A lot of people ask me about my weekly food prep and salad bar. Those 2 pages are some of my most viewed places on my blog! I like to do my food prepping on Mondays whenever possible ( but I'm pretty flexible when necessary), so yesterday I did food prep for lunches and … [Read more...] about Weekly Food Prep for Bento Lunches and Make-Ahead Dinners
Here's one of my new bento bags from my Etsy shop, Beneficial Bento. It's made from some bright and beautiful fabric reminiscent of the painting, The Starry Night, by Vincent Van Gogh. This lunch contains a gluten free pasta salad made of chicken, broccoli, carrots, … [Read more...] about Van Gogh Starry Night Bento Bag
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
Today's lunch was made with delicious leftovers from two recent summer picnics. It seems that when I have leftovers and need to get a lunch together really fast, I tend to use an Easy Lunchbox! They just make life easier :) I've got macaroni salad with ham, cheese, tomatoes, … [Read more...] about Chicken and Macaroni Salad Bento
Here's a simple lunch I made for my husband dressed up with some creative cutting and arranging. It was easy! I alternated peeled and unpeeled cucumber slices, added baby carrots with a criss cross cut on the top, and a radish mushroom. In the fruits section there are apple … [Read more...] about Panda Sandwich Bento
I made these lunches for my husband, son, and myself when we went on a little road trip for the day. My husband needed to go to Salt Lake City for business ( we live about an hour away) so we went along for the ride - AND it gave me an opportunity to go to Trader Joe's for the … [Read more...] about Chicken Salad and Cantaloupe Bento
Today is our Bento Bloggers and Friends Halloween hop! My blogger friends and I are all making Halloween themed bentos today, so if you'd like to see some great ideas for packing lunches this month, you've come to the right place. My lunches today are for my 2 boys. I kept them … [Read more...] about Halloween Hop!
I've had a few people mention that they'd like to see what I pack for my 2 teenaged boys for lunch. Whenever I get a chance ( before my older son runs out the door for school) I'll try to snap a photo of his lunch. Today I got lucky and took this picture right before I had to … [Read more...] about Ham and Cream Cheese Sandwich Bento
Ahoy, mateys! It be Talk Like a Pirate Day, which means it's time for the Treasure Hunt for Bento Booty! Avast! What is it? It's a Blog Hop, which means my blog post today is linked up to other bento bloggers, so you can click on the link at the end of my post to go to the next … [Read more...] about Treasure Hunt For Bento Booty!
I have another announcement! I'm taking part in another Blog Hop - it's for Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is this Wednesday, September 19th! But this time YOU get to participate!We'll be having a Treasure Hunt for Bento Booty, and you have a chance to enter to win one of our … [Read more...] about Keep a Weather Eye on the Horizon…