Our family tries to eat as much whole, real, and healthy food as we can. We also try to eat organic food when possible. But, we definitely don’t do it perfectly all the time.
And do you know what? It’s okay.
I think sometimes when people think about trying to eat organic, they think that you have to switch over all of your food to organic, all at once, and that can seem overwhelming, expensive, and just not really possible for some families.
But eating organic doesn’t have to be all or nothing.
I really like the quote from Theodore Roosevelt, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” And I apply it to healthy and organic eating for our family as well. We have a limited food budget, we set priorities and make choices, we do the best that we can.
Eating healthy and organic foods is probably going to look different for each family based on your food budget, your priorities, what is available to you in your area, etc. And that’s totally okay.
I don’t think there is one “right” way to eat organic. There are no set rules to follow.
As you learn more about the importance of eliminating chemicals, pesticides, and toxins from your family’s food, and you decide to make changes in the way you eat, you will decide what is the right way to eat for you and your family. The important thing is really just to start. Start small, make easy changes, but just start. And your family will reap the benefits as you work to figure out what healthy eating looks like for your family.
What does healthy and organic eating look like for your family?
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