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Baked Salmon Bento

Posted on January 10, 2012 by Debra

Here we go… starting off 2012 with a relatively healthy bento: baked salmon, egg omelette, fried brown rice, and broccoli.  Embellishments include a sprig of kaiware (radish sprouts), black sesame seeds, nori, and beni shoga (pickled red ginger).

I consider this bento healthier than not because  I used sprouted brown rice,  just a dash of olive oil and low salt shoyu for the fried rice.  The two-egg omelette is missing one yolk. :)  And the mayo on the broccoli is made from grape seed oil.   The baked salmon is… um…baked! :)

Most of the ingredients are organic as well!

We try our very best to eat the better options, a practice that we abandoned during the holidays.  So now with the new year we are focused and ready tackle our cravings with smarter choices.

I hope to keep it up to at least through February.  Do you think we’ll make it? Ha ha!

 

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  1. sheri says:

    I would consider all your bento on the healthier side, and I’m quite certain you’ll be able to continue way past February!

  2. Yenny says:

    so healthy bento…:) happy new year to you, Debra

  3. Lia Chen says:

    Love it Deb! Your healthy bento always so inspiring. Keep it up Deb! Don’t fall into the temptations lol :D

  4. Tj's Mom says:

    Hauoli Makahiki Hou! Welcome back, I’ve missed your posts!

  5. karaimame says:

    Healthy and colorful! Almost sure I would be capable to continue way past February if someone would be making this kind of bentos! :) (anyone?)
    Happy New Year Debra!

  6. megan says:

    LOTS of healthy choices in this one — but without sacrificing any flavor or visual appeal — good for you! best of luck in your 2012 healthy eating quest, will be coming back for ideas (as always)!

  7. Yum, artistic and healthy!




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