Grocery List

I thought it might be helpful to see a list of my personal "Must Have" Grocery Items.  Things I love to use, can't live without or favorite finds.  I bolded items I use the most (ie the ones I start to panic about when I start to run low)


 Dry Beans:  Black, White/Northern, Kidney, Lentils

 Grains:  Rolled Oats, Brown Rice, Cous-cous, Quinoa, Panko Bread Crumbs, Corn Meal, Whole Wheat Pastry Flour (right now I just have WWF but you really want it to be Pastry Flour), Spelt Flour, Wheat Berries

 Multigrain Pasta:   Penne, Macaroni

 Sweeteners:  Truvia, Raw Honey, Agave Nectar, Brown Rice Syrup, Organic Sucanat, Molasses

 Oils:  Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), Coconut Oil, Toasted Sesame

 Vinegars:   White, Balsamic, Rice, Apple Cider

 Chocolates:  Cocoa Powder, Carob Powder

 Canned Food:  Chickpeas, Corn, Tuna, Salmon, Diced Tomatoes, Diced Tomatoes with Chilis, Tomato Paste, Tomato Sauce, Pumpkin, Fruits (read the label)

 Snacks:  Popcorn Kernals, Annie's Cheddar Bunnies, Gram Crackers, Tortilla Chips, Raisins, Multi-Grain Cherrios

 Raw Un-Salted Nuts & Seeds:  (sometimes I keep these in the fridge or freezer) Sunflower, Emerald's Natural Walnuts & Almonds 100 Calorie Pack, Cashews, Pecans, Pumkin (aka pepitas), Chia seeds, Ground Flax Seed 

 Spices & Herbs:  Kosher Salt, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, Basil, Oregano, Thyme, Parsley, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Chili Powder, Nutritional Yeast....You know what? Buy all the spices you like. :)

 Drink Mixes:  Assorted Tea Bags


 Dairy / Non-Dairy:  Almond Milk, 1% Milk (for Kai & the Hubs), Skim Milk (for making yogurt), Cottage Cheese, Cream Cheese, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spread & Spray (I'm certain I could find something better but I don't use butter very often at all so until we run out I'm not looking to buy something new), Parmesan Cheese, String Cheese, American, Shredded Mozzarella, Shredded Cheddar-Jack, Feta Crumbles

 Juice:  Check the ingredients - no added sugars / nothing ending with -ose

 Frozen Veggies:  Brocolli, Coliflower, Green Beans, Carrots, Corn, California Mix, Spinach, Shelled Edamame, anything...

 Frozen Fruits:  any & all (I'll often buy over ripened and make my own)

 Juice:  no added sugars

 Bread:  Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted tortillas & English Muffins

 Others:  Minced Garlic, UN-Sweetened Apple Sauce, Tamari Sauce, Liquid Smoke, Almond Butter, Jelly (1st ingredient MUST be fruit and no corn syrup), Tofu, 100% Maple Syrup, Eggs, Dijon Mustard, Yellow Mustard

 Produce:  Kale, Spinach, Green Onions, Lettuce, Cabbage, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Tomatoes, Carrots, Small Potatoes, Eggplant, Beets, Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes Bananas, Cucumber, Squash, Corn, Apples, Avocado, Grapes, Oranges, Grapefruit, Pears, Lemons, Limes, Kiwi, Strawberries, Blue Berries, etc...  Just go crazy...Buy organic & local when you can. :)