t have the same appeal … well, food is always more fun on a stick, right?

Rainbow Fruit Kebabs

These are super simple. All you need are fruit chunks for each color of the rainbow and some skewer sticks.  Put the fruit on a stick in the order of the rainbow. Arrange them in a fan to make a rainbow.

We used:

  • Purple: red grapes
  • Blue: Blueberries
  • Green: Honeydew melon
  • Yellow: Pineapple
  • Orange: Cantaloupe
  • Red: Strawberries
What kind of fruits would you use?

Rainbow Fruit Kebabs

This recipe was shared at Crazy Sweet Tuesdays, Totally Tasty Tuesdays, Thursday’s Treasures and Fit & Fabulous Fridays.

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21 responses

  1. chindeep3141

    Ann, you little genius! these are gorgeous! :)

    xo,
    ~M

    April 15, 2012 at 9:21 am

    • Ann

      Thanks Melissa … It wasn’t my idea … I saw pictures of them on Pinterest. I was just amazed at how pretty something so simple like fruit on a stick can be. My daughter and her friends gobbled them up.

      April 15, 2012 at 9:33 am

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  3. Love these, Ann! Your daughter’s friends are very lucky indeed! :)

    April 15, 2012 at 6:24 pm

  4. BEAUTIFUL ;) my daughter would be loving these ;)

    April 15, 2012 at 7:01 pm

  5. I usually make a fruit tray for the grandkids, but these are much prettier! Great idea!

    April 16, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    • Ann

      Thanks Anita. I don’t know what it was about putting the fruit on sticks … they just LOVED these so much more than the same fruit in a bowl. I think it’s just the visual appeal along with the fun of eating something on a stick.

      April 16, 2012 at 8:29 pm

  6. SOooo pretty and healthy, too!! My grand kids would love these.

    April 16, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    • Ann

      they would! :)

      April 17, 2012 at 7:25 am

  7. Love these kebabs

    April 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    • Ann

      thanks Mindie!

      April 17, 2012 at 7:25 am

  8. Beautiful. I want to eat the rainbow!

    April 18, 2012 at 9:49 am

  9. This is just beautiful. Great idea, and you did a wonderful job!

    April 19, 2012 at 10:15 am

    • Ann

      Thank you Winnie!

      April 19, 2012 at 12:32 pm

  10. gorgeous fruit display Ann! Fun, healthy treat for kids! :)

    April 24, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    • Ann

      It was! Thanks Amee :)

      April 24, 2012 at 9:05 pm

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  12. Katzmeow

    Lovely idea! can’t wait to try it. The one thing my daughter WILL eat is fruit. She is such a picky eater. :)

    May 6, 2012 at 9:31 am

    • Ann

      I know what you mean! I have such a hard time getting my kids to eat veggies … but at least they will eat fruit.

      May 6, 2012 at 11:43 am

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