Four zero waste recipes that use longer-lasting fruits and veggies to save you money on your grocery bill

Delicious and money-saving recipes!
September 11, 2023 2:53 p.m. EST
September 11, 2023 2:53 p.m. EST

With grocery bills remaining high, the last thing any of us want to do is throw out items we buy. But pricey produce can go bad quickly, leading to wasted food and money. Chef and Love Food Hate Waste Canada ambassador Christine Tizzard shares tips on buying longer-lasting fruit and veggies to reduce shopping trips, expenses and food waste. Find four of her simple recipes below. 

Beet it black bean salsa

Whole beets bought with those long dark greens can last you a couple of months. Buying with the greens gives you a bigger bang for your buck since beet greens are delicious, so you get more meals. 

Beet greens and kale Caesar salad

This is a more adult version of a Caesar salad.

Apple crumble cake

A little freezer tip: When baking with frozen apples, there's no need to thaw them first. 

Cantaloupe caprese with crispy prosciutto

You can use roughly torn burrata or fresh mozzarella. Dress it with a vinaigrette made with any type of jam and any nuts or seeds you want to add. So quick, so simple, so delicious!