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.

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




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; protein 31.2g 62% DV; carbohydrates 46g 15% DV; dietary fiber 8.3g 33% DV; sugars 25.7g; fat 12g 19% DV; saturated fat 5.1g 26% DV; cholesterol 52.2mg 17% DV; vitamin a iu 14636.4IU 293% DV; vitamin c 45.2mg 75% DV; folate 39.5mcg 10% DV; calcium 383.8mg 38% DV; iron 2.1mg 12% DV; magnesium 31.9mg 11% DV; potassium 639.8mg 18% DV; sodium 682.4mg 27% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV; added sugar 1g.