THE GROCERY LIST

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* = please buy organic

To read about my guidelines for healthy grocery shopping, you may find this post incredibly helpful.

Here are great things to consider in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at any given time:

In the fridge:

  • Carrots*
  • Tuscan kale*
  • Arugula
  • Baby spinach*
  • Broccoli*
  • Hummus
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Eggs (free-range, organic)*
  • Goat’s cheese
  • Yogurt (greek, icelandic, grass-fed dairy only)
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Mandarins
  • Plums
  • Bell peppers*
  • Wild mushrooms
  • Green Beans
  • Onions*
  • Shallots*
  • Strawberries*
  • Lemon ginger echinacea juice (from TJ’s)
  • Coconut water (not from concentrate)
  • Cucumber*
  • Celery*
  • Almond butter
  • Cashew butter
  • Goji berries
  • Sauerkraut

In the pantry:

  • Chia Seeds
  • Tomato paste*
  • Tomato sauces (love Trader Joe’s)*
  • Brown rice pasta*
  • Raw & unsalted: almonds, walnuts, pistachios
  • Tea: green, white, peppermint*
  • Cacao nibs or dark chocolate
  • Tortilla/quinoa chips (I love “Late July” organic brand– such fun flavors)*
  • Popcorn, kettle corn*
  • Hemp seed oil
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Hazelnuts
  • Quinoa
  • Wild rice
  • Lentils
  • Beans

On the counter:

  • Avocado
  • Tomatoes*
  • Apples*
  • Kiwi
  • Bananas
  • Garlic

For cooking:

  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Herbs: basil, thyme, oregano, dill, rosemary, mint
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Vanilla extract

For baking:

  • Honey
  • Pure maple syrup
  • Brown rice flour
  • Gluten-free oats
  • Coconut sugar
  • Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • Cocoa powder (unsweetened, Varlhona is the best)
  • Pine nuts
  • Pumpkin seeds

In your freezer:

  • Organic meat: chicken, turkey (free-range, grass fed, local only)*
  • Cold water fish (wild salmon, sole, halibut)
  • Coconut sorbet (Sharon’s is the best)
  • Macarons
  • Forte brand high protein Gelato

Some reading before you go:

“Who needs organic food?” Dr. Mehmet Oz

GMOs: They’re everywhere!!

Non-GMO Shopping Guide

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