11 Nutritious Reasons to Eat Food Scraps

It’s not trash—it’s dinner!

By Emily Main


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Most recipes that require fresh ginger tell you to peel a ginger root, then slice it into your dish. Save the peels and steep them in water to make tea, or drown them in olive oil, which you can use to make ginger-tinged salad dressings.

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