Have you ever had to buy a bundle of mint for a recipe that only needs a few leaves? What do you do with the rest? Do you throw it out or let it go bad in your fridge? More than likely! How about spending a little too much on bath products at your local spa? It can get pricey! Did you know that ice cube trays can solve a whole host of household problems and help you save money? Check out these incredible hacks that will turn your ice cube tray into the best $3 kitchen accessory you’ve ever owned.

1. Herbs and Olive Oil

Toss in a cube of herbs and olive oil when cooking an amazing meal for your family. No measuring or chopping of herbs required.

2. Custom Chocolates

What’s better than a tray of ice cubes? A tray of chocolate.

3. Coconut Oil Bath Melts

Treat yourself to an all natural bath product made at home.

4. Homemade Dish Tablets

Leave your dishes sparkling for days with this simple ice cube tray trick.

5. Honey Peach Fro-Yo Bites

Hungry and in a rush? These cubes of protein will cool your down on a hot day and give you lasting energy.

6. Soap Cubes

These soap cubes are a beautiful accessory in the bathroom. You can make them even more interesting by purchasing an ice cube tray shaped like a diamond.

7. Frozen Avocados

I hate when avocados go bad! Freeze them in advance to add to your morning smoothie.

8.    Cheesecake Bites

Instead of reaching for that last slice of cheesecake, opt for a healthier, cooler option!

9. Beauty Boosting Flavored Ice Cubes

These ice cubes are packed with nutrients that cleanse your body and fill you up with so many good nutrients!

10. Chocolate Covered Strawberries

A sweet treat can be made even healthier using dark chocolate. Yum!

 

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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