Safe, Healthy Cooking with Green Pans – Holiday Gift Idea

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After I became a Mom, it was like everything I ever buy is always for someone else.  I don’t buy myself clothes very often, no new books or movies, but when I do want something it’s usually for the house.  Today’s Gift Guide is one that any person on your list that loves to cook, will love too!

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You can almost bet that every Christmas I have some sort of Kitchen item on my list.  Sometimes it’s as simple as a strainer and pizza slicer, but this year, oh this year, I have found a new line of pans that I love and I want to throw out all my old ones and replace them all with Green Pans.

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First, let me share a little background on why Green Pans are, well, green – straight from their site:

  • Healthy cooking is not only about the foods you use: it is also about the right cookware.   The patented Thermolon™ non-stick technology is heat resistant up to high temperatures. This means that GreenPan™ has an extra safety feature; if you overheat your pan, even up to 450/850, no toxic fumes will be released and the coating will not blister or peel.
  • The Thermolon™ surface provides great non-stick and is very easy to clean.
  • GreenPan™ products are cadmium- and lead-free
  • We process used materials into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials. Therefore we use upcycled stainless steel for the handles and upcycled aluminium for the cookware bodies.

I had heard of Green Pans before, but this is the first time I’ve actually used one.  I was a little concerned about sticki-ness, especially since I was sent the “I Love Eggs” pan.  Normally, I use our stainless steel frying pans to scramble eggs and I always have a rough time with the eggs sticking, which makes clean up a true headache.

greenpanscookingeggsWell, let me just say that I seriously want to completely re-do our kitchen in all Green Pans products just after using this one pan.  Our eggs cooked wonderfully and fast, on a relatively low heat and it was like I coated the pan with butter {which I assure you I did not}!

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The “I Love Eggs” pan is a part of the Lima Plus 3D Collection of Green Pans which features different cooking surfaces inside the pans that are specifically made for certain foods – there’s a Fish & Veggies Pan and also a Meat & Poultry Pan too.  The “I Love Eggs” pan has a smooth surface made especially for cooking eggs and is perfect for pancakes too!

The only thing about Green Pans that holds me back a bit is the price.  The “I Love Eggs” pan that I received retails for $39.99 itself.  It is possible to find these pans on sell at retailers like Macy’s and Dillard’s, so that’s a positive.  I also have to remind myself that good, quality products are truly an investment and I hope to see this pan last a really long time!  And that healthier, safer options for my family ARE worth the investment!

Green Pans can be found on a variety of social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and instagram!

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  1. I like that no toxic fumes will be released when the pan is overheated.

  2. That egg pan looks good!

  3. joanna garcia says:

    i got rid of all my teflon and love to get green pans! this seems to be a great brand!

  4. Amy Baker
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    says:

    Happy to see this review – and your great pictures….I’ve been wanting to replace my old pans for health reasons but haven’t “pulled the trigger” on a purchase for price considerations….these look awesome….time to start replacing….one pan at a time, lol!!

  5. I got rid of my Teflon pans because of the chemicals but would like a non-stick alternative like these.

  6. Marti Smith says:

    I have always wanted to try one of these pans . Thanks for sharing the info. Now I know what I want for Christmas!

  7. Wow – most people are concerned about food, but haven’t given thought to the cookware. This would make great gift -for yourself and family or for someone else!!!! I never heard of this before.

  8. Julie Wood
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    says:

    I need to get one of these Green pans because they are made very well and without chemicals. I cook a lot and need to get a new pan. I will have to look for it at Macy’s this Holiday season, since I will be going there. Your eggs turned out really well with this pan,

  9. Michelle F. says:

    I have a green pan and love it!

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