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9 Kitchen Gadgets Under $70 That'll Make Your Health Resolution Easier

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Stephanie MialkiGuest Blogger
January 06, 2017 · 2.3k Views

Many New Year’s Resolutions that people make normally include sticking true to your diet and following new health kicks. Staying away from the sweets in the grocery store may be easy, but figuring out what to do in the kitchen is the hard part. Pick up these 9 helpful kitchen essentials, all for under $100, to make sure you truthfully stick to your resolutions this year.

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1. Portion Control Salad Dressing

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Image Source: Amazon

Some of us pour like crazy when we get ahold of that salad dressing bottle, which adds on a ton of empty calories that we don’t need. Well, this portion control bottle topper measures one serving of salad dressing, and not a drop extra! With this handy portion control gadget, you will no longer have to guess what you think the right amount is - this topper does all of the work for you. (Amazon, $21)

 

2. Meal Prep Containers

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There will be no more ‘needing’ to run through a fast food drive thru for a quick fix after you purchase these awesome meal prep containers. Making homemade and healthy meals ahead of time is a great way to control your portions and stay on track with your nutrition. Pop these containers in the freezer, microwave, and dishwasher to stay happy, fit, and healthy! (Amazon, starting at $10.99 for a 7-pack)

 

3. Power Chef System

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This must-have Power Chef will help you with all of your healthy nutrition goals for the new year. Whisking, dicing, and slicing have never been simpler. For any type of quick prep, simply put your food in the Power Chef System and pull the string to get the job done! (Tupperware, $69)

 

4. Pasta Portion Control

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Image Source: Amazon

Do you tend to go a little overboard when weekly spaghetti night arrives? Yeah… we’ve all been there. Now, with this silicone pasta portion control basket, you’ll know exactly how much pasta you can eat on spaghetti night and still stay on track. (Amazon, $9.99)
 


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5. Spiral Slicer

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Image Source: Amazon

This Paderno Slicer is an easy-to-use gadget that makes veggies and fruits fun to eat! Make everything from zucchini spaghetti and apple curls, to curly fries and cucumber strands. Cut and slice vegetables like never before! (Amazon, starting at $14.95)

 

6. DASH Greek Yogurt Maker

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Image Source: Wayfair

Start making your own healthy Greek yogurt in the comfort of your own kitchen! The DASH Greek Yogurt Maker whips together batches of thick, delicious “tastes just like store bought” yogurt. For all of our dairy-free friends, DASH even lets you make Greek yogurt from soy and almond milk! (Wayfair, $27.99)

 

7. Box Appetit

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Image Source: Black+Blum

Toss that boring brown paper bag you normally carry your lunch in, and replace it with this amazingly revamped dish! Box Appetit has sectioned off containers within it that enable you to microwave cold and hot food together, in one box, while still keeping the cold sections cold! With this convenient lunch container, you are much more likely to pack a homemade healthy meal instead of running through that McDonald's drive thru again! (Black+Blum, $24.95)

 

8. Breville HealthSmart Steamer

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The Breville HealthSmart Steamer has three levels of steaming, perfect for cooking for the entire family all at once! The Breville requires no oil to cook, and retains more essential vitamins in your food than similar cooking gadgets do. (Sur La Table, $60)

 

9. Crock-Pot

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Image Source: Walmart

Find yourself grabbing those frozen microwavable meals way too often because you’re just too dang tired to cook? Well not anymore! Stop buying those frozen dinners, and spend your money on a new crock-pot instead. Before you leave for the day, throw some raw chicken and a couple other ingredients of your choice in the slow cooker, put the lid on, start the timer, and you’re good to go. Come home to a delicious, hot, homemade meal with hardly any effort at all!  (Walmart, $49.88)

 

We all know that sometimes it’s easy to fall off the wagon a bit when it comes to the healthy resolutions that you made for the new year. By preparing your own food, you have much more control over what goes into your meals and your overall eating habits. With the right cooking tools on hand, you’ll be sure to drive right past the tempting restaurants on your way home, and head straight into your own kitchen. Drop that take out menu, and starting whipping out those yummy home cooked meals!


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Stephanie Mialki is a mommy of two under two, a fitness enthusiast, and a digital marketing guru. She spends all of her spare timeā€¦.oh wait, what spare time? She has a passion for business building and has successfully assisted more than 20 entrepreneurs start their own companies.
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