Skip to main content

St. Patrick's Day Bento and another Blog Hop





Later this week, it'll be my husband's second birthday... Okay, not really... but his name is Patrick. :) And I think he's like .0025% Irish or something. And he's a saint. Okay, not really... but at least he has to deal with me so that makes him a saint in my eyes (and to anyone else that know me! ha!).  Anyway...

Here was C's lunch on Monday:
Mini shamrock sandwich bites, shamrock green pepper, 
carrots with ranch and cheese stick
rainbow fruit mini kabobs, key lime yogurt, 
and some Lucky Charms marshmallows
in an EasyLunchbox 

Now I have a big collection of cookie cutters. In fact, I have 4 shoe boxes full of cookie cutters. It could be 5 or 6 even, as I have cutters that I keep in their original boxes. But I don't have any St. Patrick's Day related cookie cutters. So I used a mini heart cookie cutter and arranged them in a circle. Voila! a shamrock!  

We're doing the St. Pat's Day blog hop a few days early, so you can sort through different ideas and maybe do one for Friday or Saturday lunch! Saturday night will be corned beef and cabbage at our house of course! :)


Without further ado, you guys gotta check out Keitha's St. Patrick's Day lunch. (and the next blog, and the next one, then the next one, and so forth)
FollowTheRainbow  

I can't wait for Saturday. I love corned beef and cabbage!  Do you?

Comments

  1. Hahaha love the first paragraph about your husband! ;-) too funny.

    Great lunch; sandwich turned out perfect and so is your pepper!

    ReplyDelete
  2. The lunchbox great. Thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Love your lunch! The pepper shamrock is awesome ;)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Your lunch looks wonderful. Love the bell pepper shamrock. Happy "2nd" birthday to your husband.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Super creative use of the bottom of the bell pepper! Fabulous lunch!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Your husband is a saint! And I've never had corned beef...maybe I'll give it a whirl this weekend!

    ReplyDelete
  7. This is so cute! I love the pepper shamrock.

    ReplyDelete
  8. That is THE perfect 4 leafed clover pepper! Love the lunch :)

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love the shamrock pepper!!! so cute!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Love the pepper "butt" shamrock!
    I finally found a shamrock cutter, but it was from a bento set! Actually, I think the Pampered Chef mini cutters set has one... and a hot pepper-shaped cutter!

    ReplyDelete
  11. hehehe... love the intro about your hubby :) hehehe. Perfect shamrocks!

    ReplyDelete
  12. This is wonderful! I love the bell pepper :D

    ReplyDelete
  13. Oh it was all perfectly well and good until I saw LM's "pepper butt" comment and now I have no idea what I was going to say besides I loved your lunch :)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Mommy's {paleo} Lunches

This week marks the last week of the Lurong Living Paleo Challenge. It was an 8-week challenge and competition with points based on diet and WOD (workout) performance. Here is a round-up highlighting some of the lunches for work the last 2 months: 
Fajita Chicken Salad w/dragonfruit Meatloaf w/sweet potatoes
Pork Chili
Beef Koftas
Flank Steak w/Sweet Potato Hash
Chicken Tenders
Scottish Eggs                              Greek Sausage w/brussels sprouts

packed in EasyLunchBoxes note: This post may contain Amazon Affiliate links




Mommy Lunches

Chicken and Gnocchi with Vodka sauce blackberries and caramel marshmallows
 Peanut Thai Chicken with green beans, rice and pineapple  Creamy Basil Chicken and Tortellini with broccoli grapes and dark chocolate
Lemon Garlic Pork Tenderloin with green beans celery w/Alouette cheese and dried mangoes

Daddy's turn!

"Don't cha wish your girlfriend(wife) packed lunch like me?"
Mommy's and Daddy's Lunch:   Grilled pork chops over green beans grilled red potatoes and grapes

I don't really care if my husband gets teased about his lunches. I don't think he does either. He rarely eats lunches, so when he was participating in the Crossfit Open last March, he needed to maintain a healthier eating routine, I was a little more giddier than he was to pack his lunches too. I didn't take many pictures of them, since he didn't care much for presentation, but with EasyLunchBoxes, it was easy to arrange the food in different compartments.

Last weekend, he participated in a mud/foam run in Chicago with the some of the athletes at our Crossfit box. It was a 2.5 hour bus ride each way, so he needed to pack lunch and a post-race dinner.  Of course I jumped on that opportunity to pack his lunches too. :)
Mud Run Munchies Juices for carbs, water, protein shake, bananas ELB#1: eggs, …