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
In the spirit of my new focus on Bento for Weight Loss, I decided to do a round-up of past posts to spotlight some of my favorite salad bentos. I think I make salads more than anything else for lunch - they're filling, full of nutrients, and it's easy to keep the calories low … [Read more...] about Low-Cal Salad Bentos
Great news, everyone! The new cookbook, Cooking With Trader Joe's Easy Lunch Boxes, is now in stores! And I'm so pleased and proud to be one of the book's contributors! Kelly Lester, the "singing CEO" of easylunchboxes.com, is the author of this fantastic book - all about … [Read more...] about Our New Cookbook is Now Available!
I realize I haven't been here for a couple of days. I have not been feeling well, and haven't had much of an appetite - the delicious lunch I mad myself 3 days ago ( above) I did not eat until yesterday. It was still good, but I only ate the salad and the cheese. So bentos just … [Read more...] about Catching Up, and some great Recipe Links
I was excited to pack lunches for all of us to try out the Easy Lunch Boxes we got yesterday, so here's my report: My high school aged son got a mexican chef salad for his lunch, kind of like the one above but without the cute chili pepper cut outs or the cute salad dressing … [Read more...] about A trio of lovely lunches
Today's lunch is leftovers from last night's dinner - a great recipe called Tasty Italian Chicken, along with spagetti with parmesan cheese, and greek salad on the side. I will be busy doing my weekly food prep later on, so this post will be short and sweet :) … [Read more...] about Tasty Italian chicken
It seems that once a week or so I fancy a sandwich for lunch. Today was one of those days. Here's what I ate today: breakfast - 1/2 a grapefruit, 1 egg plus 1 white scrambled, 1/2 cup oatmeal morning snack - cottage cheese and berries ( pictured) lunch - chicken breast and … [Read more...] about Tuesday, January 24 food for the day
Lunch yesterday was SO delicious, I was sad when it was all gone and I licked the bowl! Yum! I was pretty excited because this is a recipe I made up myself. I did look at a few recipes online to get some inspiration, but the final recipe was my own. Here it is: Greek Salad 6 … [Read more...] about Greek Salad