Thursday, August 9, 2012

My First Photographed Bento

Hey everyone! Some of you may know, some may not, that I am trying to lose weight. While this is a daunting task and very much difficult, it must be done. One thing I dislike about this whole thing, is trying to make  a lunch everyday to take to work. I would much rather just go out and buy something, but seeing as I am try to save for a house that is not an option anymore. So I always think to myself, "How can I make my lunch more fun?" I need something to motivate me to actually make lunch, as well as eat it instead of trying to eat out. Enter the bento. I am not new to this concept. I was totally obsessed during high school. But now, with my renewed confidence and better stocked pantry, I have decided to once again delve into the world of cute and healthy lunches.

For my first ever photographed bento I have a Hello Kitty sandwich box that I picked up from ebay maybe seven years ago? I am looking into getting a new bento box, maybe a two tiered one? What do you think? For lunch I have stir fried noodles with tons of veg, imitation crab legs, and a hard boiled egg.

I also packed a lunch for Nate. For his I added a chunk of colby cheese and a bunch of grapes.

The sad thing to the top left was a crab stick that I TRIED to cut into a crab. It did not work. It was supposed to look like this:

photo from Cooking Cute

What do you think of this? Do you find it to be a good lunch? 
Would you like more post like this or are you not really interested in posts about food and weight loss?

Every day is an adventure.

1 comment:

  1. This is so cool, Jess.. I definitely want to see more of these posts! I would love to pack myself a delicious bento like this every day but I feel like I never have the time to prepare and pack my food.. I usually leave the house with a sleeve of Ritz and a giant cup of coffee and that's all I have to get me through the day. I really need prioritize my time because I'm also wanting to get back on the lose-weight train ;]