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Choosing the Right Lunchbox

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We have come a long way from taking our school lunch in single use plastic bags like I was given when I was a child. My sandwich or roll would be in a freezer bag and then I would have a chocolate bar or sponge individually wrapped and both would be running around in my school bag hoping to remain in one piece until break time. Nowadays most of us have switched to using some form of container for packed lunch, but not everyone uses an actual lunchbox. Should we even bother? And if we decide on a lunchbox, which one would...

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Which lunchbox?

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You know that there’s quite a variety of lunchboxes on the market but you don’t know where to start looking. Vanilla Mummy is a great place to start! You will find a variety of lunchbox options plus other lunch gear such as bottles, lunch bags, flasks, food pouches and reusable bags. So have a look at our Lunchbox selection available on the Shop: Yumbox Yumbox encourages healthy eating habits by making it super easy for everyone to prep and pack a variety of healthy foods. They come in a variety of sizes, colors and designs. Yumbox’s bento lunch boxes have pre-portioned...

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What if I'm not on "Team Lunchbox"?

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As you might have noticed, Vanilla Mummy focuses a lot on the use of lunchboxes when packing lunches. But you might be asking yourself: What if I dislike the thought of using a lunch box to take food on the go? I get it, not everyone is a fan of the lunchbox. Or you might find some instances where it doesn’t make sense to carry a lunchbox. For example: You just started weaning and your baby is eating mainly puree foods. You are packing a lunch for something other than school or work and would like to take just a...

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5 Meals to Boost your Child’s Immune System this Winter

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This article appeared in the Times of Malta Child Magazine November 2019 -  A healthy balanced diet may help the immune system to function at its best when the need arises.

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Why use Stainless Steel for packing lunches?

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There are many reasons why many people are opting for stainless steel lunchboxes and bottles. I've listed a few of the points which make them not only ideal from the packed lunch aspect, but also from the eco-friendly aspect:Durable and long lasting - and so less wasteful Do not degrade or leach after years of use and dishwashing. The longer containers last, the happier you are, and the fewer resources are used to reach the goal of working toward a zero-waste lifestyle.                 Non-toxic and non-leaching As news about toxins in some plastic food storage...

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