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Bento Box Lunch Ideas (For School or Work)

Bento box lunches are a great way to pack for lunch on-the-go. Choose an assortment of healthy ingredients for vibrant meals and balanced nutrition that’s utterly convenient for work or school.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bento Box, Bento Box Lunch Ideas, Bento Box Recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lisa Bryan


Zucchini Noodle Caprese and Baked Chicken

  • 1 recipe zucchini noodle caprese
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup baby arugula
  • 1/3 cup raspberries and blueberries

Tuna Salad Sandwich and Melon Salad

Greek Salad and Hard Boiled Eggs

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels and Watermelon Salad


  • Follow each of the individual recipes to make the components. Then assemble and place in the bento boxes.



  • The nutrition facts are based off the Zucchini Noodle Caprese and Baked Chicken Bento Box
  • Note that these recipes create full servings, so leftovers will need to be stored in containers in the fridge. Then, just prep the bento boxes the following days. 


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 1107mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2376IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 1308mg | Iron: 2mg