Wednesday, June 20, 2012

First Day of Summer Sun Bento

Today is Summer Solstice, also known as Midsummer, also known as Litha
and I made a Sun bento to celebrate the first day of Summer.
:)
 I had the perfect foods for this bento. The Butternut Squash Souffle was the perfect size, shape, and color to make the sun, and I had some Yellow Pepper in the refrigerator that I sliced to make the sun rays.
  • Sun (Butternut Squash Souffle)
  • Sun Rays (Yellow Pepper)
  • Mr. Sun's Face (Plum Amazins and Rosemary)
  • Small Tomatoes
  • Cherries
  • Fresh Baby Spinach

Mr. Sun, Sun, Mr. Golden Sun, Please Shine Down On Me!

This was a delicious and healthy lunch, and it put a smile on my face. Now if only we weren't having a heat wave, then I could have enjoyed it outside instead of stuck in the house with the AC on...
Happy First Day of Summer!

7 comments:

  1. So pretty! Didn't get a chance to show Leslie this one, but I'm sure she'd have loved it, too! Such a cute, happy sun! And I remember that song! ...Oops... Now I'm singing it in my head. ....AAAAUGH! ;-P
    ...I also caved and put the A/C on for the first time just now. Managed with just fan during the day, but it's HOT in here. Definitely time to cool things off.

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    1. LOL, Sorry for getting the song stuck in your head. I glad you like the Sun Bento, and I'm glad you're staying cool with your AC.

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  2. Happy solstice! Another beautiful, yummy-looking bento! Summer seems to finally have come to the BC Rockies - shhh, I don't want to scare it back into hiding.

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    1. Thank you. Happy Solstice to you as well. I hope you enjoy your summer! :)

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