10 of the most popular healthy cooking kitchen tools on Amazon right now

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A well-stocked kitchen is a must for any budding home chef, especially when it comes to whipping up healthy creations. Making those nutritious, delicious meals from cookbooks and your favorite Pinterest boards will be easier and way more enjoyable when you've got the right tools to help you out. So when you're building your arsenal of healthy cooking essentials, here are 10 things found on Amazon's best-seller list that you'll want to devote some kitchen counter space to.

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10 of the most popular healthy cooking kitchen tools on Amazon right now

1. Food processors are must-haves in so many healthy recipes. 

Hamilton Beach 8-Cup Food Processor, $29.97, amazon.com

Homemade pesto, anyone? If not, you could always go for cauliflower couscous, healthy kale and white bean soup, smoky cilantro-lime jicama skewers…you get the picture. Buy it here.

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2. These BPA-free stackable bento boxes will help streamline your weekly meal prep.

HomeNative Bento Lunch Boxes, $13.99 for a set of 7, amazon.com

When it comes to eating healthy throughout the day, one awesome strategy is to BYOL—bring your own lunch. You can also keep these meal prep heroes filled with pre-made dinners, so there’s no temptation to order in after a long day at the office. Buy them here.

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3. Slow cookers, rice cookers, pressure cookers, and steamers are low-key tools in creating healthy make-ahead meals–and this multitasking tool does it all.

Instant Pot 6-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker, $79.97, amazon.com

Slow cookers are totally underrated when it comes to preparing healthy meals—plus, this one can steam your veggies and cook your brown rice, too. Buy it here.

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4. Whether you’re cooking or just prepping snacks, measuring cups are essential for getting serving sizes right. 

Portable Silicon Measuring Cups and Spoons, $12.95, amazon.com

These space-saving measuring cups ensure that you always get it right when you’re snacking on nuts or making homemade oatmeal. Buy it here.

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5. This gadget makes turning your vegetables into noodle-like bites insanely simple.

Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer, $29.99, amazon.com

Whether you’re trying to cut carbs or not, replacing noodles and other starches with healthy veggies is easy, fun, and super colorful. Buy it here.

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6. Slice and dice your fave fridge snacks ahead of time so they’re easy to grab when you’re in a rush.

Cuisinart Advantage 12-Piece Knife Set, $14.50, amazon.com

These colorful knives will get the job done. Plus, they’re comfortable to hold and come with matching blade guards. Buy them here.

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7. Healthy meal prep is tough when you don’t have knives that do their job, right?

Kitchen IQ Edge Grip 2 Stage Knife Sharpener, $5.99, amazon.com

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to cut up an apple or dig into a chicken breast with a dull knife, so a sharpener is essential. Buy it here.

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8. This reusable mister keeps you from overdoing it on the olive oil.

Misto Brushed Aluminum Olive Oil Sprayer, $6.79, amazon.com

Built-in portion control is especially handy when it comes to healthy but calorie-dense oils, where it’s easy to lose track of how much you’re using. Buy it here.

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9. A single-serving blender is perfect for whipping up a quick green smoothie (plus, clean-up is a breeze).

Magic Bullet NutriBullet Pro Blender/Mixer System, $111.50, amazon.com

Healthy frozen drinks can be high-maintenance in a regular blender, but this user-friendly device is easy to use. Buy it here.

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10. Dry chicken? Not an issue anymore with this meat thermometer—it tells you when your healthy protein is done just right.

SySrion Digital Instant Read Thermometer, $11.99, amazon.com

A meat thermometer ensures your dinner is safely cooked without overdoing it. Buy it here.

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