Monday, December 5, 2011
Time for a little Real Moms PSA: This holiday season, give your family the git of healthy food. And by healthy, you know I don’t mean no-fat/no-fun stuff—I just mean keep those sketchy pesticides out of your meals as much as possible, without breaking the gift bank.
Aside from the fact that organic fare tends to cost more than the nonorganic picks, it also just feels harder to think about it in winter. In the warmer months, farmers markets keep us all more mindful of where our food comes from, and the thrill of getting fresh, locally grown, organic produce is at an all-time high. Now though, it’s quite the opposite. We’re just a little busier, a little more budget-minded, and a little more interested in gobbling up comfort food than obsessing over what went into it.
Still, I bet you can guess what I’m about to say: it still matters. A good love affair with food means eating the best foods with the best ingredients possible. So here are a few of my top tips for staying organic—and keeping it affordable—through the holiday season and beyond.
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