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The Perfect Fit Lunch Bag Guide January 15, 2017 16:40

We know buying a lunch bag can be hard for some people, what lunch box fits which lunch bag?

We are here to help.

The cart below will help you find your perfect pair. Feel free to email us if you have any question or can not decide which one to go with. We will help you find a lunch box and bag that suits you.   

 

Additional information:

Go Green Large box set only able to fit into Go Green Lunch Bag.

Apple & Mint and Fridge To Go insulated lunch bag comes with a cooling panel that able to keep food cold for up to 8 hours.

PackIt range has inbuilt cooling panel that able to keep food cold up for to 10 hours.

For more information, welcome to email us at info@bambinolove.com.au 

 

 

 

 

 


THANK YOU August 02, 2016 02:38

Heartfelt Thank You to everyone who voted and nominated Bambino Love as one of your favourite online store 2016 KidStyleFile Award

We are delighted to be nominated and will continue our utmost customer service and sourcing optimal quality product for all our customer.

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Melbourne Mums Group special review & tips for Bentgo Kids. June 20, 2016 09:00

" Melbourne Mums, if you are conscious about preparing healthy lunches and snacks for your little ones, and welcome the idea of a "zero waste" lunchbox, you need to know about Bambino Love. "

" The Melbourne based online store specialises in high quality, environmental friendly, easy to use kids lunch products, which make meal times fun and enjoyable for your little people. "

Thank you Melbourne Mums Group for such a wonderful post, well written and superb recommendation of our online store Bambino Love. For full review, read here.

Bentgo Kids -our very popular leak proof lunch box is great for kids lunch on the go. Great idea from OCMumBlog. She placed the tray in the freezer overnight, and then adding the food to the chilled tray in the morning keeps the food cold until lunchtime. Worth a try ! Get the leak proof bento style lunch box at Bambino Love.


2016 Annual KidStyleFile Award June 20, 2016 00:05

Vote for us in the 2016 Annual KidStyleFile Award.

Thanks for nominating Bambino Love in the Favourite Online Store category.  We are now need your VOTES !!

If you love our products and like our service, then please vote for us as your Favourite Online Store - you'll find this category towards the end of the voting process.

As an added incentive, you could win yourself with weekly prizes worth $475 from their great sponsors just by voting. Their lovely sponsors which includes Oobi, Pavement Brands, Baby Donkie, Hootkid, eeni-meeni-miini-moh and many more.

Entries close 26th June 2016.  Thank you for your support !!


Bambino Love: Eco Lunch Products for Kids June 17, 2016 07:04

Yeah! We've have made it to WeekendNotes Melbourne.

Thank You Erica for the wonderful review and recommendation

featuring us in your latest blog at WeekendNotes. 

Make waste free kids lunches fun

 

Bambino Love products are not only fun and convenient, but also help parents create a zero waste lunch for pre-school and school. 

Read here for the full review featuring at WeekendNote. 

 


A Shinny New Box for Christmas October 21, 2015 12:00

It’s nearly time for Christmas, freshly bake cookies, ginger bread house, santa and of course — Christmas gift.

A shinny new box - perfect Christmas gift for starting school. 

Lunchbots Trio and Lunchbots Cinco is stylist, modern, safe and lightweight bento box. This shinny bento box is 60% larger than the classic Lunchbots lunch box.

I’m not the only mother concerned with the modern school lunch box. The lunchbox must be safe, durable & reusable. 

Many also worry about having safe containers for those packed foods, which is why Jacqueline Linder launched Lunchbots. 

“Concerned about chemicals in plastic containers leaching into our food, I went on a search for alternatives. Stainless steel was the perfect material; it’s safe, lightweight, and non-breakable.

After a year or so of searching for stainless steel food containers and not finding what I needed, I built it. In 2008, I launched LunchBots from the garage of my home in Northern California.

Our mission is simple: to provide the highest quality, best-looking, healthiest food containers on the planet.”

