Today I'm sharing the quick and easy bento lunch that I packed for my son's first day back to school this year. It was very much a case of finding whatever was lying around in the fridge, I really should have been better prepared but I didn't want the summer holidays to ever end! Still, I managed to rustle up a fairly respectable lunch with plenty of fruit and veg, so I thought it was worth a share.
It was my 9 year old that went back to school this week so it's back to packing lunches every day for me! He's going into Year 5 this year, so I'm starting my 6th year of packing lunches! That also means that the Eats Amazing blog is now 5 years old, wow! A lot has happened in those 5 years, and I've loved every minute of it, blogging has quite literally changed my life! Thank you so much if you've been following along with my fun food adventures, I hope you've found plenty of inspiration here over the years.
Back to lunch! As I mentioned above, this was a really quick and simple lunch that I threw together in the blur of finding uniform, shoes, PE kit and school bag - one day I'll be more organised! In this lunch I packed 2 brioche rolls, split and filled with pate, 1 baby pepper, some cucumber slices (home grown, no less!), a peeled clementine, red grapes and a little treat of a dried fruit string and a few mini chocolate smarties.
If you enjoyed this post and would like some more packed lunch inspiration, head over to the creative bento lunches section here on the Eats Amazing blog where you’ll find over 450 fun packed lunch ideas, enough to keep you going all the year around!
Are you packing lunches for your children this year?