Do you remember what school lonch was like when you were a kid? If you grew up in the United States, it probably wasn’t anything too remarkable.
But if things are so bad here, what does a healthy school lunch look like? Well, different people (and cultures) have different definitions, but these 9 photos might give us all a better idea.
#9. South Korea
Fish soup, tofu over rice, kimchi and fresh veggies.
Local fish on a bed of arugula, pasta with tomato sauce, caprese salad, baguette and some grapes.
Baked chicken over orzo, stuffed grape leaves, tomato and cucumber salad, fresh oranges, and greek yogurt with pomegranate seeds.
Sautéed shrimp over brown rice and vegetables, gazpacho, fresh peppers, bread and an orange.
Mashed potatoes with sausage, borscht, cabbage and syrniki (a dessert pancake).
Steak, carrots, green beans, cheese and fresh fruit.
Pea soup, beet salad, carrot salad, bread and pannakkau (dessert pancake) with fresh berries.
Pork with mixed veggies, black beans and rice, salad, bread and baked plantains.
Fried ‘popcorn’ chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, fruit cup and a chocolate chip cookie.
I hope I inspired some of this week’s Bento Boxes, if nothing else!