Don't discard food bits
We always neglect the watermelon rind, yet it contains significant minerals like citrulline.
Watermelon rind and seeds
Use the white section under the green skin in smoothies, salsa, chutney, or slaw.
The neglected broccoli stalk contains a phytochemical antioxidant that protects cells from DNA damage, inhibits tumor blood vessel growth.
They can be sliced, shredded, steamed, roasted, or sautéed. They thicken sauces, pesto, hummus, and
You've probably been tossing away banana peels your whole life, wasting tryptophan, which enhances serotonin.
Make a smoothie or a cake by freezing and mashing them. Use overripe bananas in delicious ways.
Bits of leftove
Make fromage fort, or "strong cheese," by mixing leftover hard and soft cheeses with wine and herbs
in a food processor.
Toss in a Parmesan cheese rind and remove before serving for a richer soup or pasta sauce.
Vitamin C and fiber make it healthy. Try adding a full kiwi to a smoothie to get through the fuzz.
Stock made from raw or rotisserie chicken bones is rich and nourishing.
Chopped and added to salsa, slaw, or chutney, or blended into smoothies.