Calphalon Classic Nonstick 12" Fry Pan
Cook more at home this year. This large skillet is a great place to start. Sauté-steam vegetables for a stir-fry, prepare a warming curry, or make a breakfast frittata to last you all week.
To buy: $45, macys.com.
Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender
Kick of the year with silky soups. An immersion blender takes up barely any room and will whiz up soups to your liking (an easy way to eat vegetables!). Use it for healthful spreads, dips, and smoothies, too. Bonus: it comes in an array of colors to match your kitchen.
To buy: $32, amazon.com.
Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container Set
Need somewhere to store all that healthy food you’re cooking up? These no-leak, BPA-free, and stain-free containers are great for grains, soups, and leftovers.
To buy: $40, bedbathandbeyond.com.
Blue Print Cleanse Ginger Maple Tonic
You might have heard that apple cider vinegar is great for your gut. BPC serves it up in a low-calorie refreshment that’s not only delicious, but good for you. Keep this on hand to support digestion.
To buy: $35 for 6; blueprint.com.
This easy to use spiralizer transforms vegetables into noodle-like shapes. More vegetables in the new year, slightly less carb-y pasta.
To buy: $40; williams-sonoma.com.
Cuisinart 4-Cup Rice Cooker
Make a batch of brown rice or other grains to last you all week. Just add rice, water, and a pinch of salt, and you’ve got a satisfying side.
To buy: $50, williams-sonoma.com.
OXO Good Grips Stainless Steel Steamer
Steam your veg and fish in this steamer that fits most pots. Skip the oil that can add more calories than you might think, and get this little tool which takes up barely any room.
To buy: $18; amazon.com.