Tech & Science : Holidays: Tips and tricks to avoid food waste before leaving

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The holidays are fast approaching and your refrigerator is still full. To avoid all food waste and above all, unpleasant surprises, here are some tips at…

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Vegetables, dairy products or even meat, your refrigerator is still well loaded despite your Imminent departure on vacation ... Despite everything, there is no question of throwing away! The first thing to do is to consume what you can consume. "Remember to read the labels to check the expiration dates and determine which products should be consumed as a priority", explains The Body Optimist on its site. The best is to make a list of menus to make the previous days your departure on vacation. This can help you "sell" all your provisions.

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If despite all these efforts, you still have food, freeze them! Whether products from bakery, vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and cheese, everything can almost be frozen. "If you have fruits and vegetables, remember to whiten them before putting them in the freezer. You just need to boil them for a few minutes, before rinsing them with ice water. You just have to freeze them. Small tip: place a label on the packaging to easily identify the content when you return, "advises The Body Optimist.


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make food donations!

Another option is to donate what you have left. Indeed, if you do not have the time and the possibility of consuming everything, think of your neighbors or your loved ones who will surely be delighted to receive these foods still consumable and non-stamped. Many associations accept food donations. If you want to opt for this solution, get closer to those near you! A good action that will be as useful to you as to them. Otherwise, make provisions for the road and your long car trip. Make salads and sandwiches thanks to the vegetables, chicken or tomatoes you have left.

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