Bento & Lunch Boxes

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Bento & Lunch Boxes

Busy lives and careers mean that there’s often little time left in the day to cook healthy, satisfying meals. Lunch boxes are great asset for meal prep, perfect for planning and preparing meals ahead of time so they’re ready when you need them. Then you can easily grab your prepared meal and take it with you anywhere you go, making sure you're never hungry at lunch.

Best Lunch Boxes for Adults

With so many options available, it can be difficult to find the perfect lunch box that offers the right amount of space, is easy to clean, and most importantly doesn't leak. We've compiled a list of some of the top lunch boxes based on these criteria.

  • Elephant Lunch Boxes - our range of elephant lunch boxes are great for someone who is looking for a flexible lunch box to match their needs. Either get a portable flask for hot soup or a lunch box and some dressing pots that fit neatly inside if you normally have salad.
  • Porter Lunchboxes - this range of lunchboxes is perfect if you always have leftovers for lunch. A bowl design with a silicone lid they can be stored in the fridge and are microwave and dishwasher safe.

Best Lunch Boxes for Kids

A lunch box is the perfect way to send your kids off to school with a healthy and balanced meal. With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which one is the best fit. While most are eco-friendly and reusable, others are plastic or metal containers that may not be as safe for hot foods like soups or liquids. The following list should help you decide what will work best for you.

  • Bento Boxes - our range of Japanese bento boxes are super fun for kids. Each section is compartmentalised so you can keep their snacks and sandwiches separate.

Tips For Getting Started

  • Plan your meals in advance to make them as easy as possible.
  • Look for recipes that are fast and easy to prepare.
  • Bare in mind your storage at the office - do you have a fridge you can keep your food in until lunch?
  • Keep meat, eggs, cheese and veggies as your staples when planning meals.
  • Don’t forget snacks too! Nuts and fruits will keep you satisfied until dinner time rolls around.

What to put in a lunch box

To get the most out of your food, you should think about what to put in a lunch box. Here are some tips and tricks for packing a healthy and tasty lunch.

  • Leftovers from the meal the night before
  • Sandwiches and snacks
  • Raw fruit and vegetables with dips
  • Fun snacks for a little pick me up
  • Water bottle so you stay hydrated