The Broccolion

Jordan's Broccolion is a first place winner in our 2013 Foodimal Contest!  

Jordan, age 12, from Toronto, describes the Broccolion who lives on foodimal island like this: The Broccolion is the king of the wild and his top hat serves as his crown.  His best friend is the Cucumbear, with whom he goes hunting with everyday.  Their favourite food to hunt is the eggplantypus and their least favourite is the porcupineapple (because the spikes make it hard to eat).  When there are no foodimals to hunt, the Broccolion goes to the store to buy Swiss cheese.  The Broccolion's favourite hobby is playiing with his Rubik's cube.

How to make a Broccolion

You will need:

  • Broccoli
  • Dates
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Black licorice
  • Dried cranberries
  • Toothpicks


  1. Break up the broccoli, using the stalk for the body, legs and tail. 
  2. Use the broccoli crown for the head and mane.
  3. Use dates to make a top hat. Fasten with toothpicks.
  4. Add a sugar snap to make the shape of the mouth. Fasten with toothpicks.
  5. Use black licorice to make eyebrows and use the dried cranberries to make eyes.

Last Update – November 9, 2016

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