Back to School Lunches with Snapware

Ok, I’m going to be very honest with you. I hate packing lunches. In fact, it’s probably my least favourite thing about sending the kids back to school. I am not very creative with lunches and my kids are SOOOOO picky.

I get tons of ideas on Pinterest but most of the recipes and ideas don’t fly with my kids. I usually resort to packing cold cuts, crackers, fruits and a few treats.

This September I’m actually very excited to pack lunches because I’ve received some great containers from Snapware. No kidding, I was giddy when I opened the box and saw how smart these containers looked. I received the Snapware Total Solution food storage kit with ice packs and the Snapware food storage container with divided tray.

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The container with a divided tray is my favourite container. I like how it makes it easy to divide my kids’ lunches but keeping everything in one container.

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The container with the optional ice pack is perfect for meals that need to remain cold throughout the day. Snapware containers come in great sizes and fit well in my kids’ lunchboxes.

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Facts about Snapware containers:

  • Airtight, leak-proof lid with 4 locking tabs
  • Safe to use in microwave, refrigerator, freezer & dishwasher
  • Space saving, nestable design
  • Write + Erase lids for easy labeling of contents
  • Total Solution lids fit both glass and plastic vessels
  • BPA-free polypropylene container & lid
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Ice Packs: Once frozen, the ice packs will stay cool for approximately 4 hours at room temperature

I’ve had a lot of fun packing lunches in my new Snapware containers. I really like how sturdy these containers are and how you can write a note on the lid with an erasable pen. I also appreciate that you can throw them in the dishwasher at the end of the day.

I plan on getting more creative with my lunches this year and I know that my new Snapware containers will make packing lunches more efficient and fun.

Snapware containers are available in stores and online. Prices for Snapware containers and kits range from $3.59 – $39.99.

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Disclosure: Snapware sent me containers for the purpose of this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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  1. I would love the divided container as I am one of those fussy people who doesn’t like their food to touch. lol 🙂

  2. The container with divided tray looks great. I like to give my kids a lot of variety because they can be picky with lunches.

  3. I’d most like to try the divided tray because I love how I can put many items in one container! It doesn’t get messy!

  4. I think the Square Snapware container with ice pack would be great for sandwiches and my sons or hubby lunches.

  5. I think I’d like the container with the optional ice pack most because I always worry about unrefridgerated meat sandwiches sitting for hours on end!

  6. I like the Square Snapware container with ice pack because at work I usually don’t put my lunch into the fridge because there is no room in it!!

  7. I would most like to try the Snapware food storage container with divided tray because they would come in handy for back to school.

  8. I like the containers with the four locking tabs. My father likes them because they’re easy for him to open with his arthritic fingers, and my son would have liked them when he was little as he had problems opening regular snap lids.

  9. I like the Snapware with the divided tray too! My daughter is going thru that stage where she doesnt want everything to touch. I am going through that stage where I want to wash less dishes! haha

  10. I like the Snapware® Total Solution™ On the Go 5 Cup Plastic Square w/ Divided Tray as it would be great to pack a variety of items without it mixing

  11. I really love the sandwich sized container the most because I would use it all the time for my oldest son.

  12. I like the divided tray this would be great for snacks, I also love the larger size ones that I could put carrots or celery in

  13. I have to agree with you, my favorite is the one with divided trays. Keeps items separate and just a more fun container in general! 🙂

  14. My favourite would be the divided tray. It would be great for packing in my hubby’s lunch instead of the 3 individual containers I use now.

  15. I love the container with this icepack! It’s perfect for my husbands lunches, he’s needs an easy solution for work!

  16. I would love the divided tray which is great for packing lunches or snacks for a picky kid so that everything is separate!

  17. I’d like to try the one with the ice pack. It looks like it would save me from having to include another ice pack with the lunch and would save some space.

  18. The one with the ice pack is a great idea, I prefer fresh fruit to be cold when I eat it and I can’t imagine my kids love warm fruit after a few hours in their lunchboxes.

  19. The container with a divided tray is my favourite container because it’s perfect for so many meal idea! Crackers and cheese, fruit and vegetable and as room for dip.

  20. I think I would like the Square Snapware container with ice pack the most as it would provide a convenient way to keep packed lunch and treat items cool.

  21. I would like to try the divided tray. It is perfect to keep foods from touching each other. I would pack a salad and condiments in the divided tray.

  22. I love the containers with the ice. I always put one in my sons lunch and we freeze his juice also, so this would be wonderful to have.

  23. I would love the Square Snapware container with ice pack because it would be so nice to have an ice pack that fits perfectly in a container

  24. I love the dividing tray one the best although they all look fabulous . The dividing one would be perfect for my daughter who doesn’t like her food touching

  25. One – Square Snapware container with ice pack – it would make me comfortable sending cool things to school for lunch

  26. I think the divided container would be the best as my grandson is fussy and don’t like his food touching each other , would be great for that and to keep the lil ones happy 🙂

  27. ooo I love the Snapware food storage container with divided tray to keep things nice and separated for my daughter. She is picky like that just like me lol

  28. I would probably use the divided container the most, it would be cheaper and healthier making Lunchables instead of buying them and this container is perfect for that!!

  29. I’d love to try the Square Snapware container with ice pack because I’m always concerned about my husband eating food that’s been at room temperature too long!

  30. I personally would love the divided container the most because I don’t like my different foods touching each other. For my daughter for school I would love the square one with the ice pack for her so that her items could be kept cold until lunchtime.

  31. I like them all, but as we are going through a stage of ‘my food can’t touch each other’ I think the small pink ones would come in handy.

  32. I like the Total Solution divided snapware container the most.Sometimes it’s
    just nice to separate the foods you love so that they don’t run together.

  33. I’d love to try the divided container because it’s easy to pack lunches and all my kids have to do is open one container and their whole meal is in front of them

  34. I like the divided snapware set. I think this would be great to use for veggies and fruit and you have a place for dip!

  35. I like the Total Solution™ Plastic Food Storage 5.35 Cup, Square because it is large and will hold enough food for me.

  36. The divided tray container – sometimes it is nice to be able to keep foods apart so I love that you can do that in this one.

  37. I like the container tray with the divide the most. A family member has problems with food touching each another.

  38. Any container that fits a full sandwich and I’m in! My kids take sandwiches or bagels every single day, so a good container is key!

  39. I like the divided tray. I like to make a simple Bento style lunch with lots of finger foods and the kids don’t like the food to touch each other! 😜

  40. I would love the container with the optional ice pack – we use the free floating little ice packs but they “roam” about in the kids lunches.

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