Category Archives: Vegan

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:

 

Wholly Guacamole giveaway

My girls are guac monsters.  If it’s not in the house, we have snacking complaints.    Anyone who knows my family knows that we swear by Wholly Guacamole.   I love them for a few reasons.  The first is my sheer laziness.  Who wants to try to find ripe avocados, smash them, prevent them from Continue Reading

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

Happy Dot Day!

Today is International Dot Day.  I love it because the point of it is to inspire all to “make their mark” in their lives.  My girls are celebrating at school today and dressed in head to toe dots. Their Montessori school definitely encourages them to explore new things and be the best individual they can Continue Reading

Three Tools for Wendolonia, a bento challenge

I have taken a major hiatus from bento-making this spring and summer.  When I was offered the challenge of using 3 specific tools by Wendolonia, I decided it would be a great motivator for sparking some creativity in my bento boxes.   Please click the link below to see all 4 blogger’s creations with the Continue Reading