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Bento box lunches are a great way to pack a variety of your favorite ingredients on the go. Choose from an assortment of bento box themes using ingredients you already have stocked in your kitchen for healthy, vibrant, and balanced meals.
With busy schedules, it’s not always the easiest task to create balanced meals, especially for lunches during the work or school day. Meal prepping can help with saving time during those busy weeks, and so can preparing bento boxes!
When it comes to preparing a bento box for lunch, remember the basics. Always focus on preparing a balanced meal, incorporating lean proteins, fiber-rich complex carbs, and healthy fats. This combination will keep you full and satisfied until your next meal, giving you the energy needed to get through busy days.
Purchasing glass bento box containers is another way to quickly meal prep several servings at the same time. When I know we have a busy week ahead of us, I’ll prep bento boxes for both Kraig and I to have for lunch throughout the week.
Don’t forget to have fun with the themes and presentation of the bento boxes. Review the different themes listed below for ideas, having fun with the different colors and textures of the foods you place within the bento boxes!
The combinations are endless when it comes to creating both a delicious and balanced bento box. However, use some of these ideas to get started:
What are some of your favorite bento box lunches? Share below, I’d love to hear more ideas!