Bento box recipes for fall

Bento Box filled with fruits and veggies.Apple picking season is upon us! There are numerous ways to include apples at meals, snacks and desserts. To prevent getting sick of apples this, why not try something new. Apple and peanut butter “sandwiches” are simple and easy to add your Bento Box. For crunch, add carrots, celery and nuts (limit serving size to ¼ cup). Add hard boiled eggs for extra protein and top with blueberries and dark chocolate chips to satisfy those sweet cravings.

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A bento box with butternut squashButternut Squash and Lentil Curry Bento Box

Butternut squash is a fall and winter staple, as its dense texture and delicate flavor can be added to everything from pies to sides. This slow cooker butternut squash lentil curry is super easy to make. You just dump all of the ingredients into the crock pot, stir and then walk away. The total cook time is 8 hours. The total prep time is only 20 minutes and can be done in advance to save time during the week. 

A loaded sweet potatoTake the butternut squash lentil curry leftovers and pour over ½ cup brown rice or ½ cup of quinoa and pair with fruit and non-starchy veggies (broccoli, radishes, tomatoes) to create your own version of a bento box. See the full recipe and nutrition facts >

Vegan Loaded Sweet Potato: 

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