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    19 Things That'll Seriously Upgrade Your Next Salad

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    1. A cookbook filled with a variety of creative salad recipes for some yummy ~inspo~ on making the best dang salad your taste buds ever met.

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    Get it from Walmart for $16.88.

    2. A salad spinner to make cleaning your greens as easy as the twist of a knob. No really, all you have to do is twist the knob, and voila — they're washed!

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    You can add and drain water without having to remove the lid. The clear base can be used as a serving bowl. It features an easy-to-turn spin knob, a non-skid base, and a 5 qt. capacity. Perfect for washing and spin-drying salad greens, fruits, and veggies. Plus, it locks to securely close the spinner.

    Get it from Walmart or Jet for $14.99.

    3. A slicer and dicer tool that'll make prepping all the ~elements~ of your salad — veggies, fruit, meat, cheese, etc., super easy. Never again will you have to skip out on an onion-filled salad from fear of tearing up while cutting.

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    Comes with three interchangeable blades so you can perfectly chop, dice, and slice. Features a clear, non-skid base that catches cut up food and measure marks for up to 2 cups. It's BPA-free, and dishwasher-safe!

    Get it from Jet for $21.99 (originally $29.99).

    4. A 12-piece stainless steel colorful knife set for ensuring cross-contamination during salad prep (or all meal prep), is a thing of the past. And for making your kitchen look a bit more FUN!

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    Color-coded knives mean reducing the risk of cross-contaminating food during prep. So perhaps, purple will be your chicken-cutting knife, while green will be your lettuce-chopping knife. Each knife comes with a matching blade guard and ergonomic handles. Plus, they're made with non-stick coating for easy slicing.

    Get it from Walmart for $25.14 (originally $29.99), or Jet for $16.32 (originally $38.99).

    5. A salad shooter to make you wonder why the heck your parents didn't have a fancy schmancy contraption like this when you were a stubborn little kiddo. Maybe THEN you would've actually wanted to eat your veggies!

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    Perfect for slicing and shredding veggies, fruits, cheese, nuts, and more! Comes with interchangeable processing cones. Just point the shooter where you want your food to end up, and voila — no extra prep bowls needed! The food chamber can hold whole potatoes, zucchini, and more! The motorized base can be wiped clean, while all other parts are dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from Walmart for $41.99 (originally $54.99).

    6. A three-pack of food storage containers that'll keep produce extra fresh longer. That means you can prep veggies and fruit early in the week and still eat them super fresh later in the week.

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    Containers keep moisture locked away to prevent food from spoiling, and regulate the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide for an ideal produce environment. They're BPA-free and dishwasher-safe! BTW someone at BuzzFeed tried this out. Check out our review for the Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Savers.

    Get them from Walmart for $22.98, or Jet for $19.41 (originally $21.49).

    7. A salad dressing shaker/maker for whipping up your very own dressings — you can use the recipes printed on the bottle or get creative and invent something new!

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    Bottle is made of glass. Recommended to hand-wash.

    Get it from Walmart for $8.51 or Jet for $6.95.

    8. A four-piece salad plate set to make eating a nutritious meal or side dish a bit more fun thanks to these super pretty patterns.

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    Plates are made of melamine. They're BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher-safe, but not intended for microwave or oven use.

    Get them from Walmart for $6.99 (originally $9.99).

    9. A Lunchblox kit that'll make packing a salad and bringing it to school or the office a DIY salad experience right at your desk. Why spend $10 at the salad bar, when you can fix it yourself for way less money.

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    Comes with multiple containers for each part of your lunch and an ice pack to keep your food cool on-the-go. Containers are BPA-free.

    Get it from Walmart or Jet for $6.60.

    10. A two-pack of bell pepper corers for removing those pesky seeds in the middle in a fast, efficient way so you can be well on your way to a salad chock full of what, IMO, is one of the yummiest veggies ever.

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    Comes with one corer for large peppers, and one for small peppers — extra good for avoiding hot pepper burns. They're made of durable, BPPA-free good-grade plastic. Plus, the two pieces snap together for easy storage.

    Get them from Walmart for $6.99.

    11. A salad chopper and bowl set to make yummy chopped salad right from the comfort of your own home. Long gone are the days of having to pay extra money at a cafe just to enjoy salad in its most superior form — CHOPPED!

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    The chopper has a stainless steel blade to effectively slice through lettuce, veggies, cheese, fruit, and more. Plus, it has a soft, non-slip handle. The bowl has a continuous curve that'll contact the blades from the chopper and a rim that serves as a rotating grip while chopping. Both the chopper and bowl are dishwasher-safe!

    Get it from Jet for $24.99.

    12. An oil and vinegar cruet and rack that'll make you feel like you're dining at a fancy Italian restaurant... oh, and of course to utilize a delish combination even peanut butter and jelly can't compete with.

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    Get it from Walmart for $13.35.

    13. A salad cutting bowl for simply cutting inside the lines, turning the bowl over, and magic — your salad is ready for eating!

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    Comes with one salad cutting bowl and vegetable peeler. To clean, simply rinse under water!

    Get it from Walmart for $9.99 (originally $18.13).

    14. An eight-pack of glazed pecans and dried cranberries and pepitas salad toppers to bring with your lunch or use at home in to add a sweet crunch to your meal. Or just eat these on their own as a snack. Honestly, whatever you want.

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    Get them from Walmart for $7.98.

    15. A salad serving bowl with serving hands that'll make you look like a boujee AF host when guests come over. It won't even make them think you used a salad from one of those packaged kits.

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    Not dishwasher- or microwave-safe, so be sure to hand-wash!

    Get them from Walmart for $41.99 (originally $49.99), or Jet for $37.04 (originally $89.99).

    16. A bottle of olive oil for using as dressing on its own, with your favorite vinegar, or in a creatively delicious dressing you should totally bottle up and send to me to try.

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    Get it from Jet for $13.15.

    17. A pair of tongs to serve up a big bowl of greens at dinner or a party to ensure germy hands don't touch the food, and to make actually getting the veggies onto the plate, easy peazy.

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    Get them from Walmart for $9.84 (originally $14.95).

    18. A salt and pepper grinder set to make seasoning your salad... potentially... a little bit... fun. Not to mention, they're salt and pepper grinders so you will definitely get a ton of use out of them for all of your seasoning needs.

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    Get them from Walmart for $13.99 (originally $39).

    19. A two-pack of bacon ranch salad dressing for what is obviously destined to become your most favorite dressing ever. Like, you're literally gonna wanna eat salad for breakfast, lunch, dinner, AND dessert just for this dressing alone.

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    Get them from Walmart for $5.51.

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