Packing Lunches Made Easy – Bento Boxes!

August 30, 2017

Happy New School Year!

What will you be packing for your children’s lunches? Same old stuff, or something interesting? Have you tried Bento boxes?

Bento is a Japanese word for single portion meal that can be transported. You can buy reuseable bento boxes nearly everywhere. Freshware makes a 15 pack of 3 compartment boxes that are stackable, reuseable, dishwasher safe, freezer safe, and microwave safe. for $15.49.

Try these combos:

  • cheese, fruit, goldfish snacks
  • carrot sticks, sandwich, slices of watermelon
  • fruit, chips, cheese and guac 
  • cantaloupe, slices of ham or roast beef, cheese, broccoli spears
  • cold cuts, cheese, fruit, and pretzels

  •  meatballs, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella sticks
  • cold cuts, fruit, pretzels, crackers

  • celery sticks, chicken salad in a wrap, blueberries
  • sandwich, veggies, fruit, granola bar

  • tuna salad, celery sticks, crackers, strawberries


What’s your favorite lunch to pack for school or work?