These both freeze well and are perfect for use in breakfast smoothies

October 19, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Misc

These Supermarket freezer wholesale well and are perfect for use in breakfast smoothies. Bananas in particular are great, and add a thick, ice-creamy texture. Peel, cut and freeze them in individual freezer bags, along with a handful of frozen berries, melon or other fruit. Then it’s simply a matter of whizzing them all together in a blender in the morning, using a slurp of milk or fruit juice to slacken the texture, and adding yoghurt, nuts etc to taste.

With liquids, it’s a good idea to use two freezer bags, just in case once gets a tiny rip in it. You don’t want to have to scrape frozen milk off the bottom of your supermarket freezer. Try to get as much of the air out of the freezer bag as possible, as it helps prevent freezer burn. Some people swear by using a straw to suck the air out of the bag.

A lot of people are surprised to discover that eggs, too, can be frozen. So instead of buying the more expensive, smaller boxes of eggs, get the larger ones and freeze any you don’t need to use in the next few days.

Here’s how to freeze eggs. You can break them into individual compartments in an ice-cube tray and freeze them whole to make fried or poached eggs for breakfast. If you need the ice-cube tray, just pop out the frozen cubes and store them in a freezer bag.

Or you can whisk the eggs up first and store then, milk showcase freezer, in family-sized freezer bags. Lay these flat to stack up neatly in the freezer and save space. To use, simply take out of the freezer the night before, de-frost overnight in the fridge, and you’ve got scrambled egg or omelette ready to go.

If you’ve got egg-whites left over from another recipe, you can freeze these, too, and make egg-white omelette. Just add chopped herbs or vegetables to your omelette for extra flavour, to compensate for the lack of a yolk.

So put your freezer to work and use it as an extra larder to store breakfast ingredients. You’ll never be at a loss for a tasty breakfast again. My next article will look at how to use your fruit refrigerated cabinet to store partly-cooked breakfasts and cut down dramatically on preparation time in the morning.

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