Lunch Box Hack! I’ve posted a picture of this on flickr and Pinterest before, but thought that I would post this recycle idea to the blog since people have taken my picture and posted it everywhere with this lunch box hack.
One day, my daughter came home and said her salad dressing container had leaked in her lunch bag. Yuck! I hate when that happens. I didn’t want to buy another small container and add to our already cluttered cabinets. And then it struck me. What about an empty Mio bottle (water enhancer)? It’s small enough to fit into her lunch box and is obviously leak proof.
Here are the simple steps…
Cut the plastic label off.
Pop off the top and rinse the bottle out.
Make sure you wash it out really well or whatever you put inside will have a juice flavor.
*Picture of different water enhancer bottles. You can recycle any of these bottles.*
For thin liquids, like soy sauce or pancake syrup, you can just poor it into the bottle.
If you have a thicker liquid, use a small funnel or Ziplock bag with the tip cut off.
In the picture is Ranch Dressing.
Then just squeeze your liquid into the bottle and snap the cover back on. Don’t forget to label it and put an expiration date of the item you are putting in it.
**For Cesar or Italian dressing, the small bits floating around in it may clog the opening. It general works, but I did notice that I had to squeeze extra hard when that happened.**
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