Monday, April 29, 2013

bento #20

hummus w/ sundried tomatoes, chips, artichoke hears, hearts of palm, olives

Process: pack container with hummus, green olives, sliced hearts of palm, artichoke hearts, and corn chips. Eat up!

Feedback: loved it.

(kosher, gluten free, vegan)

Friday, April 26, 2013

bento #19

spinach + hummus sandwich, chips, olives

Process: Sandwich on gluten free bread of hummus and spinach. Serve with corn chips and olives.

Feedback: Really good, mom!

(kosher, gluten free, vegan)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

bento #18

White rice, kidney beans, olives, and cheese

Process: Steam white rice and cook kidney beans in oil or butter. Fill container 2/3 with rice, then top with beans. Garnish with shredded cheese (omit for vegan) and green olives.

Feedback: More olives!

(kosher, gluten free)

Monday, April 22, 2013

bento #17

brown rice, tofu + vegetable stir fry, and pickled beets

Process: Steam brown rice, stir fry vegetables (carrots, snap peas, mushrooms, onions) and tofu in oil and tamari. Fill container with rice, mix in stir fry, and garnish with pickled beets.

(kosher, gluten free, vegan)

Friday, April 19, 2013

bento #16

snack bento: steamed rice and nori

Process: Fill a container with steamed rice. Pack in sheets of nori and season with oil, salt, and pepper.

Feedback: The boys requested this specifically, as they were just getting over an illness.

(kosher, gluten free, vegan)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

bento #15

black beans, cheese, and rice

Process: steam rice, cook beans, fill bento 1/3 with rice, top 1/3 with beans and top with cheese.

Feedback: One of their favorite meals.

(kosher, gluten free)

Monday, April 15, 2013

bento #14

Snack bento: cheese, carrots, dolmas

Process: Pack bento with dolmas, mozarella, and carrot sticks. 

(kosher, gluten free)

Friday, April 12, 2013

bento #13

Seasoned brown rice, steamed vegetables, and nori with cashews and soy sauce.

Process: Steam vegetables and rice. Fill bento 2/3 with mixed vegetables and rice, top with nori and cashews. Drizzle on soy sauce. I tried to cut shapes out of the nori (that's a magen david in the upper left) but my cutters weren't a good tool with the dry nori.

Feedback: a little dry, but tasty

(kosher, gluten free, vegan