Is Bentgo Good to Go for You?

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So, I picked up the Bentgo Kids lunch box from Amazon other day. I wanted to pack Bear’s lunch in a place where he could easily snack all day when he’s at school and is relatively easy for us to clean. I also didn’t want a bunch of plastic bags all over the place (really trying to conserve waste).

Here’s my review:

Sturdiness:

It’s pretty sturdy. It’s actually a bit heavy (about a pound give or take) and it takes a beating. It’s designed for school kids in mind (3-7 years old) so it has to be pretty sturdy to survive numerous drops and bangs.

Cleanability:

It’s surprisingly easy to clean! The tray removes from the box. Just use soap and water.

Affordability:

Okay, this is a grey area. It’s pretty pricey. It’s on sale now for about $27.99, down from its regular price of $39.99. You would need to look at this more as a long-term investment that would last for years.

Overall:

Despite the price tag, I do recommend the Bentgo. In hindsight, I probably should’ve gotten one for Maks as well. It’s really good for snacks and perfect for children.

Here is an idea I did for Bear for his first day of school:

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I used the cheese from the Balanced Breaks pack and the Nutella and breadsticks from the Nutella pack. I also added a small tangerine.

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Afterwards, I added a grape/peanut butter Uncrustable on top of Gerber’s lil’ crunchies.

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Bear’s in school all day so I packed three different drinks for him. He only drank the water, which makes me happy. I did keep the other drinks at school for him.

The end results of his lunch?

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I’m pleasantly surprised he ate the entire lunch with the exception of the Nutella (Maks and I ended up finishing ourselves).

So, I highly recommend the Bentgo lunch box! Get it on sale while you can!

 

 

 

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