Best Meal Prep Storage Containers 

Meal prepping for weight loss and healthier eating (not to mention the many other benefits it provides as explained in our Benefits to Meal Prep blog post) has been gaining in popularity over the past couple years. And the foundation of meal prepping… good storage containers! How you choose to store your meals can make or break your meal prepping efforts especially when working with lots of produce to keep your meals as healthy as possible.

Here is a list of 6 of our favorites:

GlassLock Oven Safe Set 

Pros:

  • Flaps on the lids are easy to closeGlass meal prep containers
  • Leak-free (and extremely durable surviving counter-height drop tests without breaking)
  • Able to prevent stains and smells from lingering
  • Containers nest with their lids on, so they take up less space in the fridge or kitchen
  • Great at hot or cold temps (microwave, freezer, dishwasher, and oven safe)

Cons:

  • A little more expensive but worth the cost
  • Glass makes them heavier if bringing on the go

Pyrex Storage Plus 20-Piece Container Set With Color Lids

Pros: 

  • Great priceFood Storage Containers
  • Durable and glass won’t absorb stains or odors
  • Containers nest and stack for convenient storage
  • Freezer, microwave, oven and dishwasher

Cons:

  • Heavier material
  • Less portable

Snapware Total Solution Plastic Food Storage

Pros:

  • BPA-free polypropylene containers and lidsMeal Prep Containers
  • Microwave, top-rack dishwasher, and freezer safe
  • Containers are stackable and lids can be used on Snapware’s glass or plastic containers
  • Snap Lock Lids are airtight and leak-proof for secure storage
  • Lifetime Warranty

Cons:

  • Difficult to snap lid on
  • Rubber Seal can move

Airtight Storage Container Set

Pros:

  • Sleek designMeal Prep Storage Containers
  • Airtight seal, leak-proof design
  • Freezer and oven safe

Cons:

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Stasher Bags 

Pros:

  • Innovative air-tight, pinch-press seal to keep food freshMeal Prep Storage Baggies
  • ideal storage for on-the-go eating
  • 100% pure platinum food-grade silicone
  • Safe for the freezer, microwave, dishwasher and boiling water
  • Bags contain no petroleum, no PVC, and no latex

Cons:

  • Small size
  • Thin material, more susceptible to rips

Ball Wide Mouth 16 oz. Glass Mason Jars

Pros:

  • Refrigerate up to 3 weeks, freeze up to 1 year, fresh preserve and store up to 1 yearMeal Prep Mason Jars
  • Organized
  • Spill-proof
  • Great for breakfast and salads

Cons:

  • Size may be too small for some- check out various size options


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