To keep the universe balance, people nowadays trying hard to reuse and recycling inorganic things such as paper and plastic as we can not avoid using that kind of thing in our daily life.
The same situation is also happening in our kitchen, we cannot avoid throwing away the un-used ingredients or food products, and the most common solution to leave as little as trash in the universe by compositing the food waste into an organic fertilizer that can be helping the plants to grow healthy. But, composting food waste is only able to do by them who live “in the land” who has a place to do the process of compositing. What about them who live “above the land”? We mean they are who live in the apartment who nearly impossible to do the whole composting process in their house, it can be rising another problem on the way. One of the best solutions is to avoid food waste.
Carrot is one of the vegetables with rich nutrient is mostly used in our daily meals, you can find it in a bowl of chicken soup or inside the fresh spring rolls. Besides the nutrient, carrots often become the natural sugar alternative when you bake a cake without table sugar as you are on a diet program.
To avoid the food waste from carrot peels is simple, you only need to wash and rinse the skin using a vegetable brush and voila, your carrot is ready to cook! But if you are still not sure about the hygiene and worry about the taste, then, you can peel it. So, here are the 4 simplest ways how to used up the carrot peels to avoid food waste. Keep scrolling and you may take some notes!
- Carrot Chips
Do you ever have a vegetable as your snack to accompany you watching your favorite series on Netflix? If it is the first you hear about it, then you need to try to make it.
It is really simple, preheat your oven until it reaches 200 degrees Celcius and while waiting in the oven, toss the carrot peels with your favorite seasoning along with olive oil. Then, spread them on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Voila, your carrot chips are ready to munch!
To giving a more sweet taste to your favorite smoothies, the carrot peels may giving increase your will to drink it every morning. Besides the sweet taste, the nutrient which brings by the carrot peels will be completing the nutrient needed by your body.
You only need to add 1/3 cup of carrot peel and blend it well in the food processor. The sweetness of the carrot peels is going well with orange and pineapple.
- Vegetable Broth
This way is the common way to use every vegetable peels, not only carrot peels but also any other ingredients such as green onion ends, celery stalk, and many more.
You only need to boil them in a pot with enough water and once it boiled, let it simmer. Done. Congratulation you are saving your bucks to buy a vegetable broth.
Stir-fries is a dish where you can put any vegetables on it. YOu do not need to worry if the carrot peels will change the major taste of your stir-fries because you can cut it thinly to make it taste light.