Midday Fix: Healty eating gadgets

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Dawn Jackson Blatner

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The items mentioned today:

HEALTHY COOKING GADGETS

Egg Rollie
This gadget makes eggs without added calories and fat from oil or butter. Plus, protein served at breakfast may help you eat less throughout the day.

Lekue Steam Case
Steaming veggies in the microwave maintains more nutrients than roasting, boiling, sautéing or steaming on the stovetop.

Stem Citrus Spritzer
Citrus improves the flavor of food without having to add excess salt.

Yonanas Dessert Maker
Turns frozen fruit into a healthy dessert. A 1/2 cup serving of “banana soft serve” has 90 calories less and five times the fiber (3.1 grams vs 0.6 grams) of traditional soft serve ice cream.

Takeya Flash Ice Tea Maker
Make 0 calorie great tasting tea, in a flash. When water is flavored we tend to drink more/stay better hydrated.

HEALTHY PORTIONING GADGETS

Plate-Plate
These plates create an optical illusion to make small portions look bigger. Reach found that using a smaller plate could cut calories eaten up to 45%.

Prepara Tabletop Oil Mister
Mist oil instead of adding a Tablespoon of oil to a pan to save 115 calories & 13 grams of fat.

Kitchen Safe
Deprive yourself of a treat and you’ll want it more. Schedule a time to enjoy it and you’ll eat less and be happier.

HEALTHY STORAGE GADGETS

Snapware Storage Containers
Store extra servings of soup, pasta and salads in air-tight containers to decrease waste and dining out. Glass storage is better than plastic since it can go in freezer, fridge, oven and microwave safely.

Progressive Collapsible Produce Keeper
Keep lettuce and berries fresh for up to 2 weeks after washing.

Prepara Herb Savor and Herb Savor Pod
Herb savers extend the life of fresh herbs for up to 3 weeks.

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