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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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Mermaid Bento Lunch with Templates

I considered making a mermaid bento for a long time. Today I finally have one to share. I made her out of Cheddar cheese. She is a bit strange looking but I like her. I am sharing templates in-case you … Continue reading

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Deer in Snow Covered Woods Bento Lunch

I love using these deer cookie cutters I bought in Japan last year. The cookie cutters and the idea of snow covered trees was the inspiration for this lunch. Container: LunchBots Trio Top Left: Tortilla deer browned in a frying … Continue reading

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Bagel Doughnut Lunch

My 10 year old nephew loves bagels and chocolate so he requested this bagel lunch that looks like a doughnut. I melted some chocolate chips in the microwave and spread it on top of the bagel. He helped by adding … Continue reading

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