Posted by DIYHCG.com on September 11, 2014
Looking for some awesome gadgets for optimal health to add to your kitchen? Here are some neat kitchen appliances that we have found that are sure to make living a healthy lifestyle even easier!
If you don’t want to use PAM or another synthetic oil spray, it can sometimes be too easy to pour a larger-than-needed amount of oil into a pan or onto a food item. To prevent this over-pour, get yourself an oil mister. These things are awesome for being able to spray the oil (or combination of oils that you like) onto your surfaces or favorite foods.
2. Salad Spinner
Use this nifty little device to spin-dry your salad after you wash it.If it is more dry, you will feel the need to use less dressing AND be able to eat it sooner without feeling like you are eating moist slop.
3. Vegetable Peeler
Having a vegetable peeler makes removing skin from fruits and veggies super easy, but wait! These can also be used to peel off slivers of other items, like cheese and chocolate.
Having durable to-go containers allow you to take more control of your diet and eating habits.With these nifty items you can make meals and snacks ahead of time, making it much easier for you to make healthy choices in those busy or lazy times. Opt for glass containers or at least BPA free containers to make sure that your containers aren’t delivering you chemicals that may be deterring your health.
With a collapsible metal steamer or a full vegetable steamer, you can steam much more than vegetables: think fish, whole grains, and more as well. You can even use vegetable or chicken broth to add more flavor WITHOUT adding more oil or fat.
Having a mini food processor can help you with your meal planning by taking so much time out of crushing or cutting up foods.You can use to make salsas, chicken salads, bread crumbs, soup fillings, dips, and sauces.
My slow cooker is one of my favorite kitchen gadgets for weight loss and general healthy eating. I can make a meal in there that will feed us for two meals. I can also prepare the items I am gong to throw into the slow cooker weeks ahead of time, freeze it, dump it into the slow cooker, set it, and have the aroma of a warm meal filling the house when I get home.It’s amazing and I can make so many different healthy meals in my slow cooker.
8. Knife Sharpener
One silly thing that was keeping me from cooking chicken meals at home was the fact that it took me so long to cut the fat off of the chicken breasts that I would buy. It was so silly. Finally one day, my brother said: “Why don’t you just sharpen your knives? It’ll take you 1/3 of the time to cut the chicken after that.” Mind blown. Sometimes we don’t think of the most obvious solutions! So I purchased a knife sharpener, sharpened my knives, and went on my merry way.
9. Spiral Vegetable Slicer
This nifty kitchen gadget for losing weight has been so awesome in my kitchen. I use it to make zucchini noodles in both a spiral shape and a flat lasagna noodle. I have used my zucchini noodles to make spaghetti and lasagna and both have been amazing. It’s really easy. You just take your zucchini and put it through the slicer to make your noodle and start cooking!
Don’t want to get a whole blender dirty to blend a little something? Use an immersion blender to quickly blend up sauces and dressings for your yummy healthy recipes. Also, the immersion blender’s whipping effect adds creaminess and volume without adding fats, so you can more easily reach a healthy weight .
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