Who says meals must take time before being ready? Common! We are in the JET AGE. It shouldn’t take forever for you to prepare your meal.
Meal prep is one of those kitchen tasks you either hate or love. Whether it is motivated by saving money, time, losing weight or being kinder to your body, meal prep is a simple way to change your life almost immediately
While you might enjoy the fact that your local sub shop knows you by name, your bank account probably doesn’t. And no matter how rigorously you follow a fitness plan, if you come home and eat the same boxed mac and cheese every night, you won’t be seeing the results you desire and trust me, I have tried it.
Meal prep can mean different things to different people, but ultimately, it’s preparing your food ahead of time to save yourself time in the kitchen and make it easier to enjoy healthy foods during the week.
Some look forward to a neat stack of organized lunches or dinners prepared over the weekend, packaged tidily, ready and waiting for what’s sure to be a busy week ahead. It’s great in theory. But the thought of spending a whole weekend day in the kitchen cooking? Well, even I have other things I’d like to do with my Sunday. Good news: there are a few excellent kitchen gadgets that will do just about 99.9 percent of the work for you.
With the help of these one-time, investment-worthy tools, you’ll end up saving time and money in the long run, while maintaining quality in your meal prepping routine.
The Instant Pot
Instant Pots have become a meal prepper’s best friend in the kitchen and will definitely save you lot of time when prepping for the week, but this gadget has become more of a basic and essential meal prep gadget rather than an innovation. You can even give your Instant Pot new life by hopping on board the bone broth trend that has seemed to rule this year.
Rubbermaid Brilliance Containers
I am damn sure that You have at a time kept food in a Plastic Container for the purpose of storage but at the long run, the food that the container ought to STORE, SPOILED! This Rubbermaid Brilliance container is a modern version of your normal plastic container. It has gray lids with a sleek design and is perfectly airtight, so they’ll keep your cooked quinoa and roasted veggies fresh for days. Plus, both the base and lid are made from BPA-free plastic.
Food Cycler Platinum Indoor Food Recycler and Kitchen Compost Container
If living a more eco-friendly lifestyle is one of your goals for the year, you may want to consider this countertop composting machine. Unnecessary waste product comes along with meal prepping; however, this gadget makes it a breeze to implement sustainability practices right from your own home. Toss your food scraps into the container and in just a few hours your trash will be reduced by up to 90 percent of its original volume, leaving behind perfectly suitable soil fertilizer to use in your garden or farmland.
Philips Kitchen Multichopper
Slicing onions is the greatest inconvenience in meal prep. I am sure You know why. There’s no more need to shed tears over cutting onions or having to sport garlic-scented hands for days after meal prepping for the week. With the help of this chopping tool, all these inconveniences will be avoided and time will be saved and maximized. Simply insert your ingredients (fresh fruits and veggies are ideal) in this electronic device and in seconds you’ll have chef-quality, perfectly chopped produce ready to cook.
There’s no shame in admitting you’re the “I’m not a human until I’ve had my first cup of coffee” type. Skip your sluggish morning routine of attempting to make perfect pour-over while you’re still half asleep and opt for a freshly brewed cup of joe, all made with the push of a button (from your bed of course). This Nespresso machine allows you to preset a brewing time from your phone to ensure your coffee is ready by the time your 6 a.m. alarm starts blaring.
NutriBullet Balance Blender
Now that we’ve at least gotten your morning caffeine fix covered, meal prepping your breakfast will be a breeze with this bluetooth-enabled smart blender that connects to Nutribullet’s “Balance” app. This genius blender helps you make a perfect smoothie every time. The built-in scale serves as your own personal chef that guides you to add more or less of an ingredient, until the measurements of the recipe are fulfilled. Wow! Phenomenal right?
How do You know the exact quantity of an ingredient that You need to put into Your meal? Screw ESTIMATED QUANTITY, I mean EXACT QUANTITY
Forgot what step you were on in the recipe again? Did you already put in the salt…or was that the baking soda? Simplify your baking life with this innovative scale that tells you exactly what you’re missing to complete your recipe. Using smart scaling technology linked to your device, the scale will track the ingredients you’re adding as you go. Using this gadget means you won’t need to whip out all of your measuring cups and spoons, which means you’ll have even less mess to clean up once you’re all done because the scale will show the EXACT QUANTITY of an ingredient needed in a Meal. Win, win!
Other must have gadgets to make prep easier includes but is not limited to:
- A rapid egg cooker
- A smoothie maker
- Sedhoom Manual Food Chopper
- An Avocado slicer
- Cucisina Lemon Squeezer
- Ninja Air Fryer
- Digital food and measuring cup
- Silicon dish washing anti-bacterial brush
- Starfrit Rotato Express
- Coolmade 8-in1 kitchen set
- Doudouyun garlic press
- Strainer with 2 clips
- Finger guard
- Triple salt box amongst others.
They say, “Change is Constant”. It is important for you to follow the tide of change. Quit those traditional methods that you use in food prep that is time consuming and strenuous and use these gadgets to make FOOD PREP TIME SAVING AND EASIER. BON APETIT!