Your time is valuable. Maybe you adore cooking but the time spent cutting up vegetables and fruits really puts you off. It’s not the most exciting thing, we admit. When it comes to cooking, much of the time we spend engaging in a recipe is in the prep portion of it. It’s no wonder that so many Americans order takeout or make unhealthy choices to save time.
Some of you may even pay a lot more to buy pre-cut vegetables and fruits, but you may want to stop doing that. They come with a higher risk for contaminants, leave a larger carbon footprint, and they’re not as healthy. You can read more on that here.
Sufficiently grossed out?
Then take that extra money and put it into a cool kitchen gadget that will help you cut fresh fruits and vegetables in no time at all. You’ll be able to get most meals on the table in 30 minutes or less from start to finish and you’ll be eating cleaner and more healthfully for the new year, and hopefully, for good.
Here are 10 cool kitchen gadgets you need for cutting fruits and vegetables.
1. Grocery Art Mandoline Slicer
Mandoline slicers can be very dangerous, however this one takes the proper precautions to keep your hands and fingers safe from danger. On this one, you can adjust the thickness for perfectly julienned slices or flat slices too. You can slice up any fruit or vegetable in just minutes. In this model, it comes with level 5 protection cut-resistant gloves to protect your hands and fingers when you slice.
2. AUYE 2-in-1 Clever Cutter Food Chopper
Got no time on your hands? Then let the cutting and chopping just stay in your hands. This smart stainless steel tool features an ergonomic design with silicone grips to keep things in place. Simply cut vegetables and fruits like you’re using scissors! Cut them right into the pan and get things cooking immediately!
3. Cool-Shop Vegetable Cutter, Chopper, Grater & Julienne Slicer
This awesome 12-in-1 set can do it all with ease. You can peel, shred, cut small pieces, slice, dice, grate, chop and so much more. It’s the only tool you’ll need to effortlessly prep your fruits and vegetables in the kitchen. Simply switch out the plate and voila! You’ve got the exact cutting tool to make it happen. Plus, no need to spend more time cleaning. It’s dishwasher safe!
4. Kitchen Krush Corer Slicer Peeler and Divider Set
If you have kids, this is a must! No more coring and slicing apples! Now you’ll have no excuse to give them a healthy snack. Simply wash and peel your apple and then use this cool kitchen gadget that cores it and slices it into 20 pieces in an instant. It’s not just for apples though. This no-slip design can also handle kiwi, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, and much more.
5. BestKept Vegetable Cutter
Here’s a cool kitchen gadget for when you feel like using your knife set. It helps you get a firm grip on your fruits and vegetables so you can slice them up in just minutes. No more fruit and vegetables rolling away from you on the cutting board, and no more stinky onion hands either! Woohoo!
6. HUANGYUAN Fruits and Vegetables Roll Flower Kitchen Gadget
When you want a fancy garnish on your salads or dishes, this cool kitchen gadget can help you slice the fruits and vegetables you love to create beautiful flowers in no time! Imagine a bouquet of delicious healthy foods on your plate!
7. THECHEF Pineapple Corer Peeler Slicer Cutter
Do you love pineapple but hate cutting it? Most people avoid buying fresh pineapple for this exact reason! Now you can stop wasting money on pre-sliced pineapple and buy a fresh one. This impressive kitchen gadget takes all the work out of preparing pineapple. Simply cut off the top and then use the gadgets. In minutes, you’ll have perfectly sliced, fresh and juicy pineapple!
8. Cofe-BY Vegetable Cutters Shapes Set
Kids not eating their fruits and vegetables again? If you use these vegetable cutter shapes, they will! Who could say no to watermelon, kiwi, carrots, and other fresh produce when it’s shaped like hearts, stars, flowers, fish, or rabbits?
9. WEBSUN Salad Cutter Bowl
Love salad but not the work that goes into making one? Now you have no excuse not to eat right in 2018. This handy kitchen gadget allows you to rinse, chop and then serve just about any salad you can think of in 60 seconds or less. This brings new and healthy meaning to fast food!
10. Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Electric Spiralizer
Even if you didn’t get one of these for Christmas, there’s no better time than right now to treat yourself to a cool kitchen gadget that will help you save time in the kitchen. When you eat better, you’ll feel better so get yourself a gift like this that will keep on giving every time you step into your kitchen.