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.
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!
Chasing Foxes was started in 2016 as a way for Grace and her husband, Silas, to start traveling. However, they started to realize that they had a passion for improving themselves, and wanted to help others level up their lives as well. So whether it's with cooking, travel, or staying healthy, they want to help you better your life bit by bit, as they do the same.