Delicious holiday lunches

Funny face salad

Let your children make their own holiday lunches with open sandwiches or sandwiches featuring different vegetables. Try Funny face salad (image above) or Novelty sandwiches using vegetables.

There are also some great family recipes on the vegetables.co.nz website featuring potatoes such as Spuds on the movePotatosaurusHedgehogs and  Boats.

Boats - Makes 4 boats
Screen Shot 2014-10-01 at 10.11.312 medium baking potatoes
½ cup grated cheddar cheese
¼ cup milk
Decoration: a selection of mushrooms, cucumber strips, red or green capsicum, cheese slices, watercress, shredded lettuce

Either bake in oven preheated to 200°C or microwave for 3-4 minutes per potato on high power until soft.
When cool enough to handle, cut potatoes in half and scoop out the flesh.
Mix potato flesh, cheese and milk together until smooth.
Pile back into potato skin and smooth the top.
Decorate to make a yacht, rowing boat or steamer as illustrated.