Gear Guide: Meal Prep, Part 2
So you’ve prepped your food – now what? These innovative storage and transporting solutions make sticking to your plan a breeze.
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Take your morning oatmeal to the gym or your lunchtime rice and chicken to work. This pro-grade stainless steel food flask keeps food hot (or cold!) for up to four hours. BPA-Free, lifetime warranty.
12 oz. flask, $29.95, 18 oz. flask $34.95, REI, Whole Foods or hydroflask.com
Keep coffee and tea hot for 8 hours and water and juice cold for 36 hours with this premium insulated stainless steel bottle. Comes with a removable strainer for fruit, loose tea or ice.
20-64oz options, $26.95-$54.95, Ecovessel.com
Fuel Salad On-The-Go Container
With an integrated dressing container and ice pack, this BPA-free, 40-ounce container keeps salad crisp and fresh for hours.
Hot Logic Mini
Out and about? Plug this mini portable oven into an outlet or car charger and your meal will be cooked (or reheated) to perfection. Keeps food hot for up to 8 hours.
Seal Cup Trio Blue Water Bento
Plastic-free and leakproof, this set of three nesting containers carries a total of 5 cups of food, making it easy to plan and carry your meals with you. Stainless steel, dishwasher safe, non-toxic.
$29.99, ecolunchboxes.com and Bed Bath and Beyond
Goodbye baggies – these reusable, tear-resistant snack pockets are an eco-friendly substitution. BPA-free, 5-year warranty.
$11.99, set of two (1 large, 1 small), trudeau.com
ZeroWater Filter Bottle
Ditch that bulky gallon-jug of filtered water and trade up to a ZeroWater 5-stage tumbler bottle. Ion exchange filter removes 99.6 percent of total dissolved solids, including aluminum, lead, nitrates and more.
$14.99, major retailers
Six pre-portioned, illustrated trays make packing healthy and hassle-free lunches a breeze for yourself and your kids. Leakproof BPA/phthalates-free container with easy-open latch and removable tray for easy clean-up.
Klean Kanteen Insulated Reflect 20oz
Simplicity is the name of the game with the Insulated Reflect 20oz bottle from Klean Kanteen. It’s crafted using sustainably harvested bamboo, food-grade silicone, and stainless steel — just three materials, no paint, no plastic. The double-wall vacuum-insulated design will keep drinks cold for 24 hours or iced for 40 hours.