Rainbow Theme Dinner
Think of all the colors of the rainbow for this Rainbow theme party.
Have each family member or guest wear a color of the rainbow to the
We have several ideas for a rainbow theme but you can also be
creative in your dinner menu by adding lots of color such as chicken
with a mango salsa, a green vegetable, fruit salad on the side and
rainbow Jell-O for dessert. This party theme is all about color.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Have kids paint a rainbow on a piece of cardboard or heavy
construction paper. Allow to dry and cut out into a rainbow shape.
Glue on cardboard if needed to be stronger. Prop up in the middle of
Or use the rainbow Jell-o below for the centerpiece.
Rainbow Theme Dinner Menu
Find this Jell-O rainbow recipe on our St.
This would be a fun centerpiece for your table.
Lemon wedges (for garnish)
Add your fruit in a colorful bowl and toss. Prepare everything but
the avocado and set aside. Right before serving add the avocado.
Avocado darkens quickly once it is cut so serve immediately.
Chicken with Mango Salsa
Add this colorful salsa to the topped of your cooked chicken.
3 ripe mangoes, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/4 Cup cilantro chopped finely
2 tomatoes chopped
Hot peppers, chopped according to your tastes
Juice of 1 lemon
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken on the grill or
bake in the oven. Meanwhile add diced mangoes, onion, cilantro,
tomatoes and peppers together in a serving bowl. Pour juice of lemon
over top and serve on top of cooked chicken.
Add this cheesy peppers dish for your side dish.
4-5 packages of small jello different colors
Prepare each jello package with 1 -1/4 Cup of hot water do not add
cold. This makes the jell-o easier to cut into squares. Pour in a
separate flat container for each color or do two colors at a time
and then others hours later after the first set is firm.
Cut each colored jell-o into small squares. Place in a 13x9 pan and
mix colors around gently.
In a bowl, mix together 2 packages of unflavored
with 1/2 Cup cold water. Let sit 3 minutes. Then stir
in 1 -1/2 Cups hot water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add one
14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk. Blend together well.
Pour mixture over the top of your colorful jell-o and chill 5-6
hours. Cut into blocks and enjoy your rainbow dessert!
Other Colorful Theme Dinner Ideas
- Salmon (cooked looks bright orange) with a green salad
- Pasta salad with multi colored noodles, cherry tomatoes and
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Rainbow Theme Dinner Desserts
You will need:
White cake mix or homemade white cake
gel food coloring -colors of a rainbow
muffin pan and liners
6 bowls and 6 knife or spoons for mixing colors
Cupcake Rainbow Directions
Prepare your boxed or homemade cake batter. Pour 1/2 cup of batter
in 6 different bowls. Color each bowl of batter a color of the
rainbow by adding one or two drops of gel food coloring. Stir color
into batter until completely blended.
Prepare your muffin pan by placing liners inside each cup or
greasing each cup.
Add one color of batter with a spoon into each muffin tin. Start
with purple if you'd like to mimic a rainbow. Spread the batter to
reach the edges of the pan or shake the pan gently to settle the
Continue with each color:
1st purple, then blue, green, yellow, orange and red on top.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle of
your cupcakes comes out clean.
Allow to cool. Frost or eat as is.
Use this same method with a layer cake by coloring each 9 inch
circle a designated rainbow color and baking. See the directions and
cake recipe here.
Prep sugar cookie dough
and separate into 6 balls of dough. Color each ball of dough with
food coloring. You will need red, orange, yellow, green, blue and
Roll each ball into long ropes and place one rope after another on a
cookie sheet arching into a rainbow. You can also make mini rainbows
instead of one large rainbow. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10
minutes or until cookie golden brown.
Cut into wedges and serve.
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