Category Archives: Bento / Cute Food

Fresh Watermelon Birthday Cake

Two of my nephews, my niece and I made this fresh fruit cake to serve with dinner on their Mom’s birthday. My sister-in-law is a fan of fruit so it seemed like the perfect time to make this cake (it … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Rice Lunch

I made this as an easy meal my husband could heat up on a night he came home late from work. It could also be eaten for lunch. The sides are in silicone cups for easy removal before heating in … Continue reading

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Easy Yoda Ice Cream

As part of our 50 things to do this summer, my nephew and I made this ice cream treat. It is supposed to be Yoda but maybe it looks like a strange monster. Last year we tried to make Yoda … Continue reading

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16 Birthday Car Themed Bento Lunch

In my area when a person is 16 they can take a written test and once they pass it, they get a learners permit to drive. My nephew turned 16 today. He took and passed his written test and can … Continue reading

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Tanabata Star Festival Lunch

I enjoy celebrating the Japanese festival Tanabata. My neighbor (and Japanese student) and I made this Tanabata themed lunch. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Top Left: Brownie with star shaped powdered sugar (sprinkled sugar in a star shaped stencil) Bottom Left: Stars and … Continue reading

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Shepherds Purse Lunch

An item on our 50 Summer Activities list this summer was to make a bento lunch for their sister and deliver it to her at work. My 17 year old niece has a summer job as a field scout. She … Continue reading

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Waffle Iron Day

Today is National Waffle Iron Day. We like waffles for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I did not take photos of my two waffle irons (one makes round waffles and one makes square ones) but I have two meals featuring waffles. … Continue reading

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