- Use cooking to elongate the life of produce. Some things can still be used after their prime ripeness. Once it's been roasted for a few minutes, you'll never know the difference. Here are some examples: Roasted Peaches, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Roasted Asparagus, adding spinach in Smoothies
- Be creative.
- When life gives you apples... make applesauce.
- If a recipe requires celery and you end up using, let's say, 3 stalks out of the 10 stalk bunch... chop the leftover stalks into celery sticks and eat them with sunflower butter as a snack for the rest of the week.
- We had a ton of leftover coffee from this weekend which I didn't want to throw away but also don't drink. It sat in the fridge for a few days until this great idea hit me: Coffee Ice Cream! Update to the Ice Cream post coming soon...
- Turn an over-ripe avocado into chocolate pudding! (Recipe Book)
|Tropical "Cobb" Salad|
- My friend just taught me a way to use the stalk of a head of broccoli. Cut the peel, or outside, away, chop into slices, and use on salad for an extra crunch. This is essentially broccoli slaw.
- As I was chopping pineapple for dinner and making salad for lunch at the same time one day, I felt bad throwing out the core of the pineapple. Instead, I chopped it into small pieces and threw it on my salad. The result? This wonderful Tropical "Cobb" Salad
- Ever wonder what to do with the flimsier middle pieces of a stalk of celery? You'll never know the difference from their crunchier external counterparts when their chopped and on top of a salad or mixed into Chicken Salad (Recipe Book)