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Happy Snail Bento Lunch

I had fun making and eating this Happy Snail lunch. The snail is mashed potato with these eye picks and spinach details. I used a cookie cutter from the Ikea Woodland set to make the snail shape. Since I don’t … Continue reading

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Bear in the Woods Bento Lunch

I had these bear cookie cutters and decided to use them with rice. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Top: Cooked Nishiki rice, soy sauce, food coloring (face details), broccoli, carrot Bottom Left: Blueberries, melon Bottom Right: Post Great Grains Bar Undone Granola Snack … Continue reading

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6 Saint Patrick’s Day Lunches

Last year I shared 7 St. Patrick’s Day lunches including some old ones. This year I created new cute food for St. Patrick’s Day. I love making cute shaped food for any holiday or occasion. This food includes a shamrock, Claddagh … Continue reading

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Two Savory Chocolate Lunches

I wanted to try to use chocolate in savory dishes instead of sweet. Today I have two lunches that include savory chocolate. In the first meal I used a cocoa chili rub on top of homemade bread. It had a … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day

Happy Groundhog Day! I made this meal for my husband to heat up (in the microwave) for dinner on a night that he came home late. He loves sauteed mushrooms. I choose applesauce as the fruit because he likes it … Continue reading

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Aquarius Bento Lunch

This year I am planning to make each of the Zodiac symbols into a lunch somehow. Since it is January I am starting with Aquarius. I made a paper stencil and sprinkled hot paprika over my quinoa that is mixed … Continue reading

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Penguin Awareness Day Pizza Lunch

Today I have penguin pizza in honor of Penguin Awareness Day. Over a year ago I tried to make penguin pizza with sliced olives but I did not like how it turned out. The olives shrunk and slipped. This time … Continue reading

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