Easy Minute Microwave Mini Meatballs

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They're. So. Cute! … [Read more...]

Low carb, gluten free Spring bento

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Hello, Easter Bunny! Bok Bok! There's nothing like the balmy 50's after a blizzard to make you think that maybe the ground hog wasn't just blowing sunshine up your skirt when he said Spring would be faster this year than Lindsay Lohan's … [Read more...]

Low Carb Bento Recipes

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All recipes are marked as such: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF Gluten Free = GF Sugar Free = SF Vegetarian = V Vegan = V+ Less than 5 carbs per serving = <5   Bento Mini Taco Shells and Bowls IF, GF, SF, V Back to school … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Low Carb Recipes

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Pictured: Cheesy Round Crackers Please bookmark the following link to keep up on the latest Your Lighter Side Recipes! Your Lighter Side Cookbook   … [Read more...]

Mini taco shells and bowls

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Mini shells make lunch crispy and fun These small taco shells are easy to make with just three ingredients. Use them as fun finger foods for the kids or for yourself, for appetizers, lunches or bento! The uses are literally endless. OK, why … [Read more...]

Back to school: School lunches, low carb onigiri and bento fun

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  Top: spaghetti squash with my alfredo sauce, spicy taco meat and onigiri recipe (below) Also, cashews and American cheese. Onigiri is also known as a rice ball (omusubi) , and is usually made with plain or lightly salted … [Read more...]

Thursday bento, windbreakers, and gluten free diary, day 11

Bento bunny slaw

  Low carb bento Bento This is a super fun way to pack your lunches or practice portion control when you're in need of some nourishment while you're on the go. Like a go-goer in your van-go. The lunch above is obviously … [Read more...]

Bento goes to school. Packing fun foods for focussed pupils and fab parents

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  There's nothing like shopping for school supplies to get the year started off right. And because we're packing healthier lunches for those kids-a-go-go, it is important to shop for containers which will keep those hot foods hot and those … [Read more...]

Tools of the Trade: The Egg Mold

Egg molds come in many shapes, from bunnies to bears Tools of the Trade: The Egg MoldOriginally purchased for bento cooking, I acquired egg molds (I found mine through ebay) in order to make exciting shapes with hard boiled eggs. Making molded eggs … [Read more...]