leftovers

Making Use of Leftovers + Warm Chicken Salad Recipe

Bevin Wallace by Bevin Wallace | May 15th, 2013 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: diet, food staples, food storage, food waste, freezer, groceries, grocery shopping, healthy-eating, leftovers, meal planning, nutrition, pantry, recipe, shopping list, Warm Chicken Salad with Potatoes & Kale

Warm Chicken Salad

I admit I’ve got some serious hoarder tendencies, especially when it comes to food. While I’m not especially proud of my mismatched assortment of Pyrex and Tupperware, I have to say that opening the door and seeing those myriad containers of leftover food makes me feel good.

Too Cold to Compost? 4 Ways to Cut Food Waste

Ginny Figlar Colón by Ginny Figlar Colón | February 26th, 2010 | 4 Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: compost, food storage, food waste, leftovers, methane

Yes, there is a compost bin under there!

Here in Sweden, we haven’t had temperatures above freezing since Christmas, and our compost bin is frozen shut and buried in snow. So much for winter composting this year. I feel incredibly guilty every time I put an avocado skin or banana peel in the trash. And that’s not even the half of it.

Resolution: An Emptier Freezer

Jessica Harlan by Jessica Harlan | January 6th, 2010 | No Comments
topic: Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: chili, clean out, declutter the kitchen, defrost a chicken, energy-efficient freezer, freezer burn, grocery bills, hot dogs, leftovers, meal planning, menu planning, smoothies, stir fry

The other day as I was putting groceries away, I made an unpleasant discovery: there was no more room in our freezer. We have one of those drawer freezers in the bottom of our refrigerator, which is supposed to be more energy-efficient than a top freezer. The trouble is, the drawer is so deep that once I put something in it, it seems to sink to the bottom and I forget about it.

Meals Times Two: Two Tips for Using Leftovers

by jasongonzales | December 6th, 2007 | No Comments
topic: Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: food, healthy living, leftovers, meals, waste

Up until recently, I was never very good about eating leftovers. Chinese food containers would waste away in my fridge, and I’d remember the existence of last week’s delicious stew only after it had gone bad.