These days, more and more options for organic produce are being made available to consumers, most notably at weekend farmers’ markets and vegetable delivery services. With all the fresh produce options out there, moms are also on the lookout for healthy ways to prepare their succulent finds.
The main thing about cooking using organic produce is to use the traditional family recipes you’ve been using and loving and tweaking them so that they use healthier cooking practices. The whole idea about using recipes that call for organic food is to make them support a healthier lifestyle for you and your family.
Here are a handful of recipes which use organic produce, all of which are healthy and hearty at the same time!
A. Breakfast Revamps Veggies aren’t just for lunch and dinner—they can be great day-starters, too! With breakfast being the most important meal of the day, including veggies in your first meal will help you kick start your day to healthy one.
Recipe #1: Sneaky Veggie Omelet
Did you know that you can omit your overall fat intake, increase your daily protein, potassium, calcium, folate and fiber intake with a hearty veggie omelet? Omit the meat (ham, cold cuts) which you usually use for your omelet and substitute it with healthy proteins such as fresh brown or white button mushrooms and some low-fat cheese. What’s more, any type of vegetable will automatically increase the nutritional level of your omelet while keeping calories down. Try this recipe (author's own), which is also ideal for toddlers!
Click here to see the recipe for the sneaky veggie omelet.