Greek yogurt provides the filling protein base for this colorful lunch box, but the remaining ingredients are very flexible to accommodate your child's tastes. You can replace the cereal or granola with dried fruit, and swap steamed vegetables for the cherry tomatoes and cucumber. Source:, August 2018

Carolyn A. Hodges, R.D.


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Instructions Checklist
  • Pack yogurt in a medium section of a bento-style lunch box or a medium container. Pack cherry tomatoes and cucumber in another medium section of the bento box or in another medium container. Pack granola and cereal in separate smaller sections of the bento box or in small containers. Pack blueberries and strawberries in another small section of the bento box or in a small container.



To make ahead: Refrigerate or store in an insulated lunch tote bag with ice packs for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

410 calories; total fat 12.9g 20% DV; saturated fat 3.6g; cholesterol 23mg 8% DV; sodium 158mg 6% DV; potassium 695mg 19% DV; carbohydrates 50.3g 16% DV; fiber 4.7g 19% DV; sugar 22g; protein 28g 56% DV; exchange other carbs 4; vitamin a iu 1176IU; vitamin c 27mg; folate 54mcg; calcium 310mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 77mg; thiaminmg; added sugar 5g.