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You're busy. Whether a mom on the go, a dad packing lunches, or a single just out of college with a tight budget, meal preparation is one way to make life easier. And an easy way to prepare those meals is to have the right kind of containers.
We've assembled a collection of 3-compartment meal prep containers to simplify your life. Have your main dish, side, and dessert handy in one spot, or a collection of three much-needed snacks for a special diet. Whatever your reason for needing them, these 3-compartment containers will do the trick.
1. Glass BPA-Free Three Compartment Meal Containers
This is a set of five awesome borosilicate glass meal prep containers. Each comes with snap-on locking lids that help keep food fresher. The containers themselves are oven safe to 500 degrees, microwaveable, can be put in the freezer, and are dishwasher-safe which makes them pretty indispensable. (Lids can go in the freezer, but leave them off for the microwave and oven.)
The main compartment holds 2 cups and the two side compartments hold 1.5 cups of food each for great portion control.
2. 3-Compartment Glass Meal Prep Containers With Cutlery Set
These adorable Bento Box containers have a built-in space for the included cutlery set in the lid. This is the ultimate way to transport you or your family members' meals in a tidy food-separating kind of way.
The containers are borosilicate glass which is oven and microwave safe, and they can also be thrown in the dishwasher when you're done with them. The lid snaps shut and has a handy compartment to hold the fork, spoon, and knife cutlery set that comes with the set of three containers.
3. Simple Houseware Colorful 6-pack Of Meal Prep Containers
Bright colors make the lids of these easy-use containers fun to look at. These are stackable, leak-proof, and airtight to keep your food fresh. Because they are made of lightweight BPA-Free plastic materials, they're suitable for a kid's backpack without worrying about breakage. They are also microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe.
4. Bento LunchBox In Yellow & White With 3 Compartments
How cute is this Bento lunchbox in creamy butter yellow and white? Inside the lid is a special cubby for your included cutlery. The knife is left out so kids can take it to school without worry. There are three spacious compartments. It's leak-proof, BPA-free, lightweight, and dishwasher safe. It's smell and stain-resistant and comes apart for easy cleaning.
5. 7 Pack Of 3-Compartment Meal Prep Containers
Here's a seven-pack assortment of meal prep containers. Bright rainbow colored lids and BPA-free plastic make these perfect lightweight containers for the backpack, briefcase, and freezer.
The main compartment holds 2 cups of food, one side compartment holds .75 cups and the other holds .5 cups. Use for snacks or a main and two sides. These are stackable, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe. The lids are tight but not advertised as leakproof.
6. Serious Meal Prep - 30-pack 3-Compartment Containers
Are you prepping food for a crew, or just want to get it one and done and have a freezer-full of deliciousness for the foreseeable future? Then this 30-pack of containers may be what you need (this brand also comes in a 10-pack and 6-pack).
You can microwave them, put them in the freezer, and they can even be washed in the top rack of the dishwasher. They're BPA-free, airtight, and leak-proof as well.
7. Set Of Five 3-Compartment Meal Prep Containers With Ice Packs
This is another handy set of 3-compartment containers. This brand sends two free ice packs that will help keep foods cool in lunchboxes, totes, or backpacks. The containers are leakproof on the outside, but the interior compartments are meant only as dividers, so if turned or tipped contents may mix if they contain liquids. They are dishwasher, microwave, and freezer safe and BPA-free. They're also shatterproof.
8. Freshware Portion Control Meal Prep Containers
Here's another big value pack for a home chef looking to really get a handle on proper portion control. These 3-compartment containers allow you to easily prep and freeze your meals and carry them with you to work or school. Each box has a 16 oz section and two 8 oz sections. These are heavy-duty, reusable, and can be microwaved.
9. Stackable 20 pack Bento Boxes
A slightly different configuration on a 3-compartment meal prep container. These are stackable and handy to use for snacks or meals. This set comes with 2o different containers and lids that snap on tightly. If this container doesn't meet your expectations within ten uses, you can even get a full refund!
10. 3-Compartment Divided Plates With Lids
This is a great container for prepping meals for the workday. This is a 6-pack but you can also buy these in a set of 12 or a set of 24. Various colors will be sent from those shown in the color swatches in the photo.
With the six-pack, you get at least two of the colors shown. The plate is 10" in diameter and 2.5" deep and the lids snap on. The plates will stack without the lids and they are, of course, microwave and dishwasher safe.
11. Bulk 3-Compartment Meal Prep Containers
This set of 25, 50, or 100 meal prep containers is perfect for a large group or take-out situation. The round containers have three compartments — great for portion control and ease of storage. These can go from the freezer to the microwave and even the top shelf of the dishwasher. They're food-safe and easily openable. They stack inside each other for easy storage when not in use.
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