Working Mom's Edible Art Working Mom's Edible art - Lunch box, Fruit, Desert and more Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:29:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Smile Girl Dinner Plate Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:00:13 +0000 (Visited 188 times, 21 visits today)]]> Smile Girl Dinner Plate

I am working mom but I try to cook fresh and healthy food for my picky eater as much as possible.

Here is the simple one plate dinner I serve one of the week day night for my kid!!

Here is ingredients and what how I decorate plate. Very easy and you can use anything you have at home.


  • rice cooked with Quinoa
  • Chinese Green vegetable Stir-Fried Choy Sum With Minced Garlic (I used this recipe)
  • Oven fried chicken ( I used this recipe)
  • lettuce
  • cherry tomatoes (yellow, and red)
  • corn steamed
  • broccoli steamed
  • edamame
  • nori sheet
  • carrot steamed
  • Nori sheet

How to plate

Lay out a sheet of plastic wrap and place the rice on it.

Squeeze the plastic wrap lightly to form flat oval shape with your hands

Add vegetables.



Smile Girl Dinner Plate

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Fun Salad decoration ideas! Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:05 +0000 (Visited 547 times, 42 visits today)]]> Salad girl

It is great time to eat salad in this hot weather!!

Let’s do some fun decorate to appeal to encourage your child to eat more veggies!!

Here is ideas and ingredients I used.

  • lettuce
  • bell pepper (red, orange, yellow)
  • boiled egg sliced
  • ham thin sliced
  • steam corn
  • purple onion sliced
  • cucumber
  • carrot
  • cheese

Salad girl

Looking for homemade dressing ideas?

Here is my favorite recipes.

Happy cooking!


Follow my to see my healthy food art gallery (@aesookk) for inspiration.

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Homemade Guacamole and chips Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:55:59 +0000 (Visited 136 times, 16 visits today)]]> Homemade Avocado dip

Are you looking for healthy snack for kids in summer?

This homemade avocado dip is perfect for summer.

You just need ripe avocado, and minced vegetables.

Here is recipe!!

Follow my to see my healthy food art gallery (@aesookk) for inspiration.

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Salad girl Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:11:32 +0000 (Visited 144 times, 14 visits today)]]> Salad Girl

Happy Monday!
How was your weekend? We enjoyed beautiful weather with family at park!

Recently my 4 year old son loves helping me for dinner preparation. So We made and decorated salad together.

You can guess but here is ingredients.

  • romaine lettuce
  • yellow bell pepper
  • cherry tomato
  • carrot (I used cooked one)
  • slice cheese
  • nori sheet
  • cherry tomatoes
  • boiled egg (sliced)
  • cooked farfalle pasta (butterfly shaped)
  • ham
  • Your favorite dressing
  1. Cut all vegetable into bite size.
  2. Lay in romaine lettuce on picture above.
  3. Add cherry tomato, yellow bell pepper, sliced boiled egg, cooked farfalle pasta, and ham. (To make rose ham, you can refer rose carrot article.)
  4. Add slice cheese, and nori sheet, (I usde small scissor to cut for eye) and carrot.

Serve with this homemade delicious ginger dressing.

Happy cooking!


Follow my to see my healthy food art gallery (@aesookk) for inspiration.

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Disposable Field Trip lunch Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:00:40 +0000 (Visited 352 times, 70 visits today)]]> DisposableLunch01

My son goes to Central Park Zoo for school field trip today.
He cried because I cannot go to school field trip with him. I feel so guilty but I made his favorite lunch! School asked us to bring disposal so simple and easy.
I hope he enjoy his trip.

I made disposal lunch for preschooler easy to eat outside.

This is what I packed for lunch.

  • meal ball sandwich:  I made with Slider Rolls with  meatball, lettuce. I added little eyes with slice cheese and nori sheet (sea weed) and wrapped with plastic. For cheek, I cut washi tape and stick on the plastic.
  • edamame and cherry tomato in snack zip-log bag
  • water bottle wrapped with little origami paper for his name tag
  • Gogo squeez apple sauce (apple cherry flovor)
  • 1 napkin
  • Wet towel with snack zip-log bag
  • fruit snack
  • rice cracker (his favorite snack)

I draw baymax in brown bag and packed all in the bag!!

Happy Friday and have a great weekend!



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Jajangmyeon (noodle with meat sauce) dinner plate Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:06:30 +0000 (Visited 164 times, 16 visits today)]]> Jajangmyeon (noodle with meat sauce)

Start Monday with smile!
Simple & easy (and healthy) Jajangmyeon (noodle with meat sauce) with little girl’s big smile.


Here is ginger dressing for salad.

Decoration ingredients

  • home made ramen noodle or your favorite noodle or pasta
  • carrot
  • broccoli
  • nori (seaweed)
  • sugar snap
  • cherry tomatoes
  • lettuce
  • fresh corn (steamed)


Happy Monday!

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Captain America Chocolate Covered Oreo Fri, 22 May 2015 15:01:40 +0000 (Visited 221 times, 18 visits today)]]> Captain America Chocolate Covered Oreo

I made another my favorite Chocolate covered Oreo again!!
I decorated Captain America for Memorial weekend, all decoration is made with my favorite modeling chocolate.

I hope you have great Memorial weekend!!

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asian spaghetti with meat sauce plate Thu, 21 May 2015 19:02:50 +0000 (Visited 166 times, 11 visits today)]]> asian spaghetti with meat sauce plate

Simple and super easy asian spaghetti with meat sauce plate for weeknight!

Do you know how to turn Spaghetti(past noddle) into Ramen Noodles (Chinese noodles)?

Here is instruction instruction

  • 1 serving spaghetti (about 100g)
  • 1000 ml water
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon baking soda


  1. Bring water to a boil
  2. Add salt, baking soda and spaghetti.
  3. cook for time (package instructed+ 2 minutes)
  4. Serve with soup or sauce!!

Ingredients for decoration

Thank you for visiting.

Happy Thursday!


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Jajan meat sauce dinner plate Mon, 18 May 2015 17:59:41 +0000 (Visited 136 times, 12 visits today)]]> Jajang Meat Sauce dinner plate

My son loves jajiangmein (rice noodle with meat sauce-ground pork stir-fried with zhajiang, which is salty fermented soybean paste) and his Grandpa brought lot of sauce last weekend!!
Thank you Grandpa!

I serve this sauce with rice for dinner last night.
If you want to cook this meat sauce, here is recipe.


  • rice
  • rice
  • carrot
  • broccoli
  • bell pepper (orange, red, yellow)
  • salad: lettuce, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, fresh steamed corn
  • slice cheese
  • nori sheet (sea weed)
  • orange


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cat rice ball dinner plate Wed, 13 May 2015 15:30:22 +0000 (Visited 180 times, 7 visits today)]]> Cat Rice ball dinner plate

I bought fresh tomatoes and water melon from farmer’s market and wanted to serve them to our dinner plate.

This is cat rice ball I made in last weekend.

  • Rice ball :nori sheet (sea weed), rice, carrot, ham
  • Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry
  • Tomato Salad : lettuce, onion, tomatoes, corn
  • Dressing: salt, pepper, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, olive oil
  • Water melon


happy Wednesday!


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