DIY Tools for the Home Chef - Clean Eating Magazine

DIY Tools for the Home Chef

Build a fresh collection of healthy, homemade ingredients for everyday recipes or entertaining with these 11 ingenious products.
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FarmSteady Fermented Vegetable Kit

MAKE YOUR OWN PROBIOTICS

The FarmSteady Fermented Vegetable Kit comes with a fermentation weight, a 1/2-gallon glass jar, lid, airlock and kosher salt. You’ll be making probiotic-rich kimchi and kraut in no time! $35, farmsteady.com

FRESHLY SQUEEZED

HUROM HP Personal Slow Juicer

The HUROM HP Personal Slow Juicer makes everything from juice and almond milk to tofu. It sits pretty on any countertop and features slow-squeeze technology for ultimate freshness. $299, hurom.com

The Organic Self-Watering Planter Pepper 2-Pack

PEPPER PARTY

Spice up your recipes with some heat: The Organic Self-Watering Planter Pepper 2-Pack grows both chile and shishito peppers. $60, backtotheroots.com

CAN CAN DIY Nut Milk Kit in Classic Almond

WE’RE NUTS ABOUT...

The CAN CAN DIY Nut Milk Kit in Classic Almond comes with reusable tools and all the ingredients you need to make two batches of almond milk (makes 4 cups per batch). $35, cancannutmilk.com

Yonanas Classic

ICE-COLD DESSERTS

The Yonanas Classic turns frozen fruits like bananas, cherries and strawberries into creamy, soft-serve “ice cream” – clean sweetener is optional! $50, yonanas.com

Bread Baker’s Dream Set

editors’ pick - THE PERFECT LOAF

The Bread Baker’s Dream Set comes with four accessories to make chewy, moist and tender round loaves at home. It includes a Brotform proofing basket for dough, a lame (to release moisture and steam during baking), a flat whisk and an Emile Henry bread pot made out of Burgundian clay. $200, williams-sonoma.com

Cascadia Mushrooms Organic Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit

MUSHROOM MADNESS

The Cascadia Mushrooms Organic Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit gives life to edible fungi that feed on enriched hardwood sawdust – your shrooms will start popping up within 2 weeks of setup. $22, cascadiamushrooms.com

Urban Agriculture Lettuce Kit

AT-HOME GARDEN

With regular waterings and at least a few hours of sunlight per day, the indoor Urban Agriculture Lettuce Kit sprouts organic leafy green lettuce for salads, sandwiches and more. After 1 to 2 months, you can transplant the lettuce to outdoor soil. Harvest once the lettuce bolts (when it sends out a seed stalk and flower). $20, urban-agriculture.net

Atlas Marcato Pasta Machine

OODLES OF NOODLES

Give your nonna a run for her homemade pasta with the authentic Atlas Marcato Pasta Machine (150 millimeters). It features nine thickness settings and two cutters to make different types of fresh pasta, including fettuccine and lasagna. You can also purchase additional attachments to create up to 15 different noodles. $80, surlatable.com

SodaStream Aqua Fizz

UP THE FIZZ FACTOR

The SodaStream Aqua Fizz comes with two elegant glass carafes that you can proudly display on your dinner table, whether you are hosting friends or enjoying a leisurely meal with family. One CO cylinder makes up to 60 liters of sparkling water. $180, sodastream.com

Uncommon Goods Dairy-Free Cheddar, Mozzarella and Ricotta Kit

PLANT-BASED “CHEESES”

With three types of cheddar, two types of ricotta and one mozzarella to choose from, the Uncommon Goods Dairy-Free Cheddar, Mozzarella and Ricotta Kit includes recipes and the supplies you need to make a clean vegan “cheese.” $35, uncommongoods.com