Stop Throwing Your Money Away - Keep Your Fruits & Veggies Lasting Longer

Published Thursday, July 18, 2024

Fruits and vegetables are a vital part of a healthy diet, but sometimes they don’t stick around for very long. Luckily, a few simple tricks can keep your fruits and vegetables fresh for longer.

First, make sure to wash them thoroughly as soon as you bring them home. This will remove any dirt, spores, or bacteria that could cause them to rot more quickly. This especially goes for berries and mushrooms.

Then, store them in the fridge in airtight containers or bags. This will help to prevent them from drying out or getting moldy. Be mindful, however, that certain foods do better when left on the counter, like cucumbers and avocados.

Finally, while easier said than done, try to use them up as quickly as possible. Plan your meals in advance and only buy what you know you’ll use