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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Tic-Tac-Toe Sandwich, Bento Lunch #232

N loves tic-tac-toe. We went to Farmers Market and I bought these delicious grape tomatoes and this is the first time I am adding them to his school lunch. Hope that he will eat them up. Did I mention before that N is a very picky eater? I try not to label him as picky but his lunches are almost always with the same foods so that he would eat them. Whenever I include something new, he would come home with unfinished lunch.I try not to give up on adding new varieties of foods but at times it is discouraging to open his lunch box after school. If you have a picky eater you get what I mean. I am linking this lunch to BBN,red theme

Bento of the Week Winner

  • Tic-Tac-Toe shaped turkey and Asiago sandwich. Organic strawberry fruit leather lines,O's are strawberry cut-outs and X's are Colby colored with food safe marker.
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Strawberries with food picks
  • Cheese-it crackers in heart container
Here are the items or similar that I used to make this lunch.

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  1. What a cute lunch! Love the little picks in the strawberries!

  2. Very nice tic tac toe sandwich! I have a picky eater too so I know all about that challenge. how did it go with the tomatoes? My one picky eater won't eat tomatoes :( I still stick one in every now and then just to see if she tries it - my other 2 daughters love them!

    1. Thanks Amanda and thanks for sharing, at least I know I am not alone! He did not eat the tomatoes as I predicted :( Well, I'll have to keep trying.

  3. Adorable! Love the tic-tac-toe again :)

  4. Clever design!

    I have a picky eater too and I take the opposite approach, I throw everything into the lunch and see what lands. Some things I recycle into dinner but a lot gets wasted. The environmentalist in me hates the waste, but its so worth it for the one day a week my daughter actually nibbles a carrot stick!

  5. Lise, Thank you for sharing :)
    Me too, I usually recycle some of the foods that he did not eat into dinner or into my tummy!

  6. Your tic-tac-toe lunch is ever so cute! ~Terrific idea!! :)

  7. Koogle, thank you so much for your kind comment :)

  8. Another wonderful idea Rina...you've defintely got my vote! All around cuteness!

    1. Berrygirl, thank you so much for your kind comment and vote <3

  9. You make the cutest lunches Rina! I like the Dr. Seuss lunches... They are adorable

  10. Joanie, thank you very much and glad you like them :)




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