Hi! I'm Adrienne. I just happened to stumble across the team yesterday and couldn't help but check out all the wonderful pics you have on your Flickr site. They inspired me so much to start making my own bentos.
I work full-time and have been usually just bringing a lean Cuisine frozen dinner everyday, but the sodium and extra non-healthy stuff in them made me decide to start creating my own lunches...but I didn't want to get in a sandwiches-day-in-and-day-out rut. Bentos are so fabulous! I've always loved Japanese food and culture, so I don't know why I didn't think of them before.
I went surfing all yesterday afternoon and evening, reaserching all things bento and came across Maki's JustBento site. Wow! What an awesome resource. I jumped right in and made some onigiri stuffed with tuna and sprinkled with sesame seeds and 5-spice powder, along with a tamagoyaki. I added some raw veggies and fruit snacks. Mmm Mmm...I'd post pics of my first bento attempt....but I just finished eating it. ;) It's amazing how I can be full on a meal that fits neatly into a flat Glad Take'n'Toss container.
Edited by: RAVENDAS at: 7/25/2008 (13:06)
"This is the beginning of a new day.
I have been given this day to use as I will.
I can waste it or I can use it for good.
What I do today is important because
I am exchanging a day of my life for it.
When tomorrow comes this day will be gone forever,
Leaving in its place something that I have traded for it.
I want it to be gain, not loss; good, not evil; success, not failure;
In order that I shall not regret the price that I paid for it."
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