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26 Products That Will Help You Pack A Lunch In 2017

Turn your sad desk lunch into a happy one!

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1. A microwave- and dishwasher-safe box set with a removable ice pack layer built right in.

With three distinct containers perfect for a main and two sides.Get it from Amazon for $8.29.
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With three distinct containers perfect for a main and two sides.

Get it from Amazon for $8.29.

2. A lunch-sized tote that understands your feelings when that noon meeting runs way too long.

Get it from Amazon for $13.40.
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Get it from Amazon for $13.40.

3. A freezer-safe cup with a built-in compartment for snacks that's perfect for a mid-morning energy boost.

Perfect for a smoothie with a side of nuts!Get it from Amazon for $8.47.
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Perfect for a smoothie with a side of nuts!

Get it from Amazon for $8.47.

4. A quad of food containers that'll make you excited about eating your dinner leftovers for lunch.

Get the set of four from Amazon for $12.95.
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Get the set of four from Amazon for $12.95.

5. A Lego box that'll make your inner child proud of you.

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

Get a set of interlocking Lego utensils here and the mini containers for snacks seen above here.

6. A stackable, two-sectioned pot you can pop right in the microwave.

Hello soup, pasta, or steel-cut oatmeal!Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.95.
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Hello soup, pasta, or steel-cut oatmeal!

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.95.

7. Ceramic bowls with a vented lid AND a date marker to know exactly how long they've been in the fridge....

Get a set of three from ModCloth for $19.99.

8. A bento box that collapses neatly when you finish your food.

Just like your mood when your last bite is gone.Get it from Amazon for $9.97.
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Just like your mood when your last bite is gone.

Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

9. A stretchy case that'll keep your sandwiches perfectly assembled.

Get it from Amazon for $9.90.

10. A carrot case that asks "orange you glad you brought hummus today?"

Get it from Amazon for $12.50.Also available in celery and apple shapes.
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Get it from Amazon for $12.50.

Also available in celery and apple shapes.

11. A book of ideas that'll make kids (and adults) happier to open their lunch box.

Get it from Amazon for $12.01 (paperback) and $13.99 (Kindle).
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Get it from Amazon for $12.01 (paperback) and $13.99 (Kindle).

12. Lunch baggies that'll keep you from ~bugging~ out when your sandwich gets eaten by Carol in HR.

Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $7.40.
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Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $7.40.

13. And a tricky lunch box that'll keep your food from getting stolen out of the communal fridge.

Get it from Amazon for $15.78.
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Get it from Amazon for $15.78.

14. A cookbook that'll spark your bento box imagination.

Get it from Amazon for $16.07.
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Get it from Amazon for $16.07.

15. Reusable snack bags that'll pop right in your purse.

No extra bulk, and no wasteful garbage.Get a pack of five from Amazon for $18.14.
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No extra bulk, and no wasteful garbage.

Get a pack of five from Amazon for $18.14.

16. A set of sandwich cutters that'll keep your lunch from looking sad-wich.

Get the set of five from Amazon for $9.99.
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Get the set of five from Amazon for $9.99.

17. A reconfigurable lunch kit with an ice pack that snaps right on the bottom.

Get it from Amazon for $7.92.

Also available in a sandwich version and a snack bento version.

18. A fake-out takeout bag that'll bring you the joy of delivery food even though you're eating a dumb sandwich.

It's reusable and insulated!Get it from Amazon for $12.
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It's reusable and insulated!

Get it from Amazon for $12.

19. A mason jar with a built-in dressing container to keep your lettuce green AF.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

20. Or a compartment that turns the mason jar you already have into the perfect dip container.

For countless lunch and snack options ranging from veggies and hummus, granola and yogurt, to chips and salsa.

Get it from Amazon for $8.74. Available in eight colors.

21. And a recipe book that will help you use your mason jar to the fullest.

Full of tips on how to layer your lunches to keep them as fresh as possible.Get it from Amazon for $11.85 (paperback) and $9.99 (kindle).
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Full of tips on how to layer your lunches to keep them as fresh as possible.

Get it from Amazon for $11.85 (paperback) and $9.99 (kindle).

22. A pretty pink lunch container that can be filled with only the most regal of foods.

Get it from Asos for $9 or Amazon for $12.95.

23. A reusable cutlery set you can pop right in any bento box.

Get it from Amazon for $4.99. Available in four colors.

24. A traveling yogurt container you can fill from a jumbo size to save money on individual yogurts.

Plus it'll keep your granola and fruit from getting mushy.Get it from Amazon for $8.95. Available in five colors.
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Plus it'll keep your granola and fruit from getting mushy.

Get it from Amazon for $8.95. Available in five colors.

25. Slim penguin ice packs that'll keep your chicken salad incredibly chill.

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.50.

Also available in other shapes like cars, flowers, owls, and sunglasses.

26. And a cross stitch that may actually remind you to bring your lunch with you.

Get it from Salty Talk Embroidery for $29.76.

And check out some amazing lunch ideas that go beyond your usual PB&J.

Check out the hot lunch ideas here and the healthy (NON-SALAD) ideas here.