One of the things I found with trying to "eat organic", especially with fruits and veggies, is that it's often just not feasible to purchase these items from the grocery! You can get some items decently priced, especially if you get locally grown items but for the most part you can get a whole lot of a "non-organic" produce product for the same price as one organic piece. It's sad, but true.
When I realized that some products are worth buying organic, simply because of the amounts of pesticides used and found on them I also realized that this meant it was going to have to be "okay" to purchase some fruits and veggies non-organic.
I found the recipe for a homemade soak for your fruits and veggies that is so simple and helps you get rid of the chemicals! You simply mix equal parts water and white vinegar, or you can use a veggie wash like Environne, which removes chemicals from the surface.(But I say why pay the extra money when you can use water and vinegar?)
- Sweet bell peppers
- Imported spinach
Oddly enough, sweet potatoes are one of the lowest! Makes no sense to me, but I guess there's a reason. So if you can buy the above produce organically it's best. But if not, use the wash I've posted to help get rid of the chemicals that kill!
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