Guest Picks: Take Your Lunch to Work in Style
Eat healthier, save money and look great at your desk with containers, wrappings and bottles made for meals to go
At the beginning of every year, I make a resolution to eat healthier, dine out less and pack my own lunch when I can. I usually get foiled by lack of time or by produce’s going bad before I can use it. This year I’m giving myself the same goal — and these chic lunch boxes and handy storage pieces can help. — Tami from Running with Tweezers
For those who are fans of smoothie or shakes in the morning, this set of glasses with lids is a great (and stylish) way to travel with them.
I have always been a huge fan of the rugged and retro look of Stanley thermoses. The style still feels very current, and there’s a size and shape for every occasion.
This stuff is taking cling wrap and aluminum foil to the next level. It’s perfect for wrapping up breads, vegetables and cheeses.
I love the hand-drawn designs on these produce storage bags. Plus, they’re a great way to keep produce fresh in your fridge.
One of my tricks for a healthy lunch is to have hard-boiled eggs on hand for salads or snacks. Having a separate holder for them (so I don’t mix them up with the uncooked ones), keeps them easily accessible.
I love the whimsical print on this sandwich sleeve. It’s way cuter — and ecofriendlier — than a zip-top bag.
For me the key to drinking more water is to have refillable bottles on deck in the fridge. I love the simple, lovely design of this one.
This stackable lunch set lets you keep your food items separate. And it’s so easy to carry and commute with.
These Oxo canisters are a household must-have for me. They come in lots of sizes, so you can easily portion dry goods and keep your nuts, granola and healthy snacks fresh.
I love enamelware. These cool dishes are a stylish way to eat meals at your desk, and they’re reusable. They’re great for travel and camping, too.
I think every household needs some clear storage solutions for the fridge so people can see what’s happening inside. This set is also stackable, saving you space.
These reusable food pouches are minimalist and sleek. They’ll fit right in with your laptop or messenger bag.
Sometimes you need more rugged storage. I love this set. It’s stackable, and the brightly colored durable lids and metal containers give a nod to a traditional British tiffin.
I always gussy up soups, salads and sandwiches at home with fresh herbs, but they often turn brown so fast. This gadget is a great way to keep those fresh herbs perky.
This rectangular tiffin is great for anyone who doesn’t want their different foods touching, or you can use it for items that are smushable. Plus, it’s ecofriendly and stylish too!
Many of my lunch impulses have to do with sandwiches. These reusable bags let you make gooey, cheesy sandwiches in your stand-up toaster. Grilled cheese in your toaster, people!
I love all of the Weck storage jars, but I’m particularly smitten with the juice jars. They’re easier on the eyes than those big cartons, and they’re a great way to store hand-squeezed juices or the last bits from the gallon.
Leave the cartoon and TV-theme lunch boxes at home. This metal lunch box and thermos have the classic shapes but with updated, minimalist styling.
You’ll never mistake your lunch for someone else’s with this brightly colored bento box. The minimalist Japanese design is so chic.
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