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Bento boxes help you pack a colorful meal that can also help with variety and portion control. You don’t have to spend too much time with bento boxes - although you can spend the extra time to make faces out of foods so they’re even more fun for kids. Even without faces, the bright colors and new presentation will excite kids – and adults! – for a healthy lunch.
Colleen Takagishi, MS, RDN, CSO, CDE, Diabetes Educator at NorthShore, shares tips to help you pack it up and begin:
For tips and ideas on how to build a healthy meal in a bento box, check out the Perfect Plate infographic.