Norpro Porcelain Ramekins

2015-03-29T13:06:18-04:00By |Baking Tools, Cooking Tools, Essentials|

We believe everything looks better in a ramekin! They're small and retain heat very well, cooking/baking your food at a steady rate. They're used in restaurants because of their versatility and elegant look. They're known to hold creme brulee, but you can also try making some individual brownies in them or some french onion soup!

OXO Good Grips Batter Bowl

2015-03-29T13:03:23-04:00By |Baking Tools, Cooking Tools, Essentials|

Not all bowls are created equal! After months of bothering with shallow bowls, we finally purchased this staple and realized what we were missing. This is a very deep bowl that prevents even the worst of splashing! It's got a rubber bottom so it stays in place, a handle and spout for easy pouring and [...]

Enjoy Life’s Paleo Chocolate Chunks

2015-03-28T14:49:28-04:00By |Edibles, Essentials|

These chocolate chunks have two ingredients in them: evaporated cane sugar and and natural chocolate liquer. They make paleo baking more fun! This brands makes a few different varieties but they're all dairy, nut and soy-free! Enjoy them in paleo ice cream, cookies and brownies!

Eggwhite Protein Powder

2015-03-28T14:38:07-04:00By |Edibles, Essentials|

When you're watching your carb intake, you have to watch out for hidden carbs. Some protein powder brands can pack 15g of carbs into a scoop! And if you're anything like us, you like to enjoy a protein shake after every gym session. You don't want those carbs to add up. This eggwhite protein powder [...]

T-fal Nonstick 5-Quart Cooker with Lid

2015-03-28T14:19:54-04:00By |Cooking Tools, Essentials|

This was one of our first pans and remains our favorite! It's large enough to handle anything we throw into. It's incredibly convenient- dishwasher safe, nonstick, and features a second handle to ensure moving a full pan of food won't break your arm! It comes with a lid too, to help food cook faster and more evenly. [...]

Bragg – Organic Apple Cider Vinegar – 16 Oz.

2015-03-21T13:51:12-04:00By |Edibles, Essentials|

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) boosts energy, metabolism and immunity. It also helps you lose weight and burn fat. Its benefits go way beyond just drinking it however. Many people use it topically, soothing sun burns, rinsing hair for shine and build-up elimination, whitening teeth, freshening breath, and clearing acne! Many people consider it a superfood. [...]

Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder

2015-03-21T13:50:58-04:00By |Edibles, Essentials|

By brewing tea, a lot of nutrients remain in the leaves; water can only extract so much. Matcha powder delivers nutrients previously impossible to obtain. More powerful than your standard cup of green tea, matcha powder is an energy and metabolism booster, detoxifier, calorie burner and an antioxidant powerhouse. Sprinkle it in your smoothies, incorporate [...]

Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker

2015-03-20T20:59:52-04:00By |Appliances, Essentials|

Freeze a ton of fruits, especially bananas, in your freezer at all times and you will be able to make the most heavenly, natural ice cream at any time. ANY TIME! Make sure to clean it right after use every time, it will get hard to clean it otherwise. Pro tip: Cut up the bananas [...]

Fox Run Large Cookie Spatula

2015-03-20T20:37:04-04:00By |Essentials, Utensils|

Do you have trouble flipping things? This giant spatula will make sure everything you need to flip stays together (no more broken pancakes!). This spatula is enormous and is by far the largest we own. Useful for far more than just cookies, it'll make you feel like you're a professional chef. You'll find yourself using it [...]

OXO Good Grips Wooden Spoon Set

2015-03-20T20:33:38-04:00By |Essentials, Utensils|

We use our wooden spoons A LOT and if you do too, these are the ones you want. Great quality that have gone through the dishwasher dozens of times (shh... we know they're not supposed to!) with no deterioration of any sort. OXO's products in general are great quality and these spoons uphold their brand completely.  

Epica Ultra-Fast Digital Meat Thermometer

2015-03-20T20:26:47-04:00By |Cooking Tools, Essentials|

A great tool if you want to be able to perfectly cook your meat (especially steak and turkey) which you don't have much leeway with. It gets the temperature within 5 seconds and is quite accurate. It's very water resistant so you can hand wash it. Never had to re-calibrate it in the last six months [...]

OXO Good Grips 9-Inch Locking Tongs with Nylon Heads

2015-03-20T20:20:41-04:00By |Essentials, Utensils|

A great set of tongs from the kitchen to the grill - so stop burning yourself and start flipping like a pro! They have an awesome lock that stays put in the dishwasher but easy enough to unlock if using only one hand. We've had no issues with melting or build quality and have been using our [...]

Hamilton Beach 31330 Toaster Oven

2015-03-20T20:08:09-04:00By |Appliances, Essentials|

This is one of the most used appliances in our kitchen! You get to toast, bake and broil with a timer. It cooks food up to 450°F and I honestly can't tell the difference between something baking in here or the oven. It's a must have! Pro tip: Make sure it's plugged in when you set the [...]

Ninja Professional Blender 1000

2015-03-20T19:45:23-04:00By |Appliances, Essentials|

This is a 1000 watt beast. It's perfect for blending, chopping, ice crushing and pulverizing. It's super power and quick with anything you throw at it. The 72 oz. capacity gives you ability to make family-sized quantities in one blend. The blades were designed to be removed from the pitcher which makes cleanup 100x easier.

Ozeri Pro Digital Kitchen Food Scale

2015-03-20T19:33:13-04:00By |Essentials, Utensils|

It's a simple, accurate kitchen scale. It stays consistent and is quite simple to use without the need of reading the manual. It's capacity range is from 0.05 oz. to 12 lbs (1 g to 5 kg). The scale turns off automatically after 3 minutes to help save battery. It looks good and lasts a long time.

Lodge Color Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven – 6-Quart

2015-03-19T15:59:51-04:00By |Cooking Tools, Essentials|

This dutch oven is simply amazing for cooking, marinating, refrigerating or freezing. It is very well constructed and holds up easily to 2-3 times/week use. The porcelain resists staining very well and is one of the best budget cast iron dutch oven models on the market. Overall, it's excellent quality, heavy duty and much less costly [...]

OXO Good Grips 11-Inch Balloon Whisk

2015-03-15T14:59:07-04:00By |Essentials, Utensils|

Very flexible whisk! The wires adapt themselves to the shape of the saucepan letting you easily whisk into every inch of it. The handle is well designed and very comfortable to hold with a firm grip. It's also dishwasher safe and lasts forever. Worth every penny!