Bento Sustainability

Basically here I was mowing the lawn this morning (with my rechargable lawn mower) and putting the grass clippings around the chili plants thinking about my lunch for the week.  And I guess what I like most about bento is the reusing and thinking about what you have. I have always liked to re-use my…

Brightening my day

From bento After a stressful week, I needed cheering up, so it was time for all things bright and cheery. Peach and cinnamon yougurt (homemade) with homemade toasted muesli (still channelling Martha Stewart here), an orange, kiwi fruit fingers and almonds, all in cheery yellows and oranges. I got home from work and YIPPEE!!!  New…

My show-off salad lunch

From bento Showing off my hamburger lunch bento to those at work was this little effort. Bottom layer is a garden salad with piggy bottle of balsamic vinegarette, fresh greens from the garden, cherry tomatoes, avocado pieces rolled in lemon juice so they still look sexy by lunch, and cucumber from Mum’s garden.  In the…

Blue Thursday

From bento So I slept in.  This was a 2-3 minute effort to rush about before heading out the door.  Mini-quiche straight from the freezer, leftover pasta, almonds, vietnamese nut cookies, vita-wheat snack crackers, Mother Earth apricot mini fruit stick, and some slices of watermelon. 

Iskender

From bento I had to figure out how to use the staff microwave eventually…… so here was my attempt at a Turkish style iskender.  In the first square was my basmati rice (in star, heart and bear shapes) and 3 falafel patties that I could reheat.  In the second square is the tabouli, beetroot, hummus…

Sunny Monday Morning!

From bento Here is Monday’s lunch.  Discovering the hasty nature of my life right now is meaning that I have just enough morning time to take a picture of lunch after assembling it, and then having to blog about it later.  Hopefully shortly I will be Uber-Organised and able to keep everything on track. This…