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Green Tip Tuesday - Keep it Clean!

lkj Even though we buy most our food at our local farmers market or our local health foods store, organic, I still clean them! I just wanted to share with ya'll what I use to clean them. Most of the time it's a good wash with hot water and then I stick it in the freezer! I love CHILLED fruit! I've also been using "eat cleaner" wipes!

I love that they sell them in a "grab-n-go" pack for when my girls want fruit right after grocery shopping, lol. You can buy them for $8 at their website HERE. The pack they come in is reusable so can.... REUSE THEM! Genius! lol And so you can keep it handy CLICK HERE for a pocket guide to "The Dirty Dozen."

12 Most Contaminated
  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Sweet Bell Peppers
  • Celery
  • Nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Pears
  • Grapes (Imported)
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Potatoes
 
12 Least Contaminated
  • Onions
  • Avocado
  • Sweet Corn (Frozen)Post Options
  • Pineapples
  • Mango
  • Asparagus
  • Sweet Peas (Frozen)
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Bananas
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Papaya

Comments

  1. I've read a lot, lately, about how we might be getting too clean ... and how some dirt (and germs) is actually good for our resistance. Do you have any thoughts on that? I usually wash everything with plain water and have been hesitant to use any of the commercial washes.

    Have a great week ... and thanks for this post!

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  2. oh yeah!! I usually don't buy cleaners, just make them myself, but when we buy from the farmers market I guess the "dirty" looking fruits get to me and just have to use a wipe to clean them!

    Thanks for the comment... and every now and then we do go out, play in the garden & get MUDDY! LOL

    CJR @ The Mommy Blog

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