Valentine’s Day deserves an extra-special lunch! This sweet sandwich spin featuring fresh strawberries will have your child gobbling up lunch in no time. Plus, it only takes a few seconds to turn a regular sandwich into this heart-eyed emoji. Don’t forget to add a special touch with a valentine to your little one.

Valentine’s Day Emoji Bento Box

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    • Recipe CategoryNut Free, Vegetarian
Servings 1 Prep Time 5minutes
Servings 1 Prep Time 5minutes
Valentine’s Day deserves an extra-special lunch! This sweet sandwich spin featuring fresh strawberries will have your child gobbling up lunch in no time. Plus, it only takes a few seconds to turn a regular sandwich into this heart-eyed emoji. Don’t forget to add a special touch with a valentine to your little one.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

The carbohydrate content of strawberries consists mainly of fibers and simple sugars, making them a fruit that does not cause big spikes in blood sugar levels.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
The carbohydrate content of strawberries consists mainly of fibers and simple sugars, making them a fruit that does not cause big spikes in blood sugar levels.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1 whole wheat sandwich round
  • 1 tablespoon (plus 1 tsp.) lowfat cream cheese, divided
  • 3-4 large strawberries, sliced
  • 1 piece black construction paper, cut into crescent for the mouth
  • 3 cherry tomatoes,
  • 2-3 red mini sweet peppers
  • 1 tablespoon lowfat Ranch
Directions
  1. Lightly toast sandwich rounds.
  2. Spread 1 Tbsp. cream cheese on each round and top with sliced strawberries. Reserve 2 strawberry sliced to create the eyes.
  3. Cut 2 strawberry slices into hearts for the eyes using a small cookie cutter or knife. Spread cream cheese on one side of each strawberry slice and place on sandwich to create eyes. Add paper mouth.
  4. Cut cherry tomatoes in half widthwise at an angle. Turn one half and skewer together on toothpick to create a heart.
  5. Serve with sweet peppers and Ranch.
Nutritional Value
Calories 207 Fat: 7g Protein: 7g Carbohydrate: 31g Cholesterol 13mg Fiber: 7g Sodium: 426mg Sugar: 9g Calcium: 108mg Iron: 1mg
Tags , , ,
    • Recipe CategoryNut Free, Vegetarian
Servings 1 Prep Time 5minutes
Servings 1 Prep Time 5minutes
Valentine’s Day deserves an extra-special lunch! This sweet sandwich spin featuring fresh strawberries will have your child gobbling up lunch in no time. Plus, it only takes a few seconds to turn a regular sandwich into this heart-eyed emoji. Don’t forget to add a special touch with a valentine to your little one.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

The carbohydrate content of strawberries consists mainly of fibers and simple sugars, making them a fruit that does not cause big spikes in blood sugar levels.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
The carbohydrate content of strawberries consists mainly of fibers and simple sugars, making them a fruit that does not cause big spikes in blood sugar levels.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1 whole wheat sandwich round
  • 1 tablespoon (plus 1 tsp.) lowfat cream cheese, divided
  • 3-4 large strawberries, sliced
  • 1 piece black construction paper, cut into crescent for the mouth
  • 3 cherry tomatoes,
  • 2-3 red mini sweet peppers
  • 1 tablespoon lowfat Ranch
Directions
  1. Lightly toast sandwich rounds.
  2. Spread 1 Tbsp. cream cheese on each round and top with sliced strawberries. Reserve 2 strawberry sliced to create the eyes.
  3. Cut 2 strawberry slices into hearts for the eyes using a small cookie cutter or knife. Spread cream cheese on one side of each strawberry slice and place on sandwich to create eyes. Add paper mouth.
  4. Cut cherry tomatoes in half widthwise at an angle. Turn one half and skewer together on toothpick to create a heart.
  5. Serve with sweet peppers and Ranch.
Nutritional Value
Calories 207 Fat: 7g Protein: 7g Carbohydrate: 31g Cholesterol 13mg Fiber: 7g Sodium: 426mg Sugar: 9g Calcium: 108mg Iron: 1mg

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