THE GROCERY LIST

 

To read about my guidelines for healthy grocery shopping, you may find this post incredibly helpful. Jamie Oliver's Food Rev team did! :) 

This is a list I came up with, per two week basis, of what fruits and vegetables I like to have on hand at any given time. 

Here are great things to consider:

* = buy organic

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 (I like organic kidney beans)

On the counter:

  • Avocado

  • Tomatoes*

  • Apples*

  • Kiwi

  • Bananas

  • Garlic

For cooking:

  • Olive oil

  • Extra Virgin Coconut 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)*

  • Frozen organic fruits (raspberries, wild blueberries, strawberries, blackberries)

  • 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