Our Favorites: April 2013 Nutrition Products
Check out the healthy eating products that are on our radar right now.
These glass and metal bottles from Zing Anything let you infuse water with real whole foods, not “flavorings.” Enjoy your water with the fresh taste of lemons, cucumbers or mint. $26 at www.zinganything.com.
The “Creations Elite” is a new and evolved model of the already-amazing Vitamix blender, with a variable speed dial so you can fine-tune your textures. Cleaning is as simple as adding a drop of dish soap and water to the BPA-free jar and giving it a quick buzz. About $558 from www.vitamix.com. Visit our giveaway page to enter to win a Vitamix 5200.
Rawjuvenate contains a host of raw super greens like spinach and wheat grass, all processed at low temperatures to maintain
maximum nutrients. Just right for adding plant power to smoothies, and also dandy straight-up with water (just shake to mix, and slug it back). $60 from www.rawgreenorganics.com.
Looking to make your dinners more vegetable-centric? Jeanne Kelley’s inspired Salad for Dinner (Rizzoli, 2012) contains a slew of delicious recipes, from kale with lemon to Korean barbecue beef salad. About $24 from Amazon.
Traditionally used to heat Chinese dim sum, these simple bamboo steamer baskets are excellent for steaming several kinds of vegetables at once. Place them in or over a shallow pan of water, or stack inside a wok or stock pot. About $20 for a 10-inch set from www.casa.com.