Rainbow Platter

Rainbow Platter

Introduce your kids to a delicious Rainbow Platter! This recipe combines the goodness of carrots, sweet potato, and chickpeas, blended into a smooth and vibrant hummus. This colourful dish is not only visually appealing but also a great way to incorporate vegetables and fruits into your child's diet. The creamy hummus is easy to make and pairs perfectly with a variety of their favourite veggies. Get ready to create a fun platter that will surely delight their taste buds!


Step 1
  • Transfer the cooked carrots, sweet potato, chickpeas, garlic, cumin (or mild curry powder), olive oil and salt into a food processor. Puree for 1 to 2 minutes until smooth, adding in additional water if needed. Use more olive oil, if desired. Serve with your kid’s favourite veggies 

Experiment with different vegetable combinations to create unique colours and flavours. Try adding beets for a vibrant pink hummus or spinach for a green twist.


Don't be afraid to experiment with different spices and flavours to customise the hummus to your child's preferences.


Medium carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
Small sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
Canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup
Garlic clove
Cumin or mild curry powder
1 tsp
Olive oil
2 tbsp
½ tsp


Chickpeas are a source of: Iron, Fibre, Protein

Carrots are a source of: Vitamin A

Sweet Potatoes are a source of : Potassium, Vitamin C

Peppers are a source of: Potassium, Vitamin C

Pineapples are a source of: Vitamin C

McCance Widdowsons 2021 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/composition-of-foods-integrated-dataset-cofid