Many of us are watching our pennies at the moment with rising costs every day. They say that the average family wastes and throws away over £800 of food every year. But many of these scraps could be used for your meals. Every day 4.4 million potatoes go to waste in UK homes. Here are ten ways to prevent your food scraps from ending up in the dustbin.
- Some of your vegetable peelings including potatoes, carrots and parsnips are packed with fibre and full of antioxidants so instead of throwing them away, turn them into healthy crisps by spritzing with olive oil and baking them at 200C/Gas 6 for 15-20mins.
- Avocado stones can help with digestion so place the stone in a small pan of water and simmer for five minutes. Chop it finely then add to your teapot and infuse in boiling water for 5 minutes then strain into…
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