Friend or foe, you
either like or loathe the rainbow food craze that has swept the World Wide Web,
our social media channels, and many bakeries, cafes, and grocery stores around
the globe. They may be jaw-dropping, but many consider the sprinkle-covered, artificially
color-enhanced snacks and drinks edible garbage.
We are fans of
technicolor, and think that multi-colored doesn’t have to mean “bad for you.”
Here is a selection of our favorite colorful recipes that are eye-catching,
mouth-watering, and not at all poisonous.
pistachios, and radicchio give this meal its inviting look. The combination of
orange and egg may appeal to breakfast and brunch lovers, but the pearl barley
also makes this a filling dinner option.
The BBQ season has
just begun. This grilled vegetable platter is not just great for vegetarians.
It is also perfect as a side dish, and provides a colorful balance to all the
meat that comes off the grill.
sangria? Unimaginable! The bright red drink, garnished with lemons, oranges,
and peaches, will be a real crowd-pleaser at your next BBQ or dinner party. If
you want to color up the drinks selection, offer it alongside our
Asian-inspired lemonade, sparkling cucumber with ginger, or blueberry smoothie.
Instead of a boring
bread-bun, a dull cereal, or croissant for breakfast, enjoy this colorful
breakfast bowl and your day will get off to an extra good start. If you cannot
find açai purée, get creative and try Greek yogurt mixed with puréed seasonal
fruit. All is possible, as long as it remains multi-colored.
You will be the
envy of the office with this healthy and beautiful salad in a jar. Lush green
lettuce meets fresh herbs, an array of vegetables, and a homemade dressing.
Simply give it a shake and tip it onto a plate, or eat out of the jar. A
Bright orange sweet
potatoes, paired with deep green spinach and ruby red pomegranate, make for an
attractive dinner option—not just because of their look! With this meal, good
fats meet complex carbs, plus some protein along the way.
Because of its
combination of fruits and vegetables, this vegan take on sushi is both healthy
and pleasing to the eye. Although the preparation can be time-consuming and a
bit fussy, you will find the maki fun to make with friends or on a special
With this creative
take on the fruit salad, you can make your own sweet nachos in just 10 minutes,
and serve them alongside a homemade fruits salsa. The fruit can be chosen
according to the season. Add blueberries, for example, and the salsa will cover
even more colors of the rainbow. A must-have for kids’ parties that will prove
just as popular with adults!
Show us your colorful creations by commenting
on this article with your photo. Have you written a rainbow recipe that you
would like to see published on Kitchen Stories? Send it to us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published on June 5, 2017