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Best GF Tempura

So I was wanting tempura last night like there was no tomorrow and the mix I had was not GF due to the wheat flour. I did not feel like making 2 separate kinds of tempura mix so I decided I would just go for it and make my own batter GF version. If you […]

Fun Food Bento 4

So this is the last of some of her fav. fun foods (some bento are quicker than others). I do usually do allot of the same type of things but one of her favorite  things are green beans (check) of course anything egg or meat (check), and little tiny sandwiches (check).  So I know she will like […]

Gluten Free Tofu (Vegetarian) Pierogies

 Once in a while I get a bug to make traditional perogies by hand. The store bought ones will only tide me over for so long.  Plus with my little one having a gluten sensitivity I feel bad for her because she loved them so much. There are so many GF recipes for pasta so […]

Best Fresh Green Bean Recipe (blanching & Freezing)

The garden is now producing beans also my neighbor kindly gave me some of his, I guess he has a ton coming in (I’m jealous).  So I blanched some along with the zucchini I had and used my seal a meal device, then put them in the freezer for winter, the rest I saved for […]

Hello Kitty Bento

Well with my back still out I am using my stash which comes in handy these days! The time to make the bento is minutes. So today my kiddos bento was some meatballs with a green pick, mix of organic veg, peroggi (with Hello Kitty punched out of Nori), cutie orange with a pink pick […]

A+ Kid Bento

First Day of school here and once again the daily bentos will be made.  It is exciting for both of us, she loves the lunches and I try to get my food crafting blood going. I made the A+ Kid Bento because I was thinking of a theme for her first day and got inspiration […]

Kids Eat Free: List of Resturants that offer Family Deals

Summer is expensive enough as it is. The kiddos are home and you need to take them here or there. Here is a list I am posting where you can get either a free kids meal or reduced price with your adult purchase.  I personally checked them out in my area by calling the local […]

Simply Sweet Bento

I got up a little late and basically threw this one together, not bad for quick bento. I quickly baked up some Simply Smart chicken chunks (Perdue brand sells GF too!) I had them from the night before and my kiddo said to me “Mom, these nuggets are real chicken and  YUMMY” so I guess […]

Cute Pokemon Bento

I wanted to make a cute and easy bento and I haven’t gotten myself in gear so easy cutouts is with CHEESE! I just googled a picture of Pikachu ( I picked the Pika because of our new Wii game check out my product review   http://mommasays.net/1689/product-review…chus-adventure )  I first made my minute rice ( HELLO […]

Quick Cute Bento

  Some mornings you just don’t have time to make a cute and detailed bento. That is where some cute picks and a quick and easy design (if any) is used.  How much easier is it to just do a quick punch of nori for the face and a cut corner of cheese. The longest […]