Not every fruit peel or veggie stem needs to be tossed! Find out which ones are edible.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, approximately 30 to 40 percent of the American food supply is wasted each year. Before you toss those edible leaves, stems, and peels, or leave them in the compost bin, find out how you can cook with them and get more nutritional bang for your buck.
Keep the Kiwi Peel On
Like peach fuzz, the fuzzy skin of kiwifruit is safe to eat and a good source of vitamin C. Enjoy one as a snack, add it into your parfaits and smoothies or freeze chopped kiwi for easy fruit cubes.