 

Lunchbots is durable and extremely safe, formed from food-grade, Type 304 stainless steel, which resists stains and rust.

These containers can pack plenty of healthy, filling, energy-filled foods and is completely dishwasher safe. 

Where to buy?

We are one of the proud stockist. You may find the full range here.

Don't forget to mention gift during check out for gift wrap service. Special christmas gift for your little one which is practical and durable. 

 

 


A guide of how to pack school lunches in 4 simple steps October 21, 2015 06:55

 

You may use any type of lunch box to pack your kids school lunch. Get those with BpA-free and chemical free for your kids. You may also add on some cute and funny food picks, a lunchbox note and some silicone food cup. If you are packing hot food for your child, look for a thermal insulated food jar that able to keep your food warm for hours. 

Now, you are all ready. Happy bento-ing. 

Hope this helps and if you would like to find out more about the product, visit us at Bambino Love. We stock variety of kid's lunch boxes, sandwich cutters, bento accessories, insulated lunch bags and award winning baby feeding products at affordable price. 

We would like to offer a 10% discount for your next purchase.
Use promo code LunchBoxIdeas10 to check out your cart.

 


A guide of how to pack school lunches October 21, 2015 06:30


This post is just to show you some ideas and tips that maybe helpful for you to pack homemade lunches in bento box. I usually like to pack at least have 4 types of food: carbs/grain (carbohydrates), proteins, vegetables, and fruits.

Be conscious about what types of foods to put in bento box when you are packing lunch. I always include some type of “veggie” in each lunchbox. Yes, even if I know it will come back uneaten. It sometimes takes years for a kid from "NO" to willing try it.  

High protein food will help kids stay fuller longer. I like to pack with bold colour as it provide great visual impact and create better appetite.

Colours that you may consider : Red, Yellow, Orange & Green.
Example: Carrot, bell pepper, strawberries, plum, tomato, red radish, apple, corn, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, orange, lemon, grapes, raspberries, nectarines, banana, lettuce, cucumber, green onion, edamame, broccoli, spinach, snap peas, asparagus, green beans, Brussels sprouts, green peas & kiwi.

Always plan ahead what you would like to put in the lunch box. if you want to pack your lunch quickly, use left over or pre-cook in big bulk meal and freeze it. You may bake muffin, mini sausage roll, mini hotdog bun and mini quiches in a big batch and freeze it. You may also pre-cut your vegetables and keep in the fridge. This cut down the time preparing the lunch box during the week.

Here are some school lunches that I made for my girl using the Boon Cargo and Lunchbots bento lunch box , cute food picks, animal sandwich cutters and silicone food cups.  This food cup is great for keeping wet things away from dry things and holding loose items like blueberries in one place.
The lunch box then was sent to school in So young insulated lunch bag with an ice pack or a frozen smoothies in My Squeeze reusable pouch


How to make a two toned star sandwich July 09, 2015 10:00

  This is a brilliant idea from How about cookie.
 
  1. Use the container as a cutter on a slice of dark sandwich bread. 
  2. Use a star-shaped cookie cutter cut a star on it.
  3. Use the star-shaped cookie cutter cut on a slice of light bread.
  4. Pop it into the dark sandwich bread to get the two toned colour.

Cutest Food Art July 07, 2015 00:20

I have fallen in love with this. Look at the food art and the bento box. Selena Kohng from How About Cookie creates the cutest food art.

I have already tried out a few of her ideas on my picky eaters. Awesome lunch box and meal time ideas.

Take a look at her creations, simple and full with fun. To view more of her creation visit her page at How About Cookie

 

 


Mini Quiche Flower Cups June 29, 2015 23:17

Who can resist these cute little quiche. These are made using sandwich bread, filled with a quiche mixture made with eggs, bacon, onion and cheese. 

This is perfect for snack and party food. 

