8 Products to Help You Keep Your Most Ambitious Food Resolutions
New year, new you, right?
Whether you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle, master a tricky cooking technique, or drink more water during the workday, there’s no denying sticking to your resolutions is hard. In fact, studies show only nine percent of people actually accomplish their resolutions. That’s right. Nine.
That’s where we come in. Like you, we want 2019 to be the most delicious year yet, so we found the best products to help you achieve your most ambitious food resolutions.
BUY IT: Drink More Water Bottle; Uncommon Goods, $19.99
We’re going to let you in on a little secret: Drinking at least eight glasses of water per day is easier said than done. If you’re looking to increase your H2O consumption, buy a fun, reusable water bottle. This option from Uncommon Goods has cute, motivational sayings so you feel like someone’s cheering you on along the way.
BUY IT: Finedine 3-Compartment 3-Pack 32 oz. Glass Meal Prep Containers; Amazon, $21.99
Not only is bringing your lunch to work less expensive, but it can also be healthier. But since you may not have the time to cook a decadent dish during the workweek, you might want to consider meal prepping. These food storage containers from Finedine are microwave-safe and have plenty of compartments for your sides and sauces.
BUY IT: Instant Pot 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker; Amazon, $99.95
Sure, you love food. You know all the coolest restaurants as well as the biggest food trends. But cooking food for yourself? Now that’s another story. If you want to start cooking in 2019, you might as well invest in a multi cooker. With tons of Instant Pot recipes to choose from, you'll never be bored with weeknight dinner again.
BUY IT: Paderno World Cuisine 3-Blade Vegetable Slicer and Spiralizer; Amazon, $23.75
After weeks of scarfing down Christmas cookies, eggnog and wine over the holidays, now’s a better time than any to be on a health kick. There are a lot of accessories for your produce and protein, but a spiralizer is a cool way to make eating vegetables, well, fun.
BUY IT: Cuisinart 17-Piece Artiste Collection Cutlery Knife Block Set; $59.99, Amazon
Want to learn how to julienne a carrot? Cut an onion without tearing up? A new set of knives will give you the motivation you need to pick up a new skill from one of Food Network's how-to videos.
BUY IT: Master Pan 15-Inch Non-Stick Divided Grill/Fry/Oven Meal Skillet; Amazon, $46.98
Yes, you can cook more than macaroni and cheese. If you’re looking to up your culinary game, and cook something with multiple components, get yourself a Master Pan. This pan has five compartments, so you can cook your rice, vegetables, and meats at the same time without worrying about cross-contaminating.
BUY IT: "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" by Julia Child; Amazon, $28.96 for hardcover
If you have the basics of cooking down, why not kick things up a notch? This year, challenge yourself to making Julia Child’s beyond-epic beef bourguignon.