Skip To Content

    26 Products From Amazon That’ll Help You Actually Meal-Prep Before Every Week

    Because we could definitely use the help.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Hey there! Did you know that Amazon's app has exclusive features that lets you scan barcodes to check prices IRL, use your phone’s camera to search for items with a ~single tap~, track orders in real time, and more? Download it here for free and receive $5 off your first in-app purchase.

    1. A set of mixing bowls with airtight lids that make for perfect marination, bread rising, and everything in between so you can have fresh bread for breakfast every week. Say goodbye to the days of single-use plastic and trying not to crumple your plastic wrap.

    The set of mixing bowls with airtight lids in green, orange, yellow, purple, and red

    2. A multi-purpose masher for the person who appreciates an all-in-one kitchen gadget. This potato and veggie masher and juice squeezer all rolled into a single sleek product will definitely help you get the ball rolling on your weekly meals with minimal clean up.

    3. An oil spray bottle set, because there's no better way to add a little lubrication to your pan than to spritz it with some oil. It's perfect for greasing baking sheets for cookies, preparing pans for veggies, and adding oil to your pan on the fly because who has time to start over?

    The olive oil spray bottle in clear with a silver lid

    4. A snap-on strainer so you can strain your pasta (or anything!) without having the food go straight into your sink. It's a little protective guard for your precious carbs and I think that's pretty cool, especially when you're trying to make food in a flash and don't have time for mishaps.

    the green version on a pot of pasta

    5. A seven-piece storage container set that will help keep your pastas and grains fresher. It's an easy way to upgrade any kitchen and you'll be glad to have everything ready and labeled so you can prepare your meals without digging around for ingredients in the back of your pantry.

    reviewer's seven-piece storage container set

    6. A multi-purpose chopping tool for those of us who love to cook but could pass on the tedious chopping process. This will cut down on your time spent in the kitchen and help with the clean-up by acting as a slicer, mincer, chopper, cutter, dicer, and a container for spare ingredients.

    reviewer's cooking tool chopping onions, with different blades

    7. An over-the-sink drying rack, because sometimes the best cooking solution is the one that helps take the effort out of the most time-consuming tasks. If you spend tons of time doing dishes, this will cut that in half so you can focus on getting your meals ready for the week.

    The over the sink drying rack holding dishes in a reviewer's kitchen

    8. An electric knife sharpener so you can always ensure your knives are mincing-ready. It's a great way to keep your kitchen products in great shape with minimal effort, because dull knives lead to kitchen accidents, and who needs that?

    9. An over-the-door storage organizer that makes keeping cling wrap, aluminum foil, and other similarly shaped kitchen items within reach super simple. Plus, it's hidden from view yet still accessible so you can quickly wrap things up for later and keep your food for the week fresh.

    reviewer's over the door storage organizer holding trash bags and foil

    10. An oil-less air fryer for the people who are all about the air fryer trend, but aren't sure which reviews to follow to the perfect one. This large no-oil machine has over 1,000 positive reviews and temperature control so you can have your food ready in a flash and with little to no effort.

    11. A bento box-style lunch container with a reusable fork, because there's never been a better time to up your at-home meal prep game. It's as simple as cutting up some fruits and veggies for a mid-work day snack — this tray will not only organize everything and keep food from getting soggy, but it will also look super pleasing.

     bento box style lunch container in green, holding salad in the bottom and veggies and dressing on the top divided portion

    12. A set of 24 kitchen utensils so you can keep your kitchen well-stocked. It's a great way to ensure you have all the tools that you need at your disposal for your recipes without having to constantly wash and dry dishes while you're trying to set up your meals.

    the set of 24 kitchen utensils on a reviewer's countertop

    13. A collapsible kitchen colander that will make draining ingredients so much easier. Plus, this will save you big money on paper towels and time drying off your berries, which is great for your schedule, wallet, and the environment.

    The reviewer's photo of the green collapsable strainer in their sink

    14. A lid container, because lids are one of the easiest items to lose in cupboards and in drawers. It's a simple addition to any kitchen, but will keep things looking super tidy and help with the frustrating process of finding a lid to your containers that are already full of food.

    reviewer's lid organizer in white

    15. A Clever Cutter that's the perfect food cutter. This multi-purpose item is a fruit and vegetable slicer and meat cutter, acting as a knife and scissors combo that is integral to every kitchen and will help with nearly any meal you're working on.

    the half knife, half scissor tool being used to cut a cucumber

    16. A set of 13 mixing bowls so you can always have the appropriate sized bowl on hand. Say goodbye to the days of having to wash your dirty dishes from your lunch prep before embarking on your dinner project (because everyone knows that's doing the dishes too many times!).

    The colorful set

    17. A 17-piece nonstick cookware set that will take all the fuss out of the cooking process. Nonstick means less clean-up and with this amount of products, you won't have to quickly wipe out your skillet or pot to start on your next meal for the week.

    The reviewer's photo of the 17 piece nonstick cookware set hanging in a kitchen

    18. A utensil rest for the person who's always making soups and stews and a big mess along with it. It's the perfect way to try your concoctions without getting your counters messy every time you take a taste or a stir.

    The utensil spoon rest in dark gray holding a spoon and spatula

    19. A 12-pack of food storage containers, because I've never been one to turn down leftovers and I hope you aren't either. It makes cooking so satisfying to know you'll be able to enjoy the meal you've made more than once and that you can store all the components separately so it stays as fresh as possible. Yay meal prep!

    The reviewer's photo of the pack of 12 food storage containers holding meals

    20. A 10-piece carbon steel cookware set that will definitely inspire some new baking ideas. It's a simple way to add the muffin tins and loaf pans into your kitchen that you may not already have so you can make loafs and egg muffins for a grab and go breakfast.

    The full set

    21. A set of fridge and freezer bins for those who appreciate a super organized fridge. It's great for holding cans, eggs, and fruits and veggies so everything will have its place. Plus, if you're big on organization, it will make finding your deconstructed meal way easier so you won't waste any time throwing together ingredients.

    22. A Cuisinart timed coffee machine because I don't know about you, but coffee is an essential point of my meal prep, morning, and day. This nifty machine allows you to set your coffee to be ready at a certain time so you won't have to shuffle around grounding beans in the morning and can get your day started ASAP.

    The Cuisinart coffee machine in silver

    23. A set of Fangsun dressing containers so you can take your condiments to go. It's perfect for dips, salad dressings, and garnishes so you can construct your perfect meal no matter where you are.

    The set of Fangsun dressing containers with pink, green, and blue lids

    24. A set of terry dishtowels that will make a big difference in not only the functionality but also the aesthetic of your kitchen. It's so essential to have extra kitchen towels on hand for quick clean-ups and spills. Plus, it will make your space look way more put-together.

    Person mopping up a spill with the dish towel

    25. An insulated meal prep bag for the person who's back to work, but not ready to give up their opportunity to eat well and save money doing it every day. It's a great way to ensure your meals stay at the temp they should and it's super compact so it'll hardly be a chore to bring along during your day.

    The insulated meal prep bag holding plastic containers full of meals

    26. A double-tiered egg cooker because there's no better way to put on breakfast for the whole family than a specialty product that won't leave even the largest pot overcrowded. Say goodbye to the days of overcooked eggs or cracking shells as you plop them in the pot of boiling water and hello to a perfect and simple meal.

    The double-tiered egg cooker in black

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    illustrated banner