* Fruit and veg preparation can often feel like more hassle than it’s worth
* These handy accessories cut prep time in half to encourage consumption
* Options include slicers, dicers, knives and peelers
Everyone knows you’re supposed to eat more fruit and vegetables. But, when you’re hungry and you have a two-second-to-open bag of chips or a 10-minutes-to-prepare healthy option, it’s more often than not the quick and easy option which wins out. There are ways to address this balance, of course. Not buying chips is one solution. A better solution is to decrease the time to prepare the healthy option when you’re hungry.
We’ve put together a list of six hack-y kitchen tools to cut your 10-minute prep time down significantly. For example, the kitchen dicer option requires one swift push to deliver diced tomatoes, the corer gives you ready-to-eat pineapple in seconds and the banana slicer delivers bite-sized pieces in a flash.
Next time hunger strikes, put down that bag of chips, wave one of these magical kitchen wands and enjoy a freshly prepared, healthier option.
1. BlueSkyBos Ceramic Veggie Fruit Knife and Peeler
A standard part of any kitchen kit should include a sharp knife for cutting your vegetables and a peeler for getting them out of their skins. This zirconium oxide blades, which are sharper than the average steel competitors. The grips are also ergonomically designed to feel comfortable in the hand for an easy cutting experience. And because of the ceramic build, you never need to worry about these kitchen tools rusting.
2. Best Utensils Tomato Slicer
If like us you’ve long struggled with dicing, slicing or chopping your tomatoes, let the
3. KSANA Pineapple Corer
Everyone knows the core of a pineapple just doesn’t taste the same. Luckily, with the
4. Unknown Banana Slicer
You may not realize it, but you waste a lot of time chopping up bananas. Why? Because you aren’t using the Unknown Banana Slicer. When you push down once, this handy device cuts 6 times. And, it cuts perfectly even pieces instead of that mishmash you call banana slices. Such perfect banana pieces are great for adding to muesli, fruit salads, banana bread and sandwiches!
5. Rapid Brands Rapid Veggie Steamer
If you ever steam vegetables in a pan, you already know the process can sometimes be too much effort to bother. That’s why the
6. Zalik Vegetable Chopper
One of the most time-consuming parts of food preparation is the chopping process. Luckily, there’s a way to cut that time down to only a few seconds. With the
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