Creamy Kids Cucumber Salad

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Ingredients 2 large cucumbers ¼ cup plain yogurt 1 tablespoon of fresh-squeezed Limoneira lemon juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill or basil leaves ¼ teaspoon salt   Instructions Cut the cucumbers into rounds and put them in a bowl. Add the yogurt, lemon juice, herbs and salt into bowl and mix well. Serve right … [Read more...]

Green Cleaning Your Silver Pieces with Lemon

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Silver used to be the poor sister of the fine metals family – relegated to cutlery service that was seldom used or inexpensive jewelry for casual wear. No more! Its worth has increased many times over and more and more fine jewelry designers use sterling silver even for their best pieces. Add in that set of cutlery you inherited from grandma and it … [Read more...]

Green Cleaning: Lemon Juice for Gleaming Copper or Brass

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Copper and brass are attractive metals used for many housewares, accents and nowadays for jewelry too. But, that distinctive golden coloring can quickly go dull or even green. Is the only solution a harsh chemical cleaner – of course not! Lemons can help. The Chemistry When metals react with the oxygen in air, it’s called oxidization. When … [Read more...]

Green Cleaning Opinion Leader: Louise Taillon

Louise Taillon of Toronto is Director of Training at Sani Marc Group through its subsidiary Wood Wyant. The company is one of Canada’s leading makers and distributors of specialty cleaning and sanitation products. Her clients are commercial companies, including those in the food & beverage, institutional, industrial, pool and spa markets – all … [Read more...]

Lemons for Laundry

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With their natural de-greasing, de-staining and bleaching properties, lemons are a natural addition to your laundry arsenal – and one that has no toxic or harmful effects on the environment. Here are some great ways that lemons can help you keep your valuable clothes looking great. Bleaching Action The citric acid in lemons breaks down stains … [Read more...]

SPRING HAS SPRUNG – LIMONEIRA INTRODUCES LEMON MISFITS™

GROWN TO JUICE-APPROVED BY MOTHER NATURE SANTA PAULA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Limoneira Company (NASDAQ:LMNR), a leading agribusiness with prime agricultural land and operations, real estate and water rights in California, announced today the introduction of Lemon Misfits™.  “These lemons are packed with juice and perfect to increase our … [Read more...]

The Science of Green Cleaning with Lemons – D-Limonene

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Lemons, as we know, are packed with nutrients and other ingredients that can help fight disease and protect health. Some of those same components are also what make lemons and lemon juice a staple for green cleaning. D-limonene is one of those components. In chemical terms, d-limonene is a colorless liquid hydrocarbon. It is present in citrus … [Read more...]

Creamy Lemon Jalapeno Dip

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Creamy Lemon Jalapeno Dip, loaded with fresh peppers, onions, cilantro, lemon and cheese. A perfectly refreshing alternative to plain old chips and salsa! Ingredients 2 c.  (15 oz.) can sweet corn, drained 1 bell pepper, diced 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely diced 1 small can chopped green chiles 1 c. shredded colby jack … [Read more...]

Cooking and Green Cleaning with Lemons

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Lemon juice is a known flavor enhancer and we’re all familiar with its use in dishes of many kinds, including everything from soups to cocktails and desserts. Once the fun part of cooking and eating is done, however, there’s the cleaning up to do. Lemons can help there too. Lemons have a number of properties that come in very handy when there’s … [Read more...]

Using Lemons’ Green Cleaning Disinfectant Properties

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Different types of cleaning require different approaches. In a supermarket, that translates into aisles of different cleaning products for every imaginable situation. Green cleaning takes a much simpler and more basic approach, using a small arsenal of staples that naturally include lemons. However, it’s still true that different sorts of dirt … [Read more...]