Breakfast-for-Lunch Bento for Kids

Breakfast-for-Lunch Bento for Kids

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From: EatingWell.com, July 2017

This bento box idea is full of your kid's breakfast favorites, even waffles. This lunch is packed with healthy foods you will feel good about serving and kids will actually be excited to eat—no more half-eaten lunches!

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  • 2 whole-wheat waffles, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced apple
  • ½ cup no-salt-added cottage cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large hard-boiled egg, halved
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • ½ cup grapefruit segments

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  1. Spread 1 waffle with sunflower seed butter and layer on apple. Top with the remaining waffle and cut into quarters. Pack in a medium container.
  2. Place cottage cheese in a medium container and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  3. Pack egg and tomatoes in a medium container and grapefruit in a small container.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 bento box
  • Per serving: 503 calories; 22 g fat(4 g sat); 7 g fiber; 52 g carbohydrates; 29 g protein; 97 mcg folate; 191 mg cholesterol; 21 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 3,013 IU vitamin A; 51 mg vitamin C; 233 mg calcium; 5 mg iron; 554 mg sodium; 755 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (85% daily value), Vitamin A (60% dv), Iron (28% dv), Folate (24% dv), Calcium (23% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 2 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 medium-fat protein, ½ vegetable

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