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!
What's for Lunch Wednesday
Today's lunch is a very diet-friendly meal: chicken breast, steamed zucchini, and brown rice pilaf. I dressed it up for Christmas with zucchini holly leaves, radish holly berries, and cheddar cheese letters. You know, a diet portion of cheese isn't very appealing. It's usually … [Read more...] about Ho, Ho, Ho Bento!
Here is another lunch featuring meatballs, rice, and that beautiful purple sweet potato I found. I've noticed it looks pretty, but it doesn't seem to have much taste - it's very bland. Kind of like a white potato, but with less... flavor. Oh well, it's worth it just for the … [Read more...] about Meatballs and Veggies Bento
Here it is - the last Halloween bento of my countdown! This has been a lot of fun, but now Halloween food is out of my system and I'll be ready to get back to everyday bentos on Nov. 1st : ) Plus, I'm cooking up some great new things for my etsy shop and this blog, and I can't … [Read more...] about Halloween Chef Salad
Ever since I got the October 2012 issue of Clean Eating magazine, I've been wanting to try their recipe for Shrimp Pad Thai. I've never even had Pad Thai before, but the article made it look so intriguing that yesterday I made a trip to the Asian market just so I could get the … [Read more...] about Shrimp Pad Thai Bento
Today I made some simple bentos with leftovers from last night's dinner. We had chicken and brown rice casserole with mushrooms and peas. I don't think my boys liked it as much as my husband and I did, so there was a lot left over :) So hubby and I got these bentos for our lunch … [Read more...] about Chicken and Brown Rice Bento
Here's another way to use lean steak - in one of my favorite lunches, a steak and blue cheese salad. Oh man, I LOVE this meal! And it's so simple to throw together from my weekly food prep stash. It contains lettuce greens with broccoli slaw, grape tomatoes and purple carrots … [Read more...] about Steak and Blue Cheese Salad Bento
Here it is Wednesday again - time to keep myself accountable by showing anyone who's interested what I'm eating all day. I apologize for the bad photos - the lighting is so weird in my kitchen this morning! My morning started out with 1/2 cup oats cooked with 1/2 scoop vanilla … [Read more...] about Gluten Free Teriyaki Chicken Bento