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Kitchen Products

Keep checking back, I will always update and put more gadgets as I find the time.

In order to be set up for successful and health eating and living, your kitchen matters. The utensils and gadgets in your kitchen can make or break the ease and comfort of cooking and baking! If you would have asked me in 2009, when I made the transition into healthier and more conscious eating, I would have probably told you to skimp by without a Vitamix or other high speed blender, because they’re expensive. Today, I would 100% recommend making a few investments.  There are also things that just make chopping, storing, and mixing easier too. I know it can seem a little overwhelming on where to start, so here are some things I use in my kitchen if you need a guide!  Don’t feel the need to get everything at once, just buy as you see fit. I would recommend a food processor and high speed blender ASAP though, it will seriously change your life when it comes to making sauces, dips, butters, protein balls, desserts, and much much more!

 

Pots and Pans:

Healthy, Eco Friendly, toxin free, Ceramic Pot & Pan set

Or start with this one….

Healthy, Eco Friendly, toxin free, Ceramic 2 Pan set

 

Kitchen gadgets:

Vitamix

Food Processor

Vegetable chopper, slicer, and dicer

Garlic Press

Lemon Juice Squeezer

Nut Mylk strainer bags

Blu Apple ethylene refrigerator balls 

Storage:

BPA free can Lids

Glass food storage

 

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Maya Kaimal

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Maya Kaimal is a brand created by a wonderful woman who wanted to bring people together through eating. Growing up, it was very important to her family to socialize together and eating was always part of that. Though cooking can be therapeutic and fun, sometimes in our lives we feel we are too busy or don’t have enough time to create a full meal from scratch. It can be time consuming and that means less time with the ones we love. Maya has made it super simple to not only be able to eat a healthy meal, but to also have time to socialize and be around our loved ones.

There are many different products Maya Kaimal offers! Not all the products are vegan, but many are, and the others are vegetarian. Don’t you worry, she still took just as much care and love creating the vegetarian items as the vegans items.

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For example, she has made some amazing shelf stable simmer sauces. I truly enjoyed making my Indian Nachos with the Madras Curry sauce. I have yet to try a few of the other vegan flavors, and I cannot wait! They’re so simple and so flavorful, all you have to do is chop a few of your favorite veggies, you can even throw in some beans/lentils/ or tofu, pour the sauce over them in a pan, and simmer. Viola! You have a quickly home made and amazing dish that your guests will love, and you’ll have more time to spend with them instead of spending so much time cooking. Plus, not all of us are wizards in the kitchen, able to make amazingly spiced Indian food, lets be honest…

There are also some Chickpea chips and pita chips. They are yummy, crunchy, and made with tons of love. I used the chickpea chips for my nachos because they are gluten free, but Pita chips would probably be so yummy too, for those of you that don’t mind eating gluten.

Now for the Everyday Dal packets. Oh my goodness, the pouches are are a flavor punch and basically a full meal. Most would add some rice or quinoa to make it seem more hearty. I was on a camping trip and easily tore open the pouch, poured it into a sauce pan, and heated it on the gas burner for just a few minutes. Again, the meal was easily made, ready quickly, I knew it was healthy, and that I would be eating tons of loving vibes. I think the Red Lentil Butternut Squash Dal so far has been my favorite, but again, I truly enjoyed all the flavors. Go check them out, love on them, and I am sure they would love to hear from you.

You can check them out on their website or follow their Instagram at:

http://www.mayakaimal.com/

@Mayakaimalfoods