Thursday, May 19, 2016

15 Tips For Lemon Lovers

An acquaintance asked me why I go through a whole bag of lemons almost every week. Here are some of the things I do with them.

1. Start your day with water and lemon for an instant healthy energizer.

2. Put a leftover piece of lemon in your garbage disposal to freshen it up.

3. Add a squeeze of lemon to the water when you are cooking rice. It keeps it from sticking and adds a small amount of flavor.

4. Natural highlights! Put a little lemon juice in your hair before you go out in the sun.

5. Dip half a lemon in salt and use to scrub brass or silver (and polish up your sink).

6. Clear out a phlegmy cold with half a lemon, some fresh ginger, honey and hot water.

7. Clean a wooden cutting board: sprinkle it with coarse salt and then rub down with the lemon and rinse.

8. Make fruits and veggies last longer. Squeeze a little lemon juice on greens and any fruit that’s been sliced to keep it from oxidizing.

9. Add a teaspoon of lemon zest to pretty much anything you bake. It’s a great “Mmm…what’s did you use in this?” ingredient.

10. Throw a slice in some Earl Grey tea mid-afternoon. The citrus plus the small amount of caffeine is great to perk you up but not leave you sleepless come bedtime.

11. Lemon Sugar body scrub: Equal parts raw sugar and jojoba or apricot kernel oil plus the zest of one lemon. Put it all in a empty jam jar and it makes a cute gift too.

12. Dry some lemon peel and add mint for homemade herbal tea.

13. Throw half a lemon in your dishwasher to freshen it and the dishes.

14. Use lemon juice to get ballpoint pen off your clothes. (Seems to happen to me as soon as I buy a new shirt.)

15. Skip the bleach. Soak white stuff in equal parts lemon juice and baking soda.

And of course, you can also make wonderful lemonade.

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