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When it comes to keeping your family safe and healthy, washing fruits and vegetables properly is a crucial step. Most of us rinse produce under water, but that often isn’t enough to remove pesticides, wax, and other residues. With L'AVANT Collective’s plant-based dish soap, you can create an effective fruit and vegetable wash that helps ensure your produce is clean and safe to eat. Here's how you can wash your fruits and vegetables with dish soap:



Why Use L'AVANT Collective's Dish Soap for Produce?


L'AVANT Collective's plant-based dish soap is a powerful, yet gentle, cleaner. It is made from natural ingredients and free from harsh chemicals, making it an excellent choice for washing produce. The soap won't leave harmful residues on your fruits and vegetables. Plus, using a plant-based product aligns with sustainable and eco-friendly living.



Key Benefits:


Natural Ingredients: Free from synthetic chemicals and artificial fragrances.


Eco-Friendly: Biodegradable and safe for the environment.


Effective Cleaning: Removes pesticides, dirt, and wax without leaving harmful residues.


How to Make the Fruit and Vegetable Wash


Making a fruit and vegetable wash with dish soap is simple and quick. Follow these steps to clean your produce.



Ingredients and Materials Needed:


- L'AVANT Collective's Plant-Based Dish Soap
- A large bowl or basin
- Clean water
- A soft brush or sponge (optional)

 


Steps to Prepare and Use the Wash:


Fill the Bowl with Water: Fill a large bowl or basin with cold water. Make sure there is enough water to fully submerge your fruits and vegetables.

Add Dish Soap: Add a few drops of L'AVANT dish soap to the water. You don't need much; just a small amount will create an effective solution.

Mix the Solution: Gently stir the water to mix the soap until you see light suds forming.

Soak the Produce: Place your fruits and vegetables in the soapy water. Let them soak for 1-2 minutes. This will help loosen any dirt, pesticides, or wax.

Scrub if Necessary: For produce with tougher skins, like apples or cucumbers, you can use a soft brush or sponge to gently scrub the surface.

Rinse Thoroughly: After soaking, remove the produce from the soapy water and rinse each piece thoroughly under cold running water. Ensure that all soap residues are washed away.

Dry the Produce: Pat the fruits and vegetables dry with a clean towel or let them air dry on a drying rack.



Tips for Best Results


Frequency: Make this wash a part of your regular routine, especially for produce that will be eaten raw.


Storage: Prepare the wash fresh each time you need it. It is not recommended to store the soapy water for future use.


Sensitive Produce: For delicate items like berries, be gentle. Submerge them briefly and handle with care to avoid damage.

 

Using plant-based dish soap to clean your fruits and vegetables is a simple and affordable way to ensure your produce is safe and healthy. Ready to try it for yourself? Grab a bottle of L'AVANT Collective's plant-based dish soap and start making your own fruit and vegetable wash today!

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