While the boys go Back To School in two weeks, I'm more worried about the hubbies lunch, and thinking a lot about ways to send healthy, tasty lunches with him to work...without ending up with soggy sandwiches, lukewarm veggies, and mushed fruit. Rubbermaid came to my rescue with their new LunchBlox kit...
The LunchBlox Sandwich Kit is exactly what it sounds like: a building block set of containers to keep your lunch cool. It comes with 2 snack containers, 1 side container, 1 sandwich container, and 1 Medium Blue Ice. They also offer separate kits!
This works for an adult or a child's lunch...You could easily use a small snack container for dips (peanut butter, ranch, avocado, salsa, etc) or crackers. Tired of sandwiches? Use the sandwich container for chicken and add rice and veggies to the side container...one of the hubbies favorites is sesame chicken, and fried rice...perfect! There are all sorts of combinations! They really do stack well. We were both skeptical as to how the containers would stay stacked in a lunch bag, but each piece has a lid that allows other pieces to stack on top of it, and a "lip" on the bottom that fits with those lids. Still very easy for a small child to pull off ( trust me..my two year old did it :)), but locked enough that you won't have containers jumbling around in your bag. If you keep track of your portions, you'll love the LunchBlox because each container is clearly marked with the appropriate measurements (cups, oz, or ml). They are Microwave, Dishwasher, and Freezer Safe (and BPA-free) and include Blue Ice pack that keeps your meal cool on the go! This ice pack isn't any old ice pack. It has the same little stackable cut-outs to ensure that whatever you stack on top of it stays in place. I tried it with the sandwich container, and it stayed put:
Haha...I forgot to take a pic of the blue ice pack...it was in the freezer getting ready for the morning!
If you're on the hunt for on-the-go lunch containers, the LunchBlox is the perfect way to save space in your bag and keep your meal cool and fresh!
It is currently available for sale at Target, Rubbermaid.com, Kroger, Kmart, Safeway, Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie, HEB, other grocery stores, and select WalMart store.