Who doesn’t love a variety of delicious options for snack time? This rainbow snack box offers just that, and it’s so quick to assemble!
You can follow this recipe to a T, or use it as a blueprint and create your own rainbow- let me show you how.
Fruit & Veggie Snack Box
You get a little of everything in this snack idea: fresh veggies, crisp apples, protein from hard-boiled eggs, and a sweet but healthy treat of oatmeal raisin bites.
Want to use this idea for a healthy lunch? Good thinking! Add a dip like hummus or ranch to go with the veggies, a few slices of rolled deli turkey, and whole grain crackers- bam! You get even more variety AND a balanced lunch.
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What’s in this Rainbow Snack Box
In theory, you can create a rainbow snack box with all sorts of colorful ingredients, but this particular version includes:
- Veggies: red bell pepper and carrots have a sweet-fresh flavor and vibrant color.
- Fruit: use any of your favorite fruit like apples, oranges, pears, and berries.
- Treat: pack this with snack bites or a granola bar cut into 1-inch cubes.
- Protein: hard-boiled eggs or rolled deli cuts.
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How to Pack a Rainbow Snack Box for Lunch
Now, grab your ingredients, and let me show you how to assemble everything in the lunchbox:
Wash and slice the fruit and veggies.
- Wet ingredients together
Add the veggies and fruit to the lunch box. Add the hard-boiled eggs to a separate compartment.
- Keep dry ingredients separate
The snack bites can be packed into the same compartment as the veggies, but if you’re packing a granola bar or crackers, place them in their own compartment, so they don’t absorb any moisture.
- Prepare for shipment
Close the lunch container and pack it into a lunch bag with an ice pack.