Rainbow Bento Lunch for Kids



Are you tired of packing lunches for your picky eaters, only to find half-eaten meals returning home? Well, we have the perfect solution for you! Our Rainbow Bento Lunch for Kids is not only and tasty, but it also adds a fun twist to lunchtime. This colorful bento box idea will have your kids excited to dig in and finish their meals. So, let’s dive into the details of this delightful recipe!


Rainbow Bento Lunch for Kids

This bento box lunch idea is designed to make lunchtime fun for your kids. Packed with colorful carrots and swirled yogurt, this meal is not only visually appealing but also healthy and delicious. Say goodbye to half-eaten lunches with this packable and exciting recipe!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 1


  • – 2 ounces sliced low-sodium deli ham
  • – 1 part-skim mozzarella string cheese 1 ounce
  • – ½ cup reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • – 1 blueberry jam
  • – ¼ cup raspberries
  • – ¼ cup sliced strawberries
  • – ¼ cup blueberries
  • – ½ cup rainbow carrot matchsticks
  • – 2 tablespoons guacamole


  • Roll the sliced deli ham around the mozzarella string cheese. Cut crosswise to create 4 to 6 pinwheels. Pack them in a medium container.
  • In another medium container, swirl the reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt and blueberry jam together.
  • Toss the raspberries, sliced strawberries, and blueberries together in a medium container.
  • Pack the rainbow carrot matchsticks in a medium container and include the guacamole in a separate dip-sized container.


Additional Notes: To enhance the flavors and make the lunch even more appealing, you can consider using Boar’s Head deli meats for their gluten-free, antibiotic-free, and hormone-free options. Additionally, keeping the yogurt full-fat can provide essential fats for growing children’s brains and opting for Simply Fruit brand jam can reduce added sugars. This recipe is suitable for kids with allergies to wheat (gluten), dairy, cashews, milk, and citrus, as long as their specific allergens are omitted. Ensure to choose a bento box that suits your child’s preferences and needs.

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