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Grown-up Lunch: Two Salads

May 9, 2014

One of my goals for the last few weeks has been to eat a TON of vegetables at lunch. The easiest way to do this? Salad, of course! While I don’t mind a simple green salad as a side dish now and then, I need a little heft in my lunch to keep me satisfied […]

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Grown-up Lunches: Sesame Noodles and Southwest Salad

February 28, 2014

Lately, it feels like all I talk about here on Wendolonia is my book, Everyday Bento. Have I mentioned my book is coming out this Tuesday? Crap! I’m doing it again! I’m excited to share it with you all for sure, but that’s not the only thing I’m doing these days. I’m also running errands, […]

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Grown-up Lunch: Autumn Harvest Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

October 31, 2013

A few weeks ago, I received a copy of  Cooking Light’s latest cookbook, Cooking Light Lighten Up, America! to check out. The book features 150+ classic American recipes that have been revamped to be healthier. The first recipe to catch my eye was a lightened version of Green Goddess Dressing. Zach and I are obsessed […]

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Grown-Up Lunch: Roasted Carrots with Smoked Paprika

October 14, 2013

Back when I started this blog I made bentos for myself (and only myself). In the years since then, my focus has pretty obviously switched to kids lunches for a couple reasons. The main reason is that they are more fun to pack and to look at, but the other reason is that I no […]

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The Week in Bentos: Back to School 2017

August 25, 2017

The kids are just wrapping up their last day of school (they’ll be home any minute!) and barring any unforeseen playground disasters, I think it’s safe to say we had a pretty good week.  And I think my back-to-school lunch game was pretty strong, if I do say so myself! Here are the lunches the […]

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The Week in Bentos: May 6-10, 2013

May 10, 2013
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I was super busy with a couple of deadlines this week, and that translated into some pretty simple lunches for the kids. Although I like putting together cute lunches, sometimes it’s neither fun nor practical for me to do so and at those times the boys eat pretty plain lunches. Nothing wrong with that, though! […]

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