Tag Archives: Easy LunchBoxes

Wholly Guacamole Winner and some Halloween lunches

The lucky winner of the Wholly Guacamole prize pack is:

Sara Thomas!

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Congratulations, Sara.  Please email me at bentoriffic@gmail.com to send me your address, and the prize pack will be on its way to you!

Jack o lantern sandwich in Easy Lunchboxes

I’ve been trying to Halloween up the lunches a bit this week.  My little one had WOWbutter soy spread and strawberry jam on Rudi’s Organic whole wheat bread.  She has a raw fig treat and raisins in the main compartment with her lunch.  In the top parts of her Easy Lunchboxes containers are plum sections and strawberry hearts.

Skull sandwich in Easy Lunchboxes

Big sis had sandwiches on Rudi’s Organic Whole Wheat too. Hers had Strawberry dairy free cream cheese by Daiya with strawberry jam, a fig treat and a coconut macaroon with raisins.  In the top of her Easy Lunchboxes are plums, raspberries and organic pickling cucumbers with sea salt.

Pumpkin muffin snack

leaf muffin snack bento

Both girls had homemade cornbread muffins, peeled clementines and red d’Anjou pear pieces for their school snacks.

Things I used to make these lunches:

 

Food fun for TV

Late last week I got a phone call from my friend inviting me to fill in for a food segment at the local Sarasota ABC affiliate.  Of course, I said yes, not having a clue what I was getting myself into. But the outgoing, fun-loving girl in me said yes quickly.  I spent the rest of Continue Reading ╗

Fish shaped sandwiches, bowties, veggies and dumplings

I think I will quit saying I’m back. ┬áI never really left, but honestly it’s been a rough school year in my house. ┬áLife has gotten in the way of blogging for me lately. ┬áI enjoy it, but the kids and trying to take better care of myself does prevent me from posting as often Continue Reading ╗

A hearty salad and pockets made with love

Miss G has kids in her kindergarten class that get hot lunches brought into the class. ┬áShe kept mentioning that she might like to try a salad. ┬áSo today she asked for one and requested certain vegetables. ┬áBeing me, I snuck in a bunch of other things for color that I thought she might like. Continue Reading ╗

Grilled (dairy free) cheese all around

I was running low on groceries, and I happened to have some Daiya brand dairy free cheese shreds in my refrigerator. We try to keep processed and oily foods out of our diet as much as possible so this is a rare occasion for us. It was a foggy, chilly morning yesterday so the kids Continue Reading ╗