PlanetBox Review + Back to School Giveaway

PlanetBox Review and Back to School Giveaway. Great back to school lunch ideas! | natashaskitchen.com

We still have a solid 3 weeks of summer vacation but our son is soooo excited for the 1st grade! He’s super eager to test out his new PlanetBox lunchbox. He picked his own colors and designs online and when it came in the mail, it was a very happy day! I’m thrilled that one of you will win this set and surprise your kiddo :). Thank you to PlanetBox for Sponsoring this awesome giveaway! (Congratulations to our winner! The giveaway is now closed),

PlanetBox Review and Back to School Giveaway. Great back to school lunch ideas! | natashaskitchen.com

We packed: tortilla pinwheels, carrots+ranch, cheese, berries, homemade fruit leather

Why we love the PlanetBox Lunchbox:

  • Foods don’t touch (which is crucial for some kids!)
  • Foods don’t get squished
  • Compartments remind you to pack a balanced lunch
  • Kids don’t waste time fiddling with plastic baggies
  • DISHWASHER SAFE and stainless steel won’t retain stains or odors.
  • CUSTOMIZABLE – kids love picking their own colors and patterns
  • LASTS and LASTS and comes with a 5-year warranty
  • SAFE: “non-toxic, non-leaching, safe from BPA, phthalates, and lead”
  • Totally CUTE – packing and eating lunch is way more fun!
  • Bottle keeps liquids warm or cold

PlanetBox Review and Back to School Giveaway. Great back to school lunch ideas! | natashaskitchen.com

The GIVEAWAY:

The winner will receive a best-selling Rover Lunch Kit which includes:

(1) Rover Stainless Steel Lunchbox

(1) Magnet Set (design of choice)

(1) Lunch bag (design of choice)

(1) Bottle (color of choice)

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  • Shiree M.
    August 8, 2016

    My sons love chicken/turkey pinwheels with fresh fruit and cucumbers on the side. Reply

  • Holly
    August 8, 2016

    My daughter likes bagels and roast beef…but not touching 😉 Reply

  • Shelly Jones
    August 8, 2016

    Great giveaway! My son prefers a simple lunch with lots of fruit! Reply

  • August 8, 2016

    My daughter loves anything with cheese! Grilled cheese being her current favorite! Reply

  • August 8, 2016

    this would be sooo perfect for my son.. he breaks all his lunch containers (since they are plastic) and he loves anything to do with planets or space. Reply

  • Inna
    August 8, 2016

    Would love to win this for my son!! He is going to first grade and he’s favorite food is a sandwich with veggies on the side😄 Reply

  • Cara
    August 8, 2016

    My oldest is going into 1st grade so this is the first year I’ll be packing lunches! His favorite is simple salami and cheese stacks with apple slices and sunbutter for dipping 🙂 Reply

  • Janelle
    August 8, 2016

    My daughter loves soups in the winter. My son prefers quesadillas (every.single.day.!) Reply

  • Vanessa Neeley
    August 7, 2016

    My daughter loves cheese quesadillas! Plus they’re quick and easy 🙂 Reply

  • Elaine X.
    August 7, 2016

    My daughter loves just about anything that is finger food for her lunch. Avocados, fruits, pulled pork or chicken, nuts, hummis, broccoli, carrots, chips/crackers…she loves it all. Reply

  • Amber
    August 6, 2016

    My 5 year old daughter loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, mandarin oranges, cantaloupe, cucumbers, and a sweet treat I make for dessert. Reply

  • Nikki
    August 6, 2016

    Found you through planetbox and I’d love to see some nutritious lunch ideas with low/no sugar, low/no starch, healthy with lean meats and plenty of veggies! 🙂 Thanks for the sweet give-away! Reply

  • Anna P
    August 6, 2016

    My son likes a turkey sandwich or chicken noodle soup in a thermos, cheese sticks, apple slices, and a sweet treat 😊 for his school lunch. I have gone through so many lunch boxes with him last year and came to the conclusion that only a metal box of some kind would maybe last anight entire school year. Have not come across this one yet, excited to try it! Reply

  • ShannonP
    August 6, 2016

    Sadly my son’s favorite lunch is a very boring sandwich. Would love to have a Planetbox to make lunch more exciting! Reply

  • Heather Y
    August 6, 2016

    School lunch would be chicken drumstick, pickle, fruit, random things. Reply

  • Annette
    August 6, 2016

    My child’s favorite lunch is leftover steak in a salad with ranch. Reply

  • Traci Sumter
    August 6, 2016

    My son loves pizza and tacos! Reply

  • Karina Summers
    August 6, 2016

    My 4 year old loves, turkey on sourdough with little mustard, sliced cucumbers with a hint of lime, pita chips with hummus and can’t forget a boiled egg and the blueberries .( She’s my great eater! ) thanks 😊 Reply

