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Bento Box Ideas: 3 Ways

Try these healthy back-to-school bento boxes ideas with three different variations. Filled with high-protein, fiber-packed plant-based ingredients.
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword bento box, vegan sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 bento box (each)
Calories 354kcal

Ingredients

for the Cucumber Cream Cheese:

  • 2 slices Little Nothern Bakehouse bread
  • 2 tablespoons vegan cream cheese (or regular)
  • 1/2 cucumber , thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrot sticks
  • 1/2 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1/4 cup fresh raspberries

for the Fig & Sunflower Seed Butter:

  • 2 slices Little Northern Bakehouse bread
  • 2 tablespoons sunbutter butter
  • 3 - 4 figs , sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup hummus

for the Hummus, Tofu & Veggie:

  • 2 slices Little Northern Bakehouse bread
  • 2 tablespoons hummus
  • 4 oz flavored tofu
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes , sliced
  • 1/4 cup spinach
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup guacamole

Instructions

  • For the Cucumber Cream Cheese: Spread 1 tablespoon of cream cheese on each slice of bread. Top one side with the thinly sliced cucumber and top with the other slice of bread. Cut in half and add to your bento box. Fill the other side of your box with the raspberries, carrot sticks and snap peas.
  • For the Fig & Sunflower Seed Butter: Spread 1 tablespoon of sunflower butter on each slice of bread. Top one side with the thinly sliced figs and top with the other slice of bread. Cut in half and add to your bento box. Fill the other side of your box with snap peas, tomatoes, and hummus.
  • For the Hummus, Tofu & Veggie: Spread 1 tablespoon of hummus on each slice of bread. Top one side with the tofu, cherry tomatoes and spinach, and top with the other slice of bread. Cut in half and add to your bento box. Fill the other side of your box with the sliced cucumbers and guacamole.

Notes

Note: nutrition facts are calculated for the Cucumber & Cream Cheese box.
Storage tips: boxes can be made up to 3 days ahead. Store in the fridge in a sealed container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1box | Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 552mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 11494IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 2mg