If you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or live a dairy-free lifestyle, you can enjoy organic smoothies made without animal products. Try a smoothie made with organic non-dairy milk like almond milk, coconut milk, or soy milk. You can also make smoothies made from organic veggies, fruit, and juice – you will not miss the dairy at all.
Consuming proper amounts of calcium can help protect you from osteoporosis, a dis-ease that causes bone fragility. Milk is a convenient and yummy way to make sure you’re keeping your calcium intake at the right level, as it is readily absorbed by the body, keeping your bones in good shape.
Organic soda syrups are a money saving way to enjoy fizzy refreshments at home – without a bunch of bottles taking up counter and refrigerator space. Simply add a measured amount of syrup, made with organic, natural ingredients, to carbonated water. Whether you need a pitcher or just one glass, you can make as much as you need.
Organic may be a relatively recent idea, but the fact is that everything was grown organically less than 100 years ago. Traditions from the past were perfected over centuries in an effort to make the best white wines. They just happened to be organic white wine.
If you enjoy eating organic foods, you probably know that organic red wine is another way you can lean organically. Try pairing an organic red wine with your favorite pasta with red sauce. Or if you aren’t a vegetarian, you know that organic red wine will go well with meat. If you have the choice, pick an organic red wine.
When you think about an energy boosting drink, you might think of brand names and high volumes of caffeine. Do you even know what’s in those drinks? Organic energy drinks pack a similar punch, using a different set of ingredients. Made with things like guarana, green (unroasted) coffee beans, and herbal teas, these drinks are refreshing and invigorating in an all natural way.
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.