I have to pack lunch for my gf daughter almost every single day. I've really pushed myself to come up with some creative alternatives. She doesn't really like gluten free bread, so when you rule out the almighty sandwich, what are you left with?
I'll tell you what you're left with, thanks for asking. You're left with the visually stunning (if I do say so myself) bento box. I mean seriously, what's more inviting than little compartments filled with a wide variety of foods, flavors, and textures?
The other nice thing about packing lunch this way; it's ok if you have just a little bit of something left over. Like, I probably wouldn't pack an entire container with just two pieces of sushi, or four cherries, but if you put it into a bento box it works.
I usually pack a few extra items on the side, for snack or just to add to the lunch if it seems kind of skimpy. Otherwise, the box holds the perfect amount of food for a kid's meal.
This one has some cold, breaded gf chicken breast cut into strips, mini rice cakes, cherries, grapes, fresh basil and cheese wrapped in tin foil. So easy to switch it up and the options are endless. If I can cut it up or fit it into one of these containers, it's a go.
Because you eat with your eyes first.