Know Before You Buy — That’s What We’re All About!
Lots of kitchen tools can help you cook healthier, but every product isn’t right for every person or cooking style. Our in depth product reviews give you all the details, pros, cons, and prices, so you can decide what’s right for you – and get on with your (healthier!) life.
Featured Product Reviews: Air Fryers
Still eating potatoes boiled in grease? There’s a better way…
Try an AIR FRYER instead!
Enjoy great taste without the guilt. Cook your fries, chicken & lots more favorite foods in less than a tablespoon of oil.
Not only will you be eating much healthier, you’ll save all the time of cleaning up the messy grease spatter from deep fat frying.
Top Rated, Highest $$$ – Philips AirFryer Review: HD9220 & HD9230
Top Rated, Great Value – GoWISE USA 8-in-1 Electric Air Fryer Review
Compare All Air Fryer Models – Air Fryers Comparison Chart
Never heard of such a thing? Start here – What is an Air Fryer?
See Also → Oil Less Turkey Fryer Reviews – Buy one for the holidays, and you’ll use it year round.
More Great Products to Help You Cook Healthier
Superior quality for superior performance! It’s powerful, it’s versatile, and it comes with a storage case full of every available accessory from basic to specialty. Read the review…
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Cuisinart FP-14 Elite Collection Food Processor
It doesn’t have all the bells & whistles of the Breville Sous Chef, but this 14 cup model offers lots of very nice features at a much lower price. Will you be happy with it? Get all the details so you’ll know about any drawbacks before you buy.
Read the review: Cuisinart FP-14 Elite Collection 14-Cup Food Processor Review
A trusted name brand with over 2,000 Five Star ratings! This versatile 5-in-1 griddler is a top seller and an excellent value. Not that it’s perfect. It does get a few complaints. Read the review…
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Breville Smart Grill
Not Your Ordinary Contact Grill!
This is one of the few models that will open completely flat for griddling. It’s also the only contact grill that has a “hover” lid setting, so you can even make open face melts. It’s an excellent choice, but it’s also a little more expensive. Is it worth the extra $$$?
Read the review: Breville Smart Grill Review – BGR820XL
Which Pressure Cooker is the Best?
No Question – It’s the INSTANT POT
Consumer praise for the Instant Pot is overwhelmingly positive. It gets superior rankings for:
- Quality Construction
- Excellent Performance
- User Friendly Operation
- Programmable Controls
- Built-in Safety Features
- Customer Service
Food Dehydrators – They Aren’t Just for Jerky!
Yes indeed you can make your own beef jerky without all the unwanted (and possibly harmful) additives, but that’s only the beginning. The list includes everything from fruit leathers, veggie chips, granola, and yogurt to nuts, seeds, crackers, and jerky made from turkey, fish, tofu, eggplant, you name it! That’s not to mention pet treats, or drying out household items like soggy mittens or your kids’ homework papers that met with disaster. See all Food Dehydrator Reviews here.
Which food dehydrator is the best?
One of the highest rated, best selling models is the Excalibur 3926TB 9-Tray Dehydrator. With 9 Trays, an Automated Timer and Adjustable Temperature Control, it’s a great choice for moderate to heavy use, especially during peak season processing (excellent for gardeners or hunters!).
Read the review: Excalibur 3926TB Dehydrator Revew
What’s the best food dehydrator under $100?
- Adjustable Thermostat
- Top Mounted Fan & Heater
- Central Air Flow for Uniform Drying
- Includes 5 Trays
- Expandable to Up to 12 Trays
- Sells for Under $100!
Check it Out: Nesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator FD75-A Review
You may also be interested in the newer 9 tray Excalibur model, a little more expensive (than the 3926TB) but offers more features – Get details about the Excalibur 3948CDB Dehydrator here.
Quick Reference – Dehydrator Comparison Charts
Researching a product can be exhausting, not to mention confusing! By the time you finish reading about the last product you look up, you’ve forgotten details about the first one.
For quick reference, we’ve put together comparison charts for the two best-selling brands of food dehydrators. You can view all the features and prices of each model side by side.Check them out here:Nesco Dehydrator Comparison Chart
Excalibur Dehydrator Comparison Chart
Compare Food Dehydrators (All Models)
Countertop Combo Ovens – Convection/Microwave | Convection/Toaster
Do microwave ovens harm foods? Conflicting reports make it hard to know for sure. If you don’t want to give up speed, consider a convection microwave oven combo. See details on the bestsellers in our Convection Microwave Comparison Chart.
Even more popular is the convection toaster oven. See all the top selling models in our Convection Toaster Oven Comparison Chart, or find out which one rates highest in our Best Convection Toaster Oven review.
George Foreman Indoor Outdoor Grill – What’s the Latest?
For healthy cooking on a grill that can be used either indoors or out, the GGR50B has been a top rated bestseller for years. The George Foreman company now offers several other models of its popular indoor/outdoor grill, but can these newer kids on the block compete? Time might tell a different story, but the original is still holding its own very well!
Read all about the original in the George Foreman GGR50B Review, and check out the competition with our feature comparison chart and complete details of the Newest Models of the George Foreman Indoor Outdoor Grill.
Brand New at The Healthy Kitchen Shop – Pressure Cookers
JUST ADDED → Electric Pressure Cooker Comparison Chart – Compare features at a glance, and stay tuned for more. Detailed reviews of individual products are in the works and to be published soon.
“I don’t have time to cook healthy!”
We hear you. Cooking healthy can involve lots of fresh ingredients and often means starting from scratch. What little spare time we have is precious, but don’t let that stop you from improving your diet. Adding a few of the right tools to your kitchen will help speed up preparation tasks so you don’t have to sacrifice your health just to save time.
In Depth Product Reviews: Kitchen Gadgets for Faster, Easier Food Prep
Don’t waste money trying things that don’t work or that you’ll never use. Our product reviews will help you decide which kitchen gadgets and small appliances make the most sense for you (and we’re adding more all the time!). Click on the menu links above or check out some of the featured products on this page, and start cooking and eating healthier today!
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