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!

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


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Place cottage cheese in a medium container and sprinkle with cinnamon.

  • Pack egg and tomatoes in a medium container and grapefruit in a small container.

Nutrition Facts

503 calories; protein 29.5g 59% DV; carbohydrates 51.8g 17% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 7.1g 28% DV; sugars 21.1g; fat 21.6g 33% DV; saturated fat 4.1g 21% DV; cholesterol 191mg 64% DV; vitamin a iu 3013.2IU 60% DV; vitamin c 51.5mg 86% DV; folate 96.9mcg 24% DV; calcium 233.3mg 23% DV; iron 5.4mg 30% DV; magnesium 79.5mg 28% DV; potassium 755.3mg 21% DV; sodium 553.7mg 22% DV; thiamin 0.4mg 44% DV; added sugar 2g.