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Butterfly Bento Box

This cute butterfly bento box will liven up any lunchbox! Use a cookie cutter for fruits and veggies for a quick and easy way to add more fun to lunchtime.

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Butterfly Bento Box

Butterfly Bento Box

This cute butterfly bento box will liven up any lunchbox! Use a cookie cutter for fruits and veggies for a quick and easy way to add more fun to lunchtime.

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 small banana, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon honey, or to taste
  • 1 small clementine
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumbers

Instructions

  1. Spread peanut butter onto each slice of bread. Top with banana and drizzle with honey. Use cookie cutter to cut sandwich.
  2. Assemble remaining ingredients into bento box.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 498Total Fat: 20gSodium: 356mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 10gSugar: 31gProtein: 18g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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