Reducing food waste should always be a priority — it's good for our budgets and for the environment. But this week, Earth Week, we are reminded to stop and pay attention to how much food we throw away, and come up with solutions for making a change.
TODAY.com partnered with Cook Smarts, a meal-planning service, to develop a full seven days of dinner recipes, four servings each, made using just one grocery list. The recipes re-use ingredients and use the most perishable ingredients earlier in the week to avoid food spoilage. Bonus? These recipes are really easy and the dishes are delicious! Here, on day two, we serve up tasty Stir-fried Chicken Noodles.
#ReduceFoodWaste Tip:Use more perishable ingredients (like spinach) earlier in the week so that they get cooked before spoiling. Additionally, chicken stock is a very freezable ingredient. You can portion leftover stock into 1 cup servings and defrost as needed.