37+ Rainbow Food Recipes to Brighten Up Your Meal

Rainbow food is a fun and creative way to make your meals more visually appealing and nutritious. By incorporating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables into your diet, you can ensure that you are getting a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Fun Rainbow Foods to Try

Rainbow Pancakes are a fun breakfast. A delicious pancake batter and bright colors turns boring pancakes into a fun morning breakfast for the kids.
Recipe: Made To Be A Momma
Rainbow Pancakes
Belgian Rainbow Waffles will make any breakfast a big hit with homemade Belgian waffles turned into beautiful rainbows with a pot o' gold thrown in for good measure.
Recipe: Dinner Then Dessert
Belgian Rainbow Waffles
These Rainbow Parfaits are a colorful and yummy treat for the kids. I used Fruity Pebbles to act as the granola for these rainbow parfaits and I just love the pop of color. 
Recipe: Made To Be A Momma
Rainbow Parfaits
The jiggliest, most colorful and whimsical treat of all, this Layered Rainbow Jello is the perfect finger food for parties and always a total crowd-pleaser.
Recipe: House of Nash Eats
Layered Rainbow Jello Cubes
Rainbow Sugar Cookies are colorful and chewy with a touch of crispness. Make a rainbow sugar cookie recipe and release your inner unicorn!
Recipe: Ugly Duckling Bakery
Rainbow Sugar Cookies
This rainbow infused water is refreshing, healthy, and much better tasting than unflavored water! Prep a big pitcher in less than 10 minutes.
Recipe: Salt and Lavender
Rainbow Infused Water
Outstanding 7 layer rainbow popsicles! Make your own homemade rainbow popsicles with lots of fresh fruit! Layering the smoothies in the mold is easy.
Recipe: The First Year Blog
Rainbow Popsicles
Buttercream Rainbows! Learn how to pipe these darling rainbows to decorate any layered cake recipe. They're so easy to create and fun to make.
Recipe: Cake by Courtney
Buttercream Rainbow Cake
Make a dreamy fluffy white cake batter with a nostalgic vanilla flavor and use food coloring to create a beautiful surprise rainbow!
Recipe: Buttermilk By Sam
Surprise Rainbow Bundt Cake
Looking for a fun way to get your daily dose of fruit? Then you’ve got to try this Fruit Rainbow Tray with a quick, 3-ingredient Fruit Dip!
Recipe: Chelsea's Messy Apron
Fruit Rainbow Tray
Soft and Gooey GIANT cookies packed with bright and cheery lucky charms cereal, white chocolate chips, and rainbow sprinkles. These Lucky Charms Cookies would make any cereal-lover super happy with the soft gooey center, and golden crusted outside.
Recipe: Baking with Blondie
Lucky Charms Cookies
Rainbow Popcorn is the perfect party snack that's as delightful to look at as it is to munch on. Your guests will love it!
Recipe: A Magical Mess
Rainbow Popcorn
Colorful Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats, with gooey marshmallows and crispy cereal in all the colors of a rainbow, are sure to make anyone smile!
Recipe: The Gunny Sack
Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats
Overhead shot of crudité arranged on large white platter.
Crudités are a classic appetizer or snack consisting of raw vegetable sticks. Here's how to make (& flavor) them & the best dips for serving.
Rainbow Crudite Platter
Get ready to wow your guests with this Vanilla Rainbow Layer Cake. A show-stopping dessert that's as fun to make as it is to eat.
Recipe: Baking with Blondie
Rainbow Layer Cake
This single-serve edible sugar cookie dough recipe is the best no-bake treat whenever you need a quick and easy dessert. Mix in your favorite rainbow sprinkles and enjoy this safe-to-eat cookie dough treat!
Recipe: Savor The Spoonful
Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
Make these Easy Rainbow Buttercream Cupcakes by starting with your favorite cupcake recipe or mix then top with a beautiful swirl of brightly colored frosting.
Recipe: Mom Loves Baking
Rainbow Buttercream Cupcakes
These fun and colorful rainbow fruit kebabs and easy to make and perfect for an adorable appetizer, snack, or edible craft.
Recipe: Planted In The Kitchen
Rainbow Fruit Skewers
Celebrate summer with rainbow ice cubes that bring the fresh fruits of the season into your drinks! Freezing fresh fruit into ice cubes adds fun flavor and color. 
Recipe: Darcy Miller Designs
Rainbow Fruit Ice Cubes
Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies are thick and soft rainbow cookies, that just happen to be some of the best chocolate chip cookies ever!
Recipe: Cookies and Cups
Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies
