My bio on the back flap of Salad Pie reads "Wendy BooydeGraaff grew up making mud pies on a fruit farm in Ontario, Canada. She now lives in Michigan with her family, where she whips up all kinds of salads and all kinds of pies. Visit her at wendybooydegraaff.com."
So, as proof for the skeptics, I am posting some things I whipped up:
Of course, these are edible creations, and they'll never live up to those imaginative concoctions kids make outside. Happy cooking, everyone!