Staple Grocery List

When I talk with customers, they have great intentions of starting to eat healthy but have no idea where to start or what to buy. My biggest problem was I was stuck in my ways, and the standard food choices that were learned growing up were at the fore front. I had to teach myself a whole new style of buying and cooking. Shopping at Fresh & Natural forces creativity. Fresh is the new norm. Here is a great start to a shopping list for those trying to transition in a new way of eating. The list, categorized by department location, is meant to give you ideas and in no way will reflect everyones’ tastes or diet needs. I should also note that it is extensive, assuming we are starting with a clean palete or new “clean kitchen”. The items are followed by a list of ideas for meal planning.

Produce

  • Organic Romaine Lettuce
  • Organic Cilantro
  • Organic Green Cabbage Head
  • Organic Spinach
  • Organic Celery
  • Organic Green Apples
  • Organic Lacinato Kale
  • Organic Bananas
  • Organic Carrots
  • Organic Mushrooms
  • Bag of Organic Onions
  • Bag of Organic Potatoes
  • Organic Avocado

Bulk

  • Organic Pitted Dates
  • Organic Dried Cranberries
  • Quinoa
  • Black Beans (buy a lot, cook all of them and freeze into can size portions for later)
  • Kidney Beans  (buy a lot, cook all of them and freeze into can size portions for later)
  • Long Brown Rice
  • Granola, great for newbys or try it from scratch
  • Spices, buy as you need!
  • Raw nuts
  • Chia Seeds

Grocery

  • Olive Oil (for salads)
  • Grapeseed Oil (for baking)
  • Organic Coconut Oil
  • Raw Honey
  • Artisana Coconut Butter
  • Woodstock Organic Peanut Butter
  • Lakewood’s Organic Lime and Lemon Juices
  • Muir Glen Organic Diced Tomatoes with green chilis
  • Strained Tomatoes
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Bionature Organic Noodles
  • Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste
  • Native Harvest Coconut Milk, full fat
  • Thai Kitchen fish sauce
  • Better Than Bouillan Beef and Chicken Base
  • Pure Maple Syrup
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Coco Powder
  • Aluminum Free Baking Powder
  • Bob’s Red Mill Baking Soda
  • Bob’s Red Mill Coconut Flour

Grocery-Frozen

  • Ezekiel Bread
  • Organic Blueberries
  • Organic Corn

Dairy

  • Large Container of Brown Cow Yogurt
  • Whole Grain Milling Company Tortillas
  • Hope Creamery Butter
  • Vegenaise, Soy Free (Mayo Alternative)
  • Organic Valley Sour Cream
  • So Delicious Coconut Milk
  • Organic Eggs

Meat & Seafood

  • Gerber Chicken (variety of cuts)
  • Misty Fjord Sockeye Salmon Filets
  • Grass-Fed Beef
  • Applegate Turkey Bacon
  • Beeler’s Hot Sausage

Wellness

  • Raw Protein Powder

Shopping List into Meal Ideas

 

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