Thursday, February 28, 2013

Seasonal Foods, Dirty Dozen, Clean 15

Hey there beautiful people

Hope you are all enjoying this beautiful weather outside...I know I am :)
Spring is around the corner and that means that farmers markets are going to be opening up!
Don't forget to buy SOUL foods; Seasonal, Organic, Unprocessed, and Local, 
to ensure a smaller waistline and a larger wallet this season. 
Here is a list of seasonal Spring foods to look out for when you are shopping at the market or your local grocery store:

Fruits: Blood orange, rhubarb, elderflowers, mango, gooseberries, apricot
Veggies: Artichoke, cauliflower, celery, asparagus, garlic, radish
Herbs: Basil, oregano, chives, marjoram, bay leaf, parsley, thyme, dill
Fish: Scallops, sardines, crab, mackerel, sea bass

Don't fret about buying everything organic, but it is safer to buy to make sure you have the healthiest and most natural of what is out there. 
Here's a list of what you should buy organic at all times, and the ones that you don't have to worry about:

 Make sure you buy lots of variety! 

If you did your shopping right, your purchase will include all the colors of the rainbow!

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