In this tutorial, learn how to wash your fruit and vegetables with a DIY mixture you can make in your kitchen. Wash your fruit and vegetables with this environmentally friendly and economical mixture.
You Will Need:
• Fruits and vegetables
• 1 c. distilled white vinegar
• 1 tbsp. baking soda
• Grapefruit seed extract or lemon juice
• A bowl
• A spray bottle
• A colander
• A vegetable brush (optional)
Step 1: Mix ingredients
Mix the water, vinegar, baking soda, and grapefruit seed extract or lemon juice in a bowl.
Step 2: Pour mixture into spray bottle
Pour the mixture into the spray bottle.
Step 3: Spray produce
Spray your fruits and vegetables generously.
Step 4: Let sit
Let the mixture sit on the fruits and vegetables for five to 10 minutes.
Step 5: RinseRinse your fruits and vegetables in the colander.
Rinse your fruits and vegetables in the colander.
Step 6: Enjoy
Enjoy your favorite fruits and vegetables, knowing they're clean and that you saved money by mixing your own wash.
Fact: According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American consumes about 280 pounds of fruit and tree nuts each year.