  • Kailynn
    August 5, 2016

    My little one loves to take chicken nuggets to school. Is there a good way to pack something that needs to be heated up in the planet box? Reply

  • Anna
    August 5, 2016

    My lids love eating sandwiches cut out into cookie cutter shapes, plus fresh cucumbers and milk as their drink. Reply

  • Beka
    August 5, 2016

    My kiddo loves tortilla pinwheels for school lunch! Reply

  • Rejoyce
    August 5, 2016

    My son has eaten nothing but pb and butter sandwiches and apples slices for two years, he saw some bento box pictures and has decided we will be making bento lunches this year. Reply

  • nelya
    August 5, 2016

    my daughters favorite lunch is easy chicken sandwich melts (your recipe 🙂 ) and pizza Reply

  • August 5, 2016

    Love learning more about the planet box! Looking for a safer option other than plastic for my boys. ❤️ Reply

  • Mariya
    August 4, 2016

    My son’s favorite food is pizza 🙂 Reply

  • Miya
    August 4, 2016

    Love seeing the different recipes. Reply

  • Melody
    August 4, 2016

    These are awesome lunches! And what a cool box! Reply

  • Erin Heins
    August 4, 2016

    My kids love wraps! Reply

  • Alexis
    August 4, 2016

    My son is also starting 1st grade and loves bento lunches with turkey sandwiches. I love that the PlanetBox isn’t plastic! I feel confident that it’s something safe for my kids. Reply

  • Olga
    August 4, 2016

    What a perfect lunchbox!!! I’ve been looking to buy one for my kindergartener!! I sure hope to WIN this!!!!!!!!! I love your snap chats!! ❤️❤️ Reply

  • lorraine r.
    August 4, 2016

    my kids eat sugarfree, so thier favorite lunch is olives, salami and cream cheese rolls, and edamami Reply

  • Our Family Three
    August 4, 2016

    Loves a variety of healthy foods. Garbonzo bean salad, veggies, hummus, fruits and a treat of dark chocolate. PlanetBox’s Rover with 5 compartments will be a perfect fit for our family and her independence to make lunches with all her favorite foods. Reply

  • Chien
    August 4, 2016

    My 4 year old daughter loves turkey slices with crackers and any kind of fruits. Reply

  • Diana Cote
    August 4, 2016

    My daughter likes fruit, broccoli, carrots and likes to mix up her protein/carbs. she keeps asking for curry but I dont know how well that will be cold. today she had a sub, tomorrow its pasta & meatballs, monday is yakitori, tuesday is panko chicken. Reply

  • S. Arzuza
    August 4, 2016

    I am so happy I stumbled across your site! Finding convenient, healthy lunches is difficult these days. You know the saying: Food is 2 out of these 3 things: either fast, cheap or healthy! ;p I’ve been wanting to take the plunge to purchase the Planetbox, and this blog gave me the incentive. It is a bit pricey, but seems to be worth the investment. Thanks a bunch. Reply

  • Teresa
    August 3, 2016

    My son likes salad and daughter likes hard boiled eggs. Reply

  • Teresa
    August 3, 2016

    Two of my kids have planetbox and now my 6yo wants one too. Ours are 2 and 4 years old and are in perfect condition. Reply

  • Nadia
    August 3, 2016

    My kids only want homemade sandwitches for lunch 😊 Reply

  • Jade Roper
    August 3, 2016

    My child loves tuna for lunch. He is a 1st grader this year and I can’t wait to get a Rover to put his tuna, blueberries and crackers in. Reply

  • Shannon Lynn Stilwell
    August 3, 2016

    My kids love chicken nuggets (gluten free) with baby carrots, apples and berries. Reply

  • kerri
    August 3, 2016

    Ready to love PlanetBox and win this great offer!
    Love a variety of foods and mostly vegetarian so this is a perfect option of choices and perfect portions for our girl. Thank you Reply

  • ColleenR
    August 3, 2016

    Found your site when I was researching bento boxes for my 14 yr old who loves salads and fresh food. Reply

  • Barbara
    August 3, 2016

    My son loves my home made lunchables. Pepperoni, cheese, crackers, and fruit. Reply

  • Kristen
    August 3, 2016

    School started back up for us this week, and I found your blog when looking for lunch ideas. Thank you for the tip on how to send avocados… my 5 year old loves avocado!
    My kids favorite lunch food is pasta. With berries or grapes as a side. Reply

  • Alona
    August 3, 2016

    My daughter loves “зеленые листики”(salad)😆 For lunch Reply

  • Breanna
    August 3, 2016

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwich! Reply

  • Christina S.
    August 3, 2016

    Leftover homemade pizza, fresh fruit or veggies, and a drink always seems to be a winner with all three of my kids. Reply

