Best Ways To Reduce Waste

According to 2016 EPA data, each person contributes to 4.4 pounds of waste daily. Over a year, a family of four produces 6,424 pounds of trash in a landfill. So, how do you combat it? Here are seven of the best ways to reduce waste while being an environmentally-friendly family. Extend Shelf Life Of Food  One of the most significant contributions to waste is the loss of food because of spoilage. Investing ...

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Food-Saving Tips and Tricks

In America, 40% of food ends up in landfills which the EPA estimates for Americans is $161 billion annually. If you are a parent who cooks and clears the table, you know exactly how much food in your household goes from the table to the garbage each day. Even when you refrigerate meals, the shelf life is so short that most families forget to eat them. More families are starting ...

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Recipe Round-Up! 3 Easy Dinner’s

Let’s face it. Monday to Friday are the worst days to prepare home-cooked meals. From work to school, most parents want easy-to-cook recipes after an exhausting day at the office. So, what if you could have easy homemade meals? Here is our favorite recipe round-up. Three easy dinners will leave your family well-fed and ready for the leftovers. Spicy Salmon and Cilantro Rice  Ingredients: Salmon Fillets (One Per Family Member) Olive Oil 1 Lime Squeezed ...

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Unique Fruits Your Family Will Love

Unless you are a world traveler, your knowledge of exotic fruit names is probably as limited to those offered at your farmer’s market. While bananas, apples, and grapes are readily available sources of vitamins and minerals, an excellent way to diversify your diet is by trying exotic fruits. Fresh Fridge has identified seven unique fruits your family will love. Tamarillo  This reddish fruit is a native to South America. People often ...

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Eco Friendly Tips for Busy Moms

For mothers worldwide, it is a bit daunting to work, care for the home, and take care of the family. On top of these daily tasks, many supermoms also rise to the challenge by making lifestyle choices that are environmentally safe for family members as well. Here are three eco-friendly tips for busy moms that will save time, energy, and money. Cut Down On Food Costs And Waste One of the weekly ...

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5 Vegetables You Can Re-Grow Again and Again

According to Statistica, American families spend 1.46 trillion on groceries while redeeming 2.75 billion in consumer packaged goods (CPG) coupons. The average family pays about $135.00 per week on food, and during those weeks that you experience unexpected car repairs or medical emergencies, that price tag can be a stressful motivator to find ways to reduce household spending. You might be surprised to learn that it is highly cost-effective to ...

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7 Signs Your Gut Flora Needs Help and How To Fix It

High sugar, high-processed food diets here in America, along with regular exposure to antibiotics both in medicine and in the meat we consume, all contribute to huge imbalances in our gut flora.  100 trillion bacteria live in your gut, both the good and the bad, and your gut houses approximately 85% of your immune system. Thats why it's so important to have enough of the good bacteria in our system ...

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Why Fresh Food Is Better For You Than Frozen Food

Picture a rainbow of vibrant colors going down the conveyor at the grocery store checkout. There are yellow bananas and squash, green cucumbers and asparagus, red peppers, pink pomegranates, purple eggplants, and even white onions and mushrooms. Why would anyone consider frozen food when buying fresh ingredients is so appealing when it comes to quality and texture? For many, buying fresh food means having to wash it, cut it, prepare ...

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How to Delay Fresh Foods From Rotting

Few things are more beautiful than perfectly fresh fruits and veggies, but it seems as if no matter how soon you plan on eating fresh food after buying it, the food always seems to go bad. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to delay food rotting in order that you can enjoy it rather than have to throw it away, which is a waste of money and ...

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5 Ways to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint at the Grocery Store

Going green has never been more popular than it has in recent years. More consumers are taking steps to decrease carbon footprint by conserving water, investing in reusable products and buying energy-efficient home appliances. You might already use these methods, but there are five more things you can do at the grocery store to further reduce your carbon footprint.   1. Buy Local Food that comes from sources outside of your immediate community ...

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How to Deter Mold on Fresh Foods

You know that buying and eating more fresh fruits and vegetables is a great way to improve your health, but if you’re like most consumers, your food likely molds and spoils faster than you can enjoy it. In addition to wasting money, annual food waste in the U.S. has been known to add up to more than 30 million tons. If you’re looking for a smart way to save money ...

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5 Non-Toxic Ways to Remove Fridge Odors

If you’ve ever opened your refrigerator and been blown away by the scent that escaped from its depths, you’re in good company. Many people have a difficult time keeping their refrigerators odor-free, especially if they forget to throw away old food before it begins to mold and rot. While refrigerator odors are known to be ridiculously stubborn and difficult to remove, you don’t need to resort to scrubbing your shelves ...

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