The best meal prep essentials make healthy eating fast, easy and fun!  

16 coolest meal prep essentials that make healthy eating easy and fun, Includes meal prep tools, containers for food storage, meal prep tips and grocery list. #mealprepessentials #simplemealprep #mealpreptips

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As a product manager, I’m passionate about user experience design and am always on the lookout for innovative products that’ll make life easier in the kitchen.

16 Coolest Meal Prep Essentials That Make Food Prep Fast and Fun

1. Herb Scissors

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Save time and hassle from tedious chopping.  A few simple snips on the herb scissors and you have perfectly sized cuts of fresh herbs in only seconds

Cleaning is a breeze with a swipe of the comb cover to remove any clinging herbs.

The cover case also safely and securely stores its quality stainless steel blades when not in use.

2. Avocado SlicerAvocado Slicer3-in-1 Avocado Splitter, Pitter, SlicerAvocado Slicer


This 3-in-1 avocado slicer allows you to split the avocado in halves, twist off the pit, and scrape out seven perfect slices for that gourmet chef presentation.

It’s top-rack dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.



3. Garlic Press Rocker

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This innovative stainless steel garlic press rocker helps you to crush or mince garlic in easily half the time.

It comes with a colorful silicone peeler to quickly roll off the garlic peel.

Simply rock the press back and forth over peeled garlic.  The minced garlic collects on the surface of the rocker, saving you extra dishes to clean too.

4. Angled Measuring Cup

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The ingenious design of this angled measuring cup completely removes the need to pour, stop and then bend your back to check the line in the cup for an accurate measure.  

It’s both a time and back saver!



5. Measuring Spoons

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The simple and functional design of these small stainless steel measuring spoons makes them easy to fit into small spice jars.  

The engraved spoon size markers won’t wash off over time and can last you forever.



6. Pineapple Corer 
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You’ll want to eat more pineapple with this fun and easy pineapple corer!  No more cutting and peeling the pineapple skin.

Just remove the top of the pineapple, then insert the corer down the middle and twist to move the flesh out from the rind.  Your fresh pineapple is ready in seconds!



7. Strawberry Huller

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Prepping fresh strawberry snacks is fast and fun with this strawberry huller!

Press to open the stainless steel claw, insert gently into the strawberry hull and twist it out.  Rinse and repeat.

The bright color and design make this meal prep tool easy to spot in the drawer.


8. Cherry Pitter

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Want your kids to eat more cherry but hate the hassle of extracting the pits?  This innovative cherry pitter makes it fast and easy to remove the pits with a press, leaving you more time to enjoy that bowl of sweet cherries.

As a bonus, this cherry pitter works well for pitting olives too!



9. Herb Stripper

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Easily strip and collect fresh herbs from their woody stems with this handy herb stripper.

Simply pull your herb through a hole that is slightly larger than the herb stem.  The stripped herbs collect in a marked cup so you can track the quantity needed for your recipe.



10. Snap N Strain StrainerSnap N Strain StrainerSnap N Strain StrainerSnap N Strain Strainer

This universally designed Snap N Strain Strainer clips on to nearly any round pots and bowls.  

It’s small and compact and takes up little storage room in your kitchen cabinet.



11. Salad & Herb Spinner

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I use this amazing salad and herb spinner daily to dry washed fruit snacks and pack them for snacks.  

This spinner is a pleasure to use with its fast and smooth rotations that dry effectively.  A simple press of a brake button stops the spinner immediately.



12. Ninja MasterprepNinja Blender/Food ProcessorNinja Blender/Food ProcessorNinja Blender/Food Processor


The budget-friendly and versatile Ninja Master Prep is not only a powerful ice crusher and a mean blender, but it’s also an amazing food chopper!



13. High-Speed Blender

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The high-speed blender is your ticket to a fast and pulverizing meal prep action whether you are making smoothies, soups or sauces.  

They are easy to clean with a quick rinse right after each use.



14. Mason Jars with LidsBall Glass Mason Jar with LidBall Glass Mason Jar with LidBall Glass Mason Jar with Lid


Mason jars of all sizes are highly versatile for all kinds of food storage.  

These jars are great for storing make-ahead green smoothies, detox waters, homemade bone broths, and overnight oats.


15. Glass Containers with Lid

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This elegant assorted glass container set comes with 9 different containers in different sizes for an amazing price!

They are highly flexible so you can cook your meals right in the container in the oven, refrigerate or freeze your meal preps or leftover, and reheat them in the oven as well.



16. Instant Pot

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This multi-functional slow and pressure cooker helps you to cook everything from rice porridge to stews.  

A healthy homemade bone broth couldn’t be easier in under 3 hours of pressure cooking.

It’s a huge time saver for busy moms!


Meal prep can be easy and fun if you are armed with these meal prep essentials!  What other cool meal prep kitchen tools do you use at home? 

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