How to Avoid Food Waste Near-Misses

The Frugal Girl

Some of the most thrilling moments in my fight against food waste have come in the form of creative rescues. Turning squishy produce into a smoothie, dry takeout rice into pudding, or pureeing leftover veggies with leftover gravy to make soup…those are triumphant moments indeed.

Freezer challenge | Why do I have four bags of bread?

The Frugal Girl

If you’re new here: since we’re all trying to minimize our grocery shopping, my readers and I are busy trying to take advantage of the food we’ve already got in our freezers. Leftover rice. Food Waste

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8 Menu Planning Tips

The Frugal Girl

We generally have fend for yourself breakfasts, which require no planning (cereal, oatmeal, bagel, fruit, yogurt, leftover pancakes, etc.). For lunch, my husband takes leftovers to work, and the kids and I eat leftovers (if necessary) and also bread and yogurt and fruit.