Friday, May 4, 2012

May The Force Be With You

Happy Starwars Day!

My kids love Starwars and so I could not pass up making a special lunch today. My 3 year old daughter was a little hard to win over but once I mentioned that Starwars has a princess even she was on board. Plus, she made sure none of the melted chocolate left overs went to waste ;)

I made Yoda, Princess Leia, Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader. All with melted chocolate, candy eyes and fruit leather.

The first lunch Anakin Skywalker. I drew his face on whole wheat honey bread with melted milk chocolate and added candy eyes and a small piece of fruit leather for the scar. Also packed are strawberries, crackers and two light saber picks with blueberries.

The second lunch is Darth Vader. He is drawn on whole wheat honey bread with milk and dark chocolate. Also packed are strawberries, crackers and light saber picks with blueberries.

The third lunch is a Princess Leia lunch. I drew her with melted milk chocolate and added candy eyes and fruit leather blush and lipstick. Also packed are strawberries and light saber picks with blueberries on crackers.

The fourth lunch is a Yoda lunch. This lunch is not dye-free since the chocolate I used contains green food coloring. I love Yoda and had to make him. I just found a great company that make natural food coloring so next time I would use white chocolate and add some natural color!
 I drew Yoda with melted green chcolate melts and mixed in melted white chocolate for the details. Yoda also has candy eyes :) As  above this lunchbox also contains strawberries, crackers and two light saber picks with blueberries.

As always the kids all have ice water and yogurt as well :)

And now please check out what my friend Lise from Veggie Bento came up with :)
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May the 4th be with you, my friend!


  1. the chocolate details, especially Yoda and Darth, are amazing Nina!
    Love the blueberry light saber picks too. :)

  2. And now I want chocolate. :) awesome job!

  3. You are such an artist! What wonderful drawings!

  4. May the 4th be with you!

  5. Awesome job, love the details u did with chocolate. :)

  6. I totally want to lick my screen!

  7. OMGosh, love these...the blueberry light sabers make me giggle, so clever! Princess Leia is perfect.

  8. Beautiful, Nina. I wonder where you get all those creativity in you. You always have that great looking lunches ever. My girl was so amazed, and is now trying it on her PB and Nutella sammies.

  9. I love these they are so so cute!!

  10. So awesome, you are a chocolate artiste! LOVE!

  11. WOW! What mini masterpieces you have here :) I LOVE Yoda!



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