Preserve Your Autumn Produce

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
1-minute read

Quick Tip: Preserving Autumn Produce for Winter

A lot of people are getting (back) into canning these days. But if the hassle and mess--not to mention the fear of food poisoning--seem too intimidating, dehydrating and freezing can be quick, safe ways to save fresh produce for winter. An inexpensive dehydrator (such as this one) is a great way to preserve apples, peaches, tomatoes, and all kinds of other foods.  For freezing, all you need are some resealable freezer bags and room in the freezer. Here’s an article with more tips on freezing fresh fruit and vegetables.

And to find out the best way to store bread so it stays fresh longer, head over here.

Not all vegetables should be refrigerated: find out which ones are best left out of the fridge here.

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About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show.