When I first took the Vacuvita Home Base out of its box my husband began humming the theme song from “The Jetsons” and it’s easy to see why. The Vacuvita is like no food sealer and storage system I have ever seen and has changed the way I store food.
The Vacuvita system starts with the home base. A sleek and modern looking “bread box” the base unit is meant to live on your counter top and provide easy access for bread and snacks. I love that the Vacuvita has cleaned up the mess of bags that seems to grow on my counter, but more than that I adore that the Vacuvita can keep my bread and snacks fresh for long amounts of time. Best yet,the home base is so easy to use. I one touch button opens the lid so that you can add and remove crackers, chips and cookies. When the lid is closed the machine automatically removes the air inside the container. No more wasted stale bags of chips that my kids forgot to close. With the Vacuvita system, my children can grab their favorite snack and put it back in the home base to be stored in the perfect environment for staying fresh. With a muggy Wisconsin summer fast approaching, I think the Vacuvita home base is going to be a godsend!
The home base is just the starting point for the Vacuvita line. A great addition to the system are the storage containers. These containers are well made and BPA free. They come Ina variety of sizes to store anything and work perfectly in the fridge or freezer. I love making a big pot of stew or chili on a Sunday and using one of the storage containers to keep it fresh and tasty all week long as I take it to work for lunch – saving me time and money. The storage containers could not be more easy to use. A hose connects from the home base and fits into the lid to vacuum seal the container.
These containers are great for marinating meats in a fraction of the time. Simply add you meat and favorite marinade, seal the container, and in half an hour you are ready to go! I love things that help me get a great tasting meal on the table and save me time in the process.
One of my favorite additions to the Vacuvita system are the storage bags. Many of us have used other food sealer and wrestled with those rolls of bags that we have to cut to size. I don’t know about you, but I always cut them wrong and wind up wasting expensive rolls. The Vacuvita storage bags are ready to go and best of all, can be cleaned and reused. Similar to the storage containers you use the hose attachment to easily seal the bags. I like to seal meat with marinade and then pop them into the freezer so all I have to do is thaw them out and I am ready to cook. These bags can also be used for popular sous vide cooking and boil bags.
While I would never ever, ever put food in a container and let it go bad in the back of my fridge (yeah, right) I’m told that this can happen. The Vacuvita system has an answer for that as well with its app. This useful app allows you to add the foods you are storing and alerts you when they are getting close to expiring. I love that! Food waste can account for over a thousand dollars a year into the garbage, a system that keeps food fresher for up to 5 times longer and helps you remember to use it is a great way to save money! Not only that, by helping to eliminate the use of disposable food storage containers and bags, using the Vacuvita system is good for the environment as well.
I am a huge fan of the Vacuvita Food Storage system. This thoughtful device is truly a food storage system of the future!
Disclaimer: While we were compensated for this post, all thoughts are entirely our own.