I've Been Meal Prepping for 5+ Years, and These 10 Kitchen Gadgets Save Me So Much Time and Energy
It's no secret that there are many benefits of meal prepping: It's a convenient way to save time, spend less money, and eat healthier throughout the week. But when I started meal prepping more than five years ago, it was taking way too long to get all my food planned and ready ahead of time, and it became exhausting. Since then, I've discovered plenty of kitchen gadgets that help me meal prep more efficiently.
Some of my go-to items are storage solutions, including my favorite glass meal prep containers and Stasher's reusable silicone bags, as well as time-saving appliances and cookware like the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker and this microwavable cookware from Anyday. And I highly recommend freezing extra portions of comfort food in Souper Cubes to save for those rainy days when you don't feel like cooking—the silicone molds are absolutely worth the hype.
Since I write about products for a living, brands often send me samples to test. But all of the kitchen gadgets below are things I actually bought myself, so these are my tried-and-true recommendations.
Whether you're a long-time meal prepper or just testing the waters with make-ahead recipes, these 10 meal prep tools will save you so much time and energy.
Dash Deluxe Rapid Egg Cooker
Stasher Silicone Reusable Storage Bag Bundle
Oxo Good Grips Vegetable and Onion Chopper
Souper Cubes 2-Cup Extra-Large Silicone Freezer Trays
Anyday The Starter Set
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker
Rubbermaid Brilliance Pantry Organization & Food Storage Containers
Etekcity Food Scale
Pyrex Simply Store Meal Prep Glass Food Storage Containers
Ninja Foodi Smoothie Bowl Maker and Blender
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