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A Look Into My Kitchen

A well-stocked kitchen is the key to providing your family with healthy meals and snacks.   The following lists are what I like to keep on hand making healthy cooking and eating easy and convenient.

Nuts and Seeds  – I add these to salads, breakfasts, baking items and eat for snacks.

Raw Almonds
Raw Walnuts
Pine Nuts
Flax Seeds
Sunflower Seeds
Pumpkin Seeds

Dry Grains and Beans
Millet
Quinoa
Red Quinoa
Arborio Rice
Brown Rice
Dried Lentils
Dried Beans (black, white)
Dried Fruits (Apricots, Blueberries, Cranberries, Cherries, Dates, Raisins)
Dried Unsweetened Coconut
Whole Grain Pastas (spaghetti, bow ties, penne pasta)
Annie’s Organic Whole Wheat Shells and White Cheddar
Annie’s 5-Grain Elbows and White Cheddar
Whole Grain Bread
Whole Grain Wraps (love the Whole Food wraps in the fridge area)

Snack Items – I use these in addition to or as a fresh fruit and veggies.
Annie’s Organic Snack Mix Bunnies
Newman Own’s Organic Spelt Pretzels
365 Golden Round Crackers
New Morning Honey Graham
Pirate Booty Veggie
Freeze Dried Veggie Crunchers
Lara Bars – I love these date and nut bars – they are fabulous and I cut them and have a bit after meals if I have a sweet craving.
Popcorn

Breakfast
Cascadian Farm Organic Purely O’s
Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Crunch
Organic Steel Cut Oats
Old Fashion Oats

Canned
Pacific Organic Vegetable Broth
Quartered Artichokes
Black Beans
Small White Beans
Tomatoes (various)
Raw Tahini
Sunflower Seed Butter
Raw Almond Butter
Wild Blueberry Spread
365 Bread Crumbs Italian Style
365 Bread Crumbs Panko

Olive and Vinegars
Red Wine Vinegar
Balsamic Vinegar
White Balsamic Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Baking Items
Organic Agave
Local Raw Honey
Maple Syrup
Vegan Carob Chips
Nutritional Yeast
Flours (Whole Wheat, Unbleached white, quinoa, soy)
Cornmeal
Unsweetened cocoa
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
Pure Vanilla Extract

Root Veggies
Potatoes (organic, sweet potatoes)
Garlic
Onions (yellow, purple)
Ginger Root

Fridge Items
Hummus
Edamame Hummus
Flax Seed Oil
Stevia – Vanilla or English Toffee
Omega 3 Eggs
Tofu (extra firm)
Salsa – tomatillo and red
Basil Cilantro Pesto (homemade)
Sun Dried Tomatoes
Roasted Red Peppers
Mustard
Salad Dressings

Fresh
Avocado
Broccoli
Broccoli Salad Mix
Broccoli Sprouts
Cucumber
Fresh herbs (basil, cilantro and parsley)
Fruits (seasonal items – berries, pears, mango, banana, melons, etc)
Lemons
Limes
Oranges
Organic Apples *stored in a bag
Organic Grapes
Organic Spinach (from Sam’s $3.99)
Organic Spring Mix (from Sam’s $3.99)
Organic Carrots
Jicama
Kale
Red, Yellow, Orange Bell Peppers

Dairy or Alternatives
Horizon 1% Organic Milk – My husband uses this.
Organic Almond Milk Original – Kids and I use this.
Horizon Organic Cheddar Cheese Slices
Goat Gouda (occasionally have this for a pesto pizza I make)
So Delicious Coconut Milk Kefir
Fresh Organic Parmesan
Earth Balance Olive Oil Spread

Freezer
Frozen Strawberries
Frozen Peaches
Frozen Blueberries
Petite Green Peas
Lean Ground Turkey
Boneless, skinless chicken breast
Veggie Burgers
Edamame

Now all you have to do is open up your pantry and wallah healthy meal in minutes! If there is anything I may have missed let me know in the comments : )

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