20+ Recipes to Reduce Food Waste

 

Are you tossing your melon rinds and orange peels in the trash? You're missing out! Cooking with food scraps is one of my favorite ways to bump up the flavor in meals without adding too many extra calories. Bonus: Reducing waste also helps me save at the store. Want to hear my best tips for getting more out of your next grocery haul? 

 

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9 Delicious Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

 

Save money and put those leftovers to work! Find creative ideas in my NBCNews.com article.

 

"Reduce, reuse and recycle" isn't just for paper and plastic. Here is a list of #easyrecipes to reduce #foodwaste in your home and save money on your next #groceryhaul.  #gogreen #budgeting  #savemoney #kitchenhacks

 

13 Food Scraps You Never Knew You Could Eat

 

You can do a lot with those watermelon rinds, so don't toss 'em. I share environmentally friendly ways to curb food waste in my ReadersDigest.com listicle.

 

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Amy's Recipe of the Week: Orange Coconut Parfait

 

Citrus zest to the rescue! Use the entire fruit to make this flavorful breakfast in a flash. Try grated orange peel in a quinoa salad at lunch, too.

 

"Reduce, reuse and recycle" isn't just for paper and plastic. Here is a list of #easyrecipes to reduce #foodwaste in your home and save money on your next #groceryhaul.  #gogreen #budgeting  #savemoney #kitchenhacks

 

What are your thoughts on this topic? What are your favorite ways to reduce food waste and extend your grocery dollars?

 

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Amy Gorin

is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  media personality, and writer in the NYC area.