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15 Ingenious Meal Prep Products You’ll Find on Amazon

Use our recommended Amazon meal prep products to prep like a pro. We found plenty of ways to make meal prep easier.

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From labels to leak-proof containers, there are plenty of ways to make meal prep simple. We’ve uncovered the essential meal prep products to make the process even easier than store-bought rotisserie chicken.

Make sure you know the meal prep basics—then let’s shop!

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Glass Meal Prep ContainersAmazon

Glass Meal Prep Containers

A sturdy container is the single most important tool for making meals ahead of time. This set of BPA-free glass containers ($25) is an easy way to prep and organize a week’s worth of lunches. Each container has two divided compartments to keep all your food extra fresh. Bonus: These are oven safe, freezer safe, and dishwasher safe.

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Purchase here.

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Perfect Cooler Bag

This insulated lunch bag ($13) allows you to take your meals on the go. It’s large enough to accommodate nice-sized meal prep containers but isn’t bulky. This bag is also insulated to keep your food fresh, and has a leak-proof lining.

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Digital Scale

Not overeating is one of the key steps to losing weight and eating smarter. A digital scale like this one ($55) helps to regulate portions and streamline your meal prep process. Weighing fruits, veggies, and meat allows you to make healthy, delicious dinners with perfect proportions!

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“Stasher” Bag

These reusable silicone bags (from $10) are 100% plastic-free and sturdy enough to cook in. Stasher-brand bags are safe in the dishwasher, microwave and freezer because they’re temperature-resistant. Whether you’re storing ready-to-use carrots or poaching a chicken breast, this bag will be your new best friend.

You can spruce up your kitchen with these products—and they cost $5 or less!

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Double-Decker Container

A leak-proof salad container is a meal prepper’s dream! Whether you’re taking a fresh salad to work or on a road trip, this OXO salad container ($18) keeps lettuce separate from proteins or grains until you’re ready to eat. Your greens will stay fresh, crisp, and delicious.

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Leak-Proof Dressing Container

You can’t have salad without dressing. But what if you’re prepping a salad ahead of time? No one wants soggy lettuce—and carrying a bottle of dressing in your bag is a disaster waiting to happen. These cute mini dressing containers ($10 for 3) allow you to take sauces, dips and homemade salad dressings on the go.

Purchase here.

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Ninja Master Prep Food Processor

Family meal prep just got a whole lot easier! Save yourself some time and leave all the chopping to this handy 3-in-1 food processor ($50). The Ninja will definitely help streamline your prep days. Best of all, each container comes with a leakproof lid so you can pop your food straight into the refrigerator—no cleanup required!

Purchase here.

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Meal plannervia

Meal Prep Journal

Every good meal prepper needs a clear plan of attack! What better way to strategize than with a meal prep planner ($7). This handy notebook encourages you to write out your meals, portion sizes, and ingredient lists in advance! It even has a grocery list section to keep spending on track.

Purchase here.

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Vremi 13 Piece Mixing Bowl SetAmazon

Mixing Bowl & Measuring Spoons

Practically every recipe calls for measuring cups and spoons, and this 13-piece set ($19) has every size you’ll ever need. Complete with mixing bowls to boot, this stack-able set fits perfectly in any kitchen or pantry. Even better, each piece is dishwasher safe for easy clean up. What’s not to love?

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Collapsible Produce Saver

This collapsible produce container ($22) helps keep your fruits and veggies safe and fresh. Unlike other containers, it will collapse or expand to fit your storage needs. The adjustable air vent also lets your produce breathe, helping your goods stay fresher for longer. How long should you expect fresh produce to last? Check this handy guide.

Purchase here.

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Crock Pot 6 QuartAmazon

Slow Cooker

Of course! Whether cooking for a small family or a big party, having a slow cooker is a must. This must-have appliance ($50) allows you to set a time and temperature for your dinner while you walk away and multitask.

Plus, learn when it’s time to replace your kitchen sponge.

Purchase here.

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Dash Rapid Egg CookerAmazon / DASH

Dash Egg Cooker

Hard-boiled eggs are a nutritious addition to salads and sandwiches that can be prepped in bulk ahead of time. This rapid egg cooker ($19) can cook six hard, medium or soft-boiled eggs in a matter of minutes with little to no fuss or cleanup. We’d say that’s eggs-cellent!

Purchase here.

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Instant PotAmazon

Instant Pot

The name says it all with this impossibly-handy multi cooker. The Instant Pot ($100) can do practically everything—it’s a slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer and warmer. It’s easy to use (follow our guide) and perfect for prepping big batch meals in advance.

Purchase here.

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OXO Good Grips Removable LabelsAmazon

Removable Labels

Tired of wondering how long a casserole has been in the refrigerator? With so many containers and ingredients on hand it can be hard to keep track! Meal prep is so much easier with a strategy, and using these removable labels ($6) is a foolproof way to keep your goodies organized.

Purchase here.

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Ball Mason 8oz Quilted Jelly JarsAmazon

Mason Jars

These timeless glass jars are good for storing anything from homemade pickles to overnight oats. Freezer safe and dishwasher safe, these mason jars ($30 for 24) are the all-purpose container of your meal prep dreams. Plus, they’re just as good a serving dish as they are a storage container.

Purchase here.

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Originally Published on Taste of Home

Laura Denby
Laura is a New York-based freelance food writer with a degree in Culinary Arts from the Institute of Culinary Education and a degree in Journalism from Penn State. Her work has appeared in Taste of Home, Chowhound, the Culture Trip and Patch.