10 Lusciously Light Lunch Ideas for your Bento Box

Think inside the box, as Bento is back in your kitchen! Yes, those fun and creative lunch boxes are trending again and it seems they are here to stay; forever! After all, who doesn’t want all those luscious dishes to be packed in these boxes neatly in their own sections?


Bento box recipes have always been in demand. And, this time, we are presenting some of the most luscious yet light bento box recipes that will fall for it even more.


So, let’s take a look at some of those light yet delicious recipes today!

  1. Egg Wraps with Bean Sprouts, Aromatic Herbs, and Prawns

Well, nothing can be as special as this delicious treat for your lunch box. Pack scrumptious egg wraps filled with bean sprouts, aromatic herbs, and prawns in your super bento box.


With this super light and protein full lunch recipe, there is no chance you are not going to get your dose of healthiness anyway.

  1. Salmon Cakes with Cucumber Ribbons

Place two or three salmon cakes in your box that are packed with the aromatic flavors of capers, lemon thyme, lemon juice, egg, lemon zest, and spring onions. You will even get to enjoy the taste of breadcrumbs and chia seeds that are covered on these cakes.


Also, place some cucumber ribbons seasoned with salt, olive oil, and pepper.

  1. Warm Tuna and Bean Salad

Nothing can soothe your hungry gut like warm tuna dressed nicely between the bean salad in your bento box this lunch time. Cover the lid of the box after squeezing some lemon over the fish.


Let yummy tuna and bean salad make your lunch box look super stunning this time.

  1. Spicy Soba Noodle Salad

Add a pinch of yum to your bento box, as you pack spicy soba noodle salad to your box this time.


Let those soba noodles that are cooked nicely with chicken breasts, basil, and other spices club perfectly with the spicy peanut sauce to make your lunchtime the best time.

  1. Adzuki Bean & Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Allow nicely prepared Tabbouleh served with delicious dressing made of red wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, ground pepper, and nutritional yeast satisfy your appetite perfectly and deliciously.


  1. Ham and Cheese Spiral wraps

These colorful appetizers made easily with the tortillas, deli ham, and cheese are a perfect pick for your bento box today.


Enjoy these wraps with your friends and let them taste the awesomeness of these wraps too.

  1. Homemade Granola Bars

Keep your bento box light and healthy with homemade granola bars. To prepare this, you don’t have to be conscious about those funky and unpronounceable ingredients.


Just some oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds will do.

  1. Succotash with Shrimp

Color up your bento box with some fresh flavors as you pack succotash with shrimp in your box this time.


Give those nicely tossed shrimps a chance to satisfy your hunger with the best of the flavors of black pepper, salt, and red pepper.

  1. Wheat Berry, Kale, and Cranberry Salad

Turn that gorgeous bento box into a healthy one with wheat berry, kale, and cranberry salad that are packed to give you a taste of some healthy ingredients in your kitchen out there.


       10. Quick Chicken Sesame Rice Balls

Decorate your bento box with some quickly made chicken sesame rice balls and decorate them with nori to make those rice balls look like pandas, rabbits, or anything that your creative mind can think of.


For some more fun, place some kiwi slices cut with cookie cutter.


Bento boxes are a fun and creative way to pack your favorite dishes. Why not pack some of these light yet tasty dishes in your box and make your lunch time an awesome one!