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How to elevate ‘baon’ experience

With a little time and effort, parents can introduce healthy food like Gold Seas Tuna Chunks by making kyaraben bento meals with their child. Once done, these packed lunches can then be sent off to school with them, as well as to work with mommy or daddy. 

How to elevate ‘baon’ experience
Tuna-themed bento box by Kelly Misa
Kyaraben bento-making encourages kids to explore different tastes and textures which will eventually lead to better eating habits.

Kyaraben is basically baon in a lunch box. It makes creative use of healthy ingredients like veggies, fish, meat, rice, and noodles to create fun and whimsical images that children just can’t resist. They usually feature popular cartoon characters or things that children easily identify with like animals, plants, scenery, and portraits, or faces.

While it’s easy to get intimidated by the contest-quality bento boxes out there, parents need to remember they don’t have to come up with ultra-cute characters for their kids to appreciate it. As long as they have a hand in making it, they’ll love it. 

The key is to think out-of-the-box. Plant broccoli “trees” topped with cheese and garlic in a bed of tangy Lemon and Pepper Gold Seas Canned Tuna, nestle egg “chicks” in a carrot and cucumber hash nest or march little hotdog octopi across fresh salad waves.  

Here’s a bonus: it’s easier to get kids to wake up on time if they’re looking forward to playing with their food. And with more hands at work on the task, you can complete the bento in no time. 

Set the younger ones to work on washing the rice and veggies while parents cut and cook. The important thing is they have a hand in assembling the final product. 

Keep it varied to keep it exciting. Use different vegetables and switch up meat—pork fillets, fried chicken, and tuna patties made from Gold Seas Tuna Chunks make great lunch proteins. 

Gold Seas Tuna Chunks is an ideal ingredient for bento lunches because it’s rich in Omega 3 and DHA, is packed with more lean tuna meat and has lesser oil content compared to other brands which mean more wholesome, chunky goodness for your kids and the entire family.

Topics: Gold Seas Tuna Chunks , Kyaraben , bento , baon , children
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