Boiling causes vital nutrients to leech out of your food. Sautéing is tasty—but it requires you to coat your pan with tons of extra oil. Bottom line: For the lightest, least-fatty way to prepare meats and veggies, then there's no cooking method that beats steaming.
This two-tiered steamer created by whole living guru Dr. Andrew Weil is the ideal size for preparing a perfect post-workout meal (think fish or chicken and fresh veggies) for up to two people. It has six pre-programmed steaming options and an automatic timer.