Chicken Teriyaki ~ Bento Box Style #160

August 23, 2014
Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

I know I’ve shared this with you before, but I used to live in Kobe, Japan. On a man-made island called Rokko Island, to be exact. I loved it there. I often find myself reminiscing about my former life there. It was such a simple life. A really good life. A life that I’m thankful […]

Back to School Time + Some Exciting New ~Bento #159

August 22, 2014
Asian Tuna Salad in Planetbox

I seriously cannot believe summer is over.  After almost 3 months of non-stop togetherness, my girls have gone back to school.  They are both excited about entering the 4th and 6th grade, and I am excited them flourish this school year. As I prepare to think about the types of lunches I want to pack […]

Asian Tuna Salad ~ Bento #158

August 19, 2014

Tuna fish salad is a staple in my house.  I eat it on bread, with crackers, or on a bed of lettuce.  It is so easy to make, and everyone has their own favorite tuna salad variation. This week, I decided to put an asian spin on my favorite tuna salad recipe.  I added roasted […]

Asian Chicken Meatballs ~ Bento #157

July 22, 2014
Asian Chicken Meatballs

These asian chicken meatballs are so delicious.  I make them all time.  Perfect to eat as is, with rice, or as a sub sandwich. After making my meatballs, I toss them in a sweet and tangy asian BBQ type sauce and sprinkle sesame seeds on top. These meatballs are perfect to eat hot or at […]

Simple Mills Products ~ A Review

July 22, 2014
Simple Mills Products

As a food blogger, I always love trying new products.  A few weeks ago, I discovered a gluten-free company called Simple Mills, and decided to contact them. The company was founded out of a need to create simple, fast, and easy, allergy friendly foods. The founder Katlin, discovered she and her family had allergies to […]

Mexican Egg & Roasted Sweet Potato Scramble ~ Power Breakfast

July 13, 2014
Mexican Sweet Potato Scrambled Eggs

Are you a breakfast eater?  Do you eat the same thing for breakfast everyday, or do you change it up?  What is your favorite breakfast meal?  I am a big oatmeal eater, but lately I have been eating more egg dishes.  I recently found this recipe, and decided to give it a try.  However, unlike […]

Salmon & Potato Cake Salad ~ Bento #156

July 13, 2014
salmon & potato cake salad

Are you are salmon fan?  For me it is hit or miss.  Sometimes I LOVE it, and other times not so much.  It really depends on how it is prepared.  I tend to love it marinated in some type of asian sauce, then grilled or broiled.  If it is too oily, I tend to not […]

Israeli Salad & Grilled Chicken ~ Bento #155

July 13, 2014
Israeli Salad & Grilled Chicken

I know I say this all the time, but I really love packing my leftovers for lunch the next day.  It’s just so easy, and eliminates the never-ending, “What am I having for lunch today?” question. Recently I made this amazing Israeli salad and topped it with some grilled chicken.  It was so light and […]