Planting season is just around the bend, and what better way to celebrate spring's new beginnings than a veggie-themed garden party? Here's a round-up of fresh ideas that are as good for you as they are the earth.
With the rise in popularity of candy buffets this ingenius idea featured by Esther Kim on My Bride Story offers a healthy alternative to sugary servings. This fruit-and-veggie buffet proves that nature's rainbow is both party and photo worthy.
Ignore those haunting lectures your parents gave on playing with your food, for surely they didn't have these gorgeous blossoms in mind as they glared at you from across the dinner table. Little Food Junction turns a plate into a budding garden with these roses made from sliced red carrots.
Chris Nease of Celebrations at Home transforms simple crudités and dip into elegant table decor by hollowing out fresh baguettes and serving the veggies in their edible cups. Dishes? What dishes?
Finished all of your veggies? Treat your guests to something sweet with these garden-themed cupcakes by Butter Sugar Cream. Even if they're not as nutritious as the real deal they're just as cute and fun to nibble on. Maybe whip up some carrot cake too if you're really digging the garden theme (get it? Digging).
Garden or vegetable-themed parties are the perfect spring fling and not only do they provide great options for all those vegetarians out there, but they might inspire some veggie lovin' in that picky kid or two you know.