To help you save money when it comes to food, we have told you about ways to save money on your groceries. Another way to help you save money is by freezing your food. If you are new to freezing food, here are 24 foods you didn’t know you could freeze.
24 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze
After you freeze and you are ready to eat, add a sprinkle of water and heat it up in the microwave.
Potato chips and Pretzels
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I know you are just about crying with joy over this: yes you can freeze your favorite potato chips or pretzels by taking the bag and placing it in the freezer.
Make sure you freeze it into an airtight, freezer safe container. Do not sore in the can.
Just like you freeze pasta, you can freeze rice.
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Oh yeah, my friends, you can freeze avocados and in a way that you don’t have to worry about them looking all nasty.
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Gather your favorite fresh herbs and freeze them with olive oil.
You can freeze your delicious tomato sauce to serve with pasta or tomato soup.
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Learn how to freeze and store lemon and lime juice.
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Paleo? This one is for you. Learn how to prepare and freeze cauliflower rice.
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Quit paying a high price for minced garlic in the jar. Learn how to make minced garlic for the freezer.
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Check out this mashed potatoes recipe so you can freeze it for later.
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Save money by freezing fresh basil
Homemade burger patties
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During corn season freeze some for later.
When you prepare more homemade hummus than you’d expected, all you have to do is simply freeze it.
Organic peanut butter
Store bought peanut butter have at least a year-long shelf life. Freezing organic peanut butter and thawing it will be fine.
Freezing applesauce is a very simple process to make and good for you that will make your family happy.
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Freeze your buttermilk and use it when you need to bake.
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You can freeze chocolate, and there are some great tips on how to when you head over to Serious Eats.
Good news, you can freeze cookie dough. This is great during the holiday time and will save you time too!
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Freeze tortillas well and all you need is parchment paper and a freezer bag.
Make sure that when you fill the container you don’t fill it to the top to give room for expansion.
Flour lasts long in the freezer. Some bakers say that keeping flour frozen makes for a flakier pastry crust.
Conclusion of Food You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze
Now that you have an idea of what foods you can freeze start implementing and start reducing food waste and saving money.