5 Surprising Food Scrap Hacks

Food scraps have some impressive and not so well know uses. Before you toss out those scraps, consider some of these fun scrap hacks!

Those Leftover Avocado’s

Believe it or not, but those leftover avocado scraps can be used to dye cloth into a vibrant pink. The reaction responsible for this are the Tannin’s that are stored within the avocado that release and create a safe and beautiful pink dye.

This is a great DIY to use on shirts, table cloths, and especially scarves!

 

Flower’s With a Sweet Tooth

Wilted flower’s and flat soda are a great combo? Yes! You can use flat soda, like Sprite, to revive those wilting flowers. This works because of the sugar within soda that acts as a boost for dying flowers. Try it!

 

Old Bread, New Tricks!

Before throwing out that old bread, consider using it to clean with. What do I mean? Bread as a special substance called Gluten that proves to be a surprisingly good substance for cleaning scuffs off of walls. Cut an old slice into a square and rub it against a wall scuff and watch the Gluten absorb the marks.

 

Power Through Grime With Grapefruit

Grapefruit is surprisingly strong against grime in sinks and bathtubs. Simply cut the fruit in half, salt the open area, then scrub that nasty grime away. The combination of Citric Acid and Salt dissolves and knocks away caked on grime.

 

DIY Apple Jelly

Put those apple peels and cores to use before you toss them out. Pile your peels and cores into a cooking pot with 1 cup of water and bring it to a boil. Once thoroughly boiled, carefully remove the apple scraps and add 1 cup of sugar to the boiling water and mix. Now with the sugar mixed into the water, remove and pore into your jam jar to be chilled in the refrigerator before being used to top your morning toast with delicious homemade apple jam.

 

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