You probably think that eating organic is going to burn a whole in your pocket. Well it doesn’t have to, if you are smart about it.
While organic food is definitely more expensive that the other varieties out there, you should know that shifting to organic food is an investment in your health. Just pay attention to the tips below and you will learn how you can be wise about this lifestyle choice.
Get cracking on those staples!
A few staples are great at being multi-taskers and when you learn how to use these ingredients well, you will also end up eating within your budget.
Oats are a relatively inexpensive and they can be used in so many ways. You can add them to lentil burgers, rissoles and many sweet baking recipes that you would otherwise make using flour. You can use them as an exfoliant for skin care too, simply mix them with water and honey.
Organic Vinegar forms the base for a number of salad dressings. It serves as a great cleaning aid as well. It’s great for some skin care too.
Mixing this humble grain with more premium varieties of quinoa and millet can help you enjoy the best of both worlds.
Stay abreast with grocery offers
Today, with so much competition all around, grocery stores around the neighborhood with always have offers running that you can exploit to save some money while you choose to lead and organic life.
Simply being organized in your approach towards planning your meals can help you save up some money when you choose an organic way of life. Plan your recipes in such a way so that nothing goes to waste and you exploit the goodness of your organic produce to the fullest.
Many legumes can be used as a substitute for minced meat, and they are a great addition to many soups and curries too. They are not very expensive and can last you long.
Food that is not stored well, is a waste. So, make sure that you store your produce well and this will work in your favor towards choosing an organic life.
These are a few ways in which you can choose to live organically. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or get in touch with a Homeopath to learn how you can take this effort further.