Transportation Themed Lunches


Transportation themed lunches are fun for anyone to eat and easy to make using cookie cutters. Hot air balloon waffle, car shaped rice, mashed potato train, apple canoes and airplane pizza are sure to put a smile on your loved one’s face.


I made this lunch for my waffle loving nephew. I enjoy finding new cookie cutter shapes to use with waffles.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side: Hot Air Balloon – waffle (cookie cutter), blueberries

Top Right: Hot Air Balloon – cucumber on bento pick, carrots

Bottom Right: Mini Dippers: Strawberry butter – I mixed fresh chopped strawberries with softened butter and added a little bit of confectionery sugar with a Hot Air Balloon cupcake ring.


I don’t use this book bento box often but many of the lunches I serve it in are often a favorite of mine.

Container: Book Bento Box

Contents: Car rice with spinach details, black beans, salsa, Cheddar cheese, blueberries, raspberries


I enjoy making Cheddar mashed potato shapes and most of my loved ones will eat it.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Top: Cheddar mashed potatoes (cookie cutter), black olives and Cheddar details, green peas

Bottom Left: Watermelon train (cookie cutter), blueberries

Bottom Right: Cashews


This simple meal was made fun with mini canoe cookie cutters.

Container: LunchBots Trio

Top Left: Quinoa with Cheddar cheese

Top Right: Hummus, carrots

Bottom: Canoes – apples (cookie cutter) – dipped in water with lemon to prevent browning


Fly away with cheddar airplane pizza and an cinnamon airplane in Greek yogurt clouds.

Container: ECO Lunchboxes

Contents: Airplanes – Cheddar cheese pizzas (cookie cutter), cauliflower, cherry tomatoes

Round Container: Airplane – cinnamon sugar (cookie cutter as stencil), Greek yogurt

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