Tofu and vegetable piccata

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From the archives. I got an email over the weekend from someone asking for vegetarian recipes. Well, there are a lot of vegetarian and vegan recipes here actually. Here is one I posted last year, a tasty ovo-vegetarian tofu-and-egg dish inspired by healthy Korean cooking, named after a classic italian dish. And of course, great in bentos! continue reading...

Offbeat: Great bento-related IKEA TV ad

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A bit of weekend fun! An IKEA campaign with the neatest looking bento box ever. continue reading...

Guy Does Bento no. 6: Hot bento with hearty meatball and vegetable soup and sauteed broccoli

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The Guy is back, with a hearty yet fairly low-calorie warm bento. continue reading...

Hearty meatball and vegetable soup (that's almost a stew)

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The Guy (also known as Max) and I have a shared resolution this year: We Must Lose Weight And Get Fitter Or Else. He has high blood pressure, I have high or disturbingly fluctuating blood sugar. But we both have this basic problem, that we love to eat good food. And, especially during the day, we need our tummies comfortably filled or we get cranky.

One solution to this problem: soup for lunch! continue reading...

Getting a headstart on 2012 bento resolutions

Looking back a little on the eventful year that was 2011, and looking ahead. continue reading...

Christmas bentos bring good cheer to lunch

Bento #13: Santa Claus Onigiri

Some really cute yet easy to emulate Christmas themed bentos from the JustBento community. continue reading...

The Just Bento Cookbook: New edition giveaway!

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I’m giving away 2 signed copies of The Book! continue reading...