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6 Bentos (SALE) + 45 Recipes to Savor Summer

6 Bentos (SALE) + 45 Recipes to Savor Summer

end of summer sale + recipes Savor summer and ease into fall with great deals on these colorful bentos. Limited quantity available.  sale $18.98 MSRP $31.99sale $22.98 MSRP $39.99sale $24.99 Regularly $53.99sale $21.99 MSRP $35.99sale $16.99 MSRP $25.99sale...

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8 Farm-to-Bento Lunches ~ Hamptons Style

8 Farm-to-Bento Lunches ~ Hamptons Style

Seasonal, Local, Artisanal + Sustainable  We were extremely excited this summer to support Chef Jason Weiner (of L&W Market, Bridgehampton NY and Almond Restaurant, Flatiron NYC) in his quest to provide kids at the Hayground Camp in Bridgehampton seasonal, local...

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The Most (and Least) Appetizing Colors

The Most (and Least) Appetizing Colors

We have heard many times the benefit of eating a variety of colors to consume multiple nutrients. Yet we don't hear much about what colors people prefer to eat. Understanding what we naturally like (and dislike!)  can help develop strategies for healthier meals. Its...

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100 Bento Lunch Inspirations

100 Bento Lunch Inspirations

bento lunch box Inspo As they say, a picture is worth one thousand words, and we agree. Sometimes seeing other people's lunches can spark fun ideas. We have many happy kinsho bento customers who have composed lovely lunches and tagged us on our Instagram page. We just...

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How to Eat the Rainbow – Guest Post!

How to Eat the Rainbow – Guest Post!

Today's post is a guest article from Kayla Kaplan. Kayla is a Master’s Candidate at Tufts University in Food & Nutrition Policy & Programs with a focus on Nutrition Innovation & Communication. In addition to being a graduate student and dog mom, she is a...

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Why Kids Love Kinsho Bento Boxes

Why Kids Love Kinsho Bento Boxes

Kids love bentos! Cute boxes filled with colorful food arranged in neat compartments helps make lunch the best part of the day.  We’ve also heard these comments from customers about their Kinsho bentos … kids love THAT... ¤ Different foods do not touch. ¤ Opening the...

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Award-Winning Tips for Creating the Best Bento Boxes

Award-Winning Tips for Creating the Best Bento Boxes

bento box best practices Creating bento boxes has a long history in Japan and is now popular throughout the world. The above slides are an excerpt from the 108 page eBook Kinsho Tips + Eats which is a free gift provided to our customers. The content was created by our...

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6 Lessons from Sloths for Mindful Healthy Lunches

6 Lessons from Sloths for Mindful Healthy Lunches

Slothes are cute and know how to live an easy, relaxed life.  While creating our Sloth Lunch Bag with matching bento box we realized they can also teach us a few things about mindful eating...  un-distract while eating Not much to do in those treetops where they spend...

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Summer Bento Lunch Ideas

Summer Bento Lunch Ideas

 Summer brings a welcome break to our regular lunch box routine. Picnics, beach days, hiking, road trips, and patio eating are the order of the day. Feeling the sun on our arms and tasting the extra flavor or fruit and veggies fresh from the garden underscores that...

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Tips for a Kinsho Bento Mindset

Tips for a Kinsho Bento Mindset

The process of creating your bento can be mindful, relaxing and creative when you set the stage with great ingredients and infuse presence and intention into the process. Here are a few tips to help. Prepare your Mind Prepare to prepare. Sometimes the simple act of...

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Roadmap for Bento Prep Success

Roadmap for Bento Prep Success

Ready, Set, BENTO! We're always looking for good (efficient!) advice on prepping healthy lunches that leverage the form and function of our bentos. Kristin Koskinen, RDN has wonderful content on her site EatWellPros outlining her best practices specifically for our 6...

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3 Bento Box Meals from a Holistic Nutritionist

3 Bento Box Meals from a Holistic Nutritionist

Since you or your kids will be looking forward to enjoying the colorful contents of your new bento boxes, here are some healthy, tasty ideas for filling them from Kristen Ciccolini, a Certified Culinary Nutrition Expert and Holistic Nutrition Coach. (and my local...

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Love Tastes Better + Bento Pumpkin Balls

Love Tastes Better + Bento Pumpkin Balls

Kinsho was founded to help people better connect with their food and themselves. We hope this tip helps you create enlightened eats! 🧡 LOVE MAKES FOOD TASTES BETTER Yes, research shows mom's chicken soup tastes the best. Food that we believe has been prepared with...

