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January 10, 2013 by Leanne Vogel February 6, 2015
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m terrible at remembering to wash my fruits and veggies before I eat them. I get so excited to prepare my meals that washing the produce just doesn’t cross my mind… but that’s no excuse. It should be important to me. Sounds like an opportunity for change, wouldn’t you say?
Will you join me in committing to make a habit of washing your fruits and veggies?
Right, let’s get to it then!There are a couple of ways to wash produce in order to rid it of pesticides and other contaminates. Scientists have whittled it down to a couple of options – tap water with mild soap (do not use detergents!), distilled water, or fruit and veggie washes. As awesome as it sounds to keep a bottle of distilled water on hand for washing fruits and veggies, I just know that it would end up in the same corner of the cabinet as my concentrated fruit & veggie wash. Regardless of my intentions, if a solution isn’t practical and easy to implement I have a hard time switching things up. Are you the same? Right around the time I accepted that I needed to work on my produce washing skills, Bio-Vert contacted me to see if I’d be interested in trying out their new produce wash. Heh, talk about good timing, right? This new fruit and vegetable cleaner from Bio-Vert helps to remove pesticides, bacteria and dirt on all fresh fruits and vegetables. It’s tasteless, fragrance free, has 0 irritating agents and can be used on hard produce (such as apples, pears, zucchini, carrots or eggplant) and soft produce (like kale, grapes and lettuces). My favorite feature of the wash is in it’s delivery. Spray bottles for fruit and veggie washes are where it’s at, folks. Spray on fruits or vegetables, rub over entire surface for 30 seconds and rinse well with cold water. 1, 2, 3… simple as that. I’ve been using the wash for about 2 weeks and have been remembering to wash about 90% of my produce on a daily basis. I have no doubt that a couple of months from now, I’ll be rockin’ my produce washing skillz like no other. This post was sponsored by Bio-Vert. All opinions expressed herein are those of Healthful Pursuit Inc. and are not indicative of the positions or opinions of Bio-Vert. Thank you for supporting the brands that I believe in and choose to feature here.
HI! I’M LEANNE
Nutrition educator + keto enthusiast. I want to live in a world where every woman loves her body, nourishing fats are enjoyed at every meal, and the word “restriction” isn’t in the dictionary.