There’s nothing better than a freshly blended, cold smoothie to start your morning right! Made with organic ingredients, it’s an easy, delicious way to get your servings of fruits and vegetables – and you’ll know there are no pesticides or chemicals to worry about.
Organic smoothies are made without artificial dyes or unnatural colors, and are often packaged in earth friendly containers. They contain organic, natural sweeteners like honey or cane sugar rather than high fructose corn syrup.
Try out an organic smoothie made with yogurt or milk for added creaminess and calcium. The dairy products in it will come from cows not treated with hormones or unnecessary antibiotics!
If you lead a busy life, an organic smoothie makes for a great breakfast on the go – you only need one hand for this wholesome drink, and a bottled organic smoothie is very portable. You could also throw one in your lunchbox for your midday meal, or keep one in the fridge at work for a quick, healthy afternoon snack.
With so many nutritious and wholesome combinations of flavors, you are sure to find an organic smoothie that will fit into your diet. Grab a straw, take a break, and enjoy!
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.
Need a boost without the sugar rush or synthetic caffeine consumption? Some organic sodas contain natural energy lifting ingredients. Using berries, herbs, and extracts, these sodas add a bit of zing to a bubbly base, letting you fit energy drinks into your healthy lifestyle.
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.
Many people opt for organic options because they’re worried about potential or unknown health effects. But there’s a strong environmental argument for going organic. Organic red wine is produced without putting harmful chemicals onto the plants and into the soil. The result is grape vines that don’t cause bird deaths and waterways free of run-off pollutants.
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.
Beer weather is on the way! Summer is a time for cold brews, but it’s too bad so many beers are made with pesticides. That’s right, beer is made with hops and wheat, and sometimes oats, oranges, and other aromatic additions. Better to get the organic beer if you’ve got a choice.
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.