Bento Box Inspiration
Only natural dyes, please!
If you have the time; an artistic meal could only lift one's spirits.
'Green Godess, cool as a cucumber' by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Mashed potato snow, asparagus evergreens, cranberries on the side by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Wild Things by Anna the Red. www.annathered.com
Rice snowmen, seaweed mouths. www.annathered.com
Lettuce clothes. www.annathered.com
Fried monster. www.annathered.com
Sardine Legs. www.mybentolicious.com
Cabbage frog. Lots more here: www.e-obento.com
Tomato lobster. by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Lox octopus. www.e-obento.com
Rice and mozzarella cat. www.e-obento.com
Wallace and Gromet by Susan Yuen. www.adoboverse.blogspot.com
Cheesy SpongeBob by Susan Yuen. www.adoboverse.blogspot.com
Egg Peeps. www.annathered.com
Mushroom and seaweed worshipping egg yolk by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Bountiful Harvest by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Sesame seed freckles, sweet potato hair by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Cookie Monster Sandwich by Sakurako Kitsa www.flickr.com
Modrian Sandwich. lowcommitmentprojects.com
Pointilism Toast. lowcommitmentprojects.com
Reusable silicon cups keep all separate. www.annathered.com
Pasta lion. www.annathered.com
Rice cows. www.annathered.com
Christmas scene. www.annathered.com
Seaweed Mona. www.historyfan2.wordpress.com
Soy Sauce Face. www.blogs.yahoo.co.jp
Many nice wooden Bento Boxes here: en.bentoandco.com
A fun child's box here: en.bentoandco.com/bento-zoony
Or use tempered glass or stainless steel.
To learn more about the basics of Bento Boxes visit: www.lunchinabox.net
For LOTS more inspiration see: www.flickr.com/groups/bentoboxes
SAFE Food Colorings: important!
India Tree Natural Decorating Colors are concentrated liquid vegetable colorants. Seattle, WA. www.indiatree.com
Chocolate Craft Kits & Natural Dyes, Portland, OR.
Shop Bakers Nook Saline, MI
Nature's Flavors Orange, CA.
Homemade Food Colorings - How to!
Good for Easter eggs as well, boil your food in some vinegar to really bring out the color.