Thursday, July 1, 2010

Ben's Lunch Bento from Tuesday!

Continuing in the "finshing food before vacation" series, I present a Ben lunch that allowed me to finish the sandwich rounds and a container of blackberries in one fell swoop!

I've actually done so well at finishing bread that I'm going to have to take a few slices out of my freezer to make lunches for on the road tomorrow (which will, of course, be contained in "on the road" bentos)! ;o)



Ben has cream cheese & strawberry jam sandwiches on Nature's Own Whole Wheat Sandwich Rounds, sharp cheddar cheese hearts, the last of the blackberries, some baby carrot & celery sticks and my homemade apple cinammon granola bars. Perfect for the boy!

7 comments:

  1. Looks yummy!! How do you cut the shapes out of the cheese? Just slice thin and use a cookie cutter??

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  2. Yummy! I love those sandwich rounds, healthy but very tasty!

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  3. Where is your recipe for homemade apple cinnamon granola bars?

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  4. Yep, sliced block cheese plus a cookie cutter (metal ones work better imho).

    Cindy, the granola bar recipe is this one:
    http://bentolunch.blogspot.com/2010/06/bento-desserts-part-4-homemade-granola.html
    but without the chocolate chips & cherries but with a cup or so of dried apples and a few tsp of cinnamon.

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  5. Yummm... cream cheese with anything works for me..lol

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  6. We are big cream cheese fans. Both kids actually need extra good fats in their diets (Faith is 44lbs at almost 8 years old), so it works well and is yummy!

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  7. The bread rounds are perfect for kids, and a road trip. Sounds like my daughter, she never weighed much either (but she eats healthy).

    Thanks for the welcome Shannon, and stopping by my blog!

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