As much as we love storing sliced fruits in the refrigerator for a quick and healthy snack, fruits like bananas, pears and apples oxidize so quickly we’d have to finish them up quickly as soon as we cut them. To prolong the freshness of these sliced fruits, try out these easy tips below. Now you can say goodbye to brown and mushy sliced fruits!
- Salt & water makes a difference Simply mix ½ teaspoon salt per 1 quart (4 cups) of water and soak your sliced fruits for a while before serving or storing them.
- Give ‘em some Vitamin C lovin’ Crush 3 500mg Vitamin C tablets of water and dissolve in 1 quart (4 cups) of water. Dip fruit slices in for 1 minute before draining solution and serving.
- When life gives you lemons… Use the juice to prevent sliced fruits from browning! Mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice per one cup of water and soak those fruit slices in that goodness.
- Most importantly, store them right! The right storage does make a difference when it comes to preserving the freshness of sliced fruits.