Back to School Bento Boxes

School lunches can get pretty boring. Not with the bento box! Bento is a Japanese style lunch, typically consisting of several elements organized neatly in compartments. The possibilities for creating these new and fun lunches are endless. Spruce up your child’s lunches with these healthy and fun suggestions from Hoopla!

Real Bento: Fresh and Easy Lunchbox Recipes from a Real Japanese Working Mom
by Kenai Inoue

Recipe to Try: Sesame Pork and Fried Egg Bento p. 103

Everyday Bento: 50 Cute and Yummy Lunches to Go
by Wendy Thorpe Copley

Recipe to Try: Butterfly Bento p. 23

Bento Blast; More Than 150 Cute and Clever Bento Box Meals for Your Kids
by Lee Li Ming

Recipe to Try: Bunny German Cookies p. 316

Fresh Bento: Affordable, Healthy Box Lunches Your Kids Will Adore
by Wendy Thorpe Copley

Recipe to Try: Nutty Noodle Nest p. 46

Yummy Kawaii Bento: Preparing Adorable Meals for Adorable Kids
by Lee Li Ming

Recipe to Try: Piggy Pocket Sandwich p. 86

Victoria Vogel

Adult Services Associate