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Rotisserie Chicken Bento

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Bento, Kids, life | 8 comments

Back to school soon! We’re buying school supplies and trying to get them into bed earlier than usual to prep for school routine. It will be Buddy’s first day in kindergarten soon!

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Teriyaki Chicken Bento (584)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Bento, Chicken, Japanese | 8 comments

A beautiful cedar bento box that I reviewed two years ago is now double the price! I use one of the tiers to pack a teriyaki chicken bento with a reminder that Japan still needs help!

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Filet Mignon Bento

Posted by on Feb 15, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Kids, leftovers | 11 comments

With some extra delicious leftovers from my Valentine’s Day dinner, I pack the most decadent bento I’ve ever made in the last four years! Om nom nom!

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Pork Tofu Bento

Posted by on Feb 2, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, leftovers, Pork | 12 comments

Pork tofu and rice comes out to be more points than you would expect in this simple and fast bento lunch with colorful pickles and fresh produce for some added color.

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Review: Happy Tiffin Bento Box

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Blog News, leftovers, Products, Reviews | 12 comments

Happy Tiffin sent me two of their stainless steel bento boxes to review. See what I think of their Oval Office bento box and see what I had for lunch today.

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Soba Bento

Posted by on Jan 18, 2011 in Bento, Japanese, Vegetarian | 9 comments

With dinner plans tonight for Ruth’s Chris, I’ve got to eat conservative today and go with a lot of power foods to fill me up! See an old picture of me from 1987.

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Tuna Patties Bento

Posted by on Jan 11, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Classic, Fish, Recipes | 15 comments

This is my first day back on Weight Watchers in 2011 and I’ve cooked up some delicious tuna patties for today’s lunch and packed it with colorful veggies and pickles!

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Tribute Bento for Avatar the Bunny

Posted by on Jan 7, 2011 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken | 11 comments

It’s the Year of the Rabbit, so expect this to be the first of many bunny themed bentos. Sadly, this first one is a tribute bento to a dearly departed pet…

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Teriyaki Chicken Bento (525)

Posted by on Oct 12, 2010 in Bento, Chicken, Japanese, Kids, leftovers | 4 comments

Teriyaki chicken is the main part of this four part bento lunch, but ahi poke and some delicious ume on rice also make up the other yummy portions!

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Dharma Initiative Bento

Posted by on Mar 2, 2010 in Bento, Fish, LOST Bentos | 8 comments

The Dharma Initiative gets their food from the Hanso Foundation, but what would a bento look like if Hurley had found one in the Swan or the Dharma kitchens? Find out!

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