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Dr Seuss Inspired Recipes Your Kids Will Love


What child doesn’t grow up with Dr. Seuss's books? We have quite a few of them lying around the house. The kids love the silly characters and therefore the rhymes. Dr. Seuss-inspired recipes that I’m about to share with you have been a good hit in my house. Of course, the famous green eggs and ham are included, but they're also are quite a few other snack and meal ideas. Create a fun Dr. Seuss-inspired afternoon with a number of these recipes and in fact don’t forget to read a few of the books together with your kids. (If you don’t own any, enjoy a trip to your local library.)


Green Eggs and Ham

This has to be the most famous Dr. Seuss-inspired dish. Scramble a couple of eggs, add a few drops of blue coloring to the mixture and cook as was common. You can serve a warmed-up slice of ham with it, and if you want to go all out, brush the ham with a little green food coloring.
My kids love either biscuits or mashed potatoes with this dish. Add a touch of coloring (either green or a complimentary color like red) to the biscuit dough or the finished mashed potatoes for even more fun.



Cat in The Hat Snack

Make the Cat’s Hat for a fun snack. All you need maybe a few Ritz crackers, gummy lifesavers (preferably in white/clear and red), and a bit of vanilla frosting. Put the Ritz cracker on a plate. Use a little bit of vanilla frosting to attach the first lifesaver to the cracker. “Glue” more lifesavers on top of the first one alternating between red and white.
These snacks are so cute; you'll want to take a picture of your child’s creation before it's devoured.



Wiggly Fish

This snack was inspired by “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish”. Prepare several different colors of Jello per package directions and pour each flavor into a shallow pan. Use a fish-shaped cookie cutter to cut the Jello into fish shapes. (If you don’t have a fish-shaped cookie cutter you'll also just cut fish shapes with a knife.) you'll also add small pieces of fruit to the Jello mixture before it cools. This is an excellent way to sneak an additional serving of fruit into your child’s diet.



Pink Ink for The Yink

The Yink in “One Fish, Two Fish” likes to drink pink ink. Make your own version by combining a couple of strawberries (either fresh or frozen and thawed) and some milk inside a blender. Add a few drops of red food coloring if the “ink” isn’t pink enough.



A Fruity Hat For The Cat

How about this for a fun Sunday breakfast? Whip up a batch of silver dollar pancakes and cut some fresh strawberries. Grab some whipped cream and let the kids assemble the Cat’s hat by stacking pancakes, and strawberries on top of each other using the whipped cream as “glue”.


Enjoy a few of these Dr. Seuss-inspired snacks and meals with your family, or invite a few neighbor kids over for a Dr. Seuss party. Either way, they're tons of fun and an excellent way to bring a number of the Seuss stories to life.

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