One of my biggest pet peeves is throwing away food that has gone bad.
Especially fresh fruits and veggies.
One thing that seems to go bad quickly for us is spinach.
A couple of weeks ago my husband bought 3 big bags of spinach because it was on sale
We go through a lot of spinach for our smoothies.
But this time we didn’t since I had to go out of town for 4 days and last week while looking in the fridge, I saw all the spinach he bought was going bad and getting slimy 🙁
So instead of throwing all that away, and wasting it, I came up with a plan.
I decided since this spinach was going to be used for smoothies, why not just freeze it?
But I didn’t want to just throw the bags in the freezer and let them be.
I decided to blend all 3 bags up (basically liquify them) and freeze them in ice cube trays.
And I’ll admit, I’m pretty happy with the results 🙂
Here’s what I did….
I took all 3 bags and placed handfuls at a time, along with a little water, in the blender.
I then kept adding the spinach until all 3 bags were liquid.
I poured the liquid into the ice cube trays.
Now when I need the spinach for my smoothies, I just take out 4-5 cubes and blend it in with the rest of the fruits and veggies!
I’m looking at trying other veggies to do this with. Not only to be able to keep them longer, but to add more to my smoothie.
Hope you try it and if you do, make sure you comment below how it turned out!