Eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables is one of the best things you can do for yourself. They contain nutrients that support your body and help fight off diseases. Our body needs a daily amount of nutrients to function at its best.
Fresh fruits and vegetables always make a difference. Whether you include them in your recipe, or you are snacking on some fruit or making a salad. They taste great and are low in fat and calories.
However, there’s the age-old challenge of how best to store fruits and vegetables to keep them fresh. There’s also the challenge of getting them to ripen on time. Some specific fruits and vegetables like avocados, plantain and grapefruit are mostly sold when they are unripe.
Here’s a hack to get your fruits and vegetables to ripen quickly. No, it’s not by putting them in a bag, but rather in a container of rice. Yes! Uncooked rice has been used to speed the ripening process for decades.
All you need to do is put the fruit or vegetable in a container of rice. Let the rice completely cover it up, and it will be ripe in a day or two.