By Colleen McTiernan & Nicole Irving
Trying to get on a path toward healthier cooking, but feel stuck? These seven kitchen gadgets are sure to help you cook up some light and delicious meals!
Hurom Citrus Juicer, $149
From limes to grapefruits, the one-size-fits-all cone of this juicer is designed to minimize damage to the fruit and maximize the nutritional value of the resulting juice.
SodaStream Fizzi One Touch, $129.99
If you are looking for a fizzy beverage without the high sugar content of most sodas on the market, then a SodaStream may be right up your alley. This gadget allows you to make your own carbonated water in seconds, which you can flavor with citrus or one of SodaStream’s zero calorie flavorings.
Iron-Infused Cooking Fish, $25
Lacking iron in your diet? Next time you are cooking up a soup or stew, boil this fish in your cooking liquid first, then remove before adding in the rest of your ingredients to add up to 7 mg of bioavailable iron to your meal. Additionally, when you purchase an iron cooking fish, the company donates one to a family in need in underdeveloped countries.
Microwave Popcorn Popper, $13
Enjoy a delicious, high-fiber snack with no added oil! This microwavable container makes freshly popping your own kernels easier and healthier.
OXO Good Grips Silicone Steamer, $16.99
This flexible steamer can fit into a variety of pot sizes, making it even easier to steam up a healthy batch of veggies for your next meal.
Zak! Designs 5-inch Garlic Peeler, $3.99
Aside from its delectably pungent flavor, garlic is often touted for its anti-inflammatory health benefits. This peeler makes it easier to remove a clove of garlic’s papery skin, so you will be more likely to add it to your next dish!
Philips Air Fryer VivaTurboStar, $199.99
Fry, bake or grill with less fat with this air fryer! The innovative technology circulates hot air with minimal oil to perfectly crisp your food.