quinoa falafel halloween bento

7 10 2012

tomorrow’s lunch is a holiday-themed, healthy twist on a few dishes i love: falafel balls and greek rice. for my falafel, i used a mix from earthly choice brand, and added some middle-eastern flavor (cumin spice and smoked paprika).  the balls are baked instead of fried.  for the “rice,” i used powercakes’ rice-free recipe, pulsing raw cauliflower in the food processor with other raw vegetables and kalamata olives for the briny zing. a cute carved jack-o-pepper with a spider pick gives some halloween flair to the lunch.  click through for details.

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falafel bento

6 10 2009

bento 14

leftovers from last night’s dinner, takeout from tahini. top left: mini bosc pear, golden raspberries, strawberry. top right: spicy corn and carrot salads. bottom left: falafel balls with sweet potato and purple potato flower. bottom right: purple beans, yellow wax beans, heirloom tomato and beet salad.

[as seen on helium’s health and fitness zone]