Friday, September 13, 2013

Roald Dahl Day Blog Hop

"There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination." - Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder)
 The Bento Bloggers and Friends are at it again, its time to make a date with Mischief and Mayhem in honor of one of our favorite authors Roald Dahl. Enjoy edible depictions of his best selling children's books. Roll through all of the Dahlicious lunches until you get back here. There's no way of knowing which direction you are going..

Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory 
In keeping with the spirit, it was all done in excess and I ended up with 4 Wonka lunches this week. 

My favorite little Oompa Loompas

 In this lunch : In our brand new Easy Lunch Boxes!!!
  • Ham tree (Edible forest)
  • Golden ticket - Pizza Pocket using Immaculate Baking Croissants, pizza sauce and shredded Italian blend cheese. recipe to follow in later post.
  • Oompa Loompa - Cotton candy grapes, orange, marshmallow eyebrows, carrot nose, candy eyes
  • Carrots
  • World's Finest Chocolate - My son's school fundraiser chocolate in an ELB Mini Dipper

In this lunch: In an Easy Lunch Box with mini dipper
  • Willy Wonka's Hat - Ham stacked cubes with hat on top
  • Pizza on a stick - Immaculate Baking Company's crescent rolls pizza pocket, cut with a FunBites CubeIt and Starbucks skewers for the chocolate river. Recipe to follow in a later post.
  • Oompa Loompa - Orange, grapes, marshmallow eyebrows, candy eyes, carrot nose
  • Carrots
  • Willy Wonka - ELB mini dipper with World's Finest Chocolate

 In this lunch : (Before I got my ELBs sorry)
  • Oompa Loompa - Ham and cheddar with lettuce hair, marshmallow eyebrow, candy eye and food coloring
  • Trix swirls cereal
  • Grapes and cucumbers
  • Yogurt covered raisins and Babybel cheese questions?

 Wonka Boat Ride

 In this lunch : In my Easy Lunch Box with mini dipper
  • Wonka Boat - Ham and provolone
  • American blend salad with cucumber flowers
  •  World's finest Chocolate in Wonka Bar mini dipper
  • Oompa Loompa - grapes, orange, marshmallow, candy eyes, carrot nose
  • Pistachios 

Willy Wonka: But Charlie, don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted.
Charlie Bucket: What happened?
Willy Wonka: He lived happily ever after. 

Now off you go to see what Grace over at Eats Amazing has dreamed up in her imagination!


  1. I am in love with your orange and grape Oompa Loompas. All of your lunches look great!

  2. All amazing, but the cheddar Oompa Loompa with lettuce hair!?! Genius!

  3. Love all of your lunches. The Oompa Loompa are so cute and the cereal adds great color!

  4. Great lunches but the Oompa Loompa attracts me more! Love the lettuce as hair and whole bento was colourful!

  5. Brilliant use of food to create well known aspects of the story! The trix cereal was a great touch!

  6. Love your Oompa Loompas! I alos love the Wonka Boat! Great details!!

  7. Oompa Loompa with lettuce hair is amazing!

  8. Such creative use of fd, they are all so awesome!

  9. These are all super fun, and love your Oompa Loompas!

  10. Wow, you went way above and beyond with these lunches!! I adore your Oompa Loompas (both styles), and love the thought and care that went into every detail of these adorable lunches!

  11. I love your ham and cheese Ooompa Loompa! Really great post. You put a lot of neat details in!

  12. I just love all your Oompa Loompas! And I am looking forward to the recipe with the croissant

  13. Fantastic! So many cool elements!!

  14. These look amazing! Love the Oompa Loompa!

  15. The Oompa Loompahs are soooo creative!!!

  16. Your little oompa loompas our of oranges are fantastic! What a great idea. :)

  17. Wow! Four lunches is impressive, four awesome lunches even more so!