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Amanda K.

South Windsor, Connecticut
I'm a foodie that's brand new to foodie-m. I am an exceptional picky eater, so my journey through finding delicious food has been a difficult one. But never fear! I can cook! So join me on my journey through trying to find delicious find to cook at home and still keep it healthy.
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Headache Bento by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've finally got a good freezer-to-bento flow going on, and just in time. I've been struck with the Migrane from Hell - and unfortunately I took it out on my poor lunch for ... Read on »
Saturday Dinner by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I confess: I love veggies. All kinds of veggies. They're my favorite thing to eat and I can't get enough of them. I purchased my first cast iron grill pan last night, and de ... Read on »
1000 pageviews - and a Relay lunch! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Good morning! First I wanted to share two bits of awesome news! I've reached 1000 pageviews and I launched a Facebook page for the newfound foodie! I'm really excited about ... Read on »
Double Whammy! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So Boyfriend made the mistake of liking the bento I put together for him, so now he's subjected to bento when I make too much food! Bwahaha! In all honesty he really apprec ... Read on »
DIY Bento Picks! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Happy Tuesday! A while ago I read a post on Simply Cute  about making your own bento picks. I have a bunch of them already, but I always am looking for new crafy things ... Read on »
A bento for another by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So I am still suffering from post-tooth extracted misery. I didn't even eat the bento I posted yesterday because my tooth hurt too badly to go to work today. So...I mad ... Read on »
Bento: First shot at tamagoyaki is a success! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So after seeing bento blogger after bento blogger make tamagoyaki and making up every excuse in the book to NOT make it, I finally braved the pan and made tamagoyaki. Let me ... Read on »
Dinner with Boyfriend by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So I've mentioned before that I adore having sit down dinners with Boyfriend. Tonight I thought I'd be nomming on Jell-O and ice cream since I had a tooth taken out today. H ... Read on »
Bento: Taking It Easy by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Good morning! I cheated with lunch today, as I'm feeling pretty lazy this morning. My breakfast was even mostly pre-made: yogurt, oj, oatmeal and a cinnemon muffin. I ma ... Read on »
Bento: Breakfast! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I don't know about you, but I find breakfast to be the most comforting meal of my day. I have a set morning routine: Wake up, have a  bowl of cereal, fruit and orange juic ... Read on »
Back to Bento by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After a long hiatus and some things going on in my personal life, I'm glad to be back to doing bento! Tomorrow's lunch is a bit of leftovers and very...green! I didn' ... Read on »
Back to having a normal lunch! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Alright, so maybe I cheated on this lunch quite a bit. It doesn't mean it wasn't tasty, though! Top left has a salad of hard boiled egg, bacon, cucumber and salad green ... Read on »
My first stab at kinpira and *another* WW bento by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So I'm an avid reader of  Just Bento , and I saw that Maki posted her parsnip kinpira recipe and I've been dying to try it since. I love parsnips and I was *so* happy that t ... Read on »
Start of a loooong month bento! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So Monday marks the start of a month of a six-day work week. With Weight Watchers, I'm going to be needing to bring my lunch even more so than I did before. Instead of ... Read on »
Sunday Dinners, Weight Watchers and 2012! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Whew! I better blow the dust off my blog! So 2012 has started off pretty well. I have a wonderful boyfriend, a job I like and life is just nice in general. It's so differ ... Read on »
BENTO: Stir fry simplicity by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Oh goodness it's been a LONG time! Life has been a bit all over the place: I moved from Brooklyn, NY to South Windsor, Connecticut and started a new job. Then the boyfriend, ... Read on »
RECIPE: Collards with Potatoes over Quinoa by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So things have been a little crazy lately. I haven't had much time to make bento, nevertheless take any photos and post them! And truth be told, they've been kinda bland. Mo ... Read on »
Bento: Stir fried fever by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Alright so I may be going overboard with the stir fried stuff, but I'm currently heavily addicted to hoisen sauce so forgive me. Onto the bento! It's a simple one. I was ... Read on »
BENTO: It's a rice world. by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Greetings! It's been a while! I've been incredibly busy and haven't gotten to take any pictures of my lunches at all! But this morning I had a bit of extra time and th ... Read on »
BENTO: Leftover chorizo madness by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi! Today's bento was very simple, as I just didn't feel up to cooking this weekend. I had made a fresh salmon filet on top of pasta, collard greens, and chorizo mixed with ... Read on »