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The Best Healthy Buys, According to Our Test Kitchen

Looking to get into healthier habits? Our Test Kitchen's picks for healthy products and appliances will help you get there.

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The Best Healthy Granola

A sprinkle of granola turns plain yogurt into a parfait, adds crunch to baked goods and can even stand in for graham crackers in a pie crust. Our Test Kitchen put a grocery store’s worth of brands to the test so you can level up these treats with the best.

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The Best Hummus

Hummus has become a snacking go-to. It’s a great dip for veggies, topper for Mediterranean-style nachos and can be incorporated into so many healthy recipes. Our Test Kitchen and editors have a soft spot for red pepper hummus in particular. Find out which they recommend for all these healthy snacks.

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The Best Protein Bar


Need a pick-me-up or breakfast on the go? Chances are you’re going to reach for a protein bar. Not all these bars are created equal, though. Our Test Kitchen tried 17 different brands to find favorites that are tasty and good for you.

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The Best Kombucha


Fermented foods like kombucha have lots of great benefits, like improving gut health and immunity. Find out what brands Taste of Home‘s kombucha superfans love best.

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The Best Healthy(ish) Ice Cream


We all like to spoil ourselves, but diving into a pint of ice cream, spoon first, doesn’t have to be that bad for you. We found the best healthier options of ice cream for when you feel like a treat.

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The Best Dark Chocolate


Dark chocolate has plenty of health benefits for your body, so it’s worth indulging in this treat on occasion. To find out what chocolate really satisfied our cravings, our editors and cooks sampled a whopping 17 brands! We really did find the best.

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The Best Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower has been sneaking into more and more of our cooking, thanks to tricks like making cauliflower rice. This veggie can also sneak into our favorite comfort foods—hello, cauliflower pizza crusts. Find out which pre-made brand we like best (when we can’t make our own, of course).

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The Best Balsamic Vinaigrette

A big, green salad makes for a great side or lunch. While homemade dressings are always good, there’s nothing wrong with a store-bought option—especially when it’s top-rated by our editors.

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The Best Spiralizer

Spiralizers are a great way to add more veggies to your diet. Turning zucchini, sweet potatoes, carrots and more into spirals and ribbons make adding produce to your favorite recipes a cinch—and using the right spiralizer makes it even easier. Our Test Kitchen pros recommend their favorites for dishes like this blackened tilapia with zoodles and arugula pesto chicken with spiralized veggies.

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The Best Juicer


Skip the juice bar and start juicing at home! Our Test Kitchen tried all the big brands to find the best option out there for your homemade juice blends.

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