Five indispensable small kitchen appliances for moms



Spending time in the kitchen can be stressful enough before you begin to add kids to the equation. Once little ones arrive and start to explore every nook and cranny of the house with little regard for their own personal safety, or any idea as to just how dangerous a room like the kitchen can be, the stress reaches unprecedented levels.

Spending time in the kitchen can be stressful enough before you begin to add kids to the equation. Once little ones arrive and start to explore every nook and cranny of the house with little regard for their own personal safety, or any idea as to just how dangerous a room like the kitchen can be, the stress reaches unprecedented levels.

 

For this reason it's a good idea to invest in a number of smaller appliances that save you time in the kitchen and allow you to cook healthy meals for your little ones with minimal risks.

 

1. Juicer

 

Juicers are the perfect tool for families who need their fruit fix but find it difficult to get their kids to consume their full five a day. The real appeal of a juicer is the freedom to use whatever fruit or vegetables you want to create a beautifully tasty and healthy drink.

 

Kids will enjoy watching the transformation from whole fruit to sensational drink and will be sure to create their own unique taste combinations. Health and safety should be considered at all times when using this device so make sure kids aren't left with it unattended.

 

For a great family favourite, we recommend the Philips HR1871/00 Avance Juicer which can make up to 2.5 litres of extracted juice in one hit. With 2 speeds and an innovative quick-clean sieve and integrated pulp reservoir, it's a simple and convenient kitchen addition.

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2. Toaster

 

Toast is a great family foodstuff for breakfast but with limited time in the morning you may struggle to cook enough slices. Fortunately, a 4 slice toaster may just be the perfect solution.

 

Giving you double the capacity and halving the time needed to prepare breakfast, it is another family kitchen staple with the Waring WT400BU 4-slice Toaster an ideal option that offers extra wide slots and high-lift eject for safer use and a bagel function to ensure it caters to all tastes.

 

3. Slow cooker

 

If you're family love warm comfort food that's slowly and deliciously cooked over the course of the day, you'll love the new range of modern slow cookers that have recently appeared on the market.

 

If you don't want the hassle of cooking dinner in a rush at the end of a long and busy day, then the ability to get everything ready in the morning, chuck it in the slow cooker and have it ready by 6pm will be perfect for you.

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4. Rice cooker

 

Rice is a great, healthy way to pad out meals and it's also incredibly rare that you'll find a child who doesn't like it. Perfect for fussy eaters, a rice maker is ideal for when the kids have friends over as you'll be able to cook up a big batch of rice quickly and easily.

 

5. A good kettle

 

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Finally, a good kettle is essential for any house and any kitchen, though it is particularly necessary for moms who require a nice cuppa in order to relax after a stressful day.

 

Look for family size options with large capacities but ensure they're stored safely from the worktops edge to reduce the risk of spills or accidents. One of the largest capacities you'll find will be 1.8 litres - such as in the Russell Hobbs Heritage 19140 Cordless Kettle which also boasts a water level indicator and can be purchased as part of a matching set with corresponding toasters.