Monday, October 1, 2012

I'm the Map!

Both my girls love Dora the explorer. We watch her DVDs in the evening and even had a Dora themed party when my oldest turned three. I had done a Dora themed muffin tin lunch and bentos before, but today I decide to have a Dora week before all the Halloween celebrations begin. It's nice that the show has so many great characters so it's really easy to spread out over a week! Today our Dora celebrity is Map or (Karta in Finnish t.v.)
In this muffin tin lunch we have:
  1. A "I'm the map" vegan burrito made with soy vegetable protein and yummy vegan tomato based sauce. I added carrots just in case the girls missed grated cheese.
  2. A side order of Spanish rice with black beans, garlic, corn and soft rice in a Tex-Mex tomato sauce.
  3. A side cup filled with sweet corn
  4. sliced cucumbers and a cherry tomato
  5. A serving of fruit puree of blueberries and apple sauce.
This was the snack bento Missy Lulu took to school.
 
In this snack bento she had:
  1. A" I'm the Map" burrito, this time filled with home made apple sauce and cinnamon.
  2. A banana wedge and sliced apples.
  3. A cup of raisins
  4. Boxed o.j.
    Despite the meal being totally vegan my two girls munched away without skipping a beat! Vegetarian/ vegan meals are definitely something I am willing to incorporate into our meal routine. It's always a good idea to eat heavy meats and dairy products in moderation, so this is an experiment I really needed to learn from.
Linking these meals to Muffin tin Monday and Bento Blog Networks Bento of the week: totally vegan.

20 comments:

  1. Love it!

    Mary Ellen
    The Working Home Keeper

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  2. That is the cutest burrito I have ever seen and it puts a smile to my face!:) The photos of your girls are so precious!!!!!!

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  3. Thank you Rina! Haha my girls are my treasures, thank you my friend!

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  4. Your Dora lunch is awesome! I love the Map Burrito! My 3 kiddies LOVE Dora too. Thanks for sharing. :)

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    1. Hi Michelle!
      Thank you so much! If you have 3 little Dora fans then this is a winner to do. Simple and easy! Please come visit again!

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  5. LOVE IT!!! hahah love the Map! awesome idea-- seriously brilliant! :)

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    1. Yay Michelle!
      So pleased to hear that! Thank you! ^.^

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  6. Great lunches! Love, love, love the map! I hope you don't mind - but I am seriously using that idea!! :)

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  7. Hi Leslie!!
    So happy you liked it ..Use away!! (^.^)

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  8. Your map idea is so awesome! Love, love,love. :)

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  9. Thank you Ming!
    It's nothing compared to what you come up with! But he was easy and tasty!!

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  10. Adorable bentos for such beautiful kids! Just loving the verve and creativity of this happy post :)

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    1. Awww Thank you so much Jenn! Goofing around in the kitchen with my girls makes the world such a happy place! (^.^)

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  11. Your map is perfect! Great lunches! Your daughters are beautiful.

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    1. Awwww thanks Keitha! I love those munchkins so much!

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  12. My son would LOVE this! At co-op, there is a girl who brings her lunch each week in a Dora lunchbox. T always is sure to point it out to me. :)

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    1. Aww how sweet is that?...Well good thing this is super easy so you can whip him up one anytime!! ^.^

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