Posted by Nina on Aug 10, 2010
I know that it has been a while since I have done a bento blog post.. so here you go!
I am following a pretty strict diet lately, no bread carbs 4 days per week with a limited calorie in take.. when you’re a Vegan and you don’t get carbs…. what exactly do you eat?! I’ve been playing around with some raw foods this week and so far I am really liking them. I also like that most recipes I am finding are smaller servings which is great because I am the only one in my house who eats this way!
I am trying to stick with the motto “eat the rainbow” too so I can make sure I am getting all the nutrition I need. The large bento contains spicy cashew broccoli stir-”fry” from this recipe.. the smaller cup contains 1/2 of a protein bar.. and in the cup just plain ice water! I am not eating raw all the time, just to clear that up! I am just using raw recipes to help balance my diet.
Posted by Nina on Jul 22, 2009
Top: Salad of lettuce, beets, onion, walnuts, raisins, cheese, croutons, and creamy dressing
Bottom: Linguine Tetrazzini from Vegan Planet.
Posted by Nina on May 31, 2009
Top: Belgian setian stew with dark beer from Vegan Planet
Side: Fresh strawberries
Posted by Nina on Mar 12, 2009
Top: Orange tempeh with snow peas. Recipe here.
WW: 10 pts.
Posted by Nina on Mar 6, 2009
My Melody: Spicy Tempeh & Broccoli Rabe Rotelle from the Veganomicon.
My Melody Side: Peas.
WW: Core or 6pts.
Posted by Nina on Mar 1, 2009
Top: Vegan chick’n patty on a bed of cous cous & mayo cup with spices
Bottom: orange slices, raspberries, and orange & peanut butter gyoza sandwich
Posted by Nina on Jan 21, 2009
Bottom: Rice w/ Cilantro Leaf
Top: VWAV (Vegan with a Vengeance) Green Thai Curry w/ Cilantro Leaf
Side: Organic Applesauce
Cup: Coconut Chai
Quite possibly my worst bento pic ever! Sorry, I was rushed.
Note to self: Cilantro leaves don’t look so pretty after being packaged.
Posted by Nina on Jan 16, 2009
This bento holds a lot of food so I only use it when I am packing for two or using it for 2 meals. This was my breakfast & lunch.
Top: Vegan chili
Side: PB&J Sandwich
Side: Clementine orange
WW: approx. 9pts
Posted by Nina on Jan 15, 2009
Main Dish: Vegan Thai spicy peanut noodles w/ faux chick’n & corn.
Side: Pineapple chunks & blue berries.
WW: approx. 8pts.
Posted by Nina on Nov 21, 2008
Mini star sandwiches (pb&j & veg bologna & cheese), Doritos (nacho cheese), mandarin orange wedges, blue berry applesauce, and Dum-Dums sucker (mystery flavor / root beer).