 

For full recipe visit Recipe Tin Eats

 


Winter warmer - Hot food for school Lunch box June 21, 2015 08:00

Pack hot food for your kids this winter using an insulated Thermal.  We use LunchBots insulated Thermal and we are loving it. This amazing product able to keep food hot for 5 hours. When I pick my kids up from school. The lunch is still warm. 

Tips for how to use the insulated thermal:
1) Fill up the thermal with boiling hot water and allow it to sit for 10 minutes.
2) Empty water and fill the thermal with your hot food and secure the lid tight.                                 3) Place it in an insulated lunch bag and send it to school. I am using So Young insulated lunch         bag which fit it perfectly and still have plenty of room available. I usually will include the utensil,     fruits and water bottle.

Here is some hot food idea :

  • Pasta 
  • Meatballs
  • Fried rice
  • Soup
  • Fried noodle
  • Chicken nuggets
  • Ravioli
  • Lasagna
  • Chicken carbonara  
  • Dim Sam

Fried Rice by Epicurious 

Fried Rice is always a big hit in our house.– This is really easy and simple, you can use up any vegetables in your fridge. It goes really well with prawn or chicken combo. Here is a simple fried rice recipe that I would like to share. Enjoy your winter with hot food on the go. Epicurious Teriyaki Fried Rice.

                      

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 green onions, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups leftover cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup cooked shelled edamame
  • 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce

PREPARATION

1. In a medium skillet, heat the sesame oil over medium heat. Add the eggs and scramble until just cooked. Add the green onions, cooked rice, edamame, and teriyaki sauce, and cook, stirring often, until everything is warmed through, about 2 minutes.

2. Divide the fried rice between two or three thermoses.

make-ahead notes:Can be made a day ahead and stored in the refrigerator. In the morning before school, warm up and pack into the them.

 

Meetballs by NomNom Paleo

A hearty warm lunch by NomNom Paleo. We love this very much. 

Shred your zucchini into noodle-like, cook it and go with the meetballs , top with your favourite pasta sauce. 

                       

 

VIsit Nom Nom Paleo for full recipe. 

Enjoy and happy bento making.

xx


Rice patties with chicken filling. June 07, 2015 07:30

Recipe from Planning With Kids
Ingredients:
  • 3 cups cooked jasmin rice (about 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 chicken breast
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large carrot
  • 3 spring onions stalks
  • 1⅓ cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 3 eggs
Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 200° Celsius.
  2. Slice chicken breast in half width ways, so it will cook through quicker.
  3. Heat oil in a medium frying pan and cook chicken breast until it begins to brown.
  4. Remove from pan and shred chicken using a fork and set aside.
  5. Grate carrot so you have at least 1 cup.
  6. Finely slice spring onions.
  7. Lightly beat the eggs.
  8. In a large bowl add cooked rice, chicken, carrot, spring onions, eggs and about ¾s of the cheese and mix well.
  9. Spray muffin trays with cooking spray and then spoon mixture into the trays. Top with remaining cheese.
  10. Place in the oven for 15 minutes until the tops turn golden brown.
  11. Let them sit in the trays for a few minutes before removing to rack to cool. Use a knife to work around the edges of the rice patties to make removing them easier. This recipe made 12 Chicken and Rice Patties.    

Mix and Match kids lunch box ideas June 06, 2015 23:38

Eats Amazing has compile 60 Lunch Box Food Ideas to Mix and Match! A really useful guide with tips for creating a quick, easy, healthy and balanced, packed lunch!

Starchy Foods (Carbohydrates)

Crispbreads
Rice
Crackers
Pretzels
Rice Cakes
Granola
Popcorn
Tortilla Wraps
Oatcakes
Couscous
Potatoes
Pasta

Vegetables

Sweetcorn
Cucumber
Beetroot
Spinach
Tomatoes
Carrots
Mange Tout
Pepper
Sugar Snap Peas
Peas
Baby Sweetcorn
Broccoli

Non-Dairy Proteins

Egg
Prawns
Roast Beef
Chicken
Ham
Nuts
Pâté
Seeds
Tuna
Sausages
Chickpeas
Houmous

Fruits

Kiwi
Apricots
Strawberries
Banana
Dried Cranberries
Grapes
Raisins
Blueberries
Apple
Citrus Fruits
Raspberries
Dried Apple Rings

Dairy

Yoghurt
Goats Cheese
Milkshake
Red Leicester Cheese
Cream
Cheddar Cheese
Roulé cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Cheese Triangles
Crème fraîche
Babybel Cheese
Feta Cheese

For full details, visit Eats Amazing.

