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Out of this World Space Bento Box

Blast off! This bento box is definitely out of this world! Whether your kids have a love of space or are just learning about it in school, it’ll be all smiles when they open this lunch.

Grapes create the dark backdrop while Swiss cheese is the perfect place for a moon landing. Don’t forget about the clementine crescent moons and mini sweet pepper “planet rings” to round out the meal.

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Out of this World Space Bento Box

Out of this World Space Bento Box

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

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup red seedless grapes
  • 1 whole wheat sandwich round
  • 2 slices low-sodium deli sliced turkey
  • 1 slice Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 slice lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 clementine, peeled, segmented
  • 3 mini sweet peppers, sliced into rings

Instructions

  1. Add grapes to bottom of large section of bento box to create the space background. Place bottom of sandwich round on top, add turkey and sandwich round top.
  2. Lay swiss cheese on cutting board. Using a small bowl or other round object, cut into a circle. Place on top of sandwich to create the moon.
  3. Lay cheddar cheese on cutting board. Using a small star cookie cutter, cut out stars. Add to space around the moon.
  4. Pair with Crispy Green, clementine “crescent moons” and pepper “planet rings.”
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 351Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 733mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 7gSugar: 26gProtein: 27g

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Grace Vilches

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Grace Vilches

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Produce for Kids team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Produce for Kids in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on the Produce for Kids Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Produce for Kids promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

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