I tend to eat low-carb and avoid wheat, so I have stopped having pasta, cous cous etc in the cupboard. I have tinned beans of various sorts, great for bulking out any stew, also for making veggie burgers. I use tinned tomatoes for loads of dishes, also oats which I often grind to use instead of wheat flour or for thickening soups and casseroles. Stock cubes are also essential since I don't make my own stock, I use them to add flavour to lots of meals.
Brown rice, canned tomatoes with chilies, pouch tuna, relish, corn chips, salsa, granola bars, applesauce. I could probably live on the above if I was in a college dorm or an otherwise tight budget with little time for fancy cooking.
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1,183 11/8/12 2:15 P
Frog Ranch Medium spiced salsa! I put a couple of tablespoons of that in with my eggs in the morning, and my mouth is happy all day.
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2,157 11/8/12 1:01 P
Tuna, salad,frozen vegetables, tea,( pinto beans mostly for my husband)
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287 11/8/12 12:56 P
Peanut butter, canned black, pinto, kidney, and cannellini beans, canned tomatoes, dry lentils, hot sauce, eggs, and corn tortillas. I almost never run out of any of this stuff
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285 11/8/12 11:46 A
I always have boxes of bananas, dates and clementines in the house! Those are my staple foods :D (see my blog for a delicious looking picture!!)
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5,855 11/8/12 11:28 A
Tuna, natural peanut butter, canned tomatoes, canned and dried beans of many varieties. I have nev er heard of those delicious sounding turkey sticks.
I actually just looked at my pantry this morning, seeing what I am short on, what I have an abundance of... I tend to stock up on canned broth, cream of stuff soup, canned fruits, cannded veggies, canned tomatoes, beans of all sorts, barley, rice, other grains, condiments. I think I'd be OK if we had a power outage for a couple weeks. Granted, we'd have to eat out of the freezer for a while but it is stocked with homemade stocks, chicken, home-frozen tomato sauce, soups and cassaroles.
Fitness Minutes: (18,848)
526 11/8/12 10:09 A
natural peanut butter various nuts raisins trail mix pouches of tuna fish various flavors of tea
for me it's things like peanut butter, rice cakes, canned chicken, oatmeal, applesauce, canned no sugar peaches and nuts.
Fitness Minutes: (120)
2,171 11/7/12 11:59 P
I cook pretty extensively so it's hard for me to narrow it down. I have a whole cabinet full of spices/seasonings, a whole drawer in the fridge with lots of different cheeses, and a walk-in pantry that has lots of different oils, vinegars, sauces, etc. But, the things I seem to use on a weekly basis are extra-virgin olive oil, low-sodium chicken broth, canned diced tomatoes, and pre-shredded mozzarella cheese (not low fat, blech). For snacks/breakfast I have Kellogg's Fiber Plus bars in peanut butter chocolate flavor, apples, Precious stringsters string cheese, Yoplait yogurt in either key lime or lemon cream pie flavor, and triple berry newton cookies.
Fitness Minutes: (20,936)
1,248 11/7/12 11:48 P
eggs, cottage cheese, hummus, beans of all sorts, oatmeal, salad, wraps, yogurt, and a protein powder!!!!
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298 11/7/12 6:24 P
In the winter time...soup. All kinds of soup.
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807 11/7/12 4:35 P
Almonds, walnuts, popcorn snack packs, black beans, white beans, garbanzo beans, whole wheat pasta, tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, cheerios, extra virgin olive oil, low salt//fat chicken stock, flat breads (100 calorie variety), whole wheat crackers, red wine vinegar, white vinegar, balsamic vinegar, kalamata olives, bay leaves, rosemary, basil, red pepper flakes, hot chili pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder.
Fitness Minutes: (1,560)
44 11/7/12 4:30 P
Ingredients that I use in more than one homemade entree: cream of mushroom soup, pasta sauce, diced chiles, canned tomatos, olive oil, brown rice, whole wheat pasta, tuna, peanut butter. Come to think of it, probably too many to list.
Fitness Minutes: (4,545)
925 11/7/12 4:06 P
Bread, Eggs, Rice, Pasta, Soup stuff like condensed tomato, chicken, etc, spices that I need are garlic, onion, oregeno, basil, montery jerk of some variety. Olive oil, cooking spray, butter, beans, peanut butter, granola bars, canned pumpkin, apple sauce, pasta sauce, crackers, and canned veggies/fruits if I can't get fresh on sale at times.
Canned Tomato Products Rice Canned Pumpkin Dried Beans Canned Beans (1 or 2 types) Flour Mrs Dash Onion and Herb/Garlic and Herb Hot Pepper (crushed and powder)
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20,679 11/7/12 2:34 P
Fitness Minutes: (5,994)
132 11/7/12 1:42 P
tuna, tomato sauce, rice, pasta, canned soup, oatmeal I try to avoid processed food and breads, but with 3 hungry teenagers at home, gotta have quick items for them to warm up. Good thing they love leftovers
dried beans (various) barley oats (mainly steel cut, but have old fashioned rolled oats, as well) quinoa rice (a variety) broths, low sodium, tetra-packs preferred (veg, beef, chicken) canned tomatoes
good spices/seasonings/herbs without a lot of added salt or sugar Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, allspice (prefer whole if I can find them, and then I grind them in a coffee grinder kept exclusively for spices) The ginger root is ground already, but I do keep whole ginger root in the freezer
Garlic, already minced, in bottles in the fridge
Good olive oil and other neutral oils
Sesame Seeds unsalted nuts, especially blanched almonds (can be ground to use as coating for things)
I've been trying to stay LC, GF for a while, so you'll notice the absence of wheat, although I do eat barley (as I don't have a gluten intolerance; it's a dietary choice)
beans, corn, granola, marshmallows (wait is that staple? lol). Mustard, bbq sauce, low cal bread.
Fitness Minutes: (1,353)
1,586 11/7/12 9:44 A
Low cal/low fat soups, fiber one 90 calorie bars, "Old Wisconsin" Turkey sticks, fat free pretzels, popped rice cakes, almonds (in small quantities), pistachios (also in small quantities), I get a couple 100 calorie snack packs in case I have a chocolate craving and need to watch my portion (like the 100 calorie Keebler fudge striped cookies), some turkey chili.
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