4 Essential Time-Saving Kitchen Gadgets Under $25!

4 Time-Saving Kitchen Gadgets Under $25!

My dream life consists of getting up at 6am and having a good hour to make, sit down, and eat a beautiful breakfast, sip my coffee and read the paper, all while still in my dressing gown. Currently, I get up between 4:30 and 5, eat my instant oatmeal while putting on makeup and pray my hot tea cools down enough for me to gulp down before heading out the door! I will probably never reach my nirvana bliss, but that doesn’t mean I can’t still have breakfast, a healthy lunch prepped for mid-day, and my morning coffee before arriving at the office! Today I’m sharing with you 4 (cheap!) kitchen appliances that make make busy mornings feel more productive and efficient!

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

Electric kettles are so underrated in my opinion. If I can find a way to stay away from my stove, I’m in! Who has time to wait for water to boil at 5:30 in the morning on a busy day?!  No one.  I use this little appliance every day for everything from tea to instant oatmeal. THIS one comes in 5 colors (including pink!) and is under $15.

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

I started using a pour-over coffee maker when I moved to Germany, but when I came back to the States I couldn’t find the euro sized paper filters for the pretty ceramic one I brought with me. I decided to just replace it so that filters would be easier to find. I happened upon this genius filterless version on my quest! Also, it’s gold, so I basically had to have itTHIS one is $25 and really ends up paying for itself after a few months of never having to buy filters again!

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

My aunt posted an Instagram snapshot of this egg machine in use a few weeks ago and I was intrigued. It’s less than $20, makes omelets, creates poached and hard or soft boiled eggs in 12 minutes or less!

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

It’s ridiculously simple to use, saves time and is a snap to clean! I can make 1 or 7 boiled eggs at a time, which is perfect for busy mornings or a random, egg salad sandwich craving. After discovering THIS hack for instantly peeling hard boiled eggs I really can’t see a downside to investing $16 into this little machine!

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

I have this gadget to thank for increasing my green veggies intake! Somehow zucchini just tastes better in a noodle shape. It’s just science. I like to spiralize my cucumbers and zucchini on the medium size spiral, but the unit comes with three size choices. If I’ve waited too long to spiralize a cucumber, and it’s soft or really watery inside, I’ll use the largest cutter (see it in action in the gif below).

4 Inexpensive Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets!

My mother-in-law gave me THIS one for my birthday and right now it comes with a free cookbook! Currently, I cut the zoodles into 5-6″ long pieces, toss with olive oil, sea salt and some chopped walnuts, almonds or cashews. You can literally top it with anything: Chicken, salmon, tuna, or of course, egg salad!

Do you have any simple, efficient tips for saving time in the mornings? Share in the comments below!

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9 Comments

  1. August 10, 2017 / 03:28

    I love my spiralizer!!! My husband and I use it all the time for dinners.

  2. August 10, 2017 / 03:33

    And now I totally need a spiralizer and a pour over coffee maker!!!

  3. August 10, 2017 / 03:38

    I think I want everything on this list. I HATE waiting for water to boil, and I really need to up my protein intake at breakfast – that little egg machine would be a game changer. Thanks for this fabulous list!!!

    (Oh, and I have started making cold brew coffee with this coffee maker I got on Amazon. You just fill it with coffee and pop that baby in the fridge for 12-24 hours!)

    xoxo, Paige
    thedailypaigeblog.com

  4. August 10, 2017 / 03:39

    woah, these seem like some awesome kitchen gadgets! I gotta look into some of these!

  5. August 10, 2017 / 06:08

    Oh my goodness! These are such neat gadgets that I would assume would be more expensive because of how awesome they are. Great finds!

  6. August 10, 2017 / 18:02

    That’s the egg machine I wanted on Amazon Prime Day!!!!!! They sold out so fast. Definitely want to get it still. I would really like a spiralizer too. 🙂

  7. August 10, 2017 / 19:00

    that egg machine is so weird, I’ve never seen anything like it! would totally use it for omelettes though!
    xo, hannah
    hannahwithacamera.com

  8. August 10, 2017 / 20:01

    GIRL!!! You’re a major early bird! I totally agree that electric kettles are a life saver!!!

    xo
    Grace | miss-graciela.blogspot.com

  9. August 14, 2017 / 18:01

    I’m such a sucker for kitchen gadgets! I think I need that egg maker!