Bento lunches are the next big thing, and the more creative the better! Keeping with Japanese tradition, rice is the biggest component here, and alongside some lean ham and vegetables, you have a completely well-rounded lunch!

The winner here is food dye, and just a few drops after you separate the rice into sections transforms the entire lunch into something out of a magazine. An ice cream scoop can make shaping the bears easier, and as with any bento-style lunch box, always work your way from the bottom up! Switch up the colors to personal preference, and create a heart using a red-wax covered piece of baby bell cheese, well loved by even the pickiest eater. Enjoy making and eating this one!

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