Organic cooking is one of the best ways to get healthier in your cooking. Organic fruits, vegetables, and other organic food products are grown naturally, which is allowing to occur or develop gradually and naturally, without being forced or contrived.
Organic food is not a Genetically Modified Organism. There has been debates since GMO foods have been farmed and brought to market as to whether organic produce or foods have more nutrition than non-organic.
Finally the debate has ended, with the conclusion that the vitamin content is the same in traditional grown foods versus organically grown, with the difference being found in the antioxidants and phytonutrients, they are found more in organic produce.
Are you worried about how to cook organically? You shouldn’t be. For the most part, it’s no different than cooking traditional foods, and you know how to cook those.
There are several reasons to cook organically: It’s better for the environment. Organic food is readily available at the supermarket. You could grow your own foods. The best reason
yet: Organic foods are free from chemicals, pesticides, and poisons. They are also free from growth hormones and antibiotics.
Organic.org states 10 reason why we should eat organic. Here are some of the reasons:
- Reduce the toxic load; keep chemicals out of the air, soil, water, and our bodies
- Reduce, if not eliminate farm pollution
- Protect future generations
- Build healthier soil
- Have tastier food
- Celebrate the culture of agriculture
No matter what zip code you live in, organic has proven to use less energy (on average, about 30 percent less), is beneficial to soil, water and local habitat, and is safer for the people who harvest the food.
Are you convinced yet? Organic cooking IS the way to cook! It’s cooking for the future. Organic cooking is the only way to go.
Check out our page Recipes Using Organic Foods with a list of 9 recipes and growing. Some of the splendid recipes are:
- Gluten Free Tropical Carrot Cake
- Indian Spiced Salmon
- Pesto Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage
- Orange Ginger Chicken Sausage with Sweet Peppers
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