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29 Colorful Rainbow Food & Drink Ideas

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. Rainbow Sangria
  2. 2. Rainbow Donuts
  3. 3. Rainbow Bread
  4. 4. Rainbow Veggie Pizza
  5. 5. Rainbow Cake Roll
  6. 6. Layered Rainbow Cupcakes
  7. 7. Rainbow Spring Rolls
  8. 8. Rainbow Smoothie
  9. 9. Rainbow Salmon Skewers
  10. 10. Rainbow Pasta
  11. 11. Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits
  12. 12. Rainbow Fruit Pizza
  13. 13. Greek Rainbow Vegetable Salad
  14. 14. Rainbow Jell-O
  15. 15. Rainbow Heart Cookies
  16. 16. Rainbow Strawberries
  17. 17. Rainbow Cupcakes
  18. 18. Rainbow Trix Krispie Treats
  19. 19. Easy Rainbow Meringue Cookies
  20. 20. End-Of-The-Rainbow Cookie Parfaits
  21. 21. Rainbow Fruit Skewers
  22. 22. Jell-O Crusted Rainbow Marshmallows
  23. 23. Rainbow Waffles
  24. 24. Easy Rainbow Snack Mix
  25. 25. Rainbow Cookies
  26. 26. Rainbow Citrus Infused Water
  27. 27. Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels
  28. 28. Rainbow Fruit Salsa Cheesecake Dip
  29. 29. Melted Rainbow Cake
  30. Don't miss more dessert ideas perfect for Spring:
  31. Plus, check out 23 Delicious Carrot Cake Recipes:

If you love showy food and drinks, you’ve got to see the 29 Colorful Rainbow Food and Drink Ideas that we put together. Show off with a colorful dessert table with a rainbow of strawberries, meringue cookies, and parfait that are ready to party. Snack mix, veggie salad, and salmon all look lovely in bright rainbow colors.

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Rainbow Sangria

1. Rainbow Sangria

This Rainbow Sangria is so full of fruit that you can basically call it a healthy meal. You’ve got to get those servings of fresh fruit in somehow! This delicious white wine and brandy-based sangria are refreshing on a hot summer’s day, and the addition of rainbow-colored fruit is both fun and tasty.

Rainbow Donuts

2. Rainbow Donuts

You will not be able to take your hands off these amazing and colorful rainbow donuts. These fun treats are made with simple vanilla donuts topped with a rainbow of fruity pebbles cereal, melted white chocolate, and shredded coconut. It takes a bit of time and effort to separate all of the different colors of the fruity pebbles rainbow, but it is totally worth it.

Rainbow Bread

3. Rainbow Bread

Using pre-made bread dough makes this Rainbow Bread a little quicker to throw together for a completely stress-free bake. Swirls of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple make the most colorful bread you have ever seen. A sandwich made out of this bread would be astoundingly gorgeous, plus it would be perfect for celebrations or rainbow birthday parties.

Rainbow Veggie Pizza

4. Rainbow Veggie Pizza

If you are struggling to get your kids onto the veggie-loving bandwagon, make healthy fun with this incredible Rainbow Veggie Pizza. It is a great way to get all kinds of veggies into your diet, and kids are guaranteed to love it. The recipe uses a quick and easy, not to mention lightened up, pizza crust solution – store-bought flatbread!

Rainbow Cake Roll

5. Rainbow Cake Roll

Jelly rolls or cake rolls are actually surprisingly easy to make, and one of the best desserts to serve to a crowd. This Rainbow Cake Roll is definitely no exception. Beautiful, colorful strips of cake mix are baked together to create the ultimate rainbow dessert. It’s then filled with the tastiest whipper rainbow chip frosting!

Layered Rainbow Cupcakes

6. Layered Rainbow Cupcakes

Cupcakes are cute, but layered rainbow cupcakes are just about the cutest things you will ever see. They are made with a simple boxed white cake mix, doctored up with some bright gel food coloring layered to make a delicious edible rainbow. They are topped with a swirl of whipped cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of round rainbow sprinkles. These cupcakes are so easy and so fun.

Rainbow Spring Rolls

7. Rainbow Spring Rolls

Lighten up your lunches with these healthy and nutritious, not to mention delicious, rainbow spring rolls. It all starts with a rainbow of crisp, fresh fruits and veggies for a full spectrum of colors and health benefits. Expertly wrap your fillings with rice paper, then it’s onto the sauce. Tasty homemade peanut sauce elevates these spring rolls to amazing, with an extra kick from freshly grated ginger.

