Friday, May 15, 2015

Week in Bentos

Two weeks in a row...holy cow!
 
Bento #1:
*Wrap (Griddles), Sushi (Bubs)
*Blackberries
*Pretzels (Griddles), beef jerky (Bubs)
*Applesauce
 
Bento #2: 
*Grapple slices
*Hardboiled egg
*Pepperoni
*Yogurt
*Blueberry muffin
 
Bento #3: 
*Shepard's Pie (in thermos)
*Half blueberry muffin
*Peach
*Sugar snap peas
 
Bento #4: 
*Half turkey sandwich
*Deviled egg
*Grapes
*Applesauce
 
Bento #5:
This lunch is so lame!
*Turkey and cheese sandwich
*Applesauce
*Grapes
*M&Ms
 
~*~Have a great weekend!~*~


Friday, May 8, 2015

Week in Bentos

Bento #1:
*Ham, Cheese and Spinach pocket sandwich
*Strawberries
*Dried mango pieces
*Yogurt
 
Bento #2: 
*Another pocket sandwich (the minions begged for another one)
*Carrots with ranch
*Melon
*Energy bite
 
Bento #3: 
*Egg salad and spinach salad
*Pineapple
*Celery with peanut butter and raisins
*Cheese
*Energy bite
 
Bento #4: 
*Homemade Spaghetti-O's
*Whole grain crackers
*Laughing cow cheese wedge
*Kiwi (Bubs) and Plum slices (Griddles)
 
Bento #5: 
*PB&J (Bubs) and Ham/Cheese/Spinach (Griddles) sandwich
*Energy Bites
*Melon (Griddles)
*Hardboiled egg (Bubs)
*Pickles (Bubs)
*Cottage Cheese (Griddles)
*Applesauce (Bubs)
 
~*~Have a great weekend!~*~


Friday, May 1, 2015

Bentos, Bentos...and more Bentos

Here are some out of this world lunches for you...sarcasm, pure sarcasm!
 
Bento #1:
*Rotisserie chicken
*Yogurt
*Watermelon
*Sugar snap peas
*Quinoa caprese salad
*Fruit snacks
 
Bento #2:
*Grilled chicken salad w/ ranch
*Mini apple cinnamon donut
*Pineapple
*Fruit snacks
 
Bento #3: 
*Turkey wrap
*Cheese stick
*Watermelon
*Applesauce
*Almond butter thumbprint cookie (recipe below)
 
Bento #4:
*Diced turkey
*Popcorn
*Cantaloupe
*Banana muffin
 
Bento #5:
*Ham rolls
*Organic graham cows
*Cottage Cheese (Bubs has yogurt)
*Cantaloupe
*I Love You note
 
Bento #6 
*Pita pocket sandwich (turkey, cheese and lettuce)
*Plum slices
*Watermelon
*Applesauce pouch
~I realize there is a lot of fruit going on in this lunch. We have revamped Griddles' diet to include mainly fresh and real ingredients in hopes it helps her stomach. We shall see...~
 
Bento #7:
*Peanut butter and honey sandwich on homemade cinnamon raisin bread
*Pepperoni and cheese
*Diced apples with yogurt for dipping
*Chocolate wafer cookie (Bubs only)
 
 
Recipe:
Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies
adapted from: Skinnytaste
 
~1 cup almond butter
~2 T. honey
~6 T. raw sugar
~1 egg, slightly beaten
~Cooking spray
~Jam
 
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Spray two baking sheets with cooking spray.
3. In mixer bowl mix together all ingredients except jam.
4. Roll dough into 1 T. size balls and place 1" apart on baking sheets.
5. Using your thumb press down the middle of each cookie.
6. Fill each cooking with a small amount of jam.
7. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Let cool completely on baking sheet.
Note: By no means are these pretty, but the kids and husband ate all of them!
 
~*~Have a great weekend!~*~
 

 


Sunday, March 22, 2015

Bento Mash-Up

So...I'm just an all around bad blogger.
I get in a rhythm, then life happens and blog posts don't.
 
We are coming to the end of Spring break.
Maybe...just maybe, I will get back on the wagon.
We'll see.
 
Needless to say, here are some bentos. 
I am surprised that I know what all the foods are.
 
Bento #1:
*Lorax sandwich
*Popcorn
*Blackberries
*Applesauce
 
Bento #2: 
*Egg salad sandwich
*Peas
*Pineapple
*Vanilla yogurt with raspberries
 
Bento #3:
*Cheeseburger patty
*Apple cinnamon mini donut
*Edamame
*Fruit snacks
*Vanilla yogurt with raspberries
 
Bento #4: 
*DIY pizzas (tortillas, sauce, mini pepperoni, cheese)
*Homemade banana bread
*Strawberries
 
Bento #5: 
*Mini egg quiches
*Celery with peanut butter
*Marshmallow
*Applesauce
 
Bento #6: 
*Blueberry waffle PB & J
*Mini pepperoni
*Cheese shapes
*Watermelon
 

~*~Have a great week!~*~

Friday, February 27, 2015

Despicable Bentos

Bento #1:
*Pepperoni
*Mini crackers
*Strawberry yogurt covered raisins
*Cauliflower w/ ranch
*Mini apple cinnamon donut
 
Bento #2: 
*Grilled chicken Cesar salad
*Rosemary roasted red potatoes
*Apple slices
 
Bento #3: 
*Turkey Chili
*Cheese and sour cream for chili
*Red grapes
*Biscuit
 
Bento #4: 
*Turkey meatballs and gravy with rice
*Raspberry Lemon muffin
(the raspberries bled during baking and turned the flour green, not moldy, I promise!)
*Strawberries
*Cheese slices
 
Bento #5 
*Homemade spaghetti o's
*Red grapes
*Roll
*Heart marshmallow


Friday, February 6, 2015

Week in Bentos: Mash-up...more than a week

So this is a mash-up of sorts. This is obviously more than a week. However, there was a day or two that I neglected to take pictures of their lunches because they were...well...pathetic.
 
Bento #1:
*Mac & Cheese with Hot Dogs (in thermos)
*Veggie Straws
*Mandarin Oranges
*Yogurt
 
Bento #2:
*Pepperoni
*Boursin cheese spread
*Crackers
*Mandarin oranges
*Yogurt
 
Bento #3: 
*Bratwurst
*Fruit Snacks
*Tater tots
*Strawberries
 
Bento #4: 
*Pizza pinwheel
*Blackberries
*Green pepper slices
*PB&J bites
*Yogurt
 
Bento #5: 
*PB & Nutella Sammies
*Mini yellow peppers
*Heart marshmallow
*Yogurt
 
Bento #6: 
*Enchilada Mac & Cheese (thermos)
*Applesauce
*Cinnamon Roll fish crackers
 
Bento #7: 
*Pepperoni
*Crackers
*String cheese bites
*Raspberries
*Snap Peas with Ranch
 
~*~Have a great weekend!~*~


Saturday, January 24, 2015

Week in Bentos

Monday's Bentos:
No school ~ Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day
 
Tuesday's Bentos:
*Ham & Cheese pinwheels
*Fried apple slices
*Goldfish crackers
*Yogurt
 
Wednesday's Bentos: 
*Lasagna (in thermos)
*Yogurt
*Marshmallow
*Goldfish crackers
*Watermelon
*Pepperoni
 
Thursday's Bentos: 
*Sandwich
*Marshmallow
*Mandarin oranges
*Yogurt
 
Friday's Bentos: 
*California Roll (soy sauce)
*Marshmallow
*Raisins
*Yogurt
*Applesauce
 
~*~Have a good weekend!~*~