Bento Box Lunches

Bento Boxes are the newest lunch craze for kids.  While they are new for us here in the US, they have been used in Japanese culture for years.  They are traditionally home packed meals for convenience consisting of rice, pickled veggies, and fish or meats.

Today many Bento Boxes are made to show love by mothers for their children in fun themed shapes.   In the Western world, I find our US style Bentos consist of fun sandwiches, fresh fruits and veggies, and cheeses.


Take a peek at some fun Bento ideas from our Foodie Friends!

 Bento Box Lunch Ideas

Traffic Light Snacks

Back to School Recipes and Snacks at Daily Dish Magazine

Monsterously Delicious Bites

Mozzarella and Tomato Flowers

Creative Ideas to Make a Better School Lunch

Bread Sushi Rolls


Once you get started, take a peek at all the fun accessories available from

 for making fun Bento Style Lunches for your kiddos!

Bento Box Lunches

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Kotobuki Set of 6 Small Stainless Vegetable Cutters

Bento Decoration – Food Picks (Animal) 15pcs

CuteZCute Animal Friends Food Deco Cutter and Stamp Kit

Kotobuki 2-Tiered Bento Box, Frog Face

Kotobuki 2-Tiered Bento Box, Piggy

Yum-Yum Bento Box: Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches

What type of Bento Box lunches have you made? Are you new to this style of lunch?


  1. What wonderful ideas all in one place! Love the little shaped cutters, those are adorable!

    Thanks so much for also featuring my post too! Have a fabulous day!