No matter what diet you are on, having the right kitchen gadgets will help you lose weight. You may already have many of the tools listed below. We found ways to use these in order to help you burn extra calories and shed fat.
You can use these tips to eat four 400-calorie meals everyday. This will help you enjoy lasting weight loss, revitalized metabolism, and keep you feeling full.
A one-ounce difference in size can add a surprising amount of calories. Use a kitchen scale to be sure you are eating the right amount of breads, vegetables, and fruits.
This is imperative for getting the right amounts in your diet. Choose one that finely shreds. The fine shredder will trick you into thinking you are eating more than you are. You can also grate up chocolate to add to yogurt, fruit, or butters. One tablespoon of shredded chocolate only contains 25 calories!
Measuring Spoon Set
As you can see, an important part of keeping a 1,600-calorie diet is measurement. If you are simply throwing in the amounts you think are right, you could end up breaking your diet. Use these to keep track of the calories we add to our food without even thinking about counting.
Stainless Steel Measuring Cups
You should have high-quality measuring cups. They won’t just help you get the perfect serving size. You can also use these right on your stovetop to reduce sauces and dressing in small amounts.
Storage containers and serving spoons
You will get to know how much each of these hold. This will make portioning much easier! Have several ladle and spoon sizes to use for different meals. Choose a storage container that fits the right amount of pasta, add a ½ cup ladle of pasta and you have a perfectly portioned meal saved for a rainy day.
2-cup Pyrex Liquid Measuring Cup
This is great for warming or melting multiple ingredients. You can measure milk, add chocolate chips, then butter. Then, you just pop it into the microwave! You can make fabulous salad dressing by layering the ingredients in and whisking, all in one cup!
This will come in handy a lot! Use your peeler on cheese or chocolate. The super thin slices will only contain around 10 calories. You can also use it to turn vegetables into small ribbons to replace pasta. Eggplant or zucchini pasta contains half the calories of wheat pasta.
Nuts are very high in calories. You can enjoy your favorite snack without having to worry. Use a coffee grinder to pulverize a tablespoon of nuts. You can add this on anything you like, and it only contains 50 calories.
Nonstick Muffin Pan
You can make more than just muffins! In fact, muffin pans are a great way to control your portions. You’ll know exactly what ingredients are in each cup. You can make anything from traditional cakes and bread, to perfectly portioned breakfasts.
Metal Tea Infuser
Even if you aren’t a fan of tea, this kitchen gadget can help you lose weight! It allows you to infuse the flavors of your favorite herbs and spices, without adding a single calorie to your meal. Just fill it up and float it while you cook.
A Fruit and Vegetable Juicer
A high-quality juicer can extract the nutrients from your favorite fruits and can help you cover the flavors of what you don’t like. Be sure not to skimp on this one. Many cheap juicers don’t actually pull as much of the important nutrients as the more expensive models.
Using smaller dishes will trick your mind into thinking you are eating more. Not to mention, when you are more likely to overindulge when there is more space on your plate to fill.
I hope these tips and tricks help you on your way to shedding pounds. Many of these will take a lot of the guesswork and stress out of planning meals, cooking, and counting calories. Once you have some of these habits in place, you will have no problem finding uses for more kitchen gadgets that will help you lose weight!