It’s not always possible to eat organic produce. It's a great goal to have, sure, but prices are usually higher, and some organic produce is just more difficult to find. Fear not. These 15 fruits and vegetables, which make up the "Clean 15" list are safe to buy conventional. They are less likely to contain pesticide residue, according to tests. That means you can save a few dollars and focus your hard-earned grocery money on other ingredients.
The opposite of the “Dirty Dozen,” the “Clean 15” ranks the fruits and veggies containing the lowest concentrations of pesticides. From thick-skinned avocados to hardy asparagus, this list from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) boasts some of the toughest produce out there, literally. And while the following fruits and veggies are recognized as safe, the EWG still recommends organic over conventional when available.