We’ve all had moments where we’ve been inspired and motivated to cook healthy meals for the family.  You’ve gathered the ingredients (some you’ve never even heard of), you printed out the directions, and laced up your new floral apron.  When all of a sudden you’re reading the first two lines of the directions, and it wants you to weigh the fruits, puree the pesto sauce, and check the temperature for the dish.  In an instant, all motivation is gone and this wave of panic and disappointment comes rushing over you.  Well to keep you calm in the kitchen and those hungry bellies happy, we’ve gathered 12 of the must-have kitchen appliances that will kick-start your healthy eating and keep you  from ordering the nearest Chinese takeout!

Juicer: A juicer is perfect for a healthy lifestyle because you can consume fruits and vegetables in their freshest form and take in all the nutrients, vitamins, and fiber. You can get creative with juicing by mixing together all your favorite fruits and vegetables into one drink! It’s so convenient to have one of these in your kitchen for healthy, nutritious meals!

Pressure Oven by Wolfgang Puck: This counter top oven uses pressure technology and produces food that is infused with more flavor than when cooked in a traditional oven. Plus, it cooks in 1/3 of the time (perfect for Thanksgiving turkeys)! It can bake, roast, broil, warm, toast, reheat, and rotisserie your meats, vegetables, baked goods and more!

Single Serve Blender with Travel Lid: This travel size, one-serving blender is perfect for making morning breakfast smoothies a breeze! The travel lid lets you easily take it on the go, and you can blend and drink from the same jar so it’s less mess!

Ninja Master Prep Processing Bowl: This processing bowl by Ninja is capable of blending, whipping, ice crushing, and food processing! Everything you need all in one perfect sized bowl.

Digital Kitchen Scale: What does an ounce of berries or cheese look like? I don’t know either! Help yourself out by making recipes easier with foods that can’t be measured in a cup. This will make eating in portions much easier and your waistline will be thanking you in no time!

Steamer:  This useful appliance will save you both time and energy when it comes to cooking. You can serve healthy and delicious dinners at home now. This steamer can cook a variety of foods from vegetables, grains, or seafood. This powerful steam quickly heats your food, and the device is easy to monitor and use.

Ecolution Artistry 11″ Frying Pan:  This frying pan is natural, safe, and recyclable!  This super soft handle doesn’t trap the heat and is easy to grasp.  It’s dishwasher safe and is PFOA free which ensures that your food will be toxic-free of any chemicals!  Super easy to use and environment friendly!

Olive Oil Sprayer:  This Misto sprayer allows you to put olive oil, or any oil of your choice and mist it on your salads, dishes, or cooking pan with ease.  Easy to use and to clean, you’ll be saving money, calories, and the environment!

Squish Expandable Strainer:  This plastic strainer is not only colorful, but holds up to 6 quarts when it’s expanded!   Easy to use and dishwasher safe, this strainer fits any sink size and we can assure that you will love it!

Avocado Slicer:  If you’re an avocado lover, this is the perfect gadget for you!  This will make your avocado slicing so much easier for days when you’re in a hurry! Slice, scoop, and remove is this gadgets specialty, and we promise you will love it!

Salad Spinner:  This one-hand operated salad spinner is great for not only spinning salads but even washing fruits.  And even in the water mess,  the non-slip ring on the bottom is sure to stay tight on the table and keeps from a mess!

 Waterproof Digital Thermometer:  No more closing your eyes and hoping for the best to see if your meat is done!  With this digital thermometer it can go from freezer to oven, measuring from -40 to 450 degrees.