Meal prep is never an easy task. In this page you can find a variety of easy, healthy, and delicious recipes that are specially designed for bento.

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Tandoori Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches are never the most interesting lunch option, but with tandoori chicken, the warm spices and juicy filling can surely lighten up your day. Takes only 30 minutes in the oven, Tandoori chicken is very convenient…

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Portobello Mushroom Burger

Portobello mushroom burger is my go-to meal when I feel like having something easy and quick. Since I like my burger loaded up with fresh vegetables, it usually end up become a very fulfilling meal despite…

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Pineapple and Shrimp Fried Rice

Sweet, tangy, with a hint of spice, this pineapple and shrimp fried rice is great for summer lunch and so easy to make! Before I moved to the US, I never understand why in many literature, summer night…

Braised Pork Belly with Meigan Cai

Ever since I bought a pack of Meigan cai, or pickled Chinese mustard, I feel the urge of making braised pork whenever I see meigan cai. I guess this stuff is addictive! Meigan cai is dried and pickled…

Repurpose Pickles for Salad Dressings!

I try to have as many vegetable as possible in my bento, thus I’m actively searching for different seasonings to create new flavors in my vegetable dishes. Recently I’m exploring various Taiwanese pickles from Asian grocery stores. When…

Sunrise Turmeric Carrot Scramble Egg

Have you ever seen sunrise in the mountains? Today’s bento is inspired by the beautiful scene of sunrise in Jade mountain, the highest mountain in Taiwan. At first, the mountains are still dark and purple. Only the snow-capped…

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