British Tomato Funny Faces

British Tomato Funny Faces



4 muffins, split and toasted (or use bagels, round pittas or rice cakes)
1 large ripe avocado, mashed
100g soft cheese
About 12 British cherry tomatoes, halved
Grated carrot and carrot sticks
Grated cheese
Cucumber slices
Red pepper slices


Get your kids to have a hand in making these fabulous funny faces for lunch, a snack or a tea-time treat. It’s a great way to encourage a healthy interest in food.

Serves 4
Prep time: 10 minutes

1. Spread the toasted muffins with mashed avocado or soft cheese as a base for your decorations.

2. Use the British cherry tomatoes to create eyes or noses, the grated carrot or cheese to create hair and the cucumber and pepper for mouths or ears – or whatever you fancy!

Cook’s tip: If you have a few of these ingredients to hand in your fridge, it’s easy to quickly create an exciting snack for a small child – just let your imagination run riot!

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