Keep Your Pantry Stocked With These Healthy Staples
Keep up with your wellness goals with an organized and well-stocked pantry.
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A well-stocked and organized pantry can make it easier for you to prepare last-minute dinners on busy days and help you avoid wasting time looking for ingredients. The best part is that you'll always have go-to nourishing ingredients on hand to make meals with through the week. A functional pantry can revolutionize your time in the kitchen and make it easier for you to keep up with wellness goals.
When shopping for pantry staples, it's important to consider your budget, taste preferences, allergies and other needs. Thankfully, many pantry staples are budget-friendly like canned beans, dry grains and shelf-stable vegetables. The key to picking pantry staples is to choose foods from different food groups along with seasonings so you can create flavorful balanced meals. Purchasing multi-purposeful ingredients can also be a great idea.
Once you purchase your pantry staples, I recommend placing them in clear glass jars with labels so they are easily accessible for you and your family. I have created a Free Printable List of 100 Pantry & Spice Labels that you can download right now!- CLICK HERE!
Check out my list below to help you get started!
Healthy Pantry Staples List:
Steal Cut Oats
Long-grain white rice
Pasta(whole grain pasta, quinoa pasta, chickpea pasta, etc.)
100% whole wheat tortilla and bread
Legumes and Lentils
Dried and canned beans (kidney, black beans, cannellini, chickpeas, navy, pinto, etc.)
Lentils (black, brown, green, yellow, red, split lentil varieties, etc.)
Nuts, Seeds and Dried Fruit
Nuts (almond, cashew, walnut, pistachio, macadamia nut, etc.)
Seeds(sunflower, pumpkin, hemp, sesame, chia, ground flax, etc.)
Dried Fruit (dates, apricot, cranberries, etc.)
Unsweetened nut or seed butters (peanut, almond, cashew, sunflower, etc.)
Winter squash varieties
Oils, Vinegar and Condiments
Apple cider vinegar
Low-sodium soy sauce or coconut aminos
Canned and Other Packaged Goods
Canned diced/crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce (ex: Otamot)
Low-sodium vegetable and/or chicken broth
Shelf-stable unsweetened non-dairy milk (coconut milk, almond milk, etc.)
100% pumpkin puree
No salt added canned vegetables(green beans, corn, etc.)
Chiles or pickled jalapeños
Flour (all-purpose, whole-wheat, coconut, etc.)
100% cacao powder
Unsweetened coconut flakes
Semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
Baking powder and baking soda
Cereals and Snacks
100% whole grain cereals
Crackers( whole-grain, seed-based, quinoa crackers, etc.) Brown rice cakes
Unsalted popcorn kernels
Spices/Seasonings and Herbs
Red pepper flakes
Here are some nourishing recipes to make with pantry staples:
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