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Meal Prep Right with These Food Storage Containers

Five different ways to store a week's worth of food

Meal prepping is a great way to have healthy meals. These storage containers make it easier. (fortyforks/iStock)
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Five different ways to store a week's worth of food

We’re deep into January, so chances are you’re struggling to hold onto your New Year’s resolutions. If your goals are diet related, one easy way to help stay on track is to do some meal prepping. These food storage containers will help keep your meals fresh throughout the week.

Hydro Flask Food Flask ($25 to $35)

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Hydro Flask’s Food Flask is a double-wall insulated stainless-steel thermos that keeps food hot for hours. The wide mouth makes it easy to dig into the flask with a spoon and means you don’t have to pack an extra bowl. Choose from 12- or 18-ounce sizes—either is perfect for a single serving.

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Pyrex Container Set ($35 for 18-piece set)

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Pyrex is the industry standard when it comes to glass food containers. They’re incredibly durable (we’ve had our set for years) and are microwave, dishwasher, and oven safe. Grab this 18-piece set and you’ll have a container to fit more than a week’s worth of meals and snacks.

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PlanetBox Launch ($88)

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This bento box–style container holds seven cups of food in three different compartments. The stainless-steel design isn’t microwavable, but it is lead-, PVC-, and BPA-free. Plus, the comely design will satisfy your OCD and Instagram needs.

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Fitpacker ($20 for 16 containers)

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Fitpacker offers a nest of BPA-free plastic containers that stack together and offer leakproof convenience. They’re microwave and dishwasher safe and hold 28 ounces of veggies and proteins. 

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Stasher Reusable Bags ($12)

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Stasher is a reusable option that’s just as convenient but far less wasteful than traditional plastic bags. These reusable silicone bags come in multiple sizes that are leakproof and dishwasher and microwavable safe. Pack your sandwiches, snacks, and veggies to go in lightweight containers that are easy to slip into a backpack or briefcase.

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