TYPICAL GROCERIES IN MY HOUSE:

I make it my main focus to buy REAL and WHOLE food when I go grocery shopping. Here are some reasons why I do this:

  • Fuel my body to be well and have energy
  • I am way more likely to eat real food if I am only buying real food
  • Save money. The new healthy processed snack options are great- but can be expensive. I try to limit myself to 1-3 of these all week.

I also eat mostly organic and here is why:

  • No chemicals and toxins
  • Non- GMO
  • Better nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants

PRODUCE

  • 4-6 of my favorite veggies to cook (ex: broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms, tomatoes, kale (for kale chips), avocado, potatoes, & bell peppers)
  • I sometimes buy cucumbers, lemon, ginger, & celery to juice
  • Always have garlic, lemons, & onions for cooking
  • 2-4 of my favorite fruits (ex: strawberries, mangos, apples)

PROTEIN:

  • Eggs
  • Chicken breast
  • Italian sausage
  • Chicken sausage
  • Applegate deli meat
  • Or ground turkey

GRAINS: 

  • Simple ingredient fresh bread
  • Brown rice pasta
  • Chick pea pasta
  • Oats

NUTS/NUT BUTTER: 

  •  Raw cashews
  • Raw almonds
  • Salt & pepper pistachios from TJ’s are my fav
  • Raw PB
  • Almond butter

OILS:

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Avocado oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Ghee or grassfed butter

CONDIMENTS:

  • Frank’s Red Hot Sauce
  • Coco aminos (in place of soy sauce in stir fry)
  • Raw honey
  • 100% pure maple syrup (for coffee, oatmeal, pancakes, and baking)
  • Primal Kitchen’s salad dressing

DRINKS:

  • Kombucha
  • Sparkling water
  • Tea

SNACKS:

  • Simple Mills crackers and goat cheese or Siete chips and pico
  • Olives
  • Dark chocolate
  • Fage yogurt
  • Unsweetened dried fruit

SMOOTHIES:

  • Frozen fruit
  • Frozen zucchini
  • Frozen spinach
  • Flax meal
  • Chia seeds (also add these to anything I can for fiber)
  • Plant based protein powder or collagen peptides
  • Almond milk, coconut milk, or water
I also do eat out a couple times a week. When I am in a hurry or craving eating out, I usually grab something to go from somewhere like Whole Foods, Agra Culture,  or zoodles from Noodles n Company. Then