Rainbow Smoothie

8. Rainbow Smoothie

Whether your kids love to eat healthy with a variety of fruits and vegetables or not, they will slurp up this yummy rainbow smoothie. Not only does it look incredibly fun, but every layer is fruity and delicious. This recipe is another great way to get kids introduced to new flavors and fruits by putting them in a familiar smoothie. It’s a fun way to squeeze a whole bunch of your daily servings of fresh fruit into a single meal.

Rainbow Salmon Skewers

9. Rainbow Salmon Skewers

Rainbow Salmon Skewers are an easy and healthy meal perfect for barbecue season. They make a delicious 30-minute meal that is fun to make with your friends or kids. Cuts of fresh salmon fillet are stacked high with multicolored bell pepper, red onion, and a squeeze of fresh lemon. Serve the skewers on top of a green salad for a light meal, or on a bed of flavored couscous for a more substantial dinner.

Rainbow Pasta

10. Rainbow Pasta

Making this colorful Rainbow Pasta is an exciting activity that kids can do almost all on their own. Though it might get a little bit messy, embrace the mess and let it be a part of the fun. Cooked spaghetti noodles get soaked in food-colored water for just a few minutes, then strained with cold water. Mix all the noodles together for a colorful pasta dinner that even the pickiest eaters can’t turn down.

Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits

11. Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits

Colorful Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits are an easy snack to put together and would be a great way to sneak some healthy fruit onto the dessert table at home or at your next children’s party. Grapes, blueberries, kiwi, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and strawberries are layered to create a beautiful rainbow treat. A splash of vanilla and a scoop of powdered sugar in the fruit salad give this parfait a truly magical flavor.

Rainbow Fruit Pizza

12. Rainbow Fruit Pizza

Do you ever buy way too much fruit? Use up all of the extra fruit in your fridge with this sweet and delicious Rainbow Fruit Pizza. A sweet shortbread cookie crust gets covered with a cream cheese spread and topped with fresh sliced fruit. Strawberries, clementine, pineapple, blueberries, and grapes make the perfect toppings. It’s a delicious and beautiful dessert that is perfect for picnics and barbecues.

Greek Rainbow Vegetable Salad

13. Greek Rainbow Vegetable Salad

This fresh and crisp Greek Rainbow Vegetable Salad can be made and dressed ahead of time, making it perfect for parties and potlucks. Fresh chopped red onion, cucumber, yellow bell pepper, red bell peppers, and tomatoes are topped with rich feta and Kalamata olives. The whole thing gets tossed in a savory red wine vinaigrette. It is a fresh and healthy salad great for a dinner side or light lunch.

14. Rainbow Jell-O

Jell-O comes in so many delicious fruity flavors, making it difficult to choose which one to make. Solve that problem and make all of the flavors by creating this impressive rainbow Jell-O. Layer flavors of all of the colors of the rainbow on a baking sheet, then slice the final product into single-bite cubes. This colorful, wiggly treat is great for birthday celebrations.

Rainbow Heart Cookies

15. Rainbow Heart Cookies

These rainbow cookies will really steal your heart. You definitely have to give them a try at least once. They would make the perfect treat for someone special on Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or a just because gift.

Rainbow Strawberries

16. Rainbow Strawberries

The rainbow has never tasted so good. Chocolate-covered strawberries are one of our favorite treats. The sweetness of white chocolate paired with a freshly picked strawberry will have your taste buds screaming for more. A fun twist on the original dessert, these chocolate-covered rainbow strawberries are dipped in layers of colored chocolate for a fun, striped, rainbow effect.

Rainbow Cupcakes

17. Rainbow Cupcakes

Candy makes up all of the precious details on top of these fun rainbow cupcakes. Fluffy white buttercream clouds hold an Air Head candy rainbow, and a glittery gold sugar-dipped Rolo chocolate makes the perfect pot of gold. You will never believe how easy it is to decorate these cupcakes, and they look adorable at any rainbow-themed event.

Rainbow Trix Krispie Treats

18. Rainbow Trix Krispie Treats

Switch up your typical rice Krispie treats with these wildly fun Rainbow Trix Krispie Treats. Kids love this baking project, and your whole family will love eating them when they are done. The best part? These are super easy to make with only three simple ingredients you might be able to find right in your pantry. Grab some Rainbow Trix, a bag of marshmallows, and a few tablespoons of butter and you are all set.

