Sally Around the Bay

Clearly Fresh Veggies

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One of my pet peeves is throwing away rotten fruit and vegetables. I’m really hard on myself when this happens. Think about it, if you spend $2 on an avocado, forget to eat it, and end up throwing it out that is the same as throwing $2 in the garbage. Would you throw a $2 bill in the garbage? I don’t think so!

I’m not usually one to write reviews but this product caught my eye because of what I wrote in the paragraph above (and I’m a sucker for free stuff). Actually I don’t like just any old SWAG (Stuff We All Get), I only like the stuff I would actually use. Since I love to cook and I love fresh vegetables (and detest rotten ones) I decided to give Clearly Fresh Bags a try. Also the company is located right here in California and I like to support local businesses.

Disclaimer: I did not do any formal testing but I did throw all my veggies is the bags.

As usual, my life got busy, I went out to eat more than I should and forgot about my fresh veggies from the Farmers Market. However, what I did notice when life slowed down for a minute and I had time to cook my veggies that were 2 weeks old, was they were still crisp and fresh! So, in my unscientific conclusion the bags work to keep veggies fresh longer than the regular bags you get at the grocery store. They are also easy to re-use. The only improvement of these bags that I suggest is the zip seal – I struggled with it a bit. I was not able to fully close the bags without a lot of concentration and effort but that could just be me…

Here are my now 3 week old carrots, still crisp.

If you’d like to learn more about Clearly Fresh Bags check out their site here: www.clearlyfreshbags.com

 

 

3 thoughts on “Clearly Fresh Veggies

  1. Marilyn

    Wow! Looks like a great idea and product!
    I would love to put fresh herbs in the bags too.
    I bet they would really stay fresh longer.
    Thanks, Sally for letting me know about them.

  2. Sally_K Post author

    Marilyn,
    I forgot I also used a bag for fresh herbs from my neighbor’s garden and they’re doing great!

    I haven’t tried them with fruit yet but the website shows an example of a banana with or without the bag and clearly the banana in the bag lasted longer. Maybe I’ll try it just for fun but C eats bananas so fast they never have time to go bad around here.

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