Squirrel Food Bag
Can I put my Squirrel bag in the freezer?
Absolutely, Squirrel bags are a freezer’s best friend! Use your bag to freeze leftover meals, or chopped up fruit & vegetables ready to blitz into a tasty smoothie. Squirrel bags are made from 100% platinum food grade silicone and can withstand extreme temperatures. For best results release any air from the bag before freezing to avoid crystals and freezer burn.
Will the bag melt if I put it in the oven?
No, your Squirrel bag will not melt if put into the oven, microwave, or used in a pan of hot water to sous vide food. It will melt however if you place it on direct heat, such as a gas flame or hob.
Can I put my Squirrel bag in the microwave?
Yes, Squirrel bags are microwave safe. When using in a microwave to defrost or cook, ensure the bag is open.
Does the bag need to be open or closed in the microwave?
Your Squirrel bag needs to be open when using in a microwave.
Is the bag reusable?
Yes, all of our Squirrel bags are reusable. Our range of eco-friendly, plastic free Squirrel bags can be used hundreds of times. Simply wash after each use and store in a cool, dry place.
How do I steam vegetables in my bag?
Place the vegetables in your Squirrel bag and release any air from the bag, then re-seal the bag. Gently lower into a pan of hot water where they will bubble away until tender. This is one of our favourite ways to cook vegetables, as they retain all their nutrients – delicious!
Are Squirrel bags leakproof?
Yes, Squirrel bags are leakproof, making them so versatile. Why not try making a big batch of homemade soup and freezing ready for a rainy day. Simply release any air from the bag and reseal before freezing.
Is it safe to store food in a Squirrel bag?
Yes, our Squirrel bags were made especially to store and cook food in. They are made from 100% platinum food grade silicone and are free from nasty chemicals BPA, BPS and fillers. Squirrel bags comply to European Food Grade Standards LFGB, the FDA and SGS.
Can you get Squirrel bags in different colours?
Yes, our Squirrel bags come in a range of fun and beautiful colours. See ‘Our Shop’ and add some different colours to your cart. They will add a pop of colour to brighten any day!
Can you put a Squirrel bag into the oven straight from the freezer?
Yes, Squirrel bags are temperature resistant and can be used straight from the freezer to the oven, release any air and reseal before placing in the oven on a baking tray. Adjust your timing to ensure food is piping hot throughout.
From Freezer to Oven to Plate!
You can use your multifunctional, reusable Squirrel Bag to store, cook, and freeze in.
Your Squirrel Bag is highly durable and can be used hundreds of times when looked after properly. Follow the guidelines below for best results:
- AVOID sharp objects. NEVER remove bag contents with utensils that could pierce or damage your Squirrel bag.
- When cooking, your Squirrel bag will get hot. Handle using heat resistant gloves to avoid burns.
Fridge and freezer safe. For best results and to avoid freezer burn, release any air from the bag and reseal before freezing.
It’s Hot in Here
Oven safe up to 220 degrees. Release any air from the bag and reseal before cooking.
Microwave safe. Defrost or cook with the bag open.
Suitable for sous vide cooking. Contain the natural juices and flavours of your food, whilst keeping it beautiful, tender and packed with nutrients. Release any air from the bag and reseal before immersing in water.
Out & About
Perfect for snacks, sandwiches, salads and treats. Pop in your bag and you’re off!
Dishwasher safe, for best results hand wash in warm soapy water immediately after use to avoid staining.
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WHAT I’M MADE OF
100% Platinum Food Grade Silicone!
Lets think about sand. Almost every kind of sand contains silica, which is a form of silicon – the second most abundant element on earth! Silicon, oxygen, and other elements (usually carbon and hydrogen) then form silicone, a polymer that has a wide variety of properties.
Silicone is not plastic!
Reusable Squirrel bags are made from food grade silicone, they are non toxic and made without petroleum based chemicals, BPA, BPS, or fillers. They are highly resistant to damage and degradation from extreme temperatures, allowing them to withstand heating and freezing without leaching hazardous chemicals – unlike plastics, which contaminate food in these environments. Squirrel bags are a safer alternative to plastic and much better for human health and the planet.
They are highly durable and can be used thousands of times without degrading or falling apart in anyway. One reusable Squirrel bag can reduce the use of at least 500 plastic bags.
Silicone is not toxic to aquatic or soil organisms, it is not hazardous waste, and while not biodegradable, unlike plastic it does not break down into hundreds of tiny pieces. It can be recycled at select locations after a lifetime of use.
Sadly, plastic that doesn’t end up in landfill often ends up in the ocean. As a consequence toxic plastics are entering our food chain causing concern for animals and human health. Food grade silicone is a safe and sustainable alternative to single use plastic.
Rethink – Reuse – Repeat