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Cat Birthday Party

I was thrilled to help my friend create cute food for her daughters 11th birthday party. We made cat themed ice cream sandwiches, cat shaped cinnamon tortilla chips with fruit salsa, giant cat cookies and decorated paper plates to look … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Pancake Lunch

My nephew made this lunch for himself with only a little advice from me. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Sea Turtle pancakes (after making pancakes, cut-out with cookie cutter, eat scraps), strawberries, maple syrup (in small blue container) Top Right: Sea … Continue reading

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Panda Mashed Potatoes Bento Lunch

Each day this week I will feature lunches I made for my niece during her last days in high school. She became my niece just after she graduated from kindergarten when I married her uncle. She will graduate on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Raccoon Themed Lunch

This simple lunch was made with a cookie cutter set, food coloring marker and a cupcake ring. It was healthy and fast to make but has a bit of whimsy. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Raccoon – orange Cheddar cheese, white … Continue reading

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Brown Bear Brown Bear Book Themed Lunch

Today I have a food version of the book, “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle. I enjoyed working with food, color, and cookie cutters to create this snack type lunch. Container: … Continue reading

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Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Themed Lunch

Today I have “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter. This easy lunch is made special with a printed image and a mini cookie cutter. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Peter Rabbit – print image from the internet and cover with … Continue reading

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Corduroy Book Themed Lunch

It is a special week here at Eclectic Lamb. Children’s Book Week! Each day this week (Monday – Friday) I will feature a different book. Please be sure to follow this blog so you don’t miss out on any of … Continue reading

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World Penguin Day Lunch

In honor of World Penguin Day I have this penguin themed lunch. I used the cookie cutter holding food technique that I first found in the book Happy Bento!: Lunches on the Go. Check out the author’s blog at Becoming … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Lunches

I enjoy celebrating my heritage so as usual I made many St. Patrick Day lunches. This year I have 6 different meals to share including rice, pizza, sandwich, quesadilla, and Quinoa. I made this fun lunch for myself but my … Continue reading

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Lion or Lamb?

Each year I enjoy making something special to celebrate the beginning of March. This year I made Lion and Lamb sandwiches using imprint cookie cutters. Yes, the lamb is a lot larger than the lion. I could say the reason … Continue reading

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Cat Quesadilla Lunch

My friend, her 10 year old daughter and I made this easy lunch. Making cute food is a fun activity to do with friends and family. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Flour tortilla and cheese Quesadilla (we cut the cats out … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day

In honor of Groundhog Day I made this simple food art on a plate. Mashed potatoes brushed with a little soy sauce, lentil eye Lentils cooked in vegetable broth Cooked broccoli Note: My mashed potatoes were somewhat firm and I … Continue reading

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Monkey Mashed Potatoes Lunch

Originally this mashed potato lunch was supposed to be Curious George but it does not look like George to me. Maybe it is because of the color or that I forgot his ears. But I think it looks like a … Continue reading

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Cheesy Fox Bento Lunch

I love this cookie cutter I received from my sister for my birthday last summer. I used it to make a fun garnish for this meal. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Fox – Gouda, white Cheddar, food safe marker, quinoa with … Continue reading

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Giraffe Lunch

When I put a call-out for shaped bread suggestions, a friend suggested that I make giraffe shaped bread. I was up for the challenge. When I told my Mom about it she suggested that I make a Mom and baby. … Continue reading

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Elephant Lunch

As my readers know, I love making cute food with homemade bread. These were so much fun to make and my husband seemed to enjoy eating them. What bread theme do you want me to make next? Container: EasyLunchBoxes Elephants: … Continue reading

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Lamb Bento

Recently I received my order of the Animal Palz Mini Sandwich Maker and Egg Press. It makes a lamb, bat, panda, and monkey. Of course for my first time using it I had to see how many different things I … Continue reading

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Flying Bats Bento

I had some leftover pumpernickel bread so I thought it would be perfect to make bat sandwiches. Container: Goodbyn Bynto Top Tier: Bat shaped pumpernickel sandwiches with peanut butter, icing eyes Middle Tier: Mozzarella cheese stick, pretzel sticks Bottom Tier: … Continue reading

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Lunch Where the Buffalo Roam

As part of my birthday gift this year, my husband gave me a buffalo cookie cutter with chocolate inside. It included two of my favorite things – cookie cutters and chocolate. I told my 9 year old nephew I would … Continue reading

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Moose Themed Pizza Dinner

My 11 year old niece flew by herself to her Grandparents (my parents) house for the first time. Of course I was there to make a moose themed pizza dinner in her honor. The moose pizza had tomato sauce, mozzarella … Continue reading

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Lion Pasta Lunch

I made this Lion themed lunch when I took my 11 year old nephew to the zoo. He allows me to make any theme as long as he likes the food. He especially loves pistachio nuts and requests them in … Continue reading

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