Tips: Cleaning Fruit and Veggies

Posted on July 10, 2008

IMG_8057Just soak your fruit and veggies in salty water for five minutes after shopping or before chopping. Just another tip to keep you happy in the kitchen and to minimize those mysterious little annoyances of human life like stomach aches.

If you haven’t heard  the horror stories about what can happen amongst veggies during their journey from the farm to the table, good for you. It’s no big deal, but you still might want to consider this trick. The salt makes quick work of any organisms living on your food. I guess this is particularly important for salads and other occasions for raw food.

This technique will minimize toxins, bacteria and petsicides. There are also fruit and vegetable cleaning solutions on the market, but this way has always worked for me and is very organic.