5 Food Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier in the Kitchen

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These 5 food tips and kitchen tricks have reduced time and clean up in my kitchen.  As a mother of two crazy boys and a LAZY cook, I cling to any information that will make my life in the kitchen a little bit easier!

Love these kitchen tips and tricks from stayfitmom.com!

1.  Breaking Up Garlic Cloves…The FUN Way.

I used to use a knife to separate garlic cloves before I learned this tip!  I took a cooking class and picked up this quick and easy cooking trick and I haven’t picked up a knife to cut up garlic since.  This is the PERFECT job for your little ones that are always anxious to help out in the kitchen!

The Fun way to separate Garlic cloves!

Check out our QUICK video, to learn {the FUN way} to break up your garlic cloves!

2.  How to Get the MOST Juice Out of a Lemon.

I use fresh lemon pretty frequently when I’m cooking.  This is a great way to get the most juice out of your lemon without using a juicer.

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Check out our QUICK video, to learn how to get the MOST juice out of a lemon.

3.  Cauliflower Rice in SECONDS!

You may never make cauliflower rice the same again.  This has cut down my prep AND cleaning!!  If you don’t watch any other video, you’ve got to see this one.

Easiest way to make cauliflower rice out there! You will never make it any other way!Check out our QUICK video, to learn how to make Cauliflower Rice in SECONDS.

4.  The {EASY} Way to Cut Up a Bell Pepper!

The EASY way to cut up bell pepper! How come I haven't done this all along?

I learned this at a Pampered Chef meeting a while ago and it has made Fajita Night in our family about 1,000 times easier.

Check out our QUICK video, to learn how to cut up a bell pepper the EASY way!

5.  How to Cut Up a Watermelon

The EASY way to cut up watermelon!  How come I haven't done this all along?

Believe it or not, there was a point in my life that I actually refused to buy watermelon.  Not because I didn’t love it, because boy oh boy do I love watermelon, but because I didn’t know how to cut it up without either creating a kitchen clean-up disaster or slicing off a finger.  Once a good friend of mine taught me this trick, I starting buying watermelon just about every grocery trip during the season.

Check out our QUICK video, to learn how to cut up a watermelon without creating a kitchen disaster or losing a finger!

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  1. Love the watermelon cutting tip! I just saw our first watermelons of the year in the grocery store, so very helpful! 🙂