The most essential keto kitchen tools to save time and money.
In this post we will cover the essentials: the best of the best that I use daily to keep my sanity and save time in the kitchen. From meal prep to cooking, these keto kitchen gadgets are life-savers and easy on the budget. Let's dive in.
Keto Kitchen Tool #1: Veggie Spiralizer
Buying tip: if you find a highly-rated spiralizer under $15, that's a great deal.
First, spiralizers are great tools to have for making veggie noodles. Zucchini noodles are my favorite alternative to high-carb spaghetti noodles. It cuts way down on your carb count and adds veggies to delicious pasta dishes, like this Mediterranean Shrimp & Zoodle recipe.
- easy to store
- 2 bonus e-books with recipes
- easy to clean with brush and comes with an additional peeler
- lightweight and compact for easy storage
- includes a bonus peeler
- easy to clean, with cleaning brush included
- Includes 5 different blades
- hands-free operation
- fast prep and easy cleaning
Keto Kitchen Tool #2: Non-stick Baking Mats
Buying tip: When you find a highly-rated mat around $10, that's a great deal.
Why a non-stick baking mat?
Baking mats are great tools to have for making cheese crisps, fruit leather, low carb crackers, bread and fathead dough. No more messy baking sheets or risking that your food is going to stick or burn prematurely.
- oven-safe for up to 480 ºF
- 11.6x16.5 inches
- No need for oil, cooking sprays, or parchment paper
- can handle temperatures up to 500°F
- thick and sturdy
- measuring at 23”x16.25''
- (16.5" x 11 ⅝") large sheet and a quarter sheet (11.5" x 8.5")
- can handle temperature of up to 480°F
- consistent heat distribution
Keto Kitchen Tool #3: Silicone Molds
Buying tip: if you find a highly-rated silicone mold under $10, that's a great deal.
Why a silicone mold?
Use silicone molds for fat bombs, desserts, cheesecakes, and even to shape the perfect salmon patty that won't break apart while cooking. Finally, no more messy scraping of that old metal tin. Silicone molds are truly a timesaver in my kitchen.
- can handle temperatures of up to 450°F
- easy to clean
- non-stick silicone
- ideal for baking, lunch/snack cups
- oven-safe (up to 500 degrees F
- stain and odor resistant
- oven safe up to 450°F
- 2 tins included
- versatile for fat bombs, muffins or tarts
Keto Kitchen Tool #4: Blender
Buying tip: if you find a highly-rated blender around $30, that's a great deal.
Why a blender?
Blenders make great timesavers for mixing ingredients. I prefer to make my sauces with a blender as compared to a food processor or mixer, for example. Just a few simple pulses and voila!
- chops, mixes, blends, whips, grinds
- 250 Watts high-torque power base
- 10-second recipe book included
2. Ninja BL456
- 900 Watts power
- Twist on the Spout Lids and take your drinks with you for on-the-go sipping
- All parts dishwasher safe
- includes whisk attachment
- quickly blends ingredients for smoothies, milk shakes, soups or baby food
- 500 Watts power
Keto Kitchen Tool #5: Slow Cooker
Buying tip: if you find a highly-rated slow cooker under $50 (with the features you need), that's a great deal.
Why a slow cooker?
Because a slow cooker, is really a fast cooker.
First, throw in the ingredients in the morning, set your time and bam! Next thing you know, dinner is cooked and waiting when you arrive at home. Also, It's like having your own personal chef waiting for you.
- lid-mounted locking system
- when cooking time is up, shifts to warm
- even heating
- programmable cook time from 30 minutes to 20 hours
- locking lid
- digital countdown control
Keto Kitchen Tool #6: Food Dehydrator
Buying tip: Looking at cost-effectiveness and don't mind fewer trays, a high-rated dehydrator under $40 is a sweet deal. When you find a highly-rated multi-tray food dehydrator under $100, that's a great deal.
Why a food dehydrator?
Perhaps you're really into jerky, healthy fruit leather for the kiddos, or dried fruits and veggie chips, this one's for you. You're going to love having a food dehydrator in your kitchen. Additionally, you'll want to find one with adequate space for your needs.
- 9 tray
- fruit leather sheet and drip tray included
- quiet operation
- countdown timer
- 6 trays
- transparent door
- timer and free recipe e-book
- 4 trays
- adjustable height trays
- easy clean-up