how much food is wasted in the US  (and tips for making an impact at home)

having a zero waste cooking strategy is a great goal  but how do you begin? here are some quick tips for reducing food waste in your kitchen!

how much food is wated in the US?

119 billion pounds a year according to Feed America. 


map out your grocery list

planning ahead of time keeps you on track!

pick up package-free foods

aka: keep it cool in the bulk section!

cook smaller portions

unless you're the leftover queen, scale down quantites and focus on variety

reuse food scraps in other recipes

think: stocks. stews, limoncello, dried fruit snacks! 

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