Make mealtimes healthier and more mindful with beautiful, balanced bento boxes.
A carefully assembled bento box can bring joy to even the most stressful day. Learn the craft of bento, eat well, and save money with this introduction to the Japanese style of boxed lunch. With a mix of Japanese, Chinese, and fusion bentos, there are recipes to appeal to every palate. Prepare one of 30 bento box meals, or mix and match over 60 different recipes to create your own bento box combinations. Helpful tips for prepping ahead and making efficient use of kitchen time means you can have beautiful bentos packed and ready to go quickly each morning.
Something for everyone--includes meat, poultry, and fish bentos as well as vegetarian and vegan options.
Easy to prepare--simple recipes with clear instructions and easily sourced ingredients
Low cost--save money by preparing bento meals at home instead of eating out
Calorie conscious--built-in portion control with fewer than 500 calories per bento box meal
About the Author
Ophelia Chien is an avid cook and the creator of Vanilla Infinite, an Instagram account where she shares her colorful bento box creations. Originally from Taiwan, she currently lives in Mountain View, CA, where she is pursuing her MBA.