Healthy Bentos of the Week: Autumn Week

Autumn Week Healthy Bento Lunches

This week I wanted to do some more fun Bentos so I picked Lego as or theme. Zane loved it! I did 3 Lego block lunches and 2 special lunches. I think the Ninjago has been my favorite of all the bentos I’ve made so far. Zane loved that one too.

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Monday: Turkey Bento with PB&J pockets for the body, sweet pepper head, carrot eyes and beak, grape feathers, and popcorn for fun!

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Tuesday: Another Turkey Bento with cream cheese whole wheat english muffin for the body, mini rice cake head, sweet pepper beak, candy eyes, apple feathers, and a few more mini rice cakes.

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Wednesday: Forest Animal Bento with a PB&J whole wheat english muffin owl, fruit O eyes, pistachio beak, and apple wings. Also added Annie’s Chocolate Bunny Crackers, more apples and sweet pepper leaves. All in our favorite Planet Box!

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Thursday: Fall Colors Bento with cheese leaves, whole wheat crackers, carrots, greek yogurt, and apple slices in our new Laptop Lunches box.

Friday: Hot Lunch at School which was turkey dinner. This was a great way to have Zane try something he wouldn’t try for me before.

Things I Learned

  • Some schools are making real efforts to offer whole grains and healthy options.
  • Hot Lunch as a treat is a good way to have your child try something they wouldn’t normally try for you
  • I also learned that Zane loves having “cool lunches” and took some convincing that hot lunch was okay too.

What was in your kids lunches this week?

Birthday Christmas Crafts Easter Crafts Father's Day Crafts Free Printables! Mother's Day Crafts St Patricks Day Crafts Valentine's Day Crafts
Eggshell Mosaics: E is for Earth & Eggshells
Easy Owl Donuts!
Free Printable Star Wars Valentines
Appetizers Baking Bentos Beverages Breakfast Dessert Dinner Kids Lunches Lunch Salads Side Dishes Snacks Soups
Healthy Broccoli Salad
Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce
Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce
Easy Owl Donuts!