Bento Box Dietary Modifications

Bento Box Dietary Modifications

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our August 2020 Bento Box kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Tasty Teriyaki Chicken

  1. Gluten-Free
    • Replace low-sodium soy sauce with a coconut amino sauce 
  1. Vegetarian and Vegan
    • Replace chicken broth with a vegetable broth alternative
    • Substitute chicken for a hearty vegetable of your choice 

Crispy Cucumber Salad

  • Gluten-Free: Replace low-sodium soy sauce with a coconut amino sauce 

Adorable Onigiri

  • Naturally dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan!

Back to the ’80s

Back to the '80s

The ’80s were full of color, music, and delicious food (for real!). Hop into our time machine, and get a taste of this fun-packed decade!

The moves, the mullets, the Madonna!
The hair was HUGE, the lingo was rad, and the fashion was, like, totally the best. Neon had become everyday wear, and the bright colors inspired even bolder trends. So kick off your Sunday shoes and enjoy this blast from the past. Make your Sweet Shades, turn up the tunes, and pull out the moves. This is your time to show your kids what cool really looks like! What 80’s hit are you most excited to show your little chef? Post your jam in the Kidstir Kitchen and share the tunes!

A family favorite
Business was booming and convenient, easy meals were on the rise. Shake ’n Bake Chicken was so popular, even the Simpsons loved it! Our ’80s Night cooking kit will teach you how to bring this classic back to the future with a surprise ingredient. Pair it with the ultimate side dish of Broccoli ’n Cheese, and you’ve got a retro meal to remember. Top it all off with a family movie night – ‘80s edition! Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Land Before Time, Honey, I Shrunk The Kids… these timeless box office hits and sure to give you and your little chef something to talk about. Suggest your favorite ‘80s flick here!

Throwback to mall days
Mmmm….Orange Julius. Who can forget that perfect combination of frosty orange and vanilla flavors melting in your mouth? Freeze up a batch of Dreamsicles with our Rockin’ Pop Maker popsicle mold. Do you remember the days when the mall was the spot to hang? Online shopping is great, but hanging in the food court with your friends? Unbeatable. Let your mall-rat memories rush in and share your best ’80s escapades with your family!

80’s Night! Dietary Modifications

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Do you need dietary modifications to one of the recipes in our July 2020 80’s Night! kit? Check out the suggestions below:

Shake Shake Chicken

  1. Vegetarian and Vegan
    • Replace Drumsticks with Vegan Chicken cutlets like Quorn

Broccoli and Cheese Sauce

  1. Dairy Free
    • Replace butter with a dairy free alternative like Earth’s Best
    • Use a dairy free alternative to milk like Coconut, Almond, Oat or Soy milk
    • Instead of cheese you can use ¼ cup nutritional yeast
    • Add flavorings of your choice like ⅛ tsp Garlic, Onion and Mustard powders to taste
  1. Gluten Free
    • Replace flour with a Gluten free alternative
  1. Vegan
    • Replace butter with a dairy free alternative like Earth’s Best
    • Use a dairy free alternative to milk like Coconut, Almond, Oat or Soy milk
    • Instead of cheese you can use ¼ cup nutritional yeast
    • Add flavorings of your choice like ⅛ tsp Garlic, Onion and Mustard powders to taste

 

Orange Dreamsicles

  1. Dairy Free
    • Use a dairy free cream alternative like Coconut Cream
  1. Vegan
    • Use a dairy free cream alternative like Coconut Cream

Tartar Sauce

  1. Vegan
    • Replace regular mayonnaise with a vegan alternative such as Hellmann’s Vegan Mayo

Spinach Dip

This comforting and creamy spinach dip will transport you back to your favorite childhood restaurant. It’s easy to make with the kids and tastes great paired with baby carrots or chips. Make it for the next school potluck, Superbowl Sunday, or as a tasty appetizer any day.

Sweet Shades

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Make your own ‘80s sunglasses! Get creative with markers or paint—then cut along the dotted lines! Slide your glasses on, snap a pic with your favorite ’80s Night recipe, and upload it on social media with the hashtag #kidstir for a chance to win prizes!

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

There’s something satisfying about tossing in a whole head of cauliflower to roast in the oven! Serve this impressive (and surprisingly easy) side dish in steak slices, or dig in with a fork and knife for a hearty vegetarian meal.