Wish List: No Excuses
Stick to your healthy-eating resolutions this year with a little help from these gadgets and snacks.
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Give your on-the-go lunch an upgrade with this French-made microwavable food container. Available in a rainbow of colors, it boasts two separate storage levels and seals up air-tight. Bonus: You can throw it in the dishwasher for easy cleanup.
A3500 Ascent Series Blender
This new model from the Ferrari of blenders has even more high-test features than the standard version, including a timer that will shut the machine off automatically when your green smoothie is ready.
Starting at $550, vitamix.com.
BOSTON SMOKED FISH CO.
It fries up like regular bacon and, thanks to a curing-and-hot-smoking process, tastes a lot like it, too. But with loads of good-for-you omega-3s, these salmon-belly strips are heart-healthier than the real stuff. Try them alongside eggs or stuffed into a BLT.
$8.50, Boston Public Market.
FIVE WAY FOODS
Sip on a steaming cup of this comforting, collagen-rich broth, or use it in soups, risottos, and other recipes as a wholesome alternative to mass-produced products. Available in four flavors, it’s made at Dorchester’s CommonWealth Kitchen.
$7, Whole Foods.
In need of a post-gym pick-me-up or an after-dinner treat? Pop one of these confections, made with almonds, dates, and coconut. With flavors ranging from carrot cake to coconut-mocha and mint-matcha-chip, you won’t miss the refined sugar.
$5 for two, Mother Juice.