My name is Laleh and I am 35. I have a son Jacob (6) and a daughter Charlie (19 months old). In May 2015, I turned my son's spelt pancakes into a lion for a bit of fun and he loved it! Every few days he would ask if I could make him a character from a movie, book or toy that he had seen. Jacob and I would get creative in the kitchen and discuss the ingredients that we were using and the benefits. For example, when he was 3, we would talk about how Kale was a superfood. He would ask why, and I would say 'because superheroes love eating it' - that was a winner for him!

I started posting our creations on my personal Facebook page and had such a positive response that I thought I would create an Instagram account to inspire other parents to get creative in the kitchen. 

Within a month our page went viral and gained media attention from all over the world with media coverage from Time Magazine, Huffington Post, The Today Show USA, The Today Show Australia, Sunrise, ABC TV, Disney Channel Australia, and shout outs from celebrities, such as Martha Stewart and Ashton Kutcher to name a few. Ellen DeGeneres has even shared an artwork that I made of her on her show!

Within the last two years, we have been lucky enough to work with some amazing companies including Disney, Nickelodeon, Universal Pictures, Barcelona FC, Jamie Oliver, 20th Century Fox to name a few. 

We would never in a million years have thought that our little kitchen creations would turn into a full-time business but we love every minute of it! 

We love to use fresh, healthy produce and no refined sugar or preservatives. All our creations are dyed using vegetables and natural powders such as activated charcoal. 

Check the other meals that I've shared on Bored Panda.

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#1 Carl & Ellie

Carl & Ellie

Mash potato, chicken, noodles (made for Valentine's day - not for eating).

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HANS 3 weeks ago

I guess this one deserves an "Up" vote.

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#2 Lady And The Tramp

Lady And The Tramp

Spelt and cocoa pancakes with fruit.

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comboplush 3 weeks ago

That looks amazing! That's a lot of talent! But with those dishes that are supposed to be warm..wouldn't they be a tad cold once finished?

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#3 Hei Hei From "Moana"

Hei Hei From "Moana"

Organic eggs with salad.

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Clematis 3 weeks ago

Ok, this is adorable!

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#4 Micky & Friends

Micky & Friends

An assortment of toast.

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diane a 3 weeks ago

What is the black grainy material - ie: Mickeys ears etc?

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#5 Anger, Joy, Disgust

Anger, Joy, Disgust

Fruit skewer.

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HANS 3 weeks ago

You are what you eat.

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#6 Ursula

Ursula

Mash potato with octopus.

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FatBaby 3 weeks ago (edited)

What temperature do mash potatoes have to be able to sculpt it?

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#7 Bob Minion

Bob Minion

Veal ravioli with carbonara sauce.

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Clematis 3 weeks ago

Veal ravioli with carbonara sauce? That kid is living it up!

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#8 Carl Fredrickson

Carl Fredrickson

Avo on toast.

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cryingcat 3 weeks ago

Nevermind, this one is :))

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#9 The Grinch

The Grinch

Spatchcock roast with spinach mash potato and roast vegetables.

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A Rose Among Thorns 3 weeks ago

Now i'm seeing the Grinch with a chicken for a body.

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#10 Pooh

Pooh

Sweet mash potato with couscous, turkey meatballs and veggies.

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A Rose Among Thorns 3 weeks ago

The meatballs... Winnie the Pooh... get it? ;)

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#11 Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Mash potato, wild rice (not made for eating).

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Baked Panda 3 weeks ago

When you get the munchies

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#12 Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Pasta with mash potato and avocado.

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HANS 3 weeks ago

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your pasta!

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#13 Dylan And Dolly

Dylan And Dolly

Cream cheese on wholemeal wrap with black sesame seeds and fruit.

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FatBaby 3 weeks ago

Sorry but, who are they?

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#14 Mama Coco

Mama Coco

Mash potato with vermicelli noodles, purple cabbage, shrimp.

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D-m Keilman 3 weeks ago

This is possibly my favorite artistic creation. Your work is beautiful. As for "not for eating", people make demo cakes using foam forms. Nothing different about that in my eyes.

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#15 Sadness From "Inside Out"

Sadness From "Inside Out"

Dragon fruit smoothie bowl with homemade granola (glasses), coconut, blueberries, apple and rockmelon.

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Ashley Say Wha?!? 3 weeks ago

Diane a, where is your negative comment on this one?? Can't say anything can you cause this is clearly edible. Didn't know you could be speechless... sorry to everyone else, her comments have been so rude and infuriating.

