Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens.

Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Turning salad into art

SBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Dog. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Turning salad into art

UBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Puppy. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Turning salad into art

XBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Cockerel. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

SBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Cat. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

TBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Duck. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

VBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Wabbit. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

SBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Owl. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

TBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Bird. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

ZBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Teddy bear. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

_BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Unhappy penguin. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

]BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Happy penguin. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

TBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Fish. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

WBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Chicken. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

WBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Peacock. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

WBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Martian. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

TBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Lion. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

YBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Crocodile. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

TBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Crab. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

fBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Portrait of the artist. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

[BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Dancing dog. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

[BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Dancing dog. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten. (DanielRicon/BNPS)

Leonardo Da Veggie! : Crazy art made with vegetables

YBNPS.co.uk (01202 558833) Pic: DanielRicon/BNPS ***Please Use Full Byline*** Green man. Leonardo Da Veggie! An artist has transformed humble salad ingredients into works of art in a bid to encourage children to eat their greens. Daniel Ricon bought bags of lettuce, tomatoes, carrot, and cucumber and began layering them on a plate to make the healthy snacks seem more exciting. He created impressive pictures of animals including a cucumber crocodile, and a runner bean lion. Daniel also made a cat, duck, crab, owl, lion, rabbit, penguin, fish, cock, and even a martian. After completing each plate he took a picture and posted it to his website to document his wacky artwork. Daniel, 60, a visual artist from Paris in France, said: "I have used flowers, leaves, stones, shells, hands, sweets and cakes in my work and it resulted in me working with vegetables. "Working with vegetables is to present a fun way to eat food to children and invite them to try unusual things. "The goal is to make a dish salad to encourage children to eat everything, the subjects are placed on a plate to be eaten.