"if you can’t afford to buy organic produce all the time, you can minimise your exposure to pesticides without spending a fortune. Just avoid conventionally farmed produce from the ‘dirty dozen’ list and instead choose conventional produce from the ‘clean’ list".
The Clean 15(lowest in pesticides)
Sweet corn (frozen)
The Dirty Dozen Plus(buy these organic)
+ green beans
source: Environmental Working Group (EWG) www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/
Broccoli is not on the list but she includes a lovely recipe for roasting brocolli, split down the middle accompanied by feta mixed with yogurt. Drizzle a little wine vinegar on the broccoli.