  • Veronica
    August 3, 2016

    My kids love sandwiches for lunch…any kind 🙂 Reply

  • Coleen
    August 3, 2016

    Favorite lunch is hummus and veggies … My daughter would love a bento box for her Real Food 🙂 Reply

  • gina
    August 3, 2016

    My 5yo’s favorite lunch is just pepperoni and american cheese. I pack a hawaiian roll but he eats them separately instead of as a sandwich. My 3yo daughter would eat cheese. Just cheese. All. DAY. LONG. Thanks for the offer! I’m tired of our plasticware 🙁 Reply

  • Olena
    August 3, 2016

    Looks so awesome! Would love to win! 🙂 Reply

  • ashley nebeker
    August 2, 2016

    I love the planet box. I was curious about spills and leaks?

    Hi Ashley, They recommend putting juicier items inside the round lidded containers. I wouldn’t put liquid items in it though – I use a thermos to pack soups 🙂 – Natasha
     Reply

  • Sara Thomas
    August 2, 2016

    This has been on my wishlist for some time! We don’t like plastic at all and PlanetBox has all of the great things we want to have in a lunchbox, and the fact that it is dishwasher safe saves me a lot of time! The stainless steel definitely puts my mind at ease 🙂 I love the size to pack a variety of foods, too. Reply

    • Sara Thomas
      August 2, 2016

      Oops! My son’s favorite lunch is almond butter and jelly usually with grapes and a few other things. Always with a piece of dark chocolate for dessert 🙂 🙂 Reply

  • Vishali
    August 2, 2016

    My son’s favorite lunch is grilled cheese veggie sandwich with turkey, peanut butter crackers and strawberries on the side 🙂 Reply

  • Jennifer
    August 2, 2016

    Great tips on this blog. Thank you Reply

  • Jeanie
    August 2, 2016

    My kids fav lunch is tortellini pasta, with berries, quail eggs, and some cheddar snacks!! Reply

  • Patricia
    August 2, 2016

    My daughter’s favorite lunch is definitely pasta! She loves ANY kind of pasta. Reply

  • ariel c
    August 2, 2016

    egg salad sandwich Reply

  • liliya
    August 2, 2016

    My kids love sandwiches for lunch. Reply

  • Helena
    August 1, 2016

    My kids don’t love home lunch, but I can’t do school lunch anymore. They like bagels and cream cheese and grapes/ Looking for more options. Reply

  • Nichola
    August 1, 2016

    I have four kids and all like different things in their lunch. My youngest like to dip, middle youngest is the pickiest, middle oldest is the dustbin and will eat anything, my oldest likes monster sandwiches! We will start our morning lunch packfest and they can start packing their own this year 😉 Reply

  • Stephanie Olmsted
    August 1, 2016

    My daughter likes lunch meat, crackers, cheese, green peppers, carrots, and fruit leather. Reply

  • Melanie
    August 1, 2016

    My girls love roasted chicken with crispy spinach leaves and red peppers, wrapped in a tortilla. Reply

  • Marci Leith
    August 1, 2016

    Today we packed my daughters planet box with a chicken salad sandwich, raspberries, cucumber, & smartfood popcorn. Happy girl! Reply

  • Sara
    August 1, 2016

    I love the design of this lunchbox!!! Reply

  • Marina
    August 1, 2016

    My kid’s favorite lunch is definitely mac and cheese! Reply

  • August 1, 2016

    My son is super easy with his ham and cheese sandwich and chips. But my daughter is harder and wants a little of everything–and something new each day. So perfect for this box! Reply

  • Christina
    August 1, 2016

    My kids love veggie sushi in their lunch boxes! Reply

  • Victoria Ovcharenko
    August 1, 2016

    My boy loves quesadillas, cucumber wedges, vanilla yoghurt, and a homemade chocolate chip cookie. Reply

  • Amber Scheid
    August 1, 2016

    Turkey wraps, carrot sticks, grapes/apples, and veggie straws. Would love to send my kinder to school with a Planetbox! Reply

  • Zhanna
    August 1, 2016

    My kid loves carrots, Russian kielbasa, mozzarella cheese sticks, cucumbers, crackers. I pack some of these every day for her. Reply

  • Laura
    August 1, 2016

    My guy likes PBJ! Would love to win this, been wanting to buy one but holding back due to the cost! Thanks for the chance!! Reply

  • Tina Antoney
    August 1, 2016

    Hummus, olive oil, pepper and pita bread. Carrots for dipping too! Reply

  • Farrah
    August 1, 2016

    My kids love chicken nuggets for lunch Reply

  • Candace Wade
    August 1, 2016

    grilled turkey & cheese w/ fruit & veggies on the side. Reply

  • Natap
    August 1, 2016

    Little bit of everything, so this lunchbox would work the best for us Reply

  • DJ
    August 1, 2016

    My kids love turkey sandwiches and apple slices. Reply

  • Krista
    August 1, 2016

    My child’s starting 1st grade too! Her favorite lunch is a peanut butter and Nutella sandwich, strawberries, and sugar snap peas. Reply

