Kitchen tools

10 essential kitchen utensils to make meal preparation easier

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Whether you’re making breakfast, lunch, or dinner, meal prep is one of the best ways to save time and eat healthier during the week. To make meal preparation easier, having the right cooking utensils is essential.

From containers to transport your meals to kitchen appliances, we’ve put together a list of the top rated cookware to make preparing your next meal a snap. Plus, they can all be easily purchased on Amazon.

1. Bee’s Wrap Food Wrap

This durable, natural film is a great alternative to plastic. Each wrap lasts about a year and can be easily washed with cold water and a little dish soap.

2. Fullstar Cutter-Veggie Spiralizer Slicer Onion Vegetables Pro-Food Chopper and Dicer

You don’t have to be biased, but this tool is perhaps our favorite item on this list. With four interchangeable blades, you can chop, julienne, slice and spiralize all your favorite fruits and vegetables. The best part? It’s only $ 19.99.

3. Pint mason jars

From soups to salads, mason jars are an essential food storage container. The tight-fitting lid also keeps food fresh in the fridge for up to three weeks and in the freezer for a year.

4. Dash Quick Egg Cooker

Say goodbye to waiting for eggs to boil. This egg cooker cooks six hard-boiled eggs in 16 minutes, and has an automatic shut-off. You can also poach eggs, scramble eggs, and make omelets.

5. Chef’n SteamSum stackable microwave wok or steamer

Cook vegetables, fish, pot stickers and dim sum all at the same time with this steamer basket. This can be used in the microwave or on the stovetop and is dishwasher safe.

6. Glasslock 18 piece set

Store and transport your meals with this set of storage containers. The glass is BPA free and the lids lock in place to prevent spillage. The containers are also microwave and oven safe.

seven. Silicone molds

These mugs are a lifesaver to make sure your muffins, egg cups and other baked creations don’t stick. They can also be used to hold nuts or other small snacks in storage containers.

8. Instant pot

You’ve probably heard of the Instant Pot before, we promise you it’s worth the investment. This appliance is all one pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker and egg cooker. And he also sautéed food.

9. Reusable Food Bags

Forget the plastic bags you currently own and invest in these non-toxic reusable silicone bags. They are dishwasher and microwave safe and come in a variety of sizes.

ten. Weekly meal planner

Get ready for the week with this portable meal planner. Make your menu, grocery list and store your recipe inspiration in this journal.