Enjoy this vibrant yet cozy bento box as you snuggle up and explore the colors of the rainbow through Eric Carle’s beloved children’s book Brown Bear, Brown Bear.
Challenge your little ones to eat a fruit or vegetable that matches the color of animals on the page and find out which is their favorite!
Nutrition Tip: This fruit-packed meal is naturally low in fat, sodium, and calories, and has cholesterol.
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Brown Bear Bento Box with Rainbow Fruit Salad
- 3 graham cracker squares
- 1 tablespoon soy butter
- 3 banana slices
- 9 blueberries
- 1 cup assorted chopped fruit
- 3 mini sweet peppers sliced into strips
- 1 tablespoon yogurt Ranch dressing
- Spread soy butter on graham crackers. Arrange banana slices and blueberries to create eyes and noses.
- In another container, add your choice of colorful fruit such as raspberries, cantaloupe, pineapple, honeydew, blueberries, and blackberries to create a Rainbow Fruit Salad.
- Serve with peppers and ranch.