11 Convenient Kitchen Items You Need Now
Plan for success with these nifty finds that will keep eating and energy on track all day long.
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Add your favorite brew to the KRUPS Savoy ET351 Thermal Coffee Maker before you go to bed and wake up to the smell of coffee. With this 12-cup coffeemaker, you can select the strength of your java so you can have a more potent cup when you need it the most.
$100, krupsusa.com for where to buy.
The Lifefactory Glass Food Storage with Silicone Sleeves in optic white/huckleberry is a dishwasher-, oven- and microwave-safe vessel that makes leftover storage and lunch transportation easy. It’s available in 1-, 2- and 4-cup sizes.
$15 to $20, lifefactory.com
Color Me Brightly
Not only does the 2-Piece Glass Jar and Spoon Set preserve and store foods, but it also makes an eye-catching piece of serveware. Each 5.5-ounce BPA-free jar comes equipped with an airtight lid.
$13 per set of four, jossandmain.com
Nutrition On the Go
From the gym to the office, Fitlosophy’s Live Life Fit Snackstak lets you take your snacks with you in conveniently pre-portioned and leakproof containers that house fruits, veggies, nuts, vitamins, raisins and more. The sizes range from 2 tablespoons to 1/2 cup.
Available in six bright colors, LAICA 3000 Series water filtration system helps preserve the balance of calcium and magnesium that’s naturally found in tap water. Featuring an ergonomic handle and quick-fill opening, this pitcher holds up to 5 cups of filtered water and fits nicely in the door of the fridge.
Keep your good fats, whole grains, vegetables, fruits and proteins sectioned into healthy portions by packing everything into the BPA- and phthalate-free Bentology Portion Perfect Weight Loss Kit bento.
No Green Thumb Required
Plant lovers are sure to be fascinated by ēdn’s WallGarden, a soilless and fertilizer-free indoor garden. The 14-plant garden lets you pick the herbs, vegetables and flowers of your choice and works in tandem with an app that automatically adjusts the lighting and feeding of the garden for optimal growth.
Tell your family what’s cooking with the Black + Decker 4-Quart Chalkboard Slow Cooker, which is designed with a chalkboard finish so you can scribble or draw the dish of the night. It has three heat settings and includes a lid hanger and a removable stoneware liner.
Hydro Flask’s 12-oz and 18-oz insulated Food Flasks are perfect for taking your superfood-filled smoothie bowls, overnight oats, soups and beverages to work or school – they keep your foods and drinks cold or hot for up to 5 hours. $30 to
Designed for the final perfecting step for easily tossing cooked pasta, the Lagostina Saltapasta pan with tongs is handcrafted in Italy and made from tri-ply stainless steel, which ensures quick, even heating and maximum flavor.
$200, lagostinausa.com for where to buy.
The PackIt Freezable Classic Lunch Box is a cute and stylish option for kids and adults alike. This collapsible box comes with a mesh pocket for water bottles and utensils, can accommodate bento boxes and food containers, and keeps food chilled for up to 10 hours.