watermelonFreezing food is a good way to save money and to prevent meals from going to waste. However there are certain items that you may want to avoid freezing because not only is it pointless but it may ruin the consistency of the original item.

If you are curious to see which foods made the list, keep reading!


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Sometimes you might think its a good idea to freeze fruits such as watermelon, avocados or oranges. These, for example, are not ideal foods to freeze because they are mainly water based and in the avocado's case, too creamy. Instead, if you want to effectively freeze certain foods, you're better off sticking to the following:

Strawberries, blueberries, mango, pineapple, bananas, peaches, rice, tomato paste, butter, nuts, bread, baked goods, and certain greens as long as you blanch them before freezing.

Below you will find the foods you should never freeze. This foolproof list will keep you from freezing the wrong foods again and you'll save money efficiently with the ones you can!

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