Top 5 Vegan Bento of the Week

I don’t usually pick favorites out of the Instagram vegan bentos, namely because I am already sharing my top 5 favorite but this time my actual favorite is at the top. It’s not often I see a really awesome vegan character bento. That said, I’d still devour the ever living not-crap out of all the other bento, they look freaking delicious as well!

Scrounging Together

I’m super close to my food budget for the month, so I don’t have much money for things like produce right now. Right now, it’s just more irritation at myself and determination to stick to my budget.

In this bento I have a fancy forbidden rice which had been sitting on my shelf for ages and decided to pull out and use up. I added a fair amount of Earth Balance to make it palatable.

I am also using up the rest of those mushrooms I bought last week, simply boiling them with the squash and carrot. They’ll be pretty good with a decent amount of salt, since I lacked the motivation to do much else with them, and the squash had frozen from being placed too close to the freezer part of my mini fridge. Cooking the squash any other way likely wouldn’t have turned out right and taken significantly longer.

Last, but not least, was the seitan. This stuff smelled so good when I was preparing it, I started eating some of this stuff right out of the pan!

The Mountain

Another one in my incredibly simplistic character style bento. This time featuring something that doesn’t have a face!

I think mountains are pretty cool. They’re home to all kinds of wildlife and quite beautiful, especially when you’re high up on one and are able to look down at the valley below.

As for this bento, I went fairly simple. I made a sunshine burger, topped it with rice and nori, added some rice, and sauteed some spinach and mushrooms. I finished it off by slicing up some fresh cherry tomatoes. All the goodies in this box got placed on a bed of fresh spinach. Yummy!

Top 5 Vegan Bento of the Week

All of the bento posted this week are drool-worthy! I wish that vegan meals like all of these were available to buy in restaurants. Most places tend to have very boring one item meals like a sandwich or everything gets mixed together. Not terribly appealing. :(

These, however…

8/15 終戦記念日(日本)、弁当。 キャベツとニンジンのお好み焼き(昨日の残り)、ナスとピーマンの醤油炒め、水抜き豆腐焼き、シイタケのオリーブオイル炒め、ミニトマト、ワカメとオクラとミョウガの塩麹和え、絹豆腐、スイカ。 。 #lunchbox #lunchboxes #veganlunch #vegan #vegan🌱 #veganlunchbox #veganlunchboxes #veganlunchboxaroundtheworld #veganbento #ヴィーガン弁当 #弁当 #veganlife #veganlifestyle #veganlove #veganfoodlovers #vegancommunity #veganfight #veganofig #veganofinstagram #whatveganseat #ヴィーガンて何食べてんの #ethicalcooking #ethicalchoice #ethical #crueltyfree #Animalsarenotfood #Animalsarentfood #plantbased #plantbasedfood #plantbasedfoods

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ある日のBento Boxes… ・ お料理会の写真がなかなかまとめられないまま 日々が過ぎてゆく ・ かぼちゃサラダ 、水切り豆乳ヨーグルトのクリームと一緒に あらめと小松菜の梅みそ和え 夏野菜のラタトゥイユ あつ揚げの南蛮漬け 人参フライ 自家製漬け物(梅干・えごまの醤油漬け) 分づき米に黒米を混ぜ込んだご飯に… バジルの花も添えて。 ・ (動物性食材不使用) ・ 姪っ子はんの分もあわせて 1.5倍盛り◟́◞̀♡ ・ @あまにかす ・ #マクロビ弁当#あまにかす#養生ごはん #ランチボックス#お弁当記録#マクロビ弁当#菜食 #マクロビオティック弁当#厳選素材#こだわり調味料 #菜食#お弁当の記録#手作り#雑穀料理#砂糖なし #動物性食品不使用#卵乳製品不使用#お弁当の中身 #デトックスメニュー#無添加#お弁当#体に優しいごはん #マクロビオティック#竹皮弁当#macrobiotic#veganfood#vegan #organic#veganbento#lunchbox

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Fresh Bento

I meant to post this bento earlier! A couple of weeks ago I was on Reddit’s Bento community and asked for some tips to spruce up my game. I didn’t have a ton of stuff on hand to make my bento into anything crazy amazing, but this was a step up from my older bento meals!

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In this bento I made a salad with cherry tomatoes, onion, lettuce. The other smaller compartment features boiled squash and tomatoes. The rice is accented with basil leaves and pepper. I feel like mint would have been a tastier combination than the basil, but it was all right.

Mame-bento

I made this bento last Tuesday using some incredibly fresh ingredients from the Tuesday Farmer’s Market.

I made more of those vegetable infused mashed potatoes, topped with a slice of Tofutti vegan cheese, detailed with nori for the ears and eyes. I then cooked up some Gardein and a part of a king trumpet mushroom and laid them atop a bed of steamed kale. Yummy!

Top 5 Vegan Bento of the Week

I love how fresh and colorful everything looks this week! Now, excuse me as I go wipe off some drool.

* 8月9日 * 麻婆茄子弁当*೨̣̥ * 緑色の皮をした#白長茄子 結構前に出逢っていたが どうせ皮が固いだろう〜っと 見向きもしなかった私…。 ごめんなさぁいm(._.*)m 白長茄子の美味しさを知ってしまったー! * 中が とろっとろうまうま( ๑ ❛ ڡ ❛ ๑ )❤ 白長茄子の虜です❣*° * 自家製熟成味噌や醤油麹 大豆たんぱく味噌 豆板醤など 発酵調味料を使って 葛粉で とろみ+。:. * グリルトマトと一緒に 食べたら◎ だと思います(˶′◡‵˶)* * あと 結構辛いかもょ( ◜◡◝ ;) * あ、あとゴーヤーはワタがおいしいのだょ*೨̣̥ ワタが苦いって言われているけど 全然苦くなくて ふわふわでおいしいのです♡! * * * #rita弁 * #おべんとう#主人弁当#男子弁当#手抜き弁当#がっつり弁当#野田琺瑯#野田琺瑯弁当#琺瑯弁当#麻婆茄子#中華弁当#オーガニック野菜#ホールフード#マクロビ#マクロビオティック#ビーガン#ヴィーガン#菜食 #chinesefood#lunchbox#bentobox#veganlunch#veganbento#vegan#veganfood#veggies#enjoyfood#macrobiotic#bento

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Midweek Mealprep ✔️ +++ Jucheh, es ist schon fast Bergfest! Wie schnell die Tage aber auch immer an einem vorbei rauschen…Also ☝🏼️immer schön achtsam sein und sie in vollen Zügen genießen! ❤️Ich genieße heute in jedem Fall schon mal mein Frühstück und Mittag (und gerade das Kuscheln mit Mylo). 🙃 Habt einen wundervollen Tag. 🎈 *Im @lieblingsglas mit durchgemixten Himbeeren und Datteln + Green Smoothie aus Banane, Spinat, Spirulina und @feinstoff Protein | Quinoa mit Kohlrabi, Möhren und Zwiebelsprossen | @solaristea aus meiner @wholefoodbox | @adunaworld Cacao Riegel gefunden bei @terraelements | Birne und Nektarine ****** #vegan #veganlunch #veganmealprep #mealprep #lunchbox #veganlunchbox #sustainable #masonjar #lunchbots #veganbento #bpafree #vegangermany #veganfoodshare #healthy #healthyfood #fitfood #vegansofig #cleaneating #plantbased #masonjar #whatveganseat #crueltyfree #govegan #veganism #fitness #workout #instafit #veganwerdenwaslosdigga #veganfoodporn #arzbergporzellan

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