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Kinsho 101: Cultivating kinsho

Kinsho 101: Cultivating kinsho

We all have kinsho– the self-knowledge and intuition gleaned from our many food experiences. We access these insights by paying attention. Practicing moments of purposeful attention increases our awareness of what we normally gloss over in our multi-tasking, on-the-go...

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Prompting your Enlighted Eats

Prompting your Enlighted Eats

Your enlightened eats start with tuning into meals with your full attention. This means quieting thoughts and engaging wholly with the food that you are about to cook and/or consume. But this focused awareness is not the norm. Researchers say we think 60,000-80,000...

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Examples of kinsho

Examples of kinsho

Your kinsho, the new awareness and flashes of insight that will come to you when you pay more attention around food, will be uniquely personal. Your calm curiosity will help you go beyond assumptions to uncover truths about preferences, urges, or perhaps where areas...

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Sit, Look + Listen

Sit, Look + Listen

It may sound basic to mention sitting down, looking at what you are eating, and noticing the sound of your chewing. But ask yourself if you did this for everything you ate yesterday...  Researchers say we make healthier food choices when sitting to eat, as opposed to...

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Mind your Belly Brain

Mind your Belly Brain

Do you ever have butterflies in your stomach or follow your gut instinct? Our gut is actually quite wise as we have a powerful “brain” in our digestive track. Our belly-brain is called the enteric nervous system and is a complicated network of over 100 million neurons...

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The Science + Art of Savorrrring

The Science + Art of Savorrrring

Savoring is the act of being fully engaged and aware of your sensory and emotional experience of an event, and prolonging it to appreciate every bit of enjoyment!  (Hello chocolate brownieeeee…) Scientists have found real benefits to savoring life experiences,...

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kinshoKIDS: Fearless Flavor Explorer

kinshoKIDS: Fearless Flavor Explorer

Children are just starting their journey of discovering the many flavors in the world and how their bodies interact with what they consume. It's an evolving journey as their palates mature and inner wisdom grows. But they do have sensitive palates and strong opinions!...

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kinshoKIDS: Sensory Superpowers

kinshoKIDS: Sensory Superpowers

All of our senses impact the experience of our meals. Researchers even find the surrounding sounds, textures and colors can change our perception of flavor. Help kids engage more with their food by tuning into their powerful, sensory perceptiveness. They will discover...

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kinshoKIDS: The Savor Reverse Race

kinshoKIDS: The Savor Reverse Race

Savoring seems to be made for kids. It's a joy watching them deeply focus on a food they love as they enjoy every last crumb or lick. They are masters of being in the moment! Try this activity to prompt savoring when they are in more of a gobbling mood. Do it Whoever...

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Mind your Resistance, Improve your Meals

Mind your Resistance, Improve your Meals

Challenged with preparing meals day in and day out? Procrastinating doing the grocery list and defaulting to winging it in the store (...and not getting everything you need)? Putting off preparing the vegetables you bought at the famers market for so long that they go...

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Play The Mindful Eating Observation Game

Play The Mindful Eating Observation Game

Feel your breath going in and out of your nose and lungs. Relax into the exhales. Breathing consciously is a simple way to calm the nervous system and bring the mind out of any distraction to the present moment. Put your mind in your belly and rate your physical...

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Taste Off: Bento Box vs. Bento Bowl

Taste Off: Bento Box vs. Bento Bowl

Did you know that the dining environment (plateware, glassware, cutlery, sound, lighting, the amount of clutter, etc.) can influence how much we eat and how we experience a meal? External cues can be very powerful, even when we are unaware. For example, researchers...

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4 Clean Eating Bento Bowl Recipes (+links to 106 more)

4 Clean Eating Bento Bowl Recipes (+links to 106 more)

Sometimes eating from a bento bowl just tastes better. Especially when it's filled with visually beautiful, hunger satisfying ingredients. Here are a few of our favorite bowl recipes from around the web. Remember to use all your senses when you're eating them to max...

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How to tell if you’re REALLY hungry [article]

How to tell if you’re REALLY hungry [article]

Hungry? Are you sure? Or are you just eating again. Many of us have forgotten what true hunger feels like. Try this mindfulness approach to know for real! 1:Get Present Attention: Focus your awareness on the present moment. Get off the device. Move your mind from...

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