You love food.

Whether you're a food lover who can't wait to get into the next hottest restaurant or one who prefers homemade dishes, there are some essential food buys you don't want to live without. If your kitchen is small -- make every item count!

Check out some of the newest cooking gear, snacks, sweets and more with amNY.com's best buys for foodies!

Lifeway Frozen Kefir Bars

From the same company that brings you probiotic-packed
From the same company that brings you probiotic-packed "drinkable yogurt," as its known to many, comes frozen yogurt on a stick. Gluten-free, 99 percent lactose free and only 60 calories, these treats offer a satisfying creaminess to satisfy frozen sweets craving. Available in local grocery stores. (Credit: Lifeway)

Food Huggers

Finally, a good way to store all those
Finally, a good way to store all those cucumber, tomato and lemon stumps! Eco-friendly and reusable, these silicon sleeves are a perfect way to save your half-eaten produce. Also available in avocado shapes. $9.99 foodhuggers.com (Credit: Food Huggers )

Mochidoki Mochi Ice Cream

You could stick a spoon in a pint
You could stick a spoon in a pint of ice cream, or you could use your fingers to hold a perfect bite-size portion of a sweet, cold treat. Mochidoki comes in a variety of flavors from matcha green tea to salted caramel and frothy chocolate. $20 for 10 piece pack, mochidoki.com (Credit: Mochidoki)

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Cookie DO NYC

This midtown-based ready-to-eat, cookie-dough company doesn't yet have
This midtown-based ready-to-eat, cookie-dough company doesn't yet have a storefront, but you can custom order edible cookie dough! Among Cookie DO NYC's made-to-order flavors are chocolate chip, sugar cookie and peanut butter. From $14, cookiedonyc.com (Credit: Cookie DO NYC)

GAEA Olive Oil

Looking for a way to support the Greek
Looking for a way to support the Greek economy? How about some Mediterranean extra-virgin olive oil! Hand-picked olives are pressed within hours of leaving the tree and packed in a dark bottle to maintain freshness. $18.99 at Fairway, Westside Market and Whole Foods, gaea.gr (Credit: Gaea)

Chobani Watermelon flavored Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt has reached peak fruitiness in this
Greek yogurt has reached peak fruitiness in this new limited-batch flavor! Watermelon puree makes this pink-tinted yogurt perfectly juicy and creamy, spoonful after spoonful. With 13 grams of sugar, you may want to consider this treat your healthy-ish dessert. (Credit: Chobani)

Gluten-free Chinese Food

Whether you've eliminated gluten from your diet or
Whether you've eliminated gluten from your diet or just want a healthier way to get your General Tso's and dumpling fix, check out Feel Good Foods new line of frozen meals. Find vegetarian and meat versions of dishes like fried rice, Mongolian beef and Pad See Ew style noodles at Whole Foods and feel-good-foods.com (Credit: Feel Good Foods )

Shine Organics

Forget chewing, these on-the-go organic snacks are easy
Forget chewing, these on-the-go organic snacks are easy to grab and enjoy any time of the day. Designed for adults, the smooth consistency of the fruit and veggie packets goes down easily during a commute or after a workout. Ingredients like chia seeds, coconut, berries and greens a variety of nutrition to each pouch! Find them at Target and shineorganics.com (Credit: Shine Organics)

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