Colorful "faux spam" is easy to make with tofu and food coloring, and creates the perfect cruelty-free oinker for your lunchbox!
Tiny Easter eggs await hunters from a somen bird's nest bento.
Making tiny bunnies out of quail eggs is so easy, and adds a cute Easter touch to your lunch!
Supplement your healthy salad with two onigiri disguised as cute spring chicks!
A scattering of spring blossoms celebrate spring in this colorful bento.
See videos on how to make this Easter Bunny bento!
A bento for St. Patty's Day.
Going ALL green with a vegan St. Patrick's Day bento box lunch!
Omurice -- a quick Korean snack consisting of an omelette wrapped around fried rice -- is a tasty way to use up leftover scraps from the fridge.
Wonton and watercress fruit salad make a perfect bento combo!
These sweet/tart onigiri are flavored with powdered plum vinegar; the pink color is perfect for piggies!
Lion face ravioli in a panda bento. Rawr!
Violet sakura blossoms? Yes, in Impatient For Spring bento.
Four color sections ensure a nutritionally balanced bento!
Lunch bites back. Miss Domo grrs from a bento.
The world's favorite kitty cat smiles with sakura flowers in her hair.
A rainbow of produce accents delicious and easy-to-make fried rice!
Mixed rice makes a cute brown bear onigiri in this salmon bento made for my first grader's school lunch.
Mini sandwich in a bento! So cute!
“Laissez les bons temps rouler!” Happy Mardi Gras!
What would you get if you ordered a bento on Lost's Ajira Airways?
Edamame is so easy to make--within minutes you can have a healthy filling snack!
Vancouver Winter Olympic themed bento box.
Year of the Tiger 2010 Bento!
A pink bear with loving eyes smiles back at you during lunch.
Teriyaki salmon and a pink rice heart make up this Valentines Day bento.
Burrito with beans and soytaco in my boy's school bento.
Zakkoku Mai Onigiri--Japanese rice balls made with mixed grain rice and salmon
Panda musubi helps to make the miso chicken bento a bit cuter and fun for the school lunch.
Sweet roasted eggplant with savory miso and sesame flavor. Recipe on the post!
Crab Friends Bento
impossibly crunchy housemade potato chips from L.A. Bento, a mobile food company that's thankfully *not* a food truck
Roasted bok choy, yes...roasted then dipped in sweet sesame glaze. Goes well with the miso chicken.
Shoyu tamago (Japanese soy sauce eggs) are wonderful as snacks or as an addition to a bento.