Muffin Tin Monday: Seeds, Plants, Flowers

Welcome the 2nd installment of the Muffin Tin Monday Springtime mini-series: Seeds Plants, and Flowers! This week I had particular fun putting together the muffin tin meal and if Muffin Tin Girl wasn't so hungry, I would have made more of those miniature open-faced flower sandwichs.

On a side note, did you know that playdough tools (washed and dried of course) can make great food shape cutters? Just sayin....

Back to the fun. Here's what I put together:

 Leaves (or grass, take your pick): Fresh Cut Lettuce, served plain.  
Flowers: Miniature open-faced cheese flower sandwich
Flower Petals: Strawberry Slices. Tried to fan them out, but it was a fail
"Smooshed Grass" Miniature Avocado Sandwich on a flower pick.
Seeds on a Bed of Dirt: Chocolate Chips and Graham cracker crumbs

(close-up of the sandwiches...cheese hearts for petals on mini bread circles. So fun!)

The plain lettuce also went over very well. I tried to say it was grass and Muffin Tin Girl said, "No Mommy Lettuce is leaves." And she came up with "Smooshed Grass"for the avocado. I was enjoying it yesterday on a sandwich ans she said it looked like someone had smooshed grass in my sandwich. Cutie patootie.

**Brief MTM update: I will be doing a few more themes and then we will be taking a theme hiatus for the summer. Doesn't mean you can't do them, just means you'll get to come up with your own, if you wish! We will start back up with the themes in late August.

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  1. also used just bento cups this time, that was fun too. :)

  2. http://meyerprints-merianbulbflowers.blogspot.com/

  3. Really nice tin! I like the flowers. Where do I link up?

  4. Is it just me, or is the linkup thingy missing?

  5. I love how you used heart shapes for petals. Great idea!

  6. Michelle - There is no link up?
    Thanks, Nicole

  7. That looks great! We will be doing MTM theme tomorrow. Daddy is playing golf at Augusta National today.. so as you can imagine he took my camera. LOL
    We did have a breakfast tin this morning. My little ones are goingto be thrilled. Tins 2 days in a row!! :o)

  8. LOVE the sandwich's, so cute to use hearts as petals! Where's the link up thing?

  9. That is cute!
    I think there is a little problem with the link sharing thing - it says submissions start on 5/30?? When I click on it it just takes me to the programs homepage.

  10. I love the flower sandwiches! So cute!

  11. I am playing along this week!! http://stevemonicaandboys.blogspot.com/2010/05/muffin-tin-monday.html

    Love your muffin meal!!

  12. Those sandwiches are darling - love all the names the kids come up with!

  13. Your sandwich is the cutest!! I love how the hearts look like petals.

  14. I would not have thought of using the heart for flowers. Very cute. I love things miniature.

  15. Anonymous7:57 PM

    I like the flowers and the bento papers. I don't blame you for taking a theme break! Thanks for hosting.

  16. I didn't play this week but you did so well. Just so pretty and sweet.


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