Have you been to my Etsy shop? I make bento bags, cloth napkins, and more things to help you organize your stuff and pack the best lunches possible! I have had my shop on vacation for a little while, but I'm back at it with a few new bento bags this week, and more ( and … [Read more...] about New Lunch Bags in my Etsy Shop
I had some carrots and a big daikon radish, so I decided to make a mandarin chicken salad bento. The butterflies were made from sliced daikon - I just used a mini butterfly cutter, and the daikon slices had such a pretty design in the center that they seemed perfect for … [Read more...] about Mandarin Chicken Salad Bento with Butterflies
I've been cooking up some new lunch gear designs for my Etsy shop! I have 4 new lined and insulated bento bags that I designed to accommodate a taller bento box or a thermos. I needed something that I could keep taller containers standing upright, but I didn't want there to be … [Read more...] about New Insulated Bento Bags for Sale in my Etsy Shop!
Today's lunch is a bit of a departure for me - it's very sweet and flowery ( something I wouldn't ever make for my boys) and the little sandwiches are not gluten free ( so I couldn't eat it either). I made it to showcase my new pink sakura blossom bento bag, which is for sale in … [Read more...] about Bunny and Flower Sandwich Bento
Here is another lunch I made for my hubby to take to work: it's yet another twist on an old favorite - chef salad. I put this together super quick with ingredients from my Personal Salad Bar. He reported that it was one of the best salads he's ever had, and he wants it again for … [Read more...] about Bacon Chef Salad Bento
When I am feeling un-inspired about making lunches, I like to look through my Pinterest board, Lovely Lunches until something sparks a good idea. That's what happened this time - here's the original bento, if you want to compare: … [Read more...] about Goldfish and Water Lily Bento
I made this lunch for my son. He said he didn't mind that is was cute, since he'll be eating it at home :) I was shopping for some fabric to make some new bento bags for my Etsy shop recently, and when I saw this adorable panda fabric, I knew I had to get out my CuteZCute … [Read more...] about CuteZCute Panda Sandwich Bento
Today's lunch is made from simple leftovers - pork chops and rice. Pretty plain food, so I decided to dress it up with some colorful fruit and vegetables: sugar snap peas, carrots, grape tomatoes, watermelon, and a Cucumber Curl! I'll show you how to make one: … [Read more...] about Tutorial – How to Make Cucumber Curls
This lunch was for my hubby - it is a simple tuna sandwich with some fresh fruit on the side. There's cantaloupe flowers, honeydew leaves, and raspberries and blueberries. The sandwich looked a little plain, so I added a touch of love with some picks :) That cute orange batik … [Read more...] about Tuna Sandwich Bento
In keeping with the taco theme I got going this week... today I have a taco salad bento for lunch! For my weekly food prep this week, I made taco beef and chicken for my 2 protein sources, and it just so happened that I ate 2 taco lunches in a row :) Since it's What I Ate … [Read more...] about Taco Salad Never Gets Old!