3 All-Natural, Homemade Produce Washes

Eric Helms is the founder of Juice Generation, the independent chain of juice bars. In 2009 he co-created Cooler Cleanse with Salma Hayek, which delivers detoxifying juice cleanses and raw food meals nationwide. He grew up in Virginia and lives in New York City.

vegetabkes_juicegeneration_400No matter where fresh fruits and vegetables come from, dirt, germs, pathogens, and exhaust fumes can get on them. Before you eat, give your produce some extra TLC with one of these washes. From The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies.

Combine the following ingredients in a spray bottle: 1 tablespoon lemon juice + 1 tablespoon white vinegar + 1 cup water

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The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies

The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies

by Eric Helms

  • Get The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies
  • Get The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies
  • Get The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies
  • Get The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies
  • Get The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies

1 tablespoon baking soda +1 cup white vinegar + 1 cup water

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10 drops grapefruit seed extract + 1 cup white vinegar + 1 cup water

Spray on vegetables and fruit, let sit for 5 minutes, and rinse well under cold water using a scrub brush for hard vegetables and fruits.

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