If you’re like us, you’ve found yourself in the precarious situation of playing “toss or save” with bread heels, almost-compostable vegetables… you get the idea. Should they stay or should they go now? Ha, okay. Enjoy the earworm. Well, thanks to the brilliant members of our Recipe Rescue Facebook Group, we’ve got some ways to help you save on food waste.

So, before you decide to ditch that leftover rice or bruised, overripe fruit, take a look at this helpful infographic for a little eco-friendly inspiration. You might just be surprised at how amazing the stuff you would have usually toss can taste.

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If you’re looking for specific recipes, be sure to check Cool Mom Eats (Hi, smoothies, anyone). Got more ideas that we might have missed? Feel free to leave them in the comments, and be sure to join our Recipe Rescue Facebook Group so you can share them with over 3000 parents just like you.

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