Do you buy or eat ethically? Do you choose fairtrade?
Watch this weeks HealthTalks for all of this and more (and find out that my green thumb, isn’t green at all)….
Lola and I talk about how easy it actually is to eat ethically, to choose food that suits your lifestyle and to make choices that FEEL GOOD.
I am always asked for tips on shopping organically- see below for what I look for when I’m shopping!
Here are my tips for choosing foods that are right for you!
-Get to know your local health food/organic store INTIMATELY. They should know your name, your likes and dislikes- and by god they should give you a smile when you walk in the door! You should get to know them as well- find out what services they offer, the companies they support and recommend….they will soon become your best friend. I get my fruit and vegies delivered from Replenish in Williamstown- it saves me a tonne of time!
-Buy organic fruit and vegies WHERE YOU CAN. Don’t have buyers remorse when it comes to purchasing ingredients or produce; energetically it will sit poorly within the body. Choose fruit and veg that aren’t as susceptible to pesticides as others-see the dirty dozen chart below.
-If you can’t afford ALL organic products and produce, buy what you can- juicing carrots (may look a bit ugly, but are super cheap- and thats what I buy!) and saucing tomatoes (perfect in summer- I buy them by the box) are great to buy cheaply. Go halves with a friend or family member and buy in bulk. Go to farmers markets towards the end of the day, when they are packing up, and keep your eyes open for the box of ‘ugly’ fruit and vegies that may have some blemishes on them- they still taste good!
-Eat food that YOU LOVE. Everyday. Choose food that agrees with you and makes your body sing.
-Let your food LOVE YOU right back!
Do you buy all organic? Or are you more selective? Do you choose ethical foods?
Share below, and let the Vegie Heads know your great ideas of how to buy the best on a budget, and the things you look for when shopping!
Keep spreading the VH love! <3