Minimize Food Waste
Frugal and health-conscious consumers know the disappointment of reaching into the fridge to pull out fresh produce, only to find that it's already gone bad. More than a third of the food produced in the United States is wasted every year, costing the average American family about $1,500. With a few small adjustments in food storage, though, you can increase the shelf life of fruits and vegetables. These tips can save you money and keep fresh produce consistently at hand, helping your family eat a healthy diet.