1. Substitute Applesauce for Sugar
If you’re out of sugar, substitute unsweetened applesauce in your baked goods.
2. Zucchini Noodles
Instead of making pasta every night, use this spiral cutter to make zucchini noodles (zoodles). Zoodles are healthier and pasta and very trendy right now.
3. How to Scoop Egg Shells
If you’re cooking and you drop a little bit of egg shell into the bowl, use the bigger portion of the egg shell to fish out the dropped piece.
4. Keep Greens Fresh
Wash and dry your lettuce, then portion it into plastic bags. Blow up the bags with air, and seal them. They’ll last longer and are already portioned for you. Just make sure the lettuce is dry when you put it into the bags.
5. Yogurt Popsicles
Buy a pack of yogurt, insert popsicle sticks into the closed yogurt packs, and freeze. Now you have the easiest, healthiest popsicles ever!
6. Preserve Herbs
Don’t let your fresh herbs go bad! Chop them up and place them into an ice cube tray with olive oil. When you’re cooking and you need herbs, no need to buy more and let them go bad — grab your frozen herbs and throw them in the pot!
7. How To Tell If An Egg Is Fresh
If you aren’t sure if your eggs are still good, use this easy trick! Put the egg in water. If the egg sinks, it is very fresh. If one end of the egg rises slightly, then the eggs are still good, but not as fresh. If the egg floats, it is bad and should not be consumed.
8. Cut Soft Foods with Floss
Use unscented floss to cut soft foods like cakes and cheeses.
9. Pancake Batter
Remake your pancake batter and put it in a clean Ketchup bottle. This way, you have ready to cook pancakes whenever you want. Bonus: easier to pour into the pan and clean up.
10. Frozen Grapes
To keep your wine chilled without watering it down, freeze grapes and put them in. Freeze white grapes for white wine, and red grapes for red wine.