This healthy bento box idea makes it easy, healthy and affordable to have sushi for lunch as often as you'd like! Skip the rolling and place sushi ingredients like rice, shrimp and avocado in a bento for a packable lunch for work. Source:, July 2017

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


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place rice in a medium container and drizzle with tamari. Top with avocado slices, 1/4 cup cucumber and shrimp (or tuna). Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  • Pack edamame pods in a medium container.

  • Pack melon balls in another medium container.

  • Halve the remaining cucumber slices and toss with vinegar, salt and sugar in a small container. Add fortune cookie to the box.

Nutrition Facts

561 calories; 13.1 g total fat; 1.1 g saturated fat; 161 mg cholesterol; 746 mg sodium. 967 mg potassium; 69.2 g carbohydrates; 13.8 g fiber; 20 g sugar; 42.3 g protein; 6413 IU vitamin a iu; 74 mg vitamin c; 77 mcg folate; 212 mg calcium; 5 mg iron; 117 mg magnesium; 4 g added sugar;