I haven't used this panda bento box in awhile, and I really love it a lot. It's so cute! I forgot to include the top in the photo last time, and I forgot again this time. Oops. It looks a bit like the face I made on the brown/white rice with freehand nori cutouts. Underneath the rice is yet more chicken adobo; the last of it. I put as thin a layer of rice as I could, and added extra sauce in the container for him to mix in if he likes. In the lower tier I placed some fruits: strawberries, mandarin and grapes, and a little sprig of broccoli. I know, there are barely any vegetables in this bento. Why didn't I toss in some carrots or sweet potatoes? Well, they did eat a bunch at dinner, so that's okay.
I am a former research scientist turned stay-at-home-mom of 2 who got started with bento in an effort to help my kids learn that eating healthy and nutritious foods can be fun and cute. I make a bento lunch for my 9yo (4th grader) son & my 5yo kindergartener girl every school day, and post the pictures on my sherimiya ♥ flickr photostream. Here in this blog is where I describe each bento, and you'll also get a peek inside our family adventures. Thanks for taking a look, and please let me know what you think ^-^!