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#16 Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

Mash potato, fungi, cashews (not made for eating).

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A Rose Among Thorns 3 weeks ago (edited)

So impressive! But fungi?

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#17 Cruella De Vil From "101 Dalmatians"

Cruella De Vil From "101 Dalmatians"

Spelt pancakes with blackberries, apple, blueberries, shredded coconut, whipped cream and cocoa cream cheese.

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Mama Panda 3 weeks ago

Oh this one looks yummy! I will be right over haha

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#18 Vanellope Von Schweetz From "Wreck It Ralph"

Vanellope Von Schweetz From "Wreck It Ralph"

Mash potato, eggplant, lettuce, pickles, white tortilla wrap and red capsicum.

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BeenElle 3 weeks ago

Is the eggplant raw? I don’t think I could get through that one.

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#19 Ladybug

Ladybug

Crumbed chicken with mash potato and veggies.

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TheNerdyOne 3 weeks ago

MIRACULOUS! Simply the BEST! Up to the test when things go wrong! Miraculous!!!!!! 🐞+⚫️🐈=❤️

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#20 Red

Red

Fruit.

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diane a 3 weeks ago

I could eat this one.

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#21 Donald Duck

Donald Duck

Smoothie bowl.

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Eden-Rose Huntsman 3 weeks ago

i never knew smoothie could go in bowls

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#22 Kermit & Miss Piggy

Kermit & Miss Piggy

Baked potato.

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holo it's me 3 weeks ago

miss piggy made of ham...

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#23 Sebastian

Sebastian

Watermelon, feta, bread.

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Clematis 3 weeks ago

UNDER THE SEA

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#24 Rafiki From 'The Lion King"

Rafiki From 'The Lion King"

Smoothie bowl - yoghurt, honey, strawberries, peach, blueberries. chia seeds, black sesame seeds and coconut.

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Dani 3 weeks ago (edited)

This one's so good!! Looks delicious too

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#25 Freddy Krueger

Freddy Krueger

Mash potato (dyed with beetroot juice) bocconcini, toasted tortilla wrap, chia seeds, eggplant skin and red capsicum.

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TheNerdyOne 3 weeks ago

Creepy....... I LOVE IT

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#26 Flounder

Flounder

Vegetarian ravioli with pipi and carbonara sauce.

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Anggi Pangastuti 3 weeks ago (edited)

Nice! And for those who think weird for toddler to eat shellfish, the recommended age to try shellfish is after 12 months. So its completely fine to let 19 months old and 6 years old to try to eat shellfish.

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#27 Abu

Abu

Braised beef with mash potato, eggs and sautéed mushrooms.

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cryingcat 3 weeks ago

As a vegetarian, i want to eat this.. oops!

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#28 Disgust From "Inside Out"

Disgust From "Inside Out"

Kale, spinach, macadamia pesto with broccolini and cucumber.

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FatBaby 3 weeks ago

I don't think Disgust would approve of this, seeing that she hates veggies.

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#29 Princess Jasmine

Princess Jasmine

Noodles with fungi.

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Mama Panda 3 weeks ago

Wow! I love this one but not too sure I will like fungi. I will give it a try.

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#30 Prince Eric

Prince Eric

Spelt pancakes with blackberries.

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Andres Tejeda 3 weeks ago

Eric with a blackberry fro.

#31 Cogsworth & Lumiere

Cogsworth & Lumiere

Cauliflower and lentil soup with a spelt bread roll.

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#32 Captain Hook

Captain Hook

Spelt pancakes with plums, dragon fruit and apple.

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cryingcat 3 weeks ago

Ive never tried dragon fruit but I sure would like too.

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#33 Flower, Thumper & Bambi

Flower, Thumper & Bambi

An assortment of toast.

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#34 Marty The Monkey

Marty The Monkey

Snack bars and cereal.

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3 weeks ago

This was s commissioned piece for a brand/ the monkey was their logo :)

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#35 Ash From Pokémon

Ash From Pokémon

Spelt pancakes (dyed with beetroot juice) with watermelon, honeydew, blueberries and moon grapes.

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Lizzie the Crayon 3 weeks ago

Pokemon, gotta eat em all

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#36 Sing

Sing

Bagels.

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Eden-Rose Huntsman 3 weeks ago

the lizard scared me at first until I realized what it was

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