You won’t stress in the kitchen about time, money, or experience when you have these five Home Chef Cooking Essentials at your fingertips. Whether you’re just starting out or even starting over, these are the items you need!
5 Home Chef Cooking Essentials
Now that you are out on your own, we bet you are wondering which small kitchen items you need to maximize your budget? We have you covered with these five Home Chef Cooking Essentials perfect for beginners!
1. Microwave Oven
A Microwave Oven is an inexpensive item to purchase, usually under $100 dollars. They are compact and can pretty much cook anything. Use it to make eggs in a cup, healthy microwave chips, popcorn, and to heat up your leftovers.
2. Slow Cooker
Use a Slow Cooker to make delicious recipes that are foolproof and inexpensive enough not to break the bank. This must-have appliance is the best way to make clean eating simple! Try any one of the following recipes, and we’re sure you’ll agree:
- Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables
- Loaded Jambalaya
- Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese
- Slow Cooker BBQ Slider Sandwiches
We love using a George Foreman® Grill to make flavorful recipes in a small space! This appliance makes it easy to cook healthy meals for just yourself, or a small crowd when friends come over to visit. Grilled burgers are a cinch, as well as chicken and panini sandwiches.
We all know mornings are busy and you need a nutritious breakfast fast. A classic Toaster is just the appliance you need to toast bagels, make whole grain toast for a little avocado action, and maybe the occasional toaster pastry for a little indulgence.
Skip the staggering price of fresh-pressed juices and the high-priced smoothies after your workout when you make your own at home. The NutriBullet® is a must-have appliance that you can use to make drinks, sauces, soups, and more! Here are some recipes you can get started with:
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