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Teriyaki Beef Bento

Yesterday, Mr. Pikko and I celebrated our 8th anniversary by going to the usual place, Ruth’s Chris. In the past, they’ve given us a free bread pudding to help us celebrate and frankly, we hate bread pudding. So imagine our surprise when we arrived at a table sprinkled with rose petals, sat down to some free champagne, received some vanilla ice cream, and then a fancy pants mini cupcake dessert in a glass tube filled with more rose petals. We were told happy anniversary by at least six different staff members.

The really strange part of it all was being charged $1.98 for ice cream we never asked for, but who cares about that when they give you a $25 gift certificate as you leave and fully validate your parking. Not us! Plus, ice cream there is probably like $10 or more. I don’t know if it’s new management or a slew of bread pudding complaints, but that was certainly a very memorable and different dinner experience from past years. Two very big thumbs up!

Teri Beef Bento

Bit of a lazy lunch today. I’d cooked the beef yesterday afternoon because I figured I’d be too lazy to cook that night. It’s lucky for me I know myself so well.

First to go in was the rice, then I put in the cut slices of beef, which I did using a kitchen scissors. Broccoli and cauliflower went in next, along with some lettuce and kale to separate it from the oranges. I put the tomato in next, but I’m not sure why I chose a blue food pick. It seems to random and sticks out like a sore thumb. 🙁

Last to go in was the ume.

Total: 9 points

Snacks for today: 2 bananas, nori, 2 kiwis, karikari ume

Weight this morning: 152.5 lb

Yes, that’s right! I stayed on points while eating out last night and still managed to lose a minuscule amount of weight. I included everything from the champagne to the filet mignon to the dessert and still did well for the day. Yesterday’s low point bento and power food splurge did the job! ^_^

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  • Happy Anniversary! Nice to hear you have an anniversary spot to go to.. that’s really sweet.

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  • Happy anniversary! That’s some nice treatment 🙂

  • RCFoodie

    Hi there! Just wanted to let you know that I LOVE your blog/site! I can’t figure Facebook out sometimes, so today I just went directly to your site. I too, am ‘going back’ to WW! Yippee! I think it’s my 20th time. This time…. anyways, thank you for putting the new PointsPlus (I think that’s what it’s called) in your recipes. Tonite is my hubby’s birthday and we’re going to Fleming’s (Kind of like Ruth Chris– steakhouse! YUM!) I’ll try to be good… Happy Anniversary too!

  • Happy Anniversary! Lunch looks delicious 😀

  • Thank you ChantaleP!!

  • Thanks so much Sheri. Yes, it was awesome treatment!! 😀

  • Hi RCFoodie, thanks for the nice compliment! Good luck on WW! Let me know how you like PointsPlus. So far I’m loving it’s similarities to Core!

  • Thanks Jenn!

  • Happy Anniversary..

    The food looks yummy. 🙂

  • LOVE this one! Looks so yummy and definitely beautiful 😀

  • What a fun anniversary celebration! Ours is tomorrow, we’re heading to a favorite Japanese restaurant! Vivid and fresh bento, love the sunny citrus slices:D

  • Happy Anniversary Pikko !
    What a beautiful bento, as usual 🙂
    By looking at them, I realised that I never eat brocoli not cauliflower whereas I love them.
    I went buying them today especially thinking of you. Once I made my first bento with them, I hope you will have a look at it and tell me what you think 😉
    Thanks again for all your amazing colorful bentos !

  • RCFoodie

    Gosh, it’s been so long- but I didn’t do core– I for sure did well so far today– only 14 pts. by lunch- (I ate too much dinner last night and it didn’t sit well with me. Isn’t it such a waste of a good steak!?) TMI… Tomorrow is my ‘first’ official weigh in, since last week, I just signed up as a returning Lifetimer.