You’ve made your resolution to meal prep, right? Now it’s time to follow through. Meal planning takes effort and organization; having the right food containers on hand makes it easier to think ahead so you won’t be tempted to inhale a meatball sub when hunger strikes. You want vessels that are easy to carry, a snap to store, leak-proof, and safe. We’ve scoured the market to find the very best containers around. So map out your meals, grab that mesclun, chop up some veggies, and start prepping!
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With jewel-toned lids and large viewing areas so you can ogle your culinary masterpieces, this set is a winner— one for each day of the work week. BPA-free and freezer, microwave, and dishwasher safe. Bonus: It’s 35 percent off!
Brighten up those dead-of-winter lunches with these cheerful, charming glass containers that feel retro (in a good way). The bowls are dishwasher and microwave safe.
Glass containers with dividers separate your protein from your fruit and veggies and can be safely placed in the microwave, oven, dishwasher, and freezer. BPA-free locking lids.
AMAZING SALE ALERT! With color-coded lids and illustrations showing what goes where, this portion-control set is great for the organizing obsessed. The BPA-free containers are already measured out (veggies, 1 cup; starches ½ cup…), so no calorie counting or weighing food necessary. Comes with a recipe eBook and 21-day meal planner. Freezer, microwave, and top-rack dishwasher safe.
This baby-blue cutie keeps chili, soup, oatmeal, even that fancy quinoa concoction hot for up to 6 hours. Dimples on the lid provide a nice grip.
This happily minimalist set of three bowls (2-, 4- , and 7-cup) can go from fridge to table without offending your guests. The round vessels are perfect for salads and grain bowls, and stack like a charm. Dishwasher, fridge, microwave, and pre-heated oven-safe.
These takeout-like Bento containers feature one large section and two smaller ones so mains and sides can play nicely together. They’re lightweight and durable; toss them in a bag and go. Your cabinets will appreciate that they nest together for space-saving storage, and you’ll appreciate the big clear tops that let you sneak a peek and see what’s inside. BPA-free and FDA approved for use with hot foods. Top-rack dishwasher and microwave-safe, with handy lid tabs.
These stainless babies have got it all: leakproof lids with airtight clips for freshness, plus three sizes that stack to save your space and sanity. And they’re cute to boot. Dishwasher safe. Bonus: Comes with 60 decorative stickers!
This BPA-free modular system accommodates entrees, sides, and snacks, and comes with two ice packs for on-the-go chilling. The pieces snap together so they won’t topple all over the fridge. Microwave, dishwasher, and freezer safe.
You won’t be embarrassed to bring this modern lunchbox to the office. The clean, white tower (with hidden handles on top) twists open to reveal two containers with vacuum-tight seals. Dishwasher and freezer safe.
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