Adorable Bento Box Lunches Kick the Pants off of Lunchables

Who knew playing with your food could be so much fun, or so allowed!? One recipe book dares you to get creative with your bento box packed lunches! You will be the envy of your office!

I don’t know about you, but I love to play with my food. I am a huge supporter of playing with food. Sometimes it is how you come up with the most amazing things to eat. Yet, unfortunately, playing with food is often looked down upon. But one new cookbook, Yum-Yum Bento Box Recipe Book shows all those fans of the bento box, have they can create meals that look like fun edible animals! Rather than just having a plan old bento box, make it look awesome with penguins, frogs, and rabbits! (Haha, take that Lunchables!)

The only risk you run is that you will not want to eat the food because it is just too darn cute to stick your fork in! But you will have to get over it because this food is quite delicious. AND everyone will want to know how you did it. You will be the most popular person in the office break room! (Bento Box – 2, Lunchables – a big fat goose egg!)

According to the recipe book:

Oh, boy—obento! These yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers create them as expressions of love for their children. With Yum-Yum Bento Box, Crystal Watanabe and Maki Ogawa devote an entire cookbook to these delicious and adorable meals for all ages! Learn how to craft your favorite foods into a variety of shapes—from caterpillars, cars, and puppy dogs to pretty flowers, princesses, and kitty cats.

Yum-Yum Bento Box features chapters on Cuties & Critters, Fairy-Tale Friends, and Special Day Treats, plus a handy shopping guide, easy recipes for mini snacks, general tips and tricks, and so much more. Stop wasting money on pre-packaged lunches—and start making beautiful, healthy bentos!

Full of colorful photos and detailed instructions on how to make these adorable bento box creatures, anyone can become a master of sushi rice and nori in no time! It is a great way to show kids, as well as yourself, how you can make healthy lunches fun and enjoyable!

You can find this recipe book on Amazon for about $10.00.

(Via: Geek Alerts)

For more lunch fun, check out an Angry Birds Bento Box or 24 Deliciously Designed Lunch Boxes!