Worried about your protein intake? Grab an organic smoothie! Look for a variety made with added protein. You will know its coming from a natural source, like hemp or flax seed, rather than a mystery powder. Drink it down and reap the benefits of organic fruits, veggies, and protein!
Are you lactose intolerant and missing the goodness of milk? Some farms produce lactose free organic milk, allowing you to enjoy the taste and nutrition of milk without the problems caused by lactose intolerance. This is done by including an enzyme that makes digesting lactose easier and more comfortable.
High fructose corn syrup is the sweetener most often used in processed drinks like soda. For those who want to avoid this ingredient, organic sodas are a great choice, as they are brewed with simple sweeteners like honey, stevia, or the natural occurring sugars found in fruit.
If you try to avoid pesticides because of their effect on the environment and you like white wine, it’s time to check out organic white wine. Organic grapes are grown without chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and often their made without added sulfites. Good for you, good for the planet.
Organic wineries that got a bad rap initially are now producing beautiful, complex, and delicious organic red wines. While there may be organic wineries that produce organic wines just for the organic market potential, there are also many wineries that have taken a back-to-traditions approach and created organic red wine worth drinking.
You had a late bedtime and an early morning wake up, and need something to get you going – but you are watching your waistline and want to avoid high calorie drinks. No problem! Many organic energy drinks on the market are low calorie beverages, giving you that much needed boost without interfering with your diet. These drinks replace higher calorie sugars with light sweeteners like stevia.
Most good organic beer is brewed by microbreweries. Everything else about the brewing process is the way you like it – small batches, attention to the details, and care with the entire process – but the key ingredients, hops and wheat, haven’t been grown with pesticides.
To reduce problems with insects, organic coffee is often shade grown. Natural fertilizers are used, instead of chemical fertilizers. The fruit and bean of the coffee plant will absorb the energy from fertilizers. They’ll also have pesticide residue if they’ve been sprayed. Organic coffee is grown in a way that avoids adding potential toxins to your cup of coffee.