In search of new lunch ideas for kids? Children will be delighted by our healthy take on Lunchables, which includes turkey, cheese and crackers for building mini sandwiches, plus fruit, veggies with dip and even a little chocolate for dessert. It's a cute way to encourage your kids to eat a healthy lunch, plus you save money by making the kits instead of buying them. You might even want to make yourself one of these bento lunches to take to work for the nostalgia factor--they're sure to make back-to-school time more fun for kids and adults alike.

Ivy Odom
Source: EatingWell.com, June 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut turkey and cheese into wedges.

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  • Arrange the turkey, cheese, grapes, sugar snap peas, crackers and chocolate in separate compartments of a bento box or lunchbox (it's OK if you have to double up in some of the compartments). Place ranch dressing in a separate well-sealed container. Pack in an insulated lunchbox with an ice pack.

Tips

To make ahead: The assembled boxes can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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Nutrition Facts

286 calories; protein 38.3g 77% DV; carbohydrates 51.9g 17% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 1.5g 6% DV; sugars 20.8g; fat 27.8g 43% DV; saturated fat 10.4g 52% DV; cholesterol 101mg 34% DV; vitamin a iu 771IU 15% DV; vitamin c 21.3mg 36% DV; folate 41mcg 10% DV; calcium 255.6mg 26% DV; iron 4mg 22% DV; magnesium 110.5mg 40% DV; potassium 657.6mg 18% DV; sodium 669.6mg 27% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 21% DV; added sugar 7g.

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08/12/2019
Looks easy fresh and yum. But the picture made me laugh. Who is going around cutting up grapes for their kids??? Read More