Did you know that most North Americans send 14% of their food to the dump as trash? This is because it spoils before we eat it. Try these neat tips to save food and money.
-Put you Champagne grapes in the freezer, they last much longer and taste like mini Popsicles when you eat them
-Plan a menu for the week. Do you shopping in one trip with a menu planned and a list. This will prevent extra spending and also help you to only buy things that you will eat in one week.
-Grow your own foods. Try growing a few things, food stays fresh longer in the garden and you can pick it as you need it.
-Store your fruits and Veggies separately. Fruits speed the ripening of veggies because the release the gas ethylene.
-Evert-Fresh Bags - reusable produce bags with a clay lining that absorbs gases that cause produce to decompose ($6/10 10-gallon bags). Check them out at ReusableBags.com.
Thanks for reading our tips this week. See you next week.