The Surprising Place to Shop for Super Useful (and Stylish!) Meal Prep Essentials
There are so many benefits to meal planning, from saving you time to helping you eat healthier. That’s why it’s important to have the right gear to hold that proudly prepped bowl of soup or berry smoothie. It should be easily portable, keep food fresh and at the proper temperature, and if it has an eye-catching design, even better! Luckily, we spotted a hidden section on Walmart that’s filled with stylish food storage solutions that you’d be proud to show off at home or on the go. From lidded ceramic bowls to minimal lunch containers to patterned water bottles, here are some of our favorite picks!
2. Kitchen Details Round Twist 2 Tier Stainless Steel Insulated Lunch Box
We’re always on the hunt for sleek, modern, and compact containers that make us look forward to packing our lunch. This insulated lunch box fits the bill and has a two-layer design to compartmentalize food, plus arched handles for easy carrying.
Buy: Kitchen Details Round Twist 2 Tier Stainless Steel Insulated Lunch Box, $11
4. Gaiam Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Water Bottle
Keep those hydration goals on track with a stylish, medallion-print water bottle. The wide mouth lets you easily pour in ice, while the insulated double-walled stainless steel design keeps drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.
Buy: Gaiam Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Water Bottle, $10 (normally $25)
5. Mind Reader Reusable Silicone Snack Bag
6. Bamboo Walnut Basic White Extra Small Bowls (Set of 4)
These lightweight, eco-friendly bowls are made from bamboo fiber and are ideal for serving snacks, nuts, and more. Plus, they’re incredibly lightweight and the lid stays firmly in place for storage.
Buy: Bamboo Walnut Basic White Extra Small Bowls (Set of 4), $23
7. Thermos Stainless King Vacuum-Insulated Food Jar with Folding Spoon
Carry your favorite soup or even oatmeal in this modern stainless steel food jar from Thermos. It has double-wall vacuum insulation to keep meals hot or cold and comes with an ergonomically designed foldable spoon for added convenience.
Buy: Thermos Stainless King Vacuum-Insulated Food Jar with Folding Spoon, $16 (normally $26)
8. 32 Oz. High-Quality Glass Mason Jars
A dozen oversize mason jars can provide at least a dozen uses. Featuring an airtight metal lid, these jars will keep everything fresh, from dry ingredients to salads to sauces. Not to mention they pair especially well with a label maker for easy organizination.
Buy: 32 Oz. High-Quality Glass Mason Jars (Set of 12), $25