Go Bento With Pak'd! 4 Benefits of a Box Lunch for Kids! by Kara ODempsey

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6 years ago
Go Bento With Pak'd! 4 Benefits of a Box Lunch for Kids!

Bento boxes are a fun way to pack and serve your child's lunch. Here are some reasons to go bento!

  • Bento boxes help make sense of portion control. It helps kids learn the appropriate portion sizes – not the super-size-me restaurant portions.
  • They allow you to cook large batches and store them as small portions in the fridge or freezer. This makes it easy to mix and match components.
  • Bento boxes promote predominately fresh foods. Having a pre-fab container to use will keep you motivated to fill it with healthy options, while preventing overload, and keep a more discerning eye on exactly what makes the cut.
  • They're full of variety and creativity. Bento boxes often contain a variety of foods in vibrant colors and textures, which may make you more inclined to add that extra red pepper or carrot to your child’s lunch in the name of beauty.

Want fresh, custom lunches delivered to your door? It's easy with Pak'd! Learn more here!

Bento Lunch Box Containers
Bento Lunch Box Containers $14
Set of five colorful plastic bento boxes.
3-Compartment Bento Lunch Boxes With Lids
3-Compartment Bento Lunch Boxes With Lids $20
This 15-pack set of bento boxes features three different compartments so you can freeze or take with you a complete meal just in one container.

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Kelli Porcaro
Wow I want this for my lunches too!! :)
Donna John
Me, too, Kelli Schulte! Great idea for adults as well as kids. Thanks for sharing this great idea, Kara ODempsey! Kids are heading back to school this week and they should all have a healthy bento box in hand.
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
This is genius, Kara ODempsey! I love this idea for every member of the family!
Naimah Razak
some days when i know i'll be busy, i like to pre-pack these and leave for all of us!

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