Mealtime usually ends with more food on the floor than in bellies. Chicago mom and writer Selena Kohng found a way to fix that. She turns breakfast, lunch and dinner into visual feasts, and shares her food art creations on her blog, How About Cookie, and via Instagram and Twitter. Click through the album to get inspired by her latest and greatest.

Pear Hot Air Balloon

A plate of cauliflower is one thing. (Usually an awful thing, for a kid.) A plate of cauliflower clouds and pear hot air balloons? That's another thing entirely. Turn the mealtime battlefield into a playground, and your picky eater just might steal a nibble.

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— Food art styling & writing by Selena Kohng