Simple Onigiri Rice Ball Snack - This FUN snack is great to make in the morning and take to work for lunch or afternoon snack. Eat by itself or dip it in some soy sauce. Vegetarian. | wandercooks.com
Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken (+ Instant Pot)
Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken coated in a homemade sweet and savory Teriyaki sauce that is even better than your local Japanese takeout restaurant! Best of all, it's full of authentic flavors and super easy to make with just 10 minutes of prep time. Skip the takeout menu! This is so much better and healthier! Weekly meal prep or leftovers are great for lunch bowls or lunchboxes for work or school. Instructions for crock-pot and Instant Pot pressure cooker
It should at least have 4 types of food: carbs (carbohydrates), proteins, vegetables, and fruits. Be conscious about what types of foods to put in bento box when you are packing lunch. My children’s bento ratio is 4 : 2 : 1 : 1 (4 parts carbs : 2 parts protein : 1 part vegetables : 1 part fruits). I sometimes pack 2 parts of veggies inside the bento (skip fruit section) and prepare a separate container just for fruits.
This Japanese take on Salisbury Steak is tender, moist and flavorful. Enrobed in a tangy sweet sauce, it makes for a delightful weeknight meal, and the leftovers (if you have any) are perfect for a bento box lunch.