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Lunches / Bentos

Getting all the stuff to make cute Bentos for kids' lunches during the last week of school is bad timing. But it gives me all summer to collect recipe ideas. The cook book gives me a way not to forget them before fall.

(34 Recipes) Created by MOMLYN

Recipes in this Collection

Egg White Casserole Muffins
Very Good 4.8/5
(5 ratings)

Submitted by MARENTWEETY

Carbs: 0.8g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 6.2g | Calories: 38.5
Soy Sauce Chicken Onigiri
(no ratings)

Perfect for snacking or a light lunch.

Submitted by ICYSNOWGIRL

Carbs: 14.5g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 95.4
Mini Turkey Meatloaves
Very Good 4.5/5
(17 ratings)

A recipe that has portion control built right in.

Submitted by RACHELJMILLERS

Carbs: 7.5g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 136.6
Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce
(no ratings)

Made lighter and low fat by adding imitation coconut flavoring to skim milk and reducing the amount of sugar added.

Submitted by MGOODLAD

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 12.9g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 35.3g | Calories: 305.2
(no ratings)

Yummy healthy snack - freezable for batch cooking. Great source of Vitamin A, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate and Thiamin, and good source of protein.

Submitted by MOMLYN

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 153
(no ratings)

Submitted by MOMLYN

Carbs: 29.6g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 164.1
(no ratings)

I first had this dish at a local "Spirit Festival" and it was prepared to accomodate vegans. (I was not vegan at the time) It is slighly sweet and filling.

Submitted by MOMLYN

Carbs: 35.3g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 5.2g | Calories: 259.7
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by POSITIVELYJEN

Carbs: 25.1g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 10.6g | Protein: 8.5g | Calories: 184.7
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Quick and Easy!

Submitted by FAT2FIT619

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 9.5g | Protein: 13.5g | Calories: 314.4
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Serve with scrambled egg whites YUMMY and QUICK!

Submitted by KPMIDDY

Carbs: 14.1g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 98.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

Hollandaise sauce is a wonderful naturally low-carb topping for omelets and quiches as well as Eggs Benedict, broccoli, asparagus, Veal Oscar, and many other foods. Making one the traditional way (double-boiler) is really not necessary. You can make hollandaise sauce for one person in less than 5 minutes using ready-at-hand ingredients, utensils and a bit of microwave cookery know-how.

Submitted by FREEBIRDMOM

Carbs: 1.1g | Fat: 15.9g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 157
(no ratings)

The only fat in these tasty, quick rolled cookies is from healthy, natural peanut butter! Easy for kids and adults to make.

Submitted by MY_AGREEMENT

Carbs: 11.9g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 62.9
Very Good 4.4/5
(19 ratings)

This baked fruit is oozing with juices and topped with crunchy oats

Carbs: 37.1g | Fat: 10.4g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 246.4
Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(195 ratings)

This salad is always a hit at parties! Use as a fiber-rich dip, or eat it by itself.

Submitted by CREATIVELIZA

Carbs: 27.1g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 9g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 183.5
Very Good 4.2/5
(5 ratings)

Carbs: 33.7g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 213.4
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

Cold yogurt soup with garlic and cucumbers. Light in calories and very refreshing in the summer.

Submitted by NIKKA09

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 101
This recipe has been marked private.
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Healthy low fat/low cal salad

Submitted by JVALVERDE1

Carbs: 24.7g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 134.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

Turned out delicious! Only about 15 calories per mushroom, depending on how large of a mushrooom you use. The filling comes out firm even though it looks a bit runny as you are filling the caps.

Submitted by CHRISTINABGSU

Carbs: 3g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 45.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Dough recipe from http://www.tammysrecipes.com
George Foreman directions by yours truly!

Quick and easy way to cook an individual portion of flat bread (almost like a cracker). Plus, it's got a majority of whole wheat flour! Try it with olive oil and balsamic vinegar!

Submitted by CRAUDI

Carbs: 29.5g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 4.6g | Calories: 152.5
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