Sep 6, 2010


Bento (弁当, bentō) is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.

Bento, anyone?

Creative lunch ideas (above from

A few more sites:

Where to buy creative bento boxes and other fun stuff for the lunchbox?

Look! You can even transform a boring egg into something cute. 

(photo from

Use cute Kawaii egg molds!

I found these on ebay.

Check out these cute lil faces. You can do that too!

I found the face shape cutter on ebay.

Play with your food!


RazzberryMomma on September 6, 2010 at 5:52 PM said...

I love it!! These are so cute and I just adore the hard boiled egg shapers!! I am always so jealous of the moms that can take the time to do this in the morning. My kids are lucky if they get their fruit cut up instead of whole in their lunch boxes! LOL I really want to try this though! I think the kids would really love it! Not to mention, I think it'd be fun!

Amanda on September 7, 2010 at 5:32 AM said...

Those are really cute. Of course my 4th grader is too old for stuff like this now, and my little one isn't quite in school yet. I also don't do mornings, so that may be an issue. My kids are lucky I do toaster waffles or pour a bowl of cereal in the morning before 8am.

JC on September 7, 2010 at 8:05 AM said...

Thank you for sharing these! I'm running out of ideas for preparing Bento .


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