Grocery list- staple must have items
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apples, oranges, seasonal fruit/veg, frozen broccoli florets, chicken cutlets, frozen raw shrimp, skim milk, oatmeal, dunkin donuts ground coffee, kashi cereal, walnuts/almonds, hummus, seltzer, herbs/spices, whole grain spaghetti, canned tomatoes, pudding mix, semi sweet chocolate chips, dried cranberries, 2% extra sharp cheddar cheese. i always have these in addition to other rotating items, so i can make a healthy meal/treat anytime. mmm im getting hungry!
For me, so much revolves around recipes. What good is having an item if I don't know what to do with it?
But my staples are (in no particular order, and assuming I'm living normally with a kitchen, fridge, and all that):
protein powder (like hemp)
rice (wide variety, like Forbidden Black, Lundberg brown, Bhutanese Red, etc.)
beans (wide variety, black, mung, garbanzo, kidney, pinto, etc.)
Tomatoes (canned and fresh)
whole grain bread
nuts of all kinds
seeds of all kinds (like pumpkin, hemp, sesame, sunflower)
herbs & spices galore, refilled as needed
leafy greens of all kinds (kale, mache, collards, spinach, lettuce, dandelion, watercress, beet greens, etc.)
jalepeno or serrano peppers
bell peppers, and other mild/sweet peppers like lipstick or hungarian
mild peppers & chilies like anaheim or poblano
broccoli (all colors)
cabbage (all colors)
carrots (all colors)
potatoes (all colors)
sprouts (all kinds, alfalfa, pea, sunflower, etc.)
All kinds of faux meats like lentil loaves, tofurky, and the like.
winter & summer squash
Oh, I'm forgetting a bunch - I eat so many fruits and vegetables on a regular basis. Most likely if it exists, it's on the list. But then again, I mostly go seasonal, and with a menu plan.
Don't eat a lot of pre-made or processed foods.
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