Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Ben's Jurassic Bento

Oh my, oh my, oh dinosaurs! (Side note, I love Sandra Boynton books.)

Mr. Ben needed a cute bento yesterday and we were in a dinosaur kind of mood. Of course, we much prefer the dinos to be of a friendly sort!


Ben has a ham & cheese sandwich on Nature's Own Honey Wheat, shaped like a brontosaurus, with candy eye and meat & cheese spots on his back. Our very happy plant eater is surrounded by green grapes and a few caveman bones that he is only using for decoration.

The bottom tier holds a sliced boiled egg, fresh strawberries, cantaloupe, honeydew, and a few previously frozen blackberries (that's why they are in a muffin cup, so nothing else gets covered in blackberry juice).

5 comments:

  1. Are the caveman bones picks or edible? Edible would be amazing!

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  2. Just picks! They fit the whole prehistoric theme, till I realized that the dino didn't look like a meat eater. ;o) I might be overthinking a sandwich, LOL!

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  3. I really like that you put eggs in so many of your bento's. I always fear the egg smell, so I never pack them for lunches out or at school - am I worrying for nothing?

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  4. We have the dinosaur sammie cutter and the boys love it! Those little bones are adorable!

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  5. Love your dino, so cute! This cutter is super nice ya? It makes dinos look so cute and friendly!

    What a great idea for the bones pick in green grapes, I've never thot of that!! Looks like a candy pressie! ;)

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