This cute butterfly bento box will liven up any lunchbox! Use a cookie cutter for fruits and veggies for a quick and easy way to add more fun to lunchtime.
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- 2 slices whole-wheat bread
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1/2 small banana, thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon honey, or to taste
- 1 small clementine
- 1/4 cup pomegranate arils
- 1 tablespoon chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup sliced cucumbers
- Spread peanut butter onto each slice of bread. Top with banana and drizzle with honey. Use cookie cutter to cut sandwich.
- Assemble remaining ingredients into bento box.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 498Total Fat: 20gSodium: 356mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 10gSugar: 31gProtein: 18g