The Week in Bentos: December 20-23, 2011

by Wendy Copley on December 28, 2011

Hey lunch packers! We’ve been sticking around the house for the most part over Christmas break so I haven’t been packing very many lunches. I have to admit I’ve been enjoying the break from hectic mornings and the scramble to find things to pack in bento boxes. Last week Augie was in preschool though so I did put a few meals together for him. Let’s do a little catch-up and take a look at the lunches I made him.


Preschool Bento #199

Tuesday I packed canned peaches that I’d rinsed and drained thoroughly, a dinner roll, carrots, sugar snap peas and a few homemade meatballs that I made using this recipe from A Year of Slowcooking.


Preschool Bento #200

Wednesday I got a little festive and made a tofu Christmas tree with a cookie cutter and some food-safe markers, sugar snap peas, tomatoes, and a piece of corn bread.


Preschool Bento #201

Thurday’s lunch was packed in the kitty bento box (similar to these panda, frog, and piggy bento boxes): grapes, dinner roll, holiday gold fish crackers, tomatoes, ham and sugar snap peas.


Preschool Bento #202

And finally on Friday, I included red and green Christmas veggies (tomatoes and snap peas), a pb&j gingerbread man and more holiday goldfish crackers.

Are you on a break too? Have you been packing lunches?

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