We’re always on the lookout for those little tips and products that make ‘living well’ that much easier. We noticed these simple-as-can-be contraptions that turn wide-mouthed canning jars into instantly easy snack storage and we knew we’d found a goodie. Cuppow is the maker of these BNTO jar adaptors that turn mason jars into modern day bento boxes! If the idea of toting a whole slew of equipment with you to the office or on a hike keeps you from eating the healthy snacks you love while on the go, a few of these healthy ideas could make all the difference! Get inspired with the ideas below, then enter to win our mason jar accessories giveaway…
- Going greek:
Throw hummus in the top and an entire chopped cucumber or carrots in the bottom.
- Salad in a jar:
Any greens or your favorite raw veggies can stuff down into a jar, while homemade dressing hangs out above til you’re ready to pour over, close the lid and shake.
- Berry parfait:
Chill a jar of berries, granola or both and store yogurt up above til you’re ready to enjoy. No soggy granola!
- Picnic-ready cheese plate:
Create an instantly chic picnic scenario with just one blanket and a jar of your favorite chevre and grapes!
- Sweet treat:
To satiate your sweet cravings in the afternoon, store this snack in your work fridge: fill the jar with slices of fresh mango and keep protein-rich Greek yogurt in the top.
- Noodle bowl:
Cook up a quick batch of buckwheat soba noodles and store below with Thai peanut sauce above ready to shake and enjoy for a light lunch.
- Kid Pleaser:
Slice an apple or two, throw in the jar and fill the top with almond butter. We love you can throw just the one jar in a tote and it’s ready to go!
- Vegan protein:
Throw an oil-less citrus or vegan caesar dressing in the top and a blend of quinoa, beans and salad greens down below
- Bowl full of cherries:
Stash a jar full of cherries in your bag. Eat the fruit from the bottom, throw the stems & pits in the top
- Milk & cookies:
For the occasional splurge – or to impress the last of your dinner party stragglers! Send folks home from your gathering with their very own late-night snack.