Try to buy organic if you can from the dirty dozen group. Frozen organic are affordable most of time like berries and spinach and bell peppers.
These are some easy techniques to remove most of the pesticides
- Baking soda- 1 tsp soda for every 2 cups of cold water. Soak fruits or veggies in water for 12 to 15 minutes. Rinse. For firmer veggies like potatoes and apples scrub with soft brush to remove dirt, wax or other chemicals
-10 % salt solution: 1Tbsp of salt for 1 cup of water approximately. Rinse for 15 minutes