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10 Bento Box Lunches We're Craving Right Now

Pita Pizza Bento

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Leftover tomato sauce and cheese are transformed into a deskside pizza with some nutritious sides in this easy work lunch from IPackLunch. We'd try it with leftover pizza too—or this Flatbread Veggie Pizza.

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Israeli Salad and Grilled Chicken Bento

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Leftover salad and chicken like you've never seen them before: transformed into a Mediterranean lunch feast thanks to the Roxx Box. Yum!

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Taco Tuesday Lunch

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Linda at the Organic Kitchen packed these taco fixings for a kid lunch, but we'd be happy to open this at noon any day.

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Frittata Bento

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As part of her 30-day lunchbox challenge, Marla Meridith packed this healthy frittata for a midday meal. Breakfast for lunch FTW!

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Chicken Salad Bento

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This lunch from Back to Her Roots uses an unexpected but delicious mix of chicken salad, green beans, crackers, chocolate covered cherries, and more. What else could a girl ask for?

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Bistro Box Lunch

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You could buy a pricey bento-style box from Starbucks, or you could DIY your own bistro boxes, like Joy at Joyful Abode. (We know which option we're going with!)

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Cold Cuts Box

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For former sandwich lovers, Paleo lunches can be tough. Enter: Paleo box lunches from Paleo Leap, like this cold cut combo. (Did Cavemen Even Eat the Paleo Diet?)

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Traditional Japanese Bento

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The Nourishing Gourmet gives you all the recipes you need to recreate this traditional Japanese bento, which is gluten-free and kid- (and adult-) friendly. Score.

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Leftovers Bento

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Corey at Family Fresh Meals has tons of lunch ideas, including fun ways to pack leftovers so they taste just as good at your desk the next day. We promise!

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Sushi Bento

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One Equals Two has six fun bento ideas including this "classic" box that combines hand rolls and edamame. (Plus, learn How to Make Homemade Sushi!)

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