Rainbow Bento Box with Deli Spirals for a Healthy Fun Lunch


Eat Dairy Free - Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and SweetsThis is the perfect time of year to renew your family’s healthy eating habits by getting in a lunchbox groove. Packing a healthy school lunch day after day can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. By taking the free Power Your Lunchbox Promise, you can gain access to customizable, make-ahead lunchbox inspiration like the Rainbow Bento Box recipe below. It creatively uses six colors of fruits and veggies, plus protein-packed deli spirals, to keep kids’ brains charged  all day.

Making the promise also helps those in need. For every promise, health-forward partner brands will collectively donate $1 to Feeding America programs that support families and children.

The Promise website includes kid- and registered dietitian-approved breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner recipes. But not all are dairy-free. However, there are some great ideas, coupons, healthy tips, and giveaways to keep you motivated. There is also a special teachers section where they can make the promise as a classroom and download free fruit and veggie themed classroom decor and lesson plans.

Rainbow Bento Box with Deli Spirals Recipe (kid-friendly, dairy-free and school-safe! With gluten-free and vegan options)This rainbow bento box recipe with photo was shared with us by Produce for Kids to help poweryourlunchbox.com.

Special Diet Notes: Rainbow Bento Box

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, optionally gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, optionally vegan, plant-based, and optionally vegetarian.

Rainbow Bento Box with Deli Spirals
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This easy lunch covers the rainbow of nutrition, and the vibrant colors provide a fun and delicious way for kids to eat healthy.
Serves: 2 servings
  • 2 red mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 1 mandarin, peeled and segmented
  • 1 kiwi, sliced
  • ½ cup sugar snap peas
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup red seedless grapes
  • 1 large spinach tortilla wrap (gluten-free, if needed)
  • 1 tablespoon hummus
  • 2 slices dairy-free cheese alternative (optional, or can sub chopped olives)
  • 2 ounces low-sodium deli-sliced turkey or vegan deli meat alternative
  • ½ cup baby spinach, chopped
  1. Assemble two lunchboxes each with half of the peppers, mandarin, kiwi, snap peas, blueberries and grapes in that order, from back to front, to make a rainbow.
  2. Lay the wrap on a flat surface. Spread it with the hummus and top with the cheese alternative (if using), turkey, and spinach.
  3. Roll the wrap up tightly and slice it into 1-inch thick rounds. Place half in each lunchbox.

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