Soft white buttercream swirled in multi-colored white cake has never looked so bright and festive!
Recipe: Baking with Blondie
Rainbow Roll Cake
Bright, fun Rainbow Ice Cream is a No Churn Ice Cream recipe that the kids are going to flip over! No special equipment is needed. It’s a no churn vanilla ice cream that is colored with food coloring and frozen for a fun summer dessert.
Recipe: Julie's Eats and Treats
Rainbow Ice Cream
Rainbow Cupcakes with fluffy cloud-like vanilla frosting that is guaranteed to make anyone who sees them smile. No cake mix, still EASY.
Recipe: Dinner Then Dessert
Rainbow Cupcakes with Vanilla Cloud Frosting
This Rainbow Fudge is super easy but will wow everyone! So easy the kids can do it!
Recipe: Simple Joy
Rainbow Fudge
Brightly colored seasonal fruit arranged in a spiral pattern make this rainbow fruit tart a showstopper for your summer get-togethers.
Recipe: Ugly Duckling Bakery
Rainbow Fruit Tart
Wrap up the goodness of the garden in these vibrant veggie-packed rainbow spring rolls.
Recipe: Get Inspired Everyday
Rainbow Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Mango Sauce
Dive into a colorful world of flavors with this Rainbow Pad Thai, the perfect summer dish.
Recipe: Get Inspired Everyday
Veggie Rainbow Pad Thai
These rainbow veggie skewers are amazingly colorful, healthier and delicious!
Recipe: Gimme Some Oven
Rainbow Veggie Skewers
A slice of happiness on your plate – try this Rainbow Colored Bread for a fun twist on your daily toast.
Recipe: Kiya Fries
Rainbow Bread
For this colorful grilled rainbow veggie pizza, I use a combination of vegetables in red, green, yellow and purple including zucchini, broccoli, tomatoes, peppers corn and onions.
Recipe: Lasting Ingredient
Rainbow Veggie Pizza
Just like normal challah, but way prettier! You can also double this recipe to make two large challahs.
Recipe: What Jew Wanna Eat
Rainbow Challah Bread
Rainbow Vegetable Sandwich-this healthy and delicious sandwich is layered with colorful veggies! 
Recipe: Two Peas And Their Pod
Rainbow Veggie Sandwich
A tender, vanilla flavored challah dough laced with a delicious combination of hazelnut and white chocolate. The filling is colored to create a gorgeous rainbow colored babka.
Recipe: Buttermilk By Sam
Rainbow Babka
This Beautiful Rainbow Veggie Salad is packed with tons of healthy fruits and veggies and goes great as a side salad or can be a main dish with some added protein!
Recipe: She Likes Food
Rainbow Veggie Salad
Taste a healthier rainbow with this beautifully layered vegan Rainbow Smoothie. It’s not only pretty to look at but contains all the nutrients you need to get you through the day. Perfect treat to prepare with your kids.
Recipe: Delight Fuel
Rainbow Smoothie
What’s a party without a rainbow platter? All six dip recipes fit the colors of the rainbow as closely as possible while all being completely unique!
Recipe: Club Crafted
Rainbow Dips
Rainbow Roasted Vegetables are the perfect way to enjoy eating healthy, colorful vegetables for adults and kids! Makes a perfect side for quick meals or dinner parties where you want to impress!
Recipe: Dinner Then Dessert
Rainbow Roasted Veggies
This pinwheel sandwich recipe is so easy to make as it combines tortillas, cream cheese, deli meat, bell peppers, carrots, spinach, and cabbage to create a delicious and easy lunch. Serve a whole tray of pinwheel sandwiches at your next brunch, baby shower, or gathering with friends. 
Recipe: Sparkles to Sprinkles
Rainbow Veggie Pinwheel Sandwiches
Packed with fresh ingredients and bursting with colors, this Rainbow Poke Bowl is a taste of paradise!
Recipe: Nourish Deliciously
Rainbow Poke Bowl

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37+ Rainbow Foods to Try!

These rainbow food recipes are a fun and creative way to cook up something fun at home. Here are 37+ rainbow foods to try out! This simple crudité platter is a classic appetizer. Just arrange veggie sticks in a rainbow pattern.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people



  • Wash the vegetables thoroughly before cutting them.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut the vegetables into even pieces so that they are easy to dip. If the vegetables are large, cut them in half lengthwise before cutting them into pieces. For vegetables with a hard skin, such as carrots and cucumbers, peel them before cutting them.
  • Enjoy with your favorite dip!
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Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g

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