Several year ago I had a friend give me a list of produce that should be purchased organic because they are found to be most contaminated with pesticides. I have tried to do my best but as my grocery bill keeps climbing buying organic is not always an option for me. I searched around the internet and found a simple solution - Veggie Spray
1 cup each cold water, apple cider vinegar and lemon juice. Mix and place in a spray bottle. Use it to spray your produce, then rinse with cold water. Your cleaner can be stored in the refrigerator for the next time.
Before I leave you today let me share the list my friend gave me. Now I have no idea where she got this list and on the Clean Mama post she points you to a website with the same sort of information.
Here is my friends list: The following foods are best bought organic due to being the most contaminated with pesticides: apples, bell peppers, celery, cherries, grapes (imported), hot peppers, nectarines, peaches, pears, potatoes, red raspberries, spinach, strawberries.
Here are the fruits and vegetables identified as consistently having the lowest levels of pesticides: asparagus, avocados bananas, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet corn, kiwi, mangoes, onions, papaya, pineapples, sweet peas.
I say spray it all just to be safe,
Until next time,
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