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Natural Ways To Make A Fruit And Veggie Wash


When you buy fruits and vegetables in grocery stores, you must thoroughly wash them before consumption. Many unwashed hands would have touched the fruit or veggies. Just washing the fruits or veggies with water is not enough to remove bacteria and pesticides. Therefore, you might need to use an effective wash for fruits and veggies. This article has compiled instructions on ways of making fruit and veggies wash.

Requirements to Make Fruit Wash

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  • Spray bottle
  • Measuring cup and spoons
  • Colander
  • Distilled white vinegar
  • Water
  • Lemon juice
  • Gentle scrub brush
  • Paper towels

Instructions

  • Make your solution: For the effective cleaning of fruits, mix 1 cup of vinegar with 4 cups of water inside your spray bottle. Add a spoonful of lemon juice and mix well
  • Spray your produce: Your fruit must be placed in a colander, in the sink. Spray it with the mixture, then leave it to settle for 2-5 minutes.
  • Rinse: Rinse off the mixture with cold water. Use a vegetable scrub brush on thicker-skinned produce.
  • Dry: Pat dry with paper towels.

How To Make Veggie Wash for Leafy Greens

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Requirements

  • Glass or metal bowl
  • Measuring cup and spoons
  • Distilled white vinegar
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Colander or a salad spinner
  • Paper towels

Instructions

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  • Make your solution: Greens must be put in a clean glass or metal bowl. Mix 1 cup of vinegar with 4 parts of water. Add a tablespoon of salt to the mixture.
  • Soak your greens: Place the greens in the solution for 2-5 minutes and then remove.
  • Rinse: The mixture must be rinsed off with cold water in a colander or basket of a salad spinner.
  • Dry: Use a paper towel to dry the greens. It is very important to dry the greens before consumption. If put in the fridge with excess moisture the greens will decay.