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Alien Pasta

This is an example of how to make leftovers (spinach linguini with garlic and olive oil and a little bit of pie crust) fun. It became an Alien / Space themed lunch. With the aid of cookie cutters you can … 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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3 Easter Lunches

This year I have 3 easy Easter themed lunches featuring a sandwich, pasta, and cheese & crackers. This lunch was simple to make but I was very happy with the results. So cute!! Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Peanut butter sandwich on … Continue reading

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Sun-dried Tomato Lunches

Today I have two different lunches that feature sun-dried tomatoes. I love food with sun-dried tomatoes but my husband does not. So it is the perfect lunch for me. This first lunch is a fun snack type lunch with a … Continue reading

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Playing Cards Themed Lunch

My friend and I made this easy card themed lunch for her husband. It was quick to make with leftovers from the night before. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Top Left: Strawberries Bottom Left: Cashews Right Side: Pasta and Broccoli leftovers, Cheddar cheese … Continue reading

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8 Valentine Themed Lunches

In celebration of Valentine’s Day I have 8 new Valentine themed meals. But anytime is appropriate to make a heart themed meal for a loved one. My friend and I made this easy pasta lunch during my recovery from shoulder … Continue reading

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A Lunch with Bows

During my shoulder surgery recovery a good friend was kind enough to have me over to her house for the weekend.  Of course we made bento! This is the one we made for her. She came up with this awesome … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese Lunch for Teen

My oldest nephew turned 18 this week! I made this lunch for him to take to school on his birthday. His school has a microwave for students to use so I put the raspberries in a silicone cup so his … Continue reading

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Peace for Niece

I made this lunch for my now 9 year old niece. It is her birthday today! This was a lunch at home and she ate the pasta warm. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Peace Pasta: Annie’s Homegrown Organic Peace Pasta with Parmesan, peace … Continue reading

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Bunny Pasta Lunch

A quick use what we had in the house lunch. I made this for my 11 year old niece. She requested a bunny theme and ate this lunch at home. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Pasta: Star pasta with sauteed mushrooms and bunny … Continue reading

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Avocado Salad Shells Lunch

For a long time I loved the idea of making a vegetarian salad in a pasta shell. I finally made one. I don’t use avocados very often but I enjoy them. They are delicious in this filling meal. Container: EasyLunchBoxes … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Lunch

I made this lunch for my teenage nephew as part of my Tips for Packing Food for Active Teenagers guest post for Diana Rambles. This one did not make the cut but my nephew enjoyed it. This is a LOT … Continue reading

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Did Not Make The Cut Bento Blog Hop

I am joining 7 of my fellow Bento Bloggers & Friends on this “I Didn’t Make the Cut” bento blog hop. Please find the hop button at the bottom of this post and continue through the hop until you visit … Continue reading

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Reject Pasta Bento

Recently I made several pasta bentos for possible entry in the Bento & Co bento contest. The theme this year is pasta. I determined that this bento is not good enough for entry but it was delicious. Container: Bento box … Continue reading

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