 


Great Bento lunch box ideas June 02, 2015 10:30

These animal-themed Bento Boxes from blogger Marvelous Mommy are inspiration for healthy meals that are also adorable and fun for your kids.

Owl:

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
  • Colby Cheese
  • Large California Black Ripe Olives
  • Apples
  • Snikiddy Baked Mac n’ Cheese Puffs

Fish

  • Sweet Hawaiian Bun with Turkey and Cheese
  • Extra Large California Black Ripe Olive
  • White American Cheese
  • Carrot Sticks
  • Strawberries

Bunny

  • Bologna and Cheese Sandwich
  • Extra Large California Black Ripe Olives
  • White American Cheese
  • Colby Cheese
  • Pineapple
  • Cherry Tomatoes (from our garden)

Lion:

  • Turkey and Cheese Sandwich
  • Large California Black Ripe Olives
  • White American Cheese
  • Colby Cheese
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries

Cow:

  • Sweet Hawaiian Bun with Ham and Cheese
  • Extra Large California Black Ripe Olives
  • White American Cheese
  • Carrot Sticks
  • Apple Sauce

Happy bento making !


Cupid's Arrow Sausage June 02, 2015 07:00

This is a really fun lunch box idea for the kids. I found this idea on Eye Candy, which also has a nice little tutorial for cherry tomato hearts.  

Try this today on your kid's lunchbox and I am sure they will love it as much as we do.

     

add an arrow using a foodpick for finishing touch. 


Fun Bento Lunch June 02, 2015 06:30

I am a fan of bento lunch. I have a little picky eater at home. Food need to be present in a creative and fun way to get into the little tummy.

Here is my creation for my little one's lunch box.

The snail cargo lunch box, food pick and cherry silicone cup are available in store.


Mini Deep Dish Pizzas June 02, 2015 01:27

5-ingredient mini pizzas are unbelievably easy and completely addicting 

This super easy and yummy recipe is from damndelicious.net 

 

MINI DEEP DISH PIZZAS

Prep Time15 minutes               Cook Time10 minutes               Total Time25 minutes

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F ( approximately 210 C) . Lightly oil a 12-cup muffin tin or coat with nonstick spray.
  • Working one at a time, lay tortilla on a flat surface. Using an empty can, cut 3-4 medium circles, pressing firmly enough in a rocking motion to cut through the tortilla.
  • Fit a tortilla circle into each of 12 muffin tins, pressing carefully to make sure there is an opening in the center. Scoop 1 tablespoon pizza sauce into each muffin tin. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, topping with 3 mini pepperonis each.
  • Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  • Serve immediately.

For full details visit damndelicious.net 


6 Great Lunch Box Ideas For Kids April 29, 2015 08:30

 

 

 


How to make onigiri baby penguin rice balls April 29, 2015 08:00

Stuck with idea of making cute bento meal for your little ones? Here is the video of how to make the cute onigiri baby penguin rice balls. Have fun and happy bento making!!

 

 


Kokeshi Bento box idea April 09, 2015 00:18

Discover the new product in store, Kokeshi Bento Box (BPA-Free) is available now. This cute little lunch box sure put a smile on your little one.

Here is a video of bento making using Kokeshi Bento Box. Happy Bento making!

 


The Latest Bento Trends April 08, 2015 22:07

Bento are portable boxes of food, typically composed of rice, protein-rich main dishes, and vegetables on the side. Interesting video regarding Bento Trends.
Broadcast: Jun 2014 by NHK World.