Recipe of The Month: DIY Natural Cleaners

In the spirit of detoxification, we will look into your cleaning cupboards. Many of the widely used cleaning products contain harsh chemicals that not may harm you and the environment. Taking steps to eliminate these cleaners creates a healthier, happier home.

All Purpose Cleaner

Fill spray bottle and use to clean kitchen counters and ceramic surfaces. The lemon and vinegar cut through grease and mess.

Toilet Fizzies

  • 1c Baking Soda
  • 1/2c Citric Acid
  • 30 drops each of Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint Oils

Use a mask and gloves to mix the dry ingredients. Hand mix in essential oil blend until mixture holds together. Spoon onto parchment paper or into silicone mold to dry overnight. Store in air-tight container. Use as needed to freshen and clean your toilet.

Fruit and Vegetable Spray

  • 2c water
  • 1/2 c fresh lemon juice

Even organic produce may have residues from transit. This simple spray can help remove residue and food-grade waxes on your fruits and vegetables. Mix the water and lemon juice in spray bottle. Spray on fruits and vegetables. Allow to soak for 5 minutes. Rinse in fresh water to remove spray.


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