Kitchen | Health Grills Comparison
With the rising healthcare and clean-eating movement, as well as the shooting growth of veganism, health grills are the next kitchen asset to up your healthy-eating game. You can make anything in these- sweet potato chips, veggie sandwiches and much more. We’ve collated a list of our top three choices for health grills with removable plates- to allow for easier cleaning and drying.
1) George Foreman 24330 Large 5 Portion Health Grill
Our favourite health grill is this one by George Foreman, a popular choice for cookware and other kitchen assets. This particular one, though made of controversial plastic, is a great investment due to its quality, lifespan and effectiveness. It is able to toast your food in minutes. With it’s innovative fat-removing design, you can be rest-assured that your meals are truly healthy.
- Large Surface Area: This grill has a wide area for cooking your food, allowing you to make multiple servings simultaneously in under 25 minutes. This makes it a great choice for families and dinner parties.
- Dishwasher-Safe: There’s no need to manually clean the grills anymore, as they are completely safe to put in your dishwasher. This makes the whole cooking process with this appliance a breeze! There is now greater ease in cleaning up with this George Foreman Grill.
- Non-Stick: This grill has a special and original triple non-stick coating which eliminates the need to use fattening oils or butter. Your meals will be a further notch healthier!
- Fat and Grease Removal: Your meals will be nothing but good for you due to the fat and grease removal feature of this grill Not only will the calories be shred from your meal, they’ll be gathered in a drip tray below it, allowing for no-mess cooking. The drip tray also fits perfectly in the grill, giving it a seamless design.
- Adjustable: With a hinge stationed between the grills, you can adjust the angle at which the top lid rests, allowing you to cook items with varied thicknesses. This makes it a perfect choice for steaks, burgers, fillets, and much more. You can use falt or angled cooking, whatever tickles your fancy.
- Compact Vertical storage
- Simple Working Mechanisms: The way it works is simple- push the button and activate the release mechanism.
- Light Indication: Temperature indicator lights to inform you when your food is ready
Value for Money: 8/10
2) VonShef 4 Slice Panini Sandwich Press & Grill/Griddle
This portable grill by VonShef is our favourite in terms of appearance. It is both chunky and compact, making is a great asset for your kitchen and is able to grill foods of all thicknesses, even subs! Paninis are a breeze with this appliance. Our favourite recipe for use with this is, while unhealthy, a pulled-chicken tikka mayo panini. Simply pull your homemade or resturaunt tikkas and mix in some Hellman’s to create your very own on-the-go lunch. A healthier option is to thinly slice zucchini, beetroot and carrots with a small spread of fresh houmous in a sub.
- Large: This grill surely packs a punch- it’s a sandwich press, contact grill and open grill all in one. This allows you to further broaden the amount of different foods you can create using this, whether its meat, fish or veggies.
- Versatile: This grill can be used for pretty much anything- different types and thicknesses of breads, meats, sandwiches and vegetables. Our favourite option is to grill thickly sliced courgettes lengthwise.
- Thermostatically Controlled Heat Dial: The plate temperatures are adjustable up to 180°C +, as well as being detachable for further ease of cleaning.
- Easy Use: The non-stick coating allows for fussfree food and grease removal to aid in cleaning.
- Size: The cooking plate dimensions are 29.7 x 35.7 x 14.1 cm
- Power: 2000W
- Manufacturer 2 Year Warranty Included!
Value for Money: 8/10
3) Tefal SW852D27 Snack Collection Multi-Function Snack Maker
Tefal is one of the most well-known and renowned companies for making cookware, equipment, kitchen assets and appliances. We love the tefal smoothie makers, but this snack maker has blown us away even more. Although it’s last on the list, it’s definitely not least.
- 16 Collectable Plate Styles: The winning feature of this snack maker has to be the 16 available styles, so you can have fun cooking while also making different meals every time. Not to mention the variation in grill plates makes for truly professional looking food!
- Recipes Galore: With 16 styles to collect, each style is supplied with a recipe book. You can choose from sweet or savoury, whatever floats your boat.
- Box-Set Storage System: This allows for easier storage of the interchangeable plates. The glamorous upright design and built-in cord storage save a tonne of your valuable kitchen space.
- Light Indication: A green light appears when you preheat your foods, so you know when to add your food. This is great, as we often overlook the importance of preheating because we never really know when the time is right to put food in. There is an integrated locking mechanism which ensures the appliance remians shut at all time, so your culinary delicacies are cooked to perfection.
- Non-Stick: The interchangeable plates are coated with a non-stick layer for easy food release and enhanced healthiness (due to the lack of need for oil or grease).
- Dishwasher Safe: Equals hassle-free cleaning!
Value for Money: 8/10