You got a little too excited about that 10 pound discounted bag of apples, and now you're stuck with 9 pounds of leftover apples that are looking a pretty shabby. You know where bruised apples don't matter? In applesauce! Try this simple recipe.
When carrots start feeling a little bendy, you may think it's time to toss them. With a little chop chop, olive oil, and heat, they can still be the perfect side dish. Follow this quick and easy recipe for roasted carrots.
Roasting can save more lives than just carrots. Beets looking a little worse for wear? Getting some "eyes" or little sprouts on your potatoes? These root vegetables have tons of flavor after a good roast. Try our Roasted Root Vegetables recipe on for size.
Any wilted greens work for this. Add a handful of basil to them, and whip up this recipe for Veggie Top Pesto. Use it to top roasted vegetables, baked chicken, or spread it on a sandwich.
Sure, you could make banana bread with those too-brown bananas. But they become similar to ice cream when frozen and blended (Umm... yes, please!). When bananas are nice and brown, pop them in the freezer instead of throwing them out. Then they'll be ready at a moment's notice for a treat, like this Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie.