Strawberry tulips

Flashes of brightly coloured flowers are everywhere at the moment. Here are some lovely strawberry tulips perfect for eating!



  • strawberries
  • kiwifruit (or green apple)
  • pepitas (pumpkin seeds) – or kiwi/green apple
  • sunflower seeds


Step 1 Cut a strawberry in half.

Step 2 Cut an indent in the top and angle the bottom slightly.

Step 3 Add another strawberry flower.

Step 4 And a third.

Step 5 Add pepitas for the stalk.

Step 6 Then more for the leaves.

Step 7 Kiwifruit makes great grass.

Step 8 Finish off with a little distant sunflower seed sun… or is it a seed fairy…?


Judith Yeabsley is a mum of two boys who is
passionate about healthy food for kids. Her blog
The Art of Nutrition is a popular place to find inspiration for fun, healthy, creative food for kids big and small. Judith describes her mission as “how to present healthy food creatively so it is delicious looking and impulse-creating, so kids can’t wait to tackle the plate”. The focus is fruit, vegetables and whole grains. The plates are designed to be made by the average time-poor parent, in the average kitchen, using readily available ingredients and working on a budget.

First published: Nov 2014
Last updated: April 3 2017
Last science review: October 10 2016

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