It can be quite frustrating for moms to find out that their kid’s school lunch was mostly left uneaten. Not only do spoiled leftovers translate to a waste of food, time and resources, it also deprives growing kids of the nutrition they badly need.
Fortunately, there is now a fun, delicious and nutritious way to persuade fussy eaters to clean off their packed lunches and that’s by preparing meals bento box style. All it takes is bit of creativity, basic cooking tools like cookie cutters, and a hearty and wholesome food base or viand like Gold Seas Tuna Chunks.
Bento box expert Kat Maderazo, @bentobyKat on Instagram, came up with several easy-to-prepare recipes using Gold Seas Tuna Chunks to help busy work-at-home moms find a way to encourage their little ones to finish their meals whether they’re away at school or at the comfort of their own homes.
Gold Seas Tuna Chunks is an ideal ingredient in making bento lunches and also an excellent source of protein and energy for developing kids. Made only of the finest ingredients, it is rich in Omega 3 and DHA, packed with more lean tuna meat and has lesser oil content compared to other brands which means more wholesome, chunky goodness for the entire family. Gold Seas Tuna Chunks is also responsibly fished, Halal-certified and packed in lithograph cans using a strict canning process to ensure that each can is as safe as it is appetizing.
Serve nourishing yet delicious bento box lunches to your kids that they will surely enjoy. Choose among the 6 Gold Seas Tuna Chunks variants — Yellowfin Tuna Chunks in Olive Oil, Olive Oil with Chili, Springwater, Tuna Chunks in Herb and Garlic, Lemon and Pepper and Mild Indian Curry for your other healthy recipes.
Gold Seas Tuna Nuggets
Serves: 8 medium sized nuggets
1 can of Gold Seas Tuna Chunks in Herb and Garlic 185g
1/2 cup flour
Japanese breadcrumbs (to coat nuggets)
salt to taste
Dip: ketchup and mayonnaise
1. Drain 1 can of Gold Seas Tuna Chunks in Herb and Garlic.
2. Transfer to a mixing bowl and break the tuna chunks with a fork.
3. Mix 1/2 cup of flour and season with salt.
4. Mold into nuggets.
5. Generously coat nuggets with breadcrumbs.
6. Bake or air fry for 10-15mins until slightly brown.
7. Arrange in bento box with rice, vegetables and fruit.
Gold Seas Tuna Mayo Sandwich (snack bento)
Serves: 2 big sandwiches
1 can of Gold Seas Yellowfin Tuna Chunks in Springwater 185g
3/4 cup of mayonnaise
Salt to taste
1. Drain 1 can of Gold Seas Yellowfin Tuna Chunks in Springwater.
2. Mix the chunks with mayonnaise. Add some salt to taste.
3. Spread generously on bread.