As tradition would have it, hard-boiled eggs have an exciting moment every year around Easter. For the rest of the year, they might not be the most thrilling meal, but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring, either. Luckily, there are some really creative ideas out there to mix a little whimsy into your hard-boiled eggs, including turning them into delightful shapes.
Super Healthy Kids has a recipe for hard-boiled eggs that look like adorable mice with radish slice ears and mustard-dot eyes. Or, if you’re going for a fairy tale vibe, check out Taste of Home‘s recipe for hard-boiled eggs transformed into toadstool mushrooms complete with mayonnaise dotted plum tomato caps. To make things even easier, and if you’re willing to shell out a little money, there are even molds available for hard-boiled eggs, like this set on Amazon, that can turn your kid’s snack into anything from a fish to a car. A quick and easy meal, that’s delicious, nutritious, and fun to eat — now, that’s hard to beat!