Friday, October 29, 2010

Witch Bento

My last Halloween bento

This was her snack, she took soup for lunch today.

Left to Right:
Cantaloupe, Witch (a seed cracker,shredded cheese and fruit leather and a cupcake topper)
Grape skewers, lemon snap cookies

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halloween Bento

My attempt at a halloweenish bento! I made a sad attempt at a broccoli Frankenstein, and when I showed it to Ainnsley she didn't even know who it was haha, but she still liked it :)

Left to Right:
Pumpkin Muffin, ghost cheese skewer
Cantaloupe bites and real fruit straws


Left to Right:
Grape Skewers
Broccoli Frankenstein made from cheese, fruit leather and carob chips with container of hummus to dip
Mini pita pockets stuffed with salmon salad made into a Jack0Lantern
(carob chips, fruit stips, spinach stem)

Check out what else is for lunch today: Whats for Lunch Wednesday

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


Left to Right:
strawberry/kiwi skewers


Left ot Right:
grapes, salmon salad sandwich
pickles and spelt ginger snaps

Friday, October 22, 2010

Another pumpkin

Today Ainnsley was just tickled by her little pumpkin...I think mostly the carob chip smile :)

Left to Right:
Sunflower seed butter and Jam sandwich, Jack O Lantern made of cheese, a bit of cucumber skin, dried cranberries and carob chips.
Cucumber slices, ginger snap cookies, and raspberries,

Check out some other great lunch ideas here: What's for Lunch Wednesday

Thursday, October 21, 2010

More Lunches

It is hard to come up with titles for these posts! :) Here are some pics from the last couple of days.

Left to Right: 
Leaf Cheese and Crackers, Ginger Snaps
New leaf picks used to skewer grapes
Left to Right:
Bottom tier popcorn
Raspberries, cucumbers, and a leaf shapped chicken salad sandwich (in plastic wrap because the cucumber gets wet)

Left to Right:
Toast, hummus
Clementine sections, ground cherries

Left to Right:
Sunflower seed butter and jam sandwich, carrot sticks
Clementine, trail mix (pumpkin and sunflower seeds, carob chips and dried cranberries)

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Salads and Rolls

I have two days worth of bentos to share.

Yesterday was Pizza Day at my daughters school, so I sent her with a snack and then a salad and some fruit to go with her pizza. (of course not much salad was eaten, but trying to teach her about a balanced meal)


Left to Right
Hummus, Crackers, and Grapes


Left to Right:
Clementine sections, Grape Skewers
Salad with cheese and carrots, and she LOVED the little bunny container of dressing

Today's Snack:

Left to Right:
Pumpkin Muffin, Raisins, container of Hummus
Clementine Jack O Lantern, Carrot Sticks

Today's Lunch:

Left to Right:
Apple Slices
Car Cheese, Crackers, Cream Cheese and Jam Rolls

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


Out of all the lunches so far, this one got the biggest and best reaction from *A*

I have to try the muffins again, I ran out of baking powder, these didn't rise!
Also thank you Newlywed Food Adventures for the idea with the Clementine


Left to Right
Jack O Lantern Clementine, Grape Skewers
Pumpkin/Carob Muffin, Cheese cut into leaves


Left to Right:
Nothing says day after Thanksgiving like a left over turkey sandwich shaped like a Jack O Lantern
Crackers, Carrots, Hummus
(the bottom tier to this bento was also filled with popcorn)

Friday, October 8, 2010

Trail mix

TGIF! Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians.

Today I tried out throwing together a little trail mix for her. She was excited! I did have to be sure and tell her not to just eat the carob chips :)


Left to Right:
Trail mix (raw pumpkin and sunflower seeds, raisins, cranberries, carob chips) lemon snap cookies, cream cheese for the sticks
Mary's Organic sticks and twigs, pink watermelon from this weeks CSA

Left to Right:
Sunflower seed butter and Jam sandwich, flower made of cheese and fruit leather
crackers for the cheese, lemon snap heart cookies, raspberries

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Gobble Gobble!

A thanksgiving inspired lunch :)

Left to Right:
strawberries, heart shaped spelt lemon snaps
sunflower seed butter and jam sandwich made into a turkey with cheese and fruit lether
(there are 2 sandwiches, a large and small circle)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Little Animals

Ainnsley was really pleased when she saw the new little animal picks in her grapes :) I made some yummy Oatmeal Summer Squash muffins last night. I will post the recipe soon.


Summer squash muffin, grape skewers
strawberries, star cheese


Left to Right:
cream cheese filled crackers, egg salad wrap with fruit leather hearts
spelt lemon snap heart cookies, raisins

Check our what else is for lunch on Wednesday's here:

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Snack for a Tuesday

Totally forgot to take a picture of her lunch today! It was a cute apple shaped sandwich too! oh well...


Left to Right
Maple leaf shaped cheese, 7 grain crackers, yellow watermelon
pickles, heart lemon snap cookies, raisins

Monday, October 4, 2010

The leaves are starting to fall

Fall is my favourite time of year. I love all the colours, the temperature, the smell of the air, and all the wonderful food that comes in our CSA share from Circle Organic Community Farm

So excited about the beautiful melons we got for the first time this year in our box


Left to Right:
Maple and Oak leaf shaped cheese, and 7 grain crackers
Strawberries, and grape skewers

Left to Right:
Sunflower seed butter and jam sandwich, fruit leather maple leaf, and some leaf cheese
Mary's organic sticks and twigs, some spelt lemon snaps,
the most delicious yellow watermelon from our CSA.