Budget Bento Lunches– Cheap & Healthy Gluten Free Recipes! – Mind Over Munch

Budget Bento Lunches– Cheap & Healthy Gluten Free Recipes! – Mind Over Munch

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Back to school time is here, so enjoy these easy no bake/no cook healthy lunch bento box recipes!
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► Dried Fruit Squares:
1 cup golden raisins
1 cup dried apricots
1 cup peanuts or almonds
½ cup shredded carrot

Combine ingredients in a food processor and blend into a sticky dough. Add a bit of water if it’s sticking too much.
Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with foil. Spread mixture into pan. Press it flat.
Refrigerate 1-4 hours, or overnight.
Cut into squares, serve, and enjoy!
Yields 16 squares.

Per 1 square:
142 cals | 4F | 26C | 3P

► Pumpkin Muffins:
1 ½ cups almond flour
⅔ cup (5.3 oz) canned pumpkin
⅔ cup sweetener of choice
4 large eggs
1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
Blend everything together.
Line muffin tin with liners.
Scoop batter into liners (I use a cookie scoop!).
Bake 20-25 for mini muffins (regular sized muffins will take 30-40 minutes).
Cool completely before storing in the fridge.
Yields ~30 mini muffins.

Per serving of 6 mini muffins:
274 cals | 22F | 9C | 13P
4 fiber | 2 sugar | 5 net carbs

► Zucchini Waffle Sticks:
2 cups oats
⅓ – ½ cup milk (adjust to a pancake batter thickness)
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 cup zucchini, grated
1 ripe banana
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp sweetener of choice

Blend all ingredients together, except zucchini.
Add batter to a mixing bowl and stir in zucchini. The batter should be similar to that of a normal pancake batter or a little thicker– adjust milk accordingly.
Pour batter into waffle iron and cook, according to the directions provided by your waffle iron. (I used a mini waffle-stick iron, but you could also use a standard waffle iron. I find it helps to use a cookie scoop or measuring cup to help pour the batter over the iron.)
When waffle or waffle sticks are done cooking, carefully remove from iron. Serve warm with toppings of choice!
Yields about 20 waffle sticks.

Per serving of 5 waffle sticks:
222 cals | 6F | 35C | 9P

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  1. I hate how she says it's only 2.23 or sumthing we all know it costs more

  2. raspberries/cantaloupe are expensive no matter what time of the year.

  3. OMG the intro is great xD

  4. It would be great if nuts weren't that expensive here :c

  5. I’m kinda confused about the budget thing. Can someone explain

  6. Thank you very much for this. I have cellaic disease and as a college student it’s hard to find gluten free options at school sometimes. But no I will be using all your tools to help me make these easy and affordable snacks! I enjoyed this video 🙂

  7. Can you do an allergen free video ( no nuts, eggs, sesame, gluten , dairy)

  8. What if I am allergic to sesame seeds do I have to add them to the crackers

  9. did this bitch just put apples in a quesadilla!?

  10. You are so helpful ,when it comes time for me to make my lunch.Thank you!

  11. Still can believe how cheap these where. Awesome job. 😁👍

  12. You should try making rice krispies wit frutie pebbles

  13. I love binge watching these at midnight

  14. No offense but at least where I live the 1st bento would cost like $10 not $1.33 plus the cost of the bento box

  15. Thanks for this I really needed this because all I can eat right now is rice and carrot soup..

  16. I live in Georgia,and if that costs 2 dollars, here it costs 10 dollars, which is 20 GEL ( Georgian lari )

  17. The second lunch was the best 👌👍🥪🍏🍎🍐🍊🍋🍌🍉🍇🍓🍈🍒🍑🍍🥥🥝🍅🍆🥑🥦🥒🌶🌽🥕🥔🍠🥐🍞🥖🥨🧀🥚🍳🥞🥓🥩🍗🍖🌭🍔🍟🍕🥙🌮🌯🥗🥘🥫🍝🍜🍲🍛🍣🍱🥟🍤🍙🍚🍘🍥🥠🍢🍡🍧🍨🍦🥧🍰🎂🍮🍭🍬🍫🍿🍩🍪🌰🥜🍯🥛🍼☕️🍵🥤🍶

  18. Well i know what recipe im not gonna do

  19. WTF how come there are whole WHEAT tortillas in a so called gluten Free recipes video

  20. But there's so many calories in these ???

  21. I have to try the pumkpin muffins for myself. They look so good

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