This is a guest post written by Carrie Vitt, author of Delciously Organic.
We often start with great intentions, but get overwhelmed or simply fall back into old habits. I realize that going to a completely organic diet might seem daunting, but my goal is to help you make the transition without the stress. My motto is "Make one change a week". That's it.
Start with what you eat the most of. If you eat a lot of yogurt, this week make the switch to organic yogurt and that's your one change. Next week, pick something else. Don't worry about doing anything drastic. I had a friend who said her daughter ate a lot of cheese out of a can and she was heartened when I suggested she simply start buying blocks of cheese instead of cans. If you start making these small changes, over the course of 6 months you'll transform your pantry and fridge without even really noticing (I've learned this is a much easier way for a family to make changes together).
You can do this. It's just one change a week. Read more...