Happy World Environment Day! This year’s theme is “Think.Eat.Save.” and is aimed at promoting awareness about and reducing food waste around the world. Here are five recipes that can help you cut reduce food waste footprint by using ingredients foods you may have otherwise thrown away!
1. Banana Bread from Cooking Light
Don’t toss those mushy, brown bananas – they’re super sweet and can be mashed up and made into delicious banana bread.
2. Panzanella from A Cup of Jo
Revitalize scraps of old or stale bread by making them the star of a bright salad with sweet summer tomatoes and vibrant red wine vinegar.
3. Broccoli Stem Slaw from Food 52
More often than not, broccoli stalks are overlooked after we use the more familiar florets. Save them from the garbage and use them in this coleslaw that’s a refreshing new twist on a summer barbecue staple.
4. Freeze Herbs in Olive Oil from The Kitchn
Avoid throwing out your fresh herbs by freezing them with olive oil. Use them throughout the winter to add a little summer flavor to potatoes, meat dishes, soups, or anything else you can think of!
5. Kale and White Bean Soup from Gourmet
Hang on to your leftover Parmesan cheese rinds – they add incredible flavor, richness, and aroma to a number of different soups.
Do you have any recipes that incorporate leftover food? Share them below!
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