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  • Tropical Green Smoothie Recipe

    Tropical Green Smoothie Recipe

    Here’s a green smoothie recipe that is jam-packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals! It is definitely a “green” smoothie, but the veggie taste is tamed by the creamy sweetness of coconut milk, lime, and pineapple. It is so full of feel-good nutrients that it will give you a big boost of energy to kick your... Read More »Read More »

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  • Voice Your Opinion – Get Virtual Pie!

    Voice Your Opinion – Get Virtual Pie!

    Hey friends! Could you take a minute or two to take a short survey? It will really help to make Beneficial Bento a more useful place to visit. If you do, I’ll bake you a virtual pie! Also, you have the option at the end of the survey to be on my email list, so... Read More »Read More »
  • Soboro Bento

    Soboro Bento

    I have been interested in looking at soboro bento on Pinterest lately, so I decided to try my hand at making one for my husband’s lunch. I made this one in my Fit and Fresh Kids Bento Lunch Kit .   So are you wondering what soboro is? It is basically cooked ground meat, like chicken,... Read More »Read More »
  • Coconut Cashew Butter

    Coconut Cashew Butter

    Have you tried cashew butter? If you haven’t you are really missing out! And when you add a touch of coconut flavor to it – oh, it is pure heaven!   I have had a lot of fun lately experimenting with making my own nut butter. Well, actually, I only got as far as making... Read More »Read More »
  • Star Wars Bento Round-up

    Star Wars Bento Round-up

    May the 4th is coming up in a couple of weeks, so if you are planning on doing anything Star Wars related, it’s time to start getting some ideas. My bento blogging friends and I have had some pretty great Star Wars blog hops the past few years, so I thought I’d share my past... Read More »Read More »
  • Pork and Rice Bento

    Pork and Rice Bento

    Here is a simple bento I made for my son to take to work. I packed it in my Goodbyn Bynto. I love Goodbyn because even ordinary food looks great in it – the box itself is so colorful, it makes whatever food you put in it look like a ” happy meal”   In... Read More »Read More »
  • Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

    Here’s a great little poppy seed dressing recipe that seems just right for a light spring lunch. I paired it with a salad bento in my LunchBots Bento Uno with chicken, cranberries, walnuts, and carrot curls. I couldn’t resist making some cute little daisies to top it off   The daisies couldn’t be easier to make,... Read More »Read More »
  • Best Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Cauliflower/Potato Crust

    Best Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Cauliflower/Potato Crust

    Shepherd’s Pie is one of those good, old-fashioned, stick-to-your-ribs dinners that just makes you feel like all is right with the world. Some might say it’s because of the heavy carbs – but not with this dish! The creamy, cheesy, potato crust on top is made with about 40% cauliflower, and the rich, cheesy-ness comes... Read More »Read More »
  • Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

    Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

    I have been making this super easy, healthy, and completely delicious chocolate smoothie recipe for over a year now – it’s about time I shared it here. This is so simple to make, I can just about make it in my sleep!   This is our family’s go-to breakfast when someone is running late, and... Read More »Read More »
  • Recipe for Baked Ziti Casserole

    Recipe for Baked Ziti Casserole

    Baked Ziti is a real family-pleasing meal – and your family would never guess that this deliciously creamy pasta dish with tomatoes, sausage, beef, and cheese is actually good for them! My recipe is made with gluten free pasta, tomatoes, carrots, and fresh basil. What could be better than scooping a sizzling, hot spoonful- with... Read More »Read More »
  • Breakfast Smoothie Bowls

    Breakfast Smoothie Bowls

    Smoothies are a great way to pack a meal’s worth of nutrients into a super fast, grab-and-go breakfast. But have you ever tried a  Breakfast Smoothie Bowl? It’s got the heavenly taste of a smoothie, ice cream, and fruit salad. It’s delicious enough to eat for dessert, but so healthy you could ( and should... Read More »Read More »

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