No more half-eaten lunches--this taco-inspired bento box lunch is a healthy and portable meal your kid will love.

Holley Grainger, M.S., R.D.N.
Source:, July 2017


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Layer lettuce, beef and cheese in a medium or large container. Top with salsa.

  • Combine grapes, melon and kiwi in a small bowl. Pack in a medium container.

  • Place corn in a small container.

  • Pack chips in a medium container. Nestle a small dip container of guacamole among the chips.

Nutrition Facts

536.6 calories; protein 26.9g 54% DV; carbohydrates 61.1g 20% DV; exchange other carbs 4; dietary fiber 8.9g 35% DV; sugars 19.8g; fat 23.2g 36% DV; saturated fat 7.1g 35% DV; cholesterol 68.6mg 23% DV; vitamin a iu 2878.4IU 58% DV; vitamin c 77.9mg 130% DV; folate 99.8mcg 25% DV; calcium 191.4mg 19% DV; iron 3.7mg 21% DV; magnesium 69.7mg 25% DV; potassium 1224.3mg 34% DV; sodium 556.5mg 22% DV; thiamin 0.3mg 33% DV.