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Thursday, November 8, 2012


Bento Lunch: Fall Bento with Couscous and Shu Mai

It just doesn't feel like fall here in FL but it has been a little bit cooler today and this is my first fall bento. The chicken shu mai is from Trader Joe's and they just required heating, I usually steam them in my mini microwave steamer but you can also heat them in a microwave safe dish, super easy. It took me 7 minutes to cook the couscous on the stove and N loves couscous a lot lately.



In this bento:
  • Top tier contains seedless black grapes, chicken shu mai and leaf shaped cucumber slices.
  • Bottom tier contains couscous with carrot lettering and leaf shaped colby jack cheese.
Packed in a double tier lunch box that I purchased from Crocs shoe store couple of years ago.

Here are the supplies or similar that I used to make this lunch.


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6 comments:

  1. Wow, this is so beautiful Rina!! I'd like to sit down to this little bento lunch myself!! Chicken shu mai sounds so so awesome and with yummy couscous... oh yes please!!

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    1. Thanks so much berrygirl and happy to know that you like it!:))))

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  2. Looks really yummy n pretty with the fall theme. :) I love siu mai! :)

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    1. Thanks so much Ming! Shu Mai is my favorite too and we are going to 'yam cha' tomorrow morning :)

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  3. Love this lunch.. can't beat couscous and a fall theme in my book!

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    1. Thanks so much Sarah and glad to know that you love it!:)

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Rina

Hello and welcome! My name is Rina. I am blessed with a wonderful husband and our amazing son. My goal is to present our son a variety of foods that are healthy, mixing the cultures and ideas in packing balanced lunches. I also try to present them in a fun way which led to my collection of bento boxes and accessories. Thank you so much for stopping by!


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