Do Produce Saving Bags Really Work?

Do Produce Saving Bags Really Work?

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One of the things that saves me time is to do my grocery shopping once a month. I have been doing this since my third baby came along and probably will do it even after the kids are all gone.

The number one question I get when I tell people about this is – “What about the produce??????”

And that, my dear, is an excellent question.

The short answer is that my monthly menu is designed to use up the fresh produce first, then we move onto the preserved produce, i.e. canned, frozen and dried.  I released my entire meal planning/ shopping method in a course called “Meals Made Easy” – you can purchase it here

This works well, but I am always open to produce saving hacks when I learn of them.

Produce saving bags are something that has intrigued me for quite some time, but admittedly, I have been skeptical, as well.

So, of course, I had to run my own testing to know for sure.  I thought you would like to know my findings.  I chose four bags off Amazon and compared them against my usual method of storage- the grocery store plastic bags.  After sixteen days I had formed some pretty strong opinions!

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Do Produce Saving Bags Really Work?

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Here are the five storage options I used. . .

I decided to try some produce that I generally struggle with . . .

  • Salad greens
  • Strawberries
  • Asparagus
  • Zucchini
  • Cilantro

I checked everything on Day 5 and Day 16 . . .

Watch this video to see the process in action!

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In Conclusion

After a couple weeks of running back and forth with all my bags and tossing bad produce to the chickens and rabbits, I have decided on these three things:

I will definitely be purchasing the two bags listed above in the future. What other produce saving tips do you know?  I’d love to hear them in the comments!

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