It happens - you buy fresh produce, and due to time constraints or just life, you forget to use it. Before you compost berries past their prime, take to the kitchen and challenge yourself to give new life to older produce.
Cut down on waste and get more enjoyment from your berries, try these eight easy tricks:
Berries elevate cocktails. Whether you're in the mood for a Blueberry Basil Bellini or want to try your hand at recreating the much-loved Starbucks Berry Refresher with ourdupe recipe, we have the berry best collection of drinks for you to make! Not sure what drink you'd like to make with your berries? Start with our fan favorite, the Easy Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita!
We’ve all heard of mango salsa, but have you ever tried Blueberry Jicama Mango Salsa? What about Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa? There are so many delicious combinations that will add a unique twist to your next taco night, so get creative with your food processor and enhance your homemade salsas!
There’s no need for a fancy dehydrator, just your oven and some simple prep! Once dried, berries will last for a couple months (stored in an air-tight container) and are a great addition to cereals both hot and cold, trail mixes, or reconstituted later for use in sauces, smoothies. Blackberry Fruit Leather is a great kid-friendly snack that transforms overripe berries into a dried fruit snack!
Making jam is a classic way to preserve fresh berries. But what about making Fit Mitten Kitchen's delicious Strawberry Chia Jam that’s ready in less than 20 minutes!? With zero refined sugar, it’s a naturally sweet, tart and jammy treat to spread on toast, waffles, pancakes, or whatever you please!