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Simple Bear Bento

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My simple bear bento lunch for kiddo was inspired by the cute little panda cookies I bought at the Asian market. Such a cute cookie I had to buy it for kiddos bentos. To make this bento I made a basic sammi with GF bread (Udies hot dog bun) I added ears made of carrot […]

Cute & Quick Bento

Some mornings there is no inspiration for bento making. Luckily for kiddos you just need color, cuteness and variety for a happy bento for lunchtime. Today that morning where I was flat lining for inspiration! So first I needed color, I grabbed a variety of pics and cups along with fruit and veg, to get […]

Bear in Love Bento

Here is my “valentine” type bento I made today for my kiddo. She had so much going on yesterday I could not make a bento for her on the real Valentines Day. This one I call Bear in Love Bento because she is so cute and I added heart picks with carrot flowers around her. Cute […]

Phineas & Ferb Bento

Today I made my kiddo a more fun Bento because she was home sick from school for so long and I know she still wanted to be home, even though she is better and should go… So Phineas and Ferb bento today!  Hoping this will cheer her up.  I made them out of my favorite […]

Recipe: Autumn Pear Pie

Fall is here and the grocery is having huge sale on pears. I love pears especially super juicy and sweet ones like Anjou, I also love Asian pears. They are the perfect snack next to the popular apples. Some pear facts :The pear is all natural, quick little pick me up of energy, due mostly […]

Bento Body Parts Lunch

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Last Halloween I made a similar bento and kiddo and her school friends loved the gross idea. Even though the bento itself was not too gross it was just the reading of what I thought the items were out loud made it seem even more creepy than it actually was. For this Bento body parts […]

Zombie Bento Lunch

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This had to be the easiest lunch I have made to date.  So simple but yet so wonderfully creepy. This is raman noodles which my kiddo LOVES. I know it is not GF but once in a blue moon I let her get a treat and though she has an intolerance to gluten I am […]

Chicken Or The Egg Bento

I had to use these little eggs that I bought a bit ago so that is why I quickly put this Chicken or the egg bento together. I love asking my kiddo “which came first”? I made the little chicks out of quail eggs from the Asian market. My kiddo LOVES them because she can […]

Yummy GF/DF Pumpkin Bread recipe

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With the end of summer now here (insert sigh) and fall now here (yea I love sweaters) I am thinking of all the wonderful rich smells of baked goods with cinnamon, apples and pumpkin.  I thought I never see any GF yummy baked stuff for fall and thought I can figure this out and make […]

Santa Bear Bento

Well with me being sick and kiddos having Thanksgiving break I did not make any bentos. Funny though when I was making my kiddo her bento this morning she walked in to see me at work and said “YEA, Bento”.  That is why I do what I do.  Being sick sorta zapped my brain but […]