Frog with Cap and Diploma Graduation Bento Lunch

Frog with hat and diploma graduation themed lunch

This is the last lunch I made for my niece while she was in high school. I am emotional writing this. She is a talented and special young woman and I am honored to be her aunt. While I hope I will make many more meals for her, this was the last time to send her to school with lunch.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side: Frog – Cheddar mashed potatoes with cooked small broccoli pieces (once potatoes are cooled use a cookie cutter to cut out the shape), face details spinach cut with this cutter, graduation cap – the same mashed potatoes cut with a diamond cookie cutter, carrot tassel. Diploma – thinly sliced carrot rolled and tied with a celery string, carrots and zucchini sauteed in a little olive oil and finished cooking in vegetable broth

Top Right: 2016 – carrots cut with cookie cutters, green grapes

Bottom Right: Graduation cap – candy filled Chocolate Graduation Cap Cookies. The recipe is from Hungry Happenings. You can’t tell from my photo but it is what is sometimes known as a pinata cookie – there are mini M&M’s inside. I struggled with the tassel because it was my first time making modeling chocolate and my consistency was not right. But my niece and her friends enjoyed the cookies.

Graduation hat candy filled cookie

Check out Hungry Happenings to see what is inside this cookie and how to make it.

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4 Responses to Frog with Cap and Diploma Graduation Bento Lunch

  1. Mary Lee Page says:

    So many great details!!! And so ends her highschool career. Hope to see you at graduation tomorrow!

  2. Rebecca says:

    All of these lunches were really nice! I am sure your niece will remember these for a long time.

  3. How creative, of you! Those cookies are pretty cool 🙂 ♥ ❤

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