Mickey Minnie Cheese & Bread

Mickey Minnie Cheese and Bread

I made this theme at the request of my friend’s daughter Elizabeth. She ate this lunch at my parents Lake House.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side: Mickey & Minnie – cheddar cheese cut with a cookie cutter, focaccia bread

Top Right: Pistachio nuts

Bottom Right: Mickey – apple cut with a cookie cutter, dipped in water with lemon juice to prevent browning, blackberries

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Cat Cheese & Asparagus Lunch

Cat Cheese over Asparagus and Rice

I made this meal for my friend Carol for dinner at my house. I have made many cat themed meals for her since she has a cat named Sasha.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side: Cats – cheddar cheese cut with cookie cutters, roasted asparagus, rice

Top Right: Roasted zucchini with toasted walnuts

Bottom Right: Cats – apples cut with cookie cutters, sprinkled with cinnamon

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Jellyfish Themed Meal

jellyfish themed meal

I made this simple meal for my friend Mark with leftovers from this meal.

Container: Prep Natural Glass Meal Containers

Left Side: Jellyfish – rainbow carrots cut with a cookie cutter, lentils cooked in vegetable broth

Right Side: Fish – rainbow carrots cut with cookie cutters, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, smoked paprika

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Cat Snack Lunch

Cat Snack Lunch.jpg

I made this snack lunch for my friend Renae’s daughter Elizabeth. It was a bonus cute meal since I knew she would not like the soup everyone else had for lunch that day. I was happy to make it for her.

Container: ELB Snack Boxes

Contents: Red grapes, carrots, cheddar cheese (cut with a cookie cutter), cat tortilla chips (flour tortillas cut with a cat cookie cutter, place on cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray, brush cats with olive oil and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp)

 

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C3P0 Lunch

R2D2 lunch

I made this lunch for my friend’s husband Jeff during a weekend at my parent’s Lake House.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side: C3P0 – cheddar cheese cut with a cookie cutter, focaccia bread

Top Right: Pistachio nuts

Bottom Right: Blackberries

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Ghost Rice Lunch

ghost rice lunch

I made this ghost lunch for myself on a day that I made other rice lunches and wanted an easy theme for myself.

EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side: Ghost – hot cooked Nishiki rice pressed into a cookie cutter with plastic wrap, carefully push rice out of cookie cutter, spread a little bit of Brie on top of the rice, Eyes – blueberry, green peas

Top Right: Walnuts

Bottom Right: Ghosts – apple (cut with a cookie cutter and dipped in water with lemon to prevent browning), blueberries

 

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Photography Lunch

nature photography themed food

I made this photography themed meal for my friend Mark. He requested the theme and it was actually one I never did before! I represented photography of nature and people.

Container: Book Bento Box

Contents: Photographer – roasted garlic mashed potatoes cooled then cut with a cookie cutter, Photographer’s Eye – spinach, Camera – cucumber with carrot details attached with a piece of angel hair pasta, Butterflies – rainbow carrots cut with a mini cutter, lentils cooked in vegetable broth

camera tortilla chips with vegetable smiles.jpg

Container: ELB Snack Boxes

Contents: Cucumber and Radish faces – details cut with Japanese decorative bento face cutters, Camera tortilla chips – corn tortillas cut into rectangles, brush both sides with olive oil, add smoked paprika details, place on cookie sheet and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp

Note: I cut a potato into a circle and small rectangle and used it as a stamp to attach the paprika to the tortilla chips before baking.

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