Meal prep like a pro with these hacks for quick and healthy cooking

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Be your own healthy eating advocate by creating the meals you love. (Source: iStock)
Be your own healthy eating advocate by creating the meals you love. (Source: iStock)

Meal prepping is the practice of making bulk meals in advance to save yourself time and money during the week. Home-cooked meals kept fresh in sealed containers cost much less than expensive portions served at restaurants. With the right tools, like a quality air fryer or a multifunction pressure cooker, preparing a variety of delicious and healthy meals can be an enjoyable task. Amazon stays stocked with kitchen hacks that will make starting your meal-prepping journey this week a piece of cake.

Behold the do-it-all kitchen gadget for the 21st century. (Source: Amazon)
Behold the do-it-all kitchen gadget for the 21st century. (Source: Amazon)

$99.95 at Amazon

This Instant Pot 7-in-1 Electric 6 Quart Pressure Cooker is a slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker and more. 13 customizable programs allow for easy one-step recipes that are absolutely delicious, and this all-in-one cooker has enough capacity to cook for up to six people at once. The large capacity is ideal for meal prepping, allowing you to cook an entire week of lunches at once. Food-grade stainless steel spreads heat evenly while your dinner cooks, and it’s easy to clean.

Save money by keeping your leftovers fresh and tasty. (Source: Amazon)
Save money by keeping your leftovers fresh and tasty. (Source: Amazon)

$27.67 at Amazon

Keep your prepped food and leftovers as fresh as possible with a ten-piece set of Rubbermaid Brilliance Storage Containers. An airtight seal keeps food free of odors from the fridge and prevents spills, making it easy to store soups and stews. Built-in vents allow you to microwave these containers with the lid on, preventing splattering in your microwave, and they are dishwasher safe. Make sure every meal tastes like it's fresh off the stove with these top-shelf containers from Rubbermaid.

Solve the enduring riddle of the egg, boiled or scrambled with this cooker. (Source: Amazon)
Solve the enduring riddle of the egg, boiled or scrambled with this cooker. (Source: Amazon)

$17.99 $19.99 at Amazon

Nailing a perfectly cooked soft-boiled egg isn’t easy, especially when rushing out the door in the morning. Never eat another overcooked or undercooked egg again with this Dash Rapid Egg Cooker. It comes in eight colors, and it perfectly cooks up to six eggs at once. No need to even boil water, just choose your preferred doneness and watch this gadget work its magic. Its compact design is perfect for small apartments or dorm rooms.

Protect your most delicate ingredients in these quality storage containers. (Source: Amazon)
Protect your most delicate ingredients in these quality storage containers. (Source: Amazon)

$26.99 $32.99 at Amazon

Seeing moldy produce in the fridge can really kill the appetite. Airtight containers and bags can speed up the molding process for fresh produce, but this Rubbermaid 6-Piece Produce Saver Containers keeps produce fresher for longer. Built-in filtered vents regulate the oxygen in the container and the elevated base keeps produce dry and well ventilated, creating an optimal environment for produce to stay fresh. Stop watching money go down the drain as produce rots in the fridge, save on this six-piece set now.

Enjoy the best in fried foods without all the grease. (Source: Amazon)
Enjoy the best in fried foods without all the grease. (Source: Amazon)

$49.95 at Amazon

Air fryers are a meal prepper’s best friend. There is a multitude of amazing air fryer recipes that are healthy and delicious and work perfectly for meal prepping. With this sleek and compact Dash Compact Air Fryer, you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite fried foods without guilt. Cook up to 2 quarts of crispy and delicious food in the time it takes to preheat your oven, saving a huge chunk of time during your meal prep. This compact model comes in five colors and will fit comfortably in any kitchen. Change your life and pick up an air fryer today.

No need to skimp on the guacamole because of this sealable container. (Source: Amazon)
No need to skimp on the guacamole because of this sealable container. (Source: Amazon)

$22.40 $23.99 at Amazon

There’s nothing like some delicious fresh guacamole. Unfortunately, guacamole goes brown pretty quickly after being exposed to the air. Thankfully, with the Casabella Guac-Lock you can finally store your guacamole in the refrigerator without watching it go bad in a flash. The innovative design on this container allows you to press out all the air and create an airtight seal, so you can enjoy fresh guacamole on the go.

Take your meal prepping game to the next level with these six amazing gadgets and start truly enjoying your meals every day of the week. From innovative ways to cook new recipes to airtight storage, these products will revolutionize your meal prep routine.

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