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AT the end of every week I go through the crisper for unused veggies and through the freezer for ends of bags of veggies. I toss everything in a big pot with a boullion cube or two and cook it to make soup. Add leftover chuncked meat or chicken if you have it. You can just chop it all, or use the immersion blender on it for a different style of soup. If I'm using the immersion blender, I also add any bits of leftover cheese. You could cook ends of boxes of pasta or broken spaghetti, and add
It may sound boring but this one little thing has saved me a liot of time and $.
At the beginning of this journey I started a silver charm bracelet--one charm for every kilo- 2.2 pounds - lost. I wear it every day so it is a constant reminder. I have 10 charms to date, and look forward to adding the rest.
I used to laugh at my grandmother for doing this but I was out of moisturizer and didn't have a backup so I tried it. And there was so much still in the tube I thought was empty I got another week and a half's use out of it. Now I cut open everything possible.
Drag that bread machine back out and make your own bread again. I use organic whole grain flours and save a fortune over store bought--only thing, the bread would go bad too fast for me to eat it. Now I cut and freeze it in one and two slice packs. Problem solved!
Looking back, I can't believe I never took advantage of the wonderful gyms and pools at the colleges and grad schools I went to. They were free, they were right in front of me, and I never used them. A serious regret!
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