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7 Food Processor Hacks You Need to Try this Week

Written by Grace & Silas
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Food processors are seriously great time savers when it comes to prepping meals. But did you know that this kitchen appliance can do a lot more than what you usually use it for?

Well down below, I’ve curated a list of some awesome food processor tips and hacks that will definitely help you out on weeknights or the holidays. These ideas are easy to follow and will level up your food processor skills. So check them out and let me know what you think!

Shred Sweet Potatoes Faster

If you love hashbrowns or sweet potato pancakes, then try this food processor trick and save a lot of time prepping. No more manually chopping or grating, your food processor will do it all.

Grinding Meat

Yes, you read it right. You can use the food processor to grind meat. And thankfully, there are so many sites that will show you how to do exactly how!

Crushing Your Own Ice

If your fridge doesn’t do it for you already, then you can actually use your food processor to crush your own ice. It’s great for a hot day and drinks. So try it out, it’s very simple!

Make Textured Veggies for Salads

Instead of chopping your veggies, try putting them in a food processor and quickly chop things up for a salad. They’ll be ready in minutes and you’ll have more time for dinner.

Turn Oats Into Flour

Who would think that by simply throwing your rolled oats into the food processor, you can easily have oat flour? Put them in a container with a lid and use whenever needed.

Make Healthy Ice Cream

Treat yourself to healthy ice cream using your food processor. Just freeze 1 banana and 1 cup of berries. Then, when frozen, blend it up in the food processor with 1/2 c. of almond milk until creamy and smooth. Don’t forget to top with freshly sliced fruits or drizzle with chocolate syrup for a super yummy and healthy dessert.

Turn Stale Bread into Bread Crumbs

If you have some stale bread lying around in your kitchen, then put it to good use (instead of throwing it out) and turn it into breadcrumbs. It’ll make a great topping or addition to any recipe.


As you’ve seen above, your food processor can do so much more than simply mixing and blending. There’s no doubt that it’s a versatile kitchen appliance that can help you save a lot of time and effort in preparing meals. So pick one, two, or much better, all of these tips. Let me know what you think!

Now if you have other food processor hacks yourself, just let me know in the comments down below. I’d love to hear about them!

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Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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