Want to know the best way to save a smoothie or juice for later?
Saving a fresh smoothie or juice for later is possible if you follow these easy steps!
Fresh is always best, but I also love the idea of making a double batch of a smoothie to save time. “Cook once, eat 2 or 3 times” is one of my favorite kitchen mantras. It’s far better to have a smoothie or juice that you’ve saved and stored in the refrigerator overnight than a bagel or afternoon coffee break.
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The main thing that will make your smoothie for fresh juice go bad in the refrigerator is oxidation.
It’s important to minimize the amount of surface area that is exposed to air. So, use the proper sized container to ensure that half of your smoothie isn’t exposed to air. Follow the steps below and you’ll be set!
In general, smoothies keep longer than juice. My rule of thumb is that juice will keep for about 12 hours using the method below, while a smoothie will keep up to 24 hours.
Just use your eyes and nose to tell – if it smells off or looks dark brown don’t drink it.
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