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Radish Sheep Salad Lunch

I made this sheep themed salad for myself on a day that my niece and I went furniture shopping. We ate our lunches in my car. I used “daikon“, (Japanese radish) for the sheep. It is larger than typical radish … Continue reading

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Butterfly Salad Lunch

I made this salad for my niece on a day that she helped me go furniture shopping. We ate our bentos in the car between furniture stores. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Butterflies – melon (cut with cookie cutters), raspberries, pistachio … Continue reading

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Dog Bread for Lunch

I made this dog themed bread lunch for my nephew to bring to school. He loves my homemade rolls and requested them for lunch. I enjoy making shaped bread. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Dog shaped bread (used this recipe), added … Continue reading

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15th Birthday Lasagna Lunch

Last week my lasagna loving nephew turned 15. I made this lasagna lunch for him to bring to school. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Homemade lasagna with a cheddar “15” cut with cookie cutters Top Right: Pistachios Bottom Right: Blackberries and … Continue reading

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Kodomonohi Dinner

I made this simple Children’s day or kodomonihi dinner for my parents and me. The garnish for the main course and dessert is pie crust. Main: Partially cook broccoli, carrots, potato, and celery. Make a cheese sauce. Mix sauce with … Continue reading

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Dark Side of the Force Taco Salad

Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you! I made this easy lunch for my taco loving nephew. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Black beans mixed with a little salsa, iceberg lettuce, Mexican cheese blend Top Right: Cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

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Daffodil Lunch and Walk

This week one night after work, my niece and I took a walk to a daffodil meadow and had this themed meal (I made 2 identical bentos). We ate our dinner sitting on a log under trees. It was a … Continue reading

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