7 Kitchen Tools That Make Eating Veggies So Much More Fun
Go heavy on the veggies
The trick to adding more greens (and reds, yellows and oranges) to your diet? Produce prep. Having clean, chopped, and peeled veggies on-hand takes the guess work out of healthy snacking. These seven nifty kitchen tools will make it easier to get your recommended nine servings of vegetables every day.
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Progressive Prepworks Collapsible Salad Spinner
For anyone who's ever resisted getting a spinner because it's a space hog: This 3-quart BPA-free version collapses for storage and doubles as a colander. And you can serve greens in the bowl.
Tawashi Vegetable Brush
Forget vegetable washes—all you need is this quirky brush with eco- friendly bristles. Now you can leave the peels on toughies like potatoes—and keep all that fiber.
Kuhn Rikon Original Swiss Peeler
Oxo Serrated Peeler
Stainless-steel serrated blades make quick work of peeling soft items like peaches and tomatoes—much faster and easier than blanching in boiling water.
Innovee Home Lemon Squeezer
Microplane Classic Zester/Grater
Originally created as a woodworking tool, this kitchen favorite grates citrus fruits extra smoothly thanks to lots of closely spaced little holes. It also works well on garlic, ginger, hard cheeses and chocolate.