***Disclosure: I received complimentary samples to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***
We eat TONS of fruits and veggies in my home. TONS. I am one of those "mean moms" that forces my kids to eat healthy, nutritious snacks rather than sugar-laden, processed junk. The kids even call me the "Junk Food Nazi". Really, I'm NOT mean at all. I just know that my junk loving hubby sneaks the kids all kinds of things like candy, cookies, cupcakes, and more when I'm not looking. I have to balance it out somehow, so I am the meanie that forces produce on my kids for snacks. Thankfully, they LOVE fruits and veggies, so it works out well for everyone.
The biggest problem I face keeping so much produce in the house would have to be making sure it all gets eaten before spoiling. This can be a real challenge, especially with things like greens, berries, and bananas. I hate wasting food, so I am always looking for ways to extend its life, which also saves my family money.
Thankfully, this is where Debbie Meyer can help! You may have seen Debbie Meyer® GreenBags® and Debbie Meyer GreenBoxes™ on TV. These kitchen solutions are specifically designed to keep your perishable foods fresher, longer. We were sent a nice assortment of Debbie Meyer's products to check out for ourselves, and I'd love to take a little time to tell you about them.
Debbie Meyer GreenBoxes™, 32 piece set:
This 32 piece set of UltraLite GreenBoxes™, by Debbie Meyer, is an innovative storage system that helps extend the life of all types of fresh produce, baked goods, and snacks. Proudly made in the USA and independently lab-tested, these BPA-free storage containers have been shown to keep your food fresher, longer, courtesy of their unique composition. Stackable and nestable for convenient storage when not in use, saving cabinet and pantry space. 32 piece set includes (3) 16 ounce, (6) 24 ounce, (5) 32 ounce and (2) 64 ounce boxed with lids. Microwave and dishwasher safe - top rack.
Debbie Meyer® GreenBags®, 20 piece set:
Help preserve the freshness and prolong the life of fruits, vegetables, baked goods and snacks with this revolutionary set of GreenBags®, by Debbie Meyer. Made with a natural mineral that creates a beneficial storage environment and helps extend the life and freshness of foods. Proudly made in the USA and independently lab-tested. Each bag can be reused 8-10 times. To clean, simply rinse with clear water (no soap), allow to dry. 20 piece set includes: (4) extra large 1-1/2 gallon bags, measuring 21 inches x 9 inches x 6-1/2 inches, (8) large 1 gallon bags, measuring 17 inches x 7 inches x 5 inches and (8) medium 1/2 gallon bags, measuring 15 inches x 6 inches x 4 inches.
Debbie Meyer Oven Bags™:
Debbie Meyer Oven Bags™ will keep food succulent and your oven clean. Suitable for poultry, meat, fish, and vegetables, these BPA-free bags are perfect for healthier cooking, due to no oil or fat required and they keep natural juices in for better taste. Simply place meat, fish, poultry, or vegetables in the bag; cut bag open when cooked and dispose of bag. Set of 8 medium oven bags, each measures 9-3/4 x 14-3/4 inches and hold up to 6-1/2 pounds.
Debbie Meyer Grilling Bags™:
Debbie Meyer Grilling Bags™ prevent cross contamination and burnt BBQ food. Suitable for poultry, meat, fish, and vegetables, these BPA-free bags are perfect for healthier cooking, due to no oil or fat required and they keep natural juices in for better taste. They also help keep your grill clean. Simply place meat, fish, poultry, or vegetables in the bag; cut bag open when cooked and dispose of bag. Set of 4 grill bags, each measures 8-1/2 x 11-3/4 inches.
Our Thoughts :
We've had the chance to check out all these products recently. I have to say, I am pretty impressed!
We keep larger fruits and veggies in the Debbie Meyer® GreenBags®. Peaches, plums, apples, bananas, and even potatoes seem to have a longer life when they're stored in these bags. We've noticed a lot less waste, and our produce seems to get a lot less "mushy" spots.
The thing I like most about Debbie Meyer® GreenBags® is that they are reusable. These BPA free bags can be used 8-10 times each, and come in a package of 20. They are thin, but not flimsy. After they're used, you can simply wash them out, let them dry, and then add more produce to them. Easy, peasy!
We also love Debbie Meyer GreenBoxes™. These have TONS of uses! I like to store berries in mine, or maybe a small peach or three. These boxes are easy to clean, easy to store, and they definitely help preserve freshness. One neat thing about Debbie Meyer GreenBoxes™ is that they can be used for so much more than produce! We store baked goods in them, or even leftovers. Versatility at its finest!
We did get to try both the Debbie Meyer Oven Bags™ and the Debbie Meyer Grilling Bags™. These were used during the events that followed my Papa's funeral. There was a LOT of family in town, which meant some serious cooking going on.
We used the Debbie Meyer Oven Bags™ to make some fantastically juicy chicken, and the grilling bags were used to make both BBQ chicken and some grilled veggies. Unfortunately, I was too busy crying to get any photos of the finished products there, but they both worked well and definitely produced some incredibly juicy, flavorful foods with a lot less mess.
Overall, we're definitely very impressed with our Debbie Meyer experience. These products are absolutely genius, and help solve common problems we all face, like tackling food waste, saving money, and keeping our foods fresher, longer. I would definitely recommend checking them out!
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I'm Brandy, a happily married, proud mama of two munchkins and a teen. You can read more about me HERE. If you're interested in building a working relationship, please feel free to e-mail me at: NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3@gmail.com
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