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Life is expensive! There's not much we can do to change that. But we can make an effort to meal-prep, bring our lunch to work, and store leftovers to save some extra dough wherever we can.
Whether you're new to the meal-prepping game or you could simply use an upgrade to the old, stained plastic containers you've been using since the beginning of time, if you listen closely, you can hear this $20 Rubbermaid set calling your name.
This 42-piece set (21 containers with lids) is a customer favorite, with a 4.5-star average and over 9,300 positive reviews. Because honestly: Who doesn't love some quality AF food storage containers?!
The set is BPA-free, freezer- and dishwasher-safe, and the base is microwave-safe. The lids snap on tightly to keep your food fresh as heck, and one lid conveniently fits multiple bases.
Plus, they nest when empty and are stackable in the fridge when in use, making storage easy as pie (pie that you'd have no trouble storing in one of these containers, in fact).
Tons of reviewers attest to their durability and long lifespan — they even make for a practical housewarming gift! (Or a gift to a loved one whose old mismatched plastic container set you simply can't bear looking at anymore.)
You, getting ready to meal-prep the day away or store leftovers with your new container set:
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