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Fruit & Veggie Wash

cleaning :

Fruit & Veggie Wash

3 cups filtered water
3 Tbl white distilled or apple cider vinegar
2 Tbl baking soda


  1. Mix ingredients together in a spray bottle.
  2. Spray on fruits & veggies.
  3. Scrub firm fruits & veggies.
  4. Rinse well.


  1. Mix ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Place fruit & veggies in a colander.
  3. Place calender in bowl and wash.
  4. Lift calender out and rinse.
    Solution can be reused for other fruits & veggies.

DO NOT use on mushrooms as they will absorb the flavor.

Source: Renee Loux. Easy Green Living : the ultimate guide to simple, eco-friendly choices for you and your home. New York: Rodale, 2008.

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