Each of us has found ourselves in a situation where we've looked into our fridge or pantry and realized that we have a lot of food that we no longer need, that we probably won't consume, or in the worst case, that has already gone bad.
Food waste is a significant problem in today's world. Let's take a look at a few tips on how we can change this and avoid wasting food and our financial resources.
1. Plan what you will cook
When you plan your meals in advance, you can better plan your grocery list. Prepare cooking recipes for the whole week, so you know what else needs to be bought.
2. Make a list before shopping
This list will facilitate your shopping because you will know exactly what you need and you won't wander helplessly between the shelves. It is necessary to stick to this list and not go shopping hungry :).
3. Buy food in appropriate quantities
Sometimes it may seem that we buy more food at a more favorable price. However, it often happens that these foods spoil before we can consume them.
4. Pay attention to the correct storage of food
It is important to consider the way food is stored. Some foods are stored only for a short time and need to be consumed as soon as possible, other foods can be stored longer. You can also wrap them in beeswax wraps and bags to keep them fresh for as long as possible.
5. Try to consume what the fridge offers.
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6. Pay attention to the quality of products
If you buy something, pay attention to the quality of products. Quality products will last longer and you will need to replace them less often.
7. Use all parts of food
If you have leftovers, try to use them again the next day. For example, leftover rice can be added to soup or stew. Head vegetables, such as broccoli and cauliflower, can be used completely. You can chop the ends and add them to a salad, soup, or vegetable smoothie.
So let's not buy what we don't need and keep our wallet and the environment healthy!