Turkey & Cheese Pinwheels Bento Lunch

Turkey & Cheese Pinwheels Bento Lunch

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From: EatingWell.com, September 2018

Bite-size pinwheels of turkey, cheese and lettuce make an appealing centerpiece of this bento box. Crisp celery sticks and juicy blueberries are tasty accompaniment, while popcorn, mixed with chocolate chips, makes a satisfying snack or dessert. Plus, this healthy lunch is so easy to pack and can even be made the night before.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 1 tablespoon Neufchâtel cheese
  • 1 8-inch whole-wheat flour tortilla
  • 2 thin slices low-sodium deli turkey
  • 1 thin slice Cheddar cheese
  • 1 romaine lettuce leaf
  • ¾ cup air-popped popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup celery sticks
  • 2 tablespoons creamy dressing, such as ranch (see associated recipe)


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  1. Spread Neufchâtel over tortilla. Top with turkey, cheese and lettuce. Roll tightly, being careful not to tear the tortilla. Slice crosswise into 6 pieces. Pack in the large section of a bento-style lunch box or in a large container.
  2. Mix popcorn and chocolate chips together in a medium section of the bento or in a medium container.
  3. Pack blueberries and celery sticks in separate smaller sections of the bento box or in separate small containers. Nestle a small dip-size container beside the celery and add dressing.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate bento box for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 bento box
  • Per serving: 439 calories; 17 g fat(8 g sat); 4 g fiber; 53 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein; 42 mcg folate; 38 mg cholesterol; 18 g sugars; 6 g added sugars; 1,149 IU vitamin A; 9 mg vitamin C; 306 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 759 mg sodium; 290 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (31% daily value), Vitamin A (23% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 lean-protein, ½ high-fat protein, ½ other carbohydrate, ½ vegetable

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