Sunday, January 28, 2018

Easy Valentine's Day Fruit Heart

I admit, I don't do much for Valentine's Day. It doesn't seem like a serious holiday, but I do enjoy all the chocolate that comes with it. Especially when it goes 50% off the next day.


My daughter is having a classroom party, and I need to bring some things. Her school allows sweets like cupcakes and cookies. But I know some schools don't allow junk food. I find it ridiculous, because you should be able to celebrate how you wish, but I know some schools are...uppity.

If you have an uppity school, I have a solution: a fruit heart!









You can use any fruit you wish. I picked out grapes, strawberries, and blackberries.



You can make a heart on your own, but when I tried, the heart looked more like a drunk circle.


So I used a heart pan to help:



It's incredibly easy, as you see. Perfect to bring in to a Valentine's Day party, and healthy! My daughter loves it.




I sliced the strawberries to make it easier to do the outline of the heart. Next time I might try tangerine wedges!




I'm not exactly sure what I'll be doing for Valentine's Day. What will you be doing? Relaxing in sweats and watching TV? That's most likely what I'll be doing, I won't lie.


But if you're looking for a healthy snack, remember the fruit heart!



80 comments:

  1. That is a cute idea. We aren't allowed to send food in to the schools here, so the kids will pass out their valentines on the actual day.

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  2. This would be really colorful. We no longer send food in due to so many different allergies amongst our kids but it would look great on a table for anyone entertaining.

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  3. This is an adorable way to serve fruits to kids especially on Valentine's day! It's really easy and it looks so lovely!

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  4. Very simple and cute and I love that it is shaped in a heart. I'd rather make this then give the kids more candy they don't need. For some reason, I always get stuck making cupcakes for kids events.

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  5. We always wait until after valentines day to purchase any candy. At 50% off a couple of days isn't going to hurt. Serving fruit is in a heart pan is a nice alternative to those uppity schools.

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  6. This is a cute idea! It is something that my kiddo would enjoy and it is cool for them to make.

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  7. Fruits and hearty was cute combination for a personalized gift. I love all the ideas coming out nowadays it makes my life easy . On what type of gift I should give to my special someone.

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  8. What is Valentine's day without chocolates? So sad that some schools do not allow this. But you have come up with a good option, the fruit heart looks really cute and tempting.

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  9. This is a great idea, especially that it involves fruits. There is nothing wrong with a few more vitamins from natural sources for Vlaentine's Day.

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  10. So cute! You could actually do that for any holiday with the right shaped pan. Such an easy and quick snack!

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  11. Oh wow.. blackberries. I haven't had them in forever. I love this simple and delicious idea. I bet it goes fast, only once people have the guts to break the perfect heart!

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  12. That's super cute and even I can pull it off haha! Love heart everything for Vday!

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  13. This is a great way to get kids excited about snacking on fruits! Berries are some of my personal favourites.

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  14. This is a great way to get the kids to eat fruit and not overindulge on the candy. Love how easy it is to make this heart.

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  15. That's a cute idea. And avery healthy one! And also a great way to make kids eat more fruits! And so easy and quick to make!

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  16. I love the idea of a fruit heart I could totally sit down and pick my way through that delicious!

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  17. This looks super cute.. I need to plan a valentines day thing for my four legged baby!! :)

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  18. What a great idea!! My old school didn't allow junk food: they ONLY allowed it for Valentine's Day, which I found so strange! This heart looks perfect :)

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  19. Such a fun treat for Valentine's and it's healthy too since it's all fruit. I think it's easier to use a heart shaped pan especially since it keeps the shape.

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  20. This is such a cute idea! I need to do this.

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  21. I love this idea! This would be a fun after school snack for my kids. Healthy and sweet for Valentines day!

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  22. The heart heart idea is definitely a lovely one and one that will surely please the uppty schools, lol, I love it simple and to the point.

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  23. This was so adorable. The heart idea is so sweet :)

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  24. Valentine's Day is not a serious holiday for me. I love it when chocolates go on sale. I can bake more cookies and other pastries with it.

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  25. Love that it's cute and healthy! We're working on being healthier at my house, so I'm definitely trying this one!

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  26. I like the fruit heat idea. It's simple and doesn't take much effort in the morning -- that's what I like when I'm half asleep prepping their lunches.

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  27. I was expecting at the end you will be pouring some melted chocs in it to make it a bit more fun. But it's a nice idea indeed! Thanks for the idea.

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  28. That is a really cute snack idea. Nice and healthy and easy for sure!

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  29. I like it cause it's healthy (the most). :)

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  30. Great idea. This can be a good way to prevent cavities!

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  31. My son had a teacher once who wouldn't let the kids bring cupcakes for birthdays. He was mortified, lol. This is a good treat for anyone! I love fruit.

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  32. I've some sweet tooth so chocolate is a must have on Valentine's day but for the kids giving healthy snacks are great idea.

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  33. Wow that's very creative idea! Perfect for kids!:)

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  34. I must say this is an amazing idea. I love how you put it up. Simple and colorful. I guess I got an idea from you. I can do this and give as a gift to my friend for Valentines day.

