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Homemade Fruit and Veggie Wash

This easy homemade fruit and veggie wash is a great little trick for cleaning your produce when you bring it home and helping it to last longer! It is natural, inexpensive and made with something you probably already have in your kitchen.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Keyword: DIY fruit & veggie wash, DIY fruit and veggies soak, Homemade fruit and veggie soak, natural fruit & veggie soak, Natural fruit and veggie wash


  • cold water
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp salt


  • Fill a large bowl or a clean sink with cold water. Add in vinegar and salt, stirring with your hands to mix everything in help the salt to dissolve.
  • Add your fruits and veggies to the wash.
  • Let your produce soak for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove your fruits and vegetable from the soak and rinse well with clean water.
  • Spread out on clean towels and let your produce dry completely before storing it as you normally do.