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]

hapa-style bento

1 10 2009

bento 11

won this cool box in a contest run by one of my flickr bento friends, hapa bento, and so decided to do a bento in her signature style. top left: fried rice with hand-cut nori flowers. top right: pear fan, kiwi slices, strawberry and blueberries. bottom left: sesame sauteed broccoli and yellow squash with sunburst-cut radish. bottom right: spicy korean tofu with nori and squash flower and scallions.

alfredo pasta bento

24 09 2009

bento 07

main box:  leftover veggie alfredo pasta from last night’s dinner, topped with mozzarella and spinach heart; carrot blossoms, pepper sticks, and cucumber sticks.  tomo tomo sidecar:  plum leaf, apple tulips, pear fan, grape halves, and almonds in a silicone food cup.

[as seen on eHow: how to start dieting article]

tamagoyaki bento

17 09 2009

bento 06top tier:  wasabi peas in a food cup, tamagoyaki with nori inside, 3 slices of kimbap.  bottom tier:  plum with leaf cutting technique, fig halves, pear fan, grape halves, and orange fruit gel.