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  35. At last a healthy alternative to all the sugar filled candies one can find for Valendines day! You rock!

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  36. That's a cute solution. I like it.

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  37. Wow are there schools out there really uptight like this? Well the fruit try alternative is a good idea.

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  38. This is a fabulous idea! Gives the kids a delicious treat but still keeps the healthy alternative for the schools.

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  39. How cute is that! Loved celebrating valentines day with my kids. I'd actually prefer a fruit heart over chocolate. Yes, I'm one of those crazy people who is not too fond of chocolate. Hope you enjoy. I want grapes now.

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  40. What an awesome dessert idea, perfect not only for Valentine's Day but for any day! Fruits are healthy and delicious; your fruit combination is colourful and lovely!

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  41. Cute idea. We homeschool, and I will do this for breakfast :)

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  42. This is such a cool idea! Healthy, and great to look at too! Fun idea for breakfast also.

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  43. That's a cool Valentines Day idea. The love of my life (my 5 year old daughter) would love it.

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  44. What a cool heart! My daughter would love this. She loves herself some fruit!!! Aweomse. Perfect for Valentines Day

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  45. Just keep adding the layers of fruit and it looks great. Better than cupcakes and all the cookies that will be brought into school.

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  46. Oh this is so adorable just got an idea after seeing this adding jelly then turning it out.

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  47. What a nice idea! It looks so cute!

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  48. We don’t want to date outside or have dinner at restaurant on Valentines Day. I just promise I’ll cook our favorite dish and we can watch and relax at home. Just the way I like it.

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  49. I can't wait to make this for my husband and also my grandson as his mom doesn't like for him to have a lot of candy.

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  50. Well isn't that just easy to do!! Love the idea :) I will definitely have to try it!

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  51. That is adorable! Totally love this idea. For a change, a healthier option than a box of chocolate.

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  52. Love this cute fruit heart! It would also be so easy to make and bonus...super healthy!

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  53. That's a cute idea! I like strawberries so I'd probably use more of those. I wonder how it would be if you added a jello or something to it.

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  54. This is such a fun idea. I wish my son still had Valentine's Day parties in school.

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  55. This is such an adorable idea. I don't like to leave the house for Valentine's Day so I will probably be at home. I will be waiting for the 75% off candy.

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  56. That's a really fun idea! I would never think of preparing something that simple, yet very cute! :)

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  57. What a creative and fun way to entice the kids to eat fruits. I love everything that you included in the tray.

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  58. Cute, simple and not a ton of sugar? Yes, please! This would make a cute Valentine's Day breakfast for sure.

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  59. This is super cute and totally something I must make for my kiddos on Valentine's Day. I thank you for this idea.

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  60. I think the fruit heart is inspired whether or not you are dealing with an uppity school or not! I think I am going to ask my fiance if he will make me a fruit for Valentine's Day breakfast. And then maybe get some chocolate later. :)

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  61. That is a clever idea! We used to make a heart shaped quiche for dinner when my kids were small.

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  62. Dollar Tree has these cute heart shaped pans that I would love to do this with. Fun idea and very healthy!

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  63. It's a cute, quick idea but will it feed her whole class? I would have to fill the whole thing up the way those kids eat.

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  64. Themed fruit and veggie trays are great for parties. It's healthy but also festive and looks good too.

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  65. This is a fun fruit snack for the kiddos. I dont' have a heart pan, but I do have a heart muffin tin and heart cookie cutters tha twould work too

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  66. This is a great way to get the kids to eat fruit. I will definitely have to try it! Thanks for sharing.

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  67. Fruit heart is great. I should give this idea to my daughter. Maybe she will make it for us! :)

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  68. I like the idea of the fruit heart. My husband and I get each other cupcakes for Valentines Day and it's the best idea ever.

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  69. What a pretty nifty idea! So easy and quick to prepare. A little chocolate fondue on the side please...:) Thanks for sharing!

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  70. awww! how cute, fun, fast and healthy this heart is! One day when I couldn't go for chocolate I will make alike heart too!

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  71. Sweet.... without the "sweets". My daughter would love this but instead of blackberries, she would opt for some blueberries! Thanks for the idea!

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  72. It's easy, yummy and healthy so it's perfect for me! I love the idea and I'm sure kids would be amazed :)

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  73. A cute and simple idea. And super nutritious as well!

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  74. One more great idea for Valentine's! Since I'll be indoors, I'll need a fruit heart too. Good enough, I just love strawberries and grapes.

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  75. This is so cute! Do you add a batter or something to it? Or is it just to munch on? I love both ideas actually, I'd be quite happy with both!

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  76. This is a fantastic idea, love how cute it looks.

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  77. This looks like a lot of fun. I think I could do this with raspberries with my daughter. She's not a huge strawberry fan abut the other fruits are great. I know it's sad she doesn't like strawberries.

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  78. Such a cute idea and I LOVE that it's healthy!! I'm so doing this!

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