Oscar The Grouch Lunch

April 27, 2012

Today I had an avocado to use so I wracked my brain for something fun and green and came up with Oscar The Grouch

I used an Elmo cookie cutter to cut out a piece of toast then spread it with mashed up avocado mixed with salt and natural preservative (essentially, powdered vitamin c). The can is just an avocado sandwich.

Oscar does look awfully happy. I think its because he has his string cheese and cheese curls worms (Slimey is the one with eyes), stinky smelly green fish (hard-boiled egg dyed with natural food dye and put in an egg mold) and a messy pile of fruit (pineapple and strawberries). Unfortunately, Cora did not carry the lunch flat so Oscar got mangled and she really didn’t want to eat the resultant mess. Note to self, no open-faced sandwiches for awhile!

To make this lunch I used:


Looks like we are heading into a season of lunches based on books. The Monster at the End of the Book is one of my childhood favorites, so I love that its one of Cora’s favorites too!

Cheese grover (dyed blue with natural colors) bricked in with almond butter and marmalade wall

The lunch is finished off by fruit walls and Cora’s special addition – a snow scene. Not sure how it fits but she insists it’s snowing at the end of the book. She picked out the cutters, went to town on a slice of cheese and then climbed up on a stool to place them in the lunchbox. With all that, I had to concede that yes indeed, it is snowing at the end of the book!

To make this lunch I used:

Decorative Bento Cutter Ham Cheese Cutter Set 18 Shapes