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Time to celebrate

Date: November 23, 2023
Time to read: 5 min
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The end of the school year is a time to reflect and celebrate successes and kick off the festive season.  Celebrations often mean parties full of sweets and chips and very few healthy options.

Why not balance the usual feast and make the party spread bright and colourful with our delicious and fun party food.

Try these party poppers:

Festive pikelet creations

reindeer head made from pikelets, sliced banana, blueberries and raspberries

santa face made from pikelets , sliced bananas, scream and raspberries

snowman made from pikelets, blueberries, sliced banana and strawberries

Have fun and get fruit and fibre into the day!  Try our super easy banana pikelet recipe.  Get the kids to design their very own festive creation!

Variation: If you don’t have bananas, add ½ cup fresh or frozen berries or sultanas to the mix before cooking. You can make plain ones too.

Christmas tree pizzas

pizzas made into a shape of a christmas tree

Our festive Christmas tree pizza recipe is a healthy and tasty option for the lunch box or perfect for a party platter.  A delicious way to get 1 of the recommended 5 serves of vegies!

Top tip: Get creative and use whatever vegies you have available to decorate the ‘trees’.


a row of delicious bliss balls

Also known as apple and date bliss balls, this recipe is an ideal sweet treat for the celebration table.

Top tip: Make a double batch and freeze what you don’t need, then you have a quick and easy snack on hand.

Fruit and veg Christmas creations

santa hats made from grape, sliced banana and strawberries

Christmas trees made from cucumber and carrots









Get the kids to help make some ‘Santa hats’ made from grapes, banana and strawberries.  Or make your own Christmas trees by threading sliced cucumbers onto a toothpick and top with a carrot star.  Super quick and super cute.

Easy peasy watermelon trees

Christmas trees made from watermelon

You can’t go wrong with a watermelon Christmas tree on a hot day!  The ‘trunk’ of the watermelon makes a mess-free handle to hold.

Snowman vegie platter

vegie crudites and a bowl of tzatziki arranged to look like a snowperson

Make a snowman platter using assorted vegies and tzatziki dip.

Top tip:  You can use what fresh vegies and fruit you have available.

Other ideas:

  • Make a bowl of guacamole and serve with cucumber sticks and red capsicum strips for a colourful festive sharing plate.
  • Sausage rolls are a must for the party table!  Whip up a batch of our beef and veg sausage rolls.

All the recipes and ideas are nut-free to make sharing food a bit easier.


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