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The #OrganicUnboxed Challenge

Look at the amount of goodies in the photo above! And the best part? They’re all organic! I was recently challenged to come up with some recipes from said mystery box of goodies! Beforehand I had no idea what to expect, but I was overwhelmed with the amount of items I was sent. The campaign was officially kicked off by  Madeleine Shaw: In addition to the above video, here’s a few quick facts about organic food: Organic crops are exposed to fewer pesticides Organic livestock (chicken, beef, lamb, pork etc.) are truly free range, meaning they have more space to roam and enjoy high welfare standards Organic dairy cows are free range and pasture fed Organic farming is great for farmers and more environmentally friendly Recent research has shown that organic crops are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants and that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. Here’s a full list of the items I was sent to work with – it was all very ‘Ready …