5 Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets for Weight Loss

Amy Machnak
by Amy Machnak
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5 Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets for Weight Loss

As a chef and food writer, there isn’t a kitchen tool or gadget I haven’t tried. From an electric egg slicer to a miniature crepe maker, I’ve tried them all. In the end, I’ve realized there are only a few tools worthy of my precious kitchen drawers.

While the three fundamental tools in my kitchen are a sharp knife, a flat cutting board and a good frying pan, I’ve learned that there are a few other tools that help me cook — and therefore eat — healthier. Here are the top-five kitchen tools I use, especially when I want to drop a few pounds.


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About the Author

Amy Machnak
Amy Machnak

Amy is a James Beard award-winning food writer. A former staff writer at Sunset magazine, her work has also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Chow.com, Cooking Light, Tasting Table, Munchery.com and more. She’s contributed to seven cookbooks with Sunset and William’s Sonoma, and written one of her own. When she’s not writing or cooking, you can find her in a sweaty yoga class, drinking wine she can’t afford or on social media mentally correcting people’s punctuation.


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