Picnic Bento Box

Combining a mix of finger foods makes an easy last-minute meal.

“This recipe is perfect for the end of the week when you want to use up any remaining leftovers,” says Denver-based recipe developer Julia Heffelfinger, who suggests adding in extra roasted veggies.

This recipe is part of our meal prep series. Click here for all the details.


  • 1 large carrot, cut into sticks
  • 1 Persian cucumber, quartered lengthwise
  • ¼ cup mixed olives
  • 2 ounces aged white cheddar, sliced
  • 2 ounces hard salami, sliced
  • ½ cup tahini lovers hummus


  1. In a large airtight container or bento box, arrange the carrot, cucumber, olives, cheese, salami, and hummus then store in the fridge.


  1. Serve at room temperature.