Salad Helpers You Need Now

Let’s face it, everyone is TRYING to eat healthier. Big salads with protein added are a good, lighter alternative. Here are some accoutrements to make the making easier.

OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner : Easy, one handed operation with patented pump mechanism and brake button.  Soft, non slip knob locks down for storage, and a non slip ring and wide base keep bowl steady on countertop. Disassembles for easy cleaning, and parts are top rack dishwasher safe and BPA Free. Capacity 6.22 Qt bowl, 4.95 Qt basket, Dimensions 10.5 inch x 10.5 inch x 6 inch. $29.95

Left: Multi-Function Fruit and Vegetable Slicer: 4.2 x 4.1 x 2.07 inches. Teflon. Strawberries to carrots. $8.99

Right: Blue Julienne Vegetable Peeler – Stainless Steel Cabbage Carrot & Potato Peelers – Multifunctional Veggie and Fruit Peeler Set of 3: Plastic handle and sharp stainless steel blades. Both- handle and blades are dishwasher safe. Also black or yellow.   $10.19

Mueller Austria Multi Blade Adjustable Mandoline Cheese/Vegetable Slicer, Cutter, Shredder:  5 interchangeable blades for slicing, julienne & grating ; unlimited thickness settings with easy thumb dial control. The only knob-controlled fully adjustable mandoline slicer. $29.99 

Stainless Steel Spiralizer Vegetable Slicer by Mitbak: Suction cups on bottom for a strong bond. Comes with three different size blades. $24.99

Vegetable Cutter Shapes Set, 26pcs: The shapes cutter set can make a creative fruit or vegetable bouquets (as well as enhancing baked goods.) $13.99

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