Category Archives: Food

National Bagel Day

Today is National Bagel Day! My nephew and I never need an excuse to eat bagels but we were happy to celebrate. I packed these for a day that we were out and about. My nephew requested my strawberry butter … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Bento Lunch

Tuesday February 9 is Mardi Gras this year. For those of you who do not know, Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday) is the day before some Christians fast for Lent. Traditionally people celebrate and eat rich and fattening foods. This … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day

In honor of Groundhog Day I made this simple food art on a plate. Mashed potatoes brushed with a little soy sauce, lentil eye Lentils cooked in vegetable broth Cooked broccoli Note: My mashed potatoes were somewhat firm and I … Continue reading

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7 Non-Sandwich Lunches

Although I am passionate about making cute fun food, sometimes for whatever reason it does not happen. Today I am sharing 7 lunches that I think are attractive but are not cute – just delicious meatless food. Cheese Quesadillas for … Continue reading

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A Lunch with Bows

During my shoulder surgery recovery a good friend was kind enough to have me over to her house for the weekend.  Of course we made bento! This is the one we made for her. She came up with this awesome … Continue reading

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Car Bread Lunch

My homemade shaped rolls are very popular so I made this meal for a nephew as part of a make ahead dinner at home. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Car shaped bread with food coloring marker details, black olives held on … Continue reading

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10 Lego Bento Lunches

Since I have several nephews who love building with Legos, I often receive requests for Lego themed meals. Here are 10 ideas for fun Lego shaped food. This was previously published here. Depending on how cold you keep the lunch … Continue reading

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