Eat Healthy For Longer : 5 Foods You Can Freeze
When you are trying to make a healthy lifestyle change, you may find it can be pricey to keep up on eating fresh fruits and vegetables. One major lifestyle change should include learning what foods you can freeze, to help you cut down on frequent and pricey trips to the grocery store.
Learning to freeze your food can help you save money and time, while still keeping up with a healthy eating regime. Read more to find out some foods you may not have been aware you could freeze!
If you are someone who uses buttermilk often, but don’t use it as fast as the expiration date, this is the perfect way to save money! You can either freeze it in its original container, or for easy measuring freeze it in an ice cube tray.
Organic Peanut Butter
While it isn’t hard to finish off peanut butter (because the expiration date is at least a year long), if you happen to buy it in bulk, you should know that you can freeze any extra you have!
Rice and Pasta
When it comes to meal preparation, it can be a daunting task to be consistent with weekly preparation. Cooking your rice and pasta in bulk can help save a lot of time! You can cook your rice and pasta in bulk, and then freeze it in serving sizes so it is easy to grab and go for meals!
A great way to prepare for those under the weather days. Chicken broth has a short expiration period when stored in the fridge, but it can last up to six months if frozen.
If you are looking to eat the avocados plain, then freezing is not the best option. But if you are looking to make guacamole in the next few months, then freezing is an option. Freezing changes the consistency of the avocado, which makes it not the best for plain eating. When wanting to freeze avocados, you can cut them in half, peel them and then freeze them in halves. You can also liquefy them (adding in either lime or lemon) and then freeze them in small containers or bags.
When you are looking to avoid chips going stale before you get the chance to open them, freezing can be your best option! Whether you are stocking up for your next party, or grabbed an extra bag or two on sale, freezing chips elongates their expiration date and it only takes a few minutes for them to defrost.