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Easy Picnic Bento Box

Capture your favorite summer picnic in a bento box! Chicken salad gets a makeover by swapping Greek yogurt for the mayo and adding grapes.

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Easy Picnic Bento Box

Easy Picnic Bento Box

Capture your favorite summer picnic in a bento box! Chicken salad gets a makeover by swapping Greek yogurt for the mayo and adding grapes.

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2/3 cup red seedless grapes
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into thirds
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 15 raisins
  • 8 whole wheat crackers
  • 1/2 cup strawberries

Instructions

  1. Mix yogurt, honey, mustard, garlic powder, pepper and salt in large bowl. Add chicken, grapes, pecan and onions. Mix well.
  2. Assemble Ants on a Log with celery, peanut butter and raisins.
  3. Serve with crackers and strawberries.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 367Total Fat: 21gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 505mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 4gSugar: 11gProtein: 15g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

2 Comments on Easy Picnic Bento Box

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  1. How many calories for just the chicken salad?

    • Amber Gray

      Hi Michelle,

      1 serving of just the chicken salad is about 190 calories.

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