8 kitchen gadgets that will make healthy eating a breeze

If you’re anything like us, eating healthier was probably one of your New Year’s resolutions. But hectic schedules and long days at the office can ruin even the best of intentions, and with healthy eating, unfortunately, it's not the thought that counts. Luckily, the right kitchen gadgets can make all the difference, so we’ve rounded up the best options that’ll help you whip up nutritious meals in no time and, for once, stick to those New Year’s resolutions.

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1. A handy spiralizer

Good Grips Hand Spiralizer


A good spiralizer is a must-have if you want to introduce more veg into your diet. Already a fan of courgetti? Try making curly noodles from carrots, sweet potatoes, beetroot and even broccoli stalks. Vegetables disguised as carbs? We're on board.


Good Grips, Hand Spiralizer, £8


2. A powerful chopper

Kitchenaid Mini Chopper


If the thought of endless chopping sends you straight to the ready-meal aisle, this useful mini chopper is for you. It's great for batch cooking, massively reduces prep time and is ridiculously easy to use. And the best thing? You’ll never have to chop an onion again. A tear-free future awaits.

Kitchenaid, Mini Chopper, £69.99


3. A versatile pressure cooker

Tefal Clipso Minut Easy 6l Pressure Cooker


A pressure cooker is the ultimate multi-tasker. From hearty stews and soups to steamed veggies and perfectly fluffy rice, cooking glorious dinners has never been this straightforward – just throw in your ingredients, close the lid and cook away. The super quick cooking time also helps preserve food's nutrients too. 

Tefal, Pressure Cooker, £112


4. Stylish food containers

Berghoff Leo Lunch Box


Meal prep is the cornerstone of healthy eating but making your own lunch and bringing it to the office can sometimes feel more of a headache than work itself. But a beautiful lunchbox that's just the right size and a pleasure to use will help when motivation wanes. Just think of those envious colleagues... 


Berghoff, Lunch Box, £16

5. A solid blender

Salter Nutri Pro Blender


It wouldn’t really be a list of healthy kitchen gadgets if we didn't include a blender, would it? With this fabulous number from Salter, you too can be one of those people that sips their homemade kale smoothie on their way to the gym. Adulting, sorted.  


Salter, Nutri Pro Blender, £45


6. A nifty egg poacher

Joseph Joseph M-Cuisine Egg Poacher


How do you like your eggs in the morning? If the answer is poached, you’ll know how painfully tricky they can be to get right. But, lo and behold, this microwave egg poacher might just be the answer to your prayers – it makes the perfect one in minutes. That’s your healthy (and mess-free) breakfast sorted.


Joseph Joseph, Microwave Egg Poacher, £8


7. A sturdy citrus press

Joseph Joseph Helix Citrus Press


Ever been in a state desperately trying to add lemon juice to your water but ending up with juice in your eye and more pips in your glass than the effort merited? Save yourself the faff and get that vitamin C the easy way with this elegant citrus press. Happy squeezing.

Joseph Joseph, Helix Citrus Press, £18


8. Inventive egg pods

Joseph Joseph Froach Egg Pods

As we all know, frying isn't the healthiest way to cook which is sad news when it comes to fried eggs. But, brunch-lovers, fear not because with these novel egg pods you can have your eggs sunny side up without any guilt. They cook with steam so use 95% less oil than usual. Egg-cellent news. 

Joseph Joseph, Froach Egg Pods, £9