Mom Turns Kids’ Meals Into Cartoon Characters And We’re Losing Our Minds Over Them.

food made to look like rapunzel from "tangled" and food made to look like scar from "the lion king" both of which are made by laleh mohmedi

As a mom of two little ones, Laleh Mohmedi understands the struggle of making sure her kids are eating healthy. And in May 2015, she stumbled upon a clever way to ensure her son not only gets the nutrition he needed but also guarantees that mealtime will be fun.

One day, just for fun, Laleh decided to try and turn her son Jacob’s spelt pancakes into a lion. He loved it so much that he kept asking for more meals made from various characters in movies, books, shows, and more. This turned into a fun way for Laleh to teach Jacob all about the food he was eating and why it was good for him. Many of these delicious works of art can be found on Laleh’s Instagram, so we’ve collected our favorites for you to enjoy below!

1. Anger, Joy, and Disgust from “Inside Out” — fruit skewers

2. Hei Hei from “Moana” — organic eggs with salad

3. Mike Wasowski from “Monsters, Inc.” — brussel sprouts with mashed potato and zucchini

4. Pikachu from Pokémon — shredded chicken with noodles

5. Baby Yoda from “The Mandalorian” — porridge with oats, apple purée, pepitas, puffs, chestnuts, walnuts, and strawberries

6. Vanellope von Schweetz from “Wreck-It Ralph” — mash potatoes, eggplant, lettuce, pickles, white tortilla wrap and red capsicum

7. SpongeBob SquarePants — corn flakes, almonds, coconut flakes, strawberries, and milk dyed with blue spirulina

8. Princess Tiana from “The Princess and the Frog” — chocolate pancakes with fruit

9. Daisy Duck — prawn dumpling soup with eggs, ginger and carrots

10. Arnold, Gerald, and Helga from “Hey Arnold”

Arnold: sliced turkey, cheese, spinach, tomato and mayonnaise.

Gerald: peanut butter, cacao powder, sultanas and strawberry.

Helga: hummus dyed with a little bit of beetroot juice, cheese, and smoked salmon.

11. Scar from “The Lion King” — dahl with mashed potatoes and black funghi

12. Rapunzel from “Tangled” — mashed potatoes, fettuccine, purple cabbage, avocado, cucumber, and white tortilla wrap

13. Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” — grilled octopus, whiting, mash potato, and oyster mushrooms

14. Sadness from “Inside Out” — dragon fruit smoothie bowl (dyed using organic blue dye) with homemade granola, coconut, blueberries, apple and rockmelon

15. Ellie and Carl from “Up” — chicken, mash potatoes, bread, lettuce, noodles

Within a month of posting her creations on Instagram, Laleh went viral leading to world-wide media coverage! As fun as it’s been for her to have so many fans of her creative dishes, that wasn’t what drove Laleh to share what she makes. Instead, she was inspired by creating an account that would help other parents to get creative with the meals they make for their own kids. We think it’s safe to say that she’s doing just that!

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