Easy Rainbow Meringue Cookies

19. Easy Rainbow Meringue Cookies

These fun and funny rainbow meringue cookies are can be dusted with just a hint of luster dust to give them that authentic unicorn shimmer and kids are guaranteed to go crazy over them once they hear the name. Otherwise known as “Unicorn Poops”, these cookies really are a cinch to make and taste so much better than anything you can buy at a grocery store.

20. End-Of-The-Rainbow Cookie Parfaits

What do you think you would find at the end of the rainbow? Hopefully, you would find these delicious End-of-the-Rainbow Cookie Parfaits. They are incredibly easy to make and taste great.

Rainbow Fruit Skewers

21. Rainbow Fruit Skewers

We are always looking for fun and innovative ways to serve healthy snacks at parties to make kids actually want to eat them. Rainbow Fruit Skewers look gorgeous on a dessert table or in a lunch bag and taste great. You can even enlist your kiddos to help make these, just remind them that the ends of the skewers are sharp. Also, mix some honey and plain yogurt to make a delicious fruit dip.

Jell-O Crusted Rainbow Marshmallows

22. Jell-O Crusted Rainbow Marshmallows

Almost every kid out there loves the sticky, gooey texture and sweet taste of jumbo marshmallows. Amp up the fun factor with this quick and easy tutorial for making Jell-O Crusted Rainbow Marshmallows. They are so easy to make that the kids can practically do it on their own. All you need is a pack of plain marshmallows, different flavors of Jell-O, and a plastic sandwich bag for each flavor. Get dipping!

Rainbow Waffles

23. Rainbow Waffles

Serve up an extra special breakfast at your next slumber party, birthday brunch, or St. Patrick’s Day celebration with these wonderful rainbow waffles. The waffles themselves are easy to make by separating the waffle batter to color with food dye and piping the batter onto the waffle iron. Serve to your guests with three dolloped whipped cream clouds and a Lucky Charms cereal treasure at the end of the rainbow.

Easy Rainbow Snack Mix

24. Easy Rainbow Snack Mix

Have you been inspired to throw a rainbow-themed party yet? We sure have. The very first thing to put out on the snack table is this Easy Rainbow Snack Mix. Filled with tasty nibblers and healthier treats, these single-serve snack mixes are perfect for children and adults alike. The colorful sweet and salty mix includes marshmallow “clouds”, Rainbow Trix, Goldfish crackers, and Froot Loops cereal.

25. Rainbow Cookies

These Rainbow Cookies are fun and easy to put together, and work really well to make ahead.

Rainbow Citrus Infused Water

26. Rainbow Citrus Infused Water

Adding fruit to your water is a great way to add a little flavor and zest, and that is definitely what you will be getting with this Rainbow Citrus Infused Water. A variety of fresh citrus fruits including blood orange, lemon, and limes are layered inside a mason jar. The jar gets filled with ice water and placed in the refrigerator so that the flavors can soak in. It is a gorgeous-looking drink with health benefits like a boost of Vitamin C.

Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels

27. Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels

Looking to refresh your school lunch recipes or at-home snacks? Check out these delicious and nutritious loaded Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels. A rainbow of fresh chopped veggies with ranch-flavored cream cheese are all rolled up inside a soft spinach tortilla wrap. You can totally customize these to the tastes of your kids, but some of our favorite veggie fillers are red bell pepper, carrots, shredded purple cabbage, and green beans.

Rainbow Fruit Salsa Cheesecake Dip

28. Rainbow Fruit Salsa Cheesecake Dip

This light and refreshing Rainbow Fruit Salsa Cheesecake Dip is bursting with sweet fruit flavor. Start with a fruit layer made of blueberries, pineapples, mangoes, and strawberries, and then lay on a bed of creamy lemony no-bake cheesecake served with crispy cinnamon churro chips to dip. This dip is a delicious make-ahead dessert or appetizer that no one will be able to resist. 

Melted Rainbow Cake

29. Melted Rainbow Cake

Serve up this showstopper of a melted rainbow cake and really wow your guests,  Start with a basic rainbow chip cake mix and store-bought whipped white frosting, then spruce it up with food-colored white chocolate drizzle. Pour the melted colored chocolate over the top of the cake, letting the colors swirl together and drip over the sides. The result is an absolutely stunning dessert that your guests will think you spent hours on!

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