Kids Bento Box

Recipe Creator: Bothwell Cheese

Bento boxes make packing lunch easy and fun! These colourful bento boxes include a variety of healthy foods that kids will love for lunch.

Ingredients

Pizza Skewers 

Pasta Salad

  • ½ cup bowtie pasta, cooked
  • 2 tbsp. fresh peas
  • 4 baby carrots, sliced
  • ¼ bell pepper (your child's favourite)
  • ¼ cup Bothwell Mild Cheddar Snack’rs
  • 1 tbsp. neutral flavoured oil
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

Directions

Pizza Skewers

  1. Carefully place one cube of bread onto the skewer, followed by 1 cheese curd, 2 pieces of
    pepperoni folded, 1 cherry tomato, another 2 pieces of folded pepperoni, 1 cheese curd. Finish with a cube of bread.
  2. Repeat this on the three other skewers.
  3. Place two skewers in each bento box

Pasta Salad 

  1. Combine pasta, peas, carrots, peppers, Snack’rs, oil, lemon juice and salt in a medium
    bowl and combine fully.
  2. Divide salad equally into two bento boxes.
  3. Fill the remaining compartments of the bento boxes with your child's favourite snacks such
    as berries, orange slices, cucumbers, pretzels or crackers.
Notes