10 Lunch Boxes and Totes to Make Meal Prep More Fun

10 Lunch Boxes and Totes to Make Meal Prep More Fun

You know that meal prep can help you lose weight, maintain your diet plan, and even save time. But once you’ve done all that prep work, you’re going to need a sturdy, functional, and stylish lunch box to carry your healthy grub to work. Here are 10 of the best lunch boxes and totes for easily transporting your favorite meal prep lunches.

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1. PackIt Freezable Classic Lunch Box

No need to waste space in your lunch box with bulky ice packs — this water-resistant canvas lunch box has freezable gel built into the walls of the bag, keeping your contents chill for hours. It also has a buckle handle to attach to your backpack or briefcase, and a side pocket for an 8-ounce water bottle.

 

2. LOKASS Insulated Lunch Bag

This lunch tote comes in a variety of stylish colors, patterns, and fabrics — but it’s also durable and functional. The interior is roomy enough to hold even the most elaborate meal prep lunch, and the insulated lining keeps food fresh for up to 6.5 hours.

 

3. ZUZURO 3 Compartment Lunch Bag

No one likes a soggy salad. Here’s one easy solution: This insulated bag comes with three large, BPA-free, microwave-safe meal prep containers, so you can pack all the elements of your lunch separately. It also includes two ice packs and two insulated bottle holders to keep your fool chilled, and a padded shoulder strap so you can lug it all.

 

4. Thermos Under Armour Lunch Box undefined

Constructed from durable, PVC-free 420D polyester & IsoTec premium foam, this handy insulated lunch box is sure to maintain internal heat to keep food at your ideal temp. Reviewers also love the Flex-a-Guard™ Liner that’s crush-resistant and easy to clean!

 

5. Lille Home Stackable Stainless Steel Lunch Box

This tiffin-style stackable lunch box features a leak-proof design, stainless steel interior, and multi-layer insulation that keeps food fresh for 2 to 3 hours. Load it up with your favorite meal prep lunch and snacks, and stow it all in the insulated carry bag.

 

6. Yookeehome Neoprene Insulated Lunch Tote

Available in a variety of colors and patterns, this small lunch tote is perfect if you’re looking for something simple and compact. But it’s still roomy enough to transport a bento box, juice box, snacks, and fruits, and the thick neoprene material provides several hours of insulation.

 

7. SCOUT Nooner Water-Resistant Lunch Tote

This lunch tote is lightweight — but also surprisingly spacious, thanks to it wide base. The poly twill fabric is insulated, water-resistant, and available in a variety of fun patterns (though we particularly love this one that reminds us of an old-school composition notebook).

 

8. MIER Cooler Lunch Tote

Stay organized with this thermal tote that features two sections to keep cold and warm items separate. The top pouch is perfect for snacks and drinks, while the bottom compartment holds larger items like sandwiches and salads. Stash your utensils and napkins in the small side pockets. Marie Kondo would be so proud!

 

9. Crock-Pot On The Go Slow Cooker

Take your slow-cooked meals to go with this spill-proof, portable Crock-Pot that holds up to 20 ounces of your favorite slow cooker recipes — like stews, oatmeal, soups, and other warm and hearty meals.

 

10. Carhartt Deluxe Dual Compartment Lunch Cooler Bag

Made from heavy duty, water-repellent fabric, this rugged lunch tote has a roomy insulated main compartment plus a separate top compartment for extra snacks, fruits, or drinks. It also has an ID tag — so maybe your coworker will finally stop stealing your chips.

Chelsea Frank

About

Chelsea Frank was born and bullied in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not performing stand up comedy or crying while doing squats, Chelsea writes about all things health, beauty, and travel. Her work has been featured in Shape, Uproxx, TripSavvy, The Daily Beast, Thrillist, and Reductress, among others. Fun fact: she's traveled to over 50 countries and has gotten sick in pretty much all of them!