An Easy Way to Eat Healthier — Fruit My Cube

This one will be a quick post, but I have been trying to make sure I encourage healthier choices rather than the easy choices. One of the things for me is snack foods. I love them. And there are so darn many unhealthy options available that its really easy to choose those instead of something better for me. So I’ve been stocking my office with a few things that are better for me and then I found out about Fruit My Cube! The website tells you what’s in the upcoming box & you choose whether you want that and or an add on. Monday, my first delivery arrived as scheduled. For $10, I got this:

What a great option! I get fresh fruits (and the bag of veggie chips) delivered to my office & its here all week for me to snack from. I’ve been enjoying the oranges, bananas and grapes. Taking a bit of it home too. That way, fruit becomes the easiest thing to snack on! This is just my first week, but I’m willing to say its a great success so far as I have not been visiting the vending machine that is so close by when I hit that late afternoon craving for something extra! Oh and speaking of “something extra” I got an add-on of a pound of grapes too!

One of the interesting things I’ve also seen is that several coworkers have been asking about it. Like me, they didn’t realize this was an option before — thankfully I noticed a new teammate’s box & asked questions a little while ago. (Yeah, Tina rocks!)  I’m sharing a bit of the fruit I bought and hopefully more get on board because it makes things so easy!

What tips do you have for making eating healthy really easy? Do you have some healthy snacks that keep well in an office a little longer?

About Janice Person

I'm Janice & this blog is about my passions -- photography, travel, agriculture & whatever else comes to mind. Putting all those things together is intriguing to me…. I can spend a lot of time soaking it up! It's almost always a colorful adventure!

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12 Responses to An Easy Way to Eat Healthier — Fruit My Cube

  1. Robyn November 3, 2011 at 4:09 pm #

    I am a huge fruit and veggie eater, so I always have some on hand. I like my apples or bananas with peanut butter. My other go-to is muffins. I bake them a lot and adjust the recipes to be healtier.

    • Janice aka JPlovesCOTTON November 3, 2011 at 6:53 pm #

      My niece made cookies last weekend and used whole wheat flour for half of what was called for… seems a really tiny way to use more whole grains, but it worked. The cookies were still REALLY tasty too!

  2. Ryan Goodman November 3, 2011 at 5:27 pm #

    Not that I really ever sit in an office (unless you count the barn!) but my weakness is coming home and chowing down. So my fix is simply not buying sweets or candies to bring home. Instead I get plenty of yogurt, granola bars, or peanut butter. Kroger usually takes some of their fruit that’s been on the shelf longer and makes fruit bowls at a pretty good price. Oh and I pick up small gatorade bottles to take to the barn. They’re probably a better option than cokes all day.

    • Janice aka JPlovesCOTTON November 3, 2011 at 6:51 pm #

      Those are good options Ryan…. My sister seems to eat peanut butter on lots of snacks… Apples is the biggest kick now. You know in the stereotype, you should be snacking on jerky or something! 🙂

  3. kasse November 3, 2011 at 10:33 pm #

    I don’t eat healthy, so I love this idea. All these smart people everywhere! Thanks Janice. I’m checking it out. I’m thinking they may not deliver to me:)

    Kasse D.

  4. Erica Beck November 5, 2011 at 6:42 pm #

    This is great! Even though that option isn’t available here, I could make my own box of fruit for the week. Now that it’s winter, I like to make big pots of soup and then freeze meal-sized portions. It’s a lot healthier (and cheaper!) than buying canned soup.

    Thanks for reminding me to eat healthy!

    • Janice aka JPlovesCOTTON November 6, 2011 at 4:00 pm #

      Erica, That’s what my niece said she does! She says she makes sure she stocks up on fruit either Sunday night or Monday morning & snack on it throughout the week. She said she’s been doing it a couple of months and has started buying more fruit recently as she says its more of a habit. 🙂

  5. Sarah Hart July 21, 2015 at 1:19 am #

    We have just started to get a fruit box delivered to our office too from fruitfull offices (www.fruitfulloffices.ca). It really does feel like a treat when it arrives every week. I have been eating a bit healthier since then and fruit is becoming a bit of a habit now. Love the blog

    • Janice Person July 21, 2015 at 9:37 am #

      Thanks a bunch! I have been traveling so much recently I’ve missed doing this more often!

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