Repurpose powdered formula dispenser as a travel holder for coffee grounds

I’m a card-carrying coffee snob (I spent my formative years a couple blocks away from the original Peet’s Coffee in Berkeley). I’ve been known to carry around little bags of coffee, filters and drip cones while traveling, but Amanda’s hack is so much better:

We’ve had success using the powdered formula dispensers as a way to measure and hold ground coffee. This is great for camping, or if you’re a coffee snob at hotels and prefer not to use the cheap pre-bagged selections they give you.

Related: Divided formula dispenser as snack cup


  1. says

    Now I remember the hack I was going to send in! We reused our formula holders for powdered protein drink mix. Each compartment holds exactly one scoop, good for making one 8-oz drink.