Monday’s Bento Box Idea

By Summer

Tune in each Monday for a brand new Bento Box Idea.

These bento box ideas submitted by Summer are intended to inspire you to find fun ways to get your kids to eat healthy either as a school lunch or a power snack for a sport.

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Top left clockwise to bottom left: clementine, fried rice (base mix of brown and white rice and quinoa made in homemade chicken stock, chicken, scrambled backyard chicken eggs, onion, parsnip, carrots, celery, broccoli, peas), Tillamook Colby Jack cheese slices.

Monday’s Bento Box Idea

By Summer

Tune in each Monday for a brand new Bento Box Idea.

These bento box ideas submitted by Summer are intended to inspire you to find fun ways to get your kids to eat healthy either as a school lunch or a power snack for a sport.

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Top left clockwise to bottom left: leftover take-out cheese pizza, rib of celery sliced with peanut butter, fresh mango chunks, leftover pork chop cut into nugget sized pieces

Monday’s Bento Box Idea

By Summer

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Top left clockwise to bottom left: whole grain brown rice cake, raw carrots, leftover rotisserie chicken pieced chunks, simply go gurt tube, 1/2 honeycrisp apple sliced (my kids love the sweetness of honeycrisp but they also love that it doesn’t seem to oxidize, turning brown, like other varieties)

Monday’s Bento Box Idea

These bento box ideas submitted by Summer are intended to inspire you to find fun ways to get your kids to eat healthy either as a school lunch or a power snack for a sport.

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Top left clockwise to bottom left: raw broccoli, raw carrots, Colby Jack cheese cubes, half honeycrisp apple sliced, raw celery, beef jerky bits

Monday’s Bento Box Idea

These bento box ideas submitted by Summer are intended to inspire you to find fun ways to get your kids to eat healthy either as a school lunch or a power snack for a sport.

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Top left clockwise to bottom left: spinach strawberry chicken salad, blueberry fig bar cookies, Colby Jack cheese cubes (on toothpicks because my kids will eat anything off a toothpick)

Monday’s Bento Box Idea

By Summer

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Top left clockwise to bottom left: raw carrots with raw broccoli, crust less quiche (made with cottage cheese, breakfast sausage, and sautéed onions and red bell pepper), Girl Scout cookies (My sons have so many little friends selling. I buy them and donate them to our local food bank, but my sons begged to keep one box.), fresh mango

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Left top clockwise to left bottom: raw baby carrots, Muscat grapes, cinnamon banana protein mini muffins*, mozzarella cheese stick, sausage links

* Cinnamon Banana Protein Mini Muffins

makes ~4 dozen, cook at 350*F for 15 minutes

Combine wet ingredients: 

4 overripe bananas

1/2 cup raw local honey

1/2 cup room temperature butter

2 eggs

Add in dry ingredients:

1 serving (0.79 oz package) Garden of Life’s Real Raw Vanilla Raw Protein powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 cups Kodiak Cakes’ Power Cakes mix

Mix to combine and bake as specified above. 

The recipe can be another post and you can link the box to the recipe. If you want a different picture of the muffins text me and I’ll send you one, but let me know ASAP as muffins “don’t keep” around here. And I only took this one picture.