Sunday, March 22, 2015

Nutrition Tip: Properly Washing Fruits + Veggies

As spring is right around the corner, so is fresh fruits and veggies! Although fruit and veggies are an essential part of everyone’s diet-they also have the potential to be covered in pesticides or chemicals. 
That is why today’s nutrition tip is how to effectively + safely clean your family’s fresh produce!
  1. Fill a clean + chemical free bowl with water
  2. Add 4 Tablespoons of White Vinegar per 1 gallon of water 
  3. Submerge produce in mixture
  4. Let soak for ten to fifteen minutes [water will appear dirty-that is okay!]
  5. Extract produce and rinse with water
  6. Let dry
Do you have any other tips for washing your produce? 

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