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Eight Easter Lunches

I love working with a theme. Here are 8 Easter themed bento lunches. I included many common symbols of Easter: eggs, lamb, chicks, basket, cross, and bunnies. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Easter Egg Rice (Nishiki rice packed with plastic wrap … Continue reading

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Okayama Travel and Bento Lunch

This is the second article in my series of travel photos and bentos inspired by my trip to Japan. My Mom and I stayed at the Hilton in Osaka and took the Shinkansen (Bullet train) to Okayama for a day … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Travel and Bento Lunch

In March my Mom and I returned from a 2 week trip to Japan. My plan is to make bento and share travel photos and memories. I am not yet sure how many articles will be in this series but … Continue reading

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Treat Yourself with Van’s Natural Foods

I was so excited when Van’s sent me some products to try. It was such a treat to try these. Of course you can eat these products by themselves right out of the packages but I came up with a … Continue reading

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Snail Bread Bento Lunch

In my never-ending quest to shape cute things out of bread, I created this simple snail. I used a basic french bread dough and added some cinnamon to the piece I used for the body. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Salad: Lettuce with … Continue reading

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Hinamatsuri Bento

I will be in Japan for Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day) this year. I made this in advance for my 15 year old niece. She helped place the black sesame seeds on the radish flowers and said that she prefers my more … Continue reading

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Knights Arsenal Bento

I made this lunch for my 9 year old nephew. He is interested and very knowledgeable about ancient weapons such as a Mace. He helped me add the spikes (almond slivers) to the baked bread. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Fruit: Strawberry shield … Continue reading

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Valentine Bento Hop

In celebration of Valentine’s Day I am joining my Bento Bloggers & Friends on a Valentine themed bento blog hop. Please use the button at the end of this post to see what the other bento bloggers made. Container: EasyLunchBoxes … Continue reading

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Heart Bread Lunch

I like any excuse to make cute shaped bread. I made this meal with Valentine’s Day in mind. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Heart Bread: French bread dough, strawberry cream cheese (cream cheese with strawberry jam and strawberry hearts garnish) Heart Strawberries Red … Continue reading

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Olympics Bento Blog Hop

In celebration of Olympic athletes and their countries I made this flag themed meal. I am joining eight bento friends on a Winter Olympics themed hop. Please click on the button at the end of this post to see how … Continue reading

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14 Satisfying 400-Calorie Meals

Each of these meals are vegetarian or vegan and contain about 400 calories.  (The calories in these meals range from 347 calories to 450 calories.) I created this set to show that meatless, low calorie meals do not need to … Continue reading

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First Bento of 2014

Here is a simple but delicious bento. I used this decorative cutter set. Container: Blue Box from Japan Top Tier: Jasmine rice, red bell pepper, pepper jack cheese, red pepper flakes Bottom Tier: Kiwi, Goji berries, walnuts

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