*#zerowaste + #eatwholefoods#healthyhacks : when you get home from the farmers market or grocery store remove all of the leaves and tops you would usually discard and throw them in a bag in the freezer. Use these to add a super healthy boost to your smoothie throughout the week. Broccoli leaves + stem, cauliflower leaves, kale stems, Arugula stems, carrot tops, beet tops, radish leaves, etc.
If you make almond milk at home this is a great #zerowaste recipe. Instead of throwing away the remains after you strain the milk, you can make these delicious and nutricious bites that are great dressed up as a dessert or travel well in your child's lunch box. 1 1/2 cups of almond meal or the remaining meal from making almond milk 2-3 tbsp of cacao powder, depending on how rich you like your chocolate flavour 8 pitted dates soaked in a tbsp of water 1/2 cup healthy cereal,
I saw this idea the other day and it is genius! I went one step further & added a #zerowaste twist. ANY leafy greens including all the stems, stalks, herbs, carrot tops, celery leaves, beet tops you name it. Throw it in the blender with just enough oil, I like to use coconut oil to give it a natural sweetness, so you can blend it. Then spoon it into either ice cube trays or if you have a silicone tray & then freeze. Then each morning you can take out one or two cubes and you