This bento box idea makes lunch fun. With its colorful carrots and swirled yogurt, this packable lunch is a healthy meal kids will actually want to eat--no more half-eaten lunches. Source:, July 2017

Holley Grainger, M.S., R.D.N.


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Roll ham around cheese. Cut crosswise into 4 to 6 pinwheels. Pack in a medium container.

  • Swirl yogurt and jam in a medium container.

  • Toss berries together in a medium container.

  • Pack carrots in a medium container along with guacamole packed in a dip-size container.

Nutrition Facts

405 calories; 12 g total fat; 5.1 g saturated fat; 52 mg cholesterol; 682 mg sodium. 640 mg potassium; 46 g carbohydrates; 8.3 g fiber; 26 g sugar; 31.2 g protein; 14636 IU vitamin a iu; 45 mg vitamin c; 40 mcg folate; 384 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 32 mg magnesium; 1 g added sugar;