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Another Tonkatsu Bento

After my little rant about Buddy’s bedtime parental torments, he seems to have upped the stakes and now specifically demands *I* put him to bed, while Daddy handles baths. Given the amount of GETBACKINYOURBEDS and CLOSEYOUREYES that I had to issue, I’m starting to wonder if the school would be willing to keep him awake during naptime. +_+

Another Tonkatsu Bento

Today I have some tonkatsu leftovers from late last week or so, I can’t remember. I put in some Genjimai rice, 4 pieces tonkatsu, cauliflower, purple kale, baby carrot stick, and sliced red bell peppers. I call this “Another” tonkatsu bento because I do seem to make it quite a lot. If you’d like to read my recipe for it, you can find it on Learn 2 Cook. Points calculation is under the cut.

Total: 11 points

Snacks: sweet potato, apple, carrots and hummus

Weight: 151.3 lb

So, I lost .3 pounds. I rewarded myself by eating toast with 1 tbsp of peanut butter. The typical serving on WW appears to be 2, but I find that 1 is a pretty decent amount for one slice of toast.

I’ve found myself fascinated by the new A&E show Heavy. I don’t know why, possibly because it makes me thankful that I don’t have as big a hill to climb as those people.

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  • Your bentos are always so colorful! The raw veg I like is mostly all green. Do you eat the kale raw?

  • Yep, I dip it in the hummus!

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  • Lovely bento!
    I’m quite upset that in Itaky it’s impossible to find kamaboko…

  • Looks yum yum as always and I love your pretty kamaboko, we don’t have that one here ^^

  • Oh that is a bummer Ivonne. 🙁

  • Thank you tatabonita. From what I hear, we only rarely get it here!

  • Demi-Plum

    I don’t think the school would keep him awake during nap time, they want their peace too >w< I hope you can figure out a way to get him to sleep faster though!

  • Yeah, wishful thinking. ; ;

  • Demi-Plum

    Maybe if you try doing an activity that is high in energy right before bed it might help to wear him out faster and make him go to bed quicker.

  • Ha! He’s actually not all that much tamer on the weekends with no nap. Chalk it up to just being five.

  • Mh

    I just cooked some tonkatsu today and have some leftover. How do you store them for a week?

  • Hi Mh, I usually just put it in a ziploc bag, nothing special! As for freezing for a week, I have no idea, by then it’ll probably taste pretty gross!