  • Crystal
    August 1, 2016

    Grilled meats, fruit, veggies Reply

  • Julie
    August 1, 2016

    Hummus with pretzel chips are a weekly request at our house. Reply

  • Valerie
    August 1, 2016

    My kid’s favorite lunch is meat and cheese wraps Reply

  • Valerie
    August 1, 2016

    These lunchboxes are amazing. I love that they aren’t plastic Reply

  • Valerie
    July 31, 2016

    My kiddo loves black beans with cilantro and sour creme and tomatoes. And a spoon – never a fork. Reply

  • Jeromy
    July 31, 2016

    My daughter loves cheese and deli meat with a yogurt. Reply

  • Melissa Schneider
    July 31, 2016

    My daughters love spicy chicken soup with Mexican cheese, fresh cilantro and tortilla chips. Second choice is a roll up with turkey and veggies. They love their planet boxes. We need to win one for mommy! Reply

  • Barbara
    July 31, 2016

    She’s currently into the dreaded chicken nuggets and ketchup. Fortunately she also likes pretty much every kind of fruit and will eat raw veggies so it balances out. Reply

  • Anna
    July 31, 2016

    My little girl’s favorite lunch, or did for that matter, are Galuptsi (Cabbage Rolls) smothered in sour cream. Reply

  • Victoria
    July 31, 2016

    She eats everything we eat. But mostly Greek yogurt, bananas, sandwiches, chocolate chip cookies, fruit. Reply

  • jenny
    July 31, 2016

    I will start packing a lunch for my daughter this fall once she starts school. This lunch box would be awesome to win. Reading all the comments and thinking of ideas to pack. Reply

  • OLGA
    July 31, 2016

    My kids love PBJ sandwiches, and lots of fruits. Love you recipes!!!! Reply

  • jean
    July 31, 2016

    Love your site! Reply

  • July 31, 2016

    I love this! My kids love sunbutter sandwiches with a host of fresh fruits. Add in popcorn and a bar? They’re in 7th Heaven! Reply

  • Zebiniso
    July 31, 2016

    My son loves PB sandwiches with fresh fruits, fruit roll ups and my daughter loves fresh fruits and meat sandwiches. Reply

  • July 31, 2016

    Our kids favorite lunch is a healthy sandwich and some veggie sticks. Reply

  • Lena m
    July 31, 2016

    My daughter would be so excited to have this kind of lunch box! ( she doesnt have a lunch box yet) She is starting her school in the fall as well, and she is very excited that she will be riding a Big yellow bus!😀 thank you for this opportunity !😉 Reply

  • Teri
    July 30, 2016

    My grandson loves peanut butter and jelly and is so excited to be starting kindergarten this year. Reply

  • Kaylee
    July 30, 2016

    Love this! Such an innovative version of the lunchbox! Reply

  • angela
    July 30, 2016

    My daughter loves taco salad for lunch 🙂 which is a win for me, cause I sneak in some fresh veggies! Reply

  • Keri Justice
    July 30, 2016

    My kids are traditionalists hen it comes to lunch. They like to pack a sandwich, a side, and drink. Sometimes they take a thermos of chicken and noodles. Reply

  • Karen M
    July 30, 2016

    My daughter’s favorite lunch has to involve cheese and chocolate. Reply

  • Nataliya Tatarin
    July 30, 2016

    My son loves PBJ sandwiches, in fact, he would have them for breakfast and dinner too! He also llikes strawberries, peaches, cheese stick and iced tea. Reply

  • Chandra
    July 30, 2016

    I love planet boxes. They are the best lunch boxes ever. Thanks for the giveaway. (I also love your blog. Best of luck to your son in school this year!) Reply

  • Noreen
    July 30, 2016

    Heated leftover for one and my younger one cashew butter and raspberry jam plus fresh veggies. Reply

  • Tabathia B
    July 30, 2016

    She likes cheese pizzas and wraps Reply

  • Alena
    July 30, 2016

    My daughter loves turkey sandwiches Reply

  • Carey Doyle
    July 30, 2016

    Having two daughters that were adopted from Ukraine and having spent 5 weeks there… I love this blog and your recipes. Thank you for sharing with us! Reply

  • Patty S Alsip
    July 30, 2016

    Such a nice lunch kit! Definitely will be a kid’s fave! Love your site and all the recipes. Reply

  • tatyana wall
    July 30, 2016

    Kids change their mind about lunch every day, so I don’t even know 🙁 Reply

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