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Black Beans and Salsa Lips Lunch

I made this lip themed meal for my companion Ken. I was glad to use a different cookie cutter. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Lips – Black Beans and Salsa, Nishiki rice cut with a cookie cutter Top Right: Lips – Apple … Continue reading

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Watermelon Salsa Rice

I made this lunch for my 19 year old niece. She likes salsa rice and I like seeing how many different themes I can do with salsa rice. Container: Book Bento Box Contents: Watermelon – cooked Nishiki rice mixed with … Continue reading

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Tulip Rice Bento Lunch

I made this meal for myself on a day that I made salsa rice for my companion Dennis. Container: LunchBots Trio Top Left: Tulip – cooked Nishiki rice mixed with some salsa and shaped in a tulip rice mold, spinach … Continue reading

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Starfish Lunch

I made this for my companion Dennis to take as a packed meal for work. I asked him if wanted a face on the starfish and he said, “yes”. He prepared the starfish apples for this meal. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Top … Continue reading

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Lobster Shaped Rice and Beans Lunch

In my quest to find appropriate themes for salsa rice and black beans, here is a lobster. I made this meal for my 14 year old nephew for lunch at home. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Hot cooked Nishiki rice mixed … Continue reading

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Chess Themed Food

Today I have four chess themed lunches that I made for my 14 year old nephew. The chess cookie cutters are from here. I have the smallest sized set. My nephew likes salsa rice and black beans and it was … Continue reading

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Chocolate Candy Salsa Rice Lunch

Since I am always looking for new ways to serve salsa rice, I made this M&M themed lunch for my nephew. Please let me know if you have any ideas for other themed lunches with salsa rice. Container: LunchBots Trio … 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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Ladybug Rice Bento Lunch

I made this lunch for my nephew since he enjoys salsa rice with black beans and salsa. I enjoy seeing how many salsa and rice themes I can make. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Ladybugs – cooked hot Nishiki rice mixed … Continue reading

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Cardinal Bento Lunch

I made this lunch for my 17 year old niece during her last days in high school. She enjoys eating salsa-rice and black beans so I incorporated them into this bird themed meal. Container: Book Bento Box Contents: Cardinal – … 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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10 Lego Bento Lunches

Since I have several nephews who love building with Legos, I often receive requests for Lego themed meals. Here are 10 ideas for fun Lego shaped food. This was previously published here. Depending on how cold you keep the lunch … Continue reading

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Christmas Onigiri Bento Lunches

Today I have 6 different holiday themed rice ideas (Gingerbread Man, Angel, Candy Cane, Wreath, Holly, Reindeer). I shaped most of these using a cookie cutter. I use a method similar to this but if my cookie cutter is a … Continue reading

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Fox Salsa Rice Bento Lunch

I made this Fox themed lunch for my niece. She loves black beans, salsa and rice. I think that it made an attractive fox. Container: ECO Lunchboxes Main Container: Fox – cooked Nishiki rice mixed with some salsa and shaped … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rice Same Food Different Lunch Boxes

I made this lunch for my nephew but did not like how it looked. (I think that it was actually my rice that were supposed to look like strawberries that I did not like). Since I had some extra time … Continue reading

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Spiderman Food for Lunch

Read a book, watch the movie, eat themed food was on our 100 list of summer activities this year. The boys decided on a Spiderman theme – graphic novel, movie, lunches. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Spiderman raspberry pancake (I added … Continue reading

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4th of July Food

This year for 4th of July I have themed food in the shape of an eagle, the United States, fireworks, and the American Flag. All of these feature rice and most have rice and salsa which is a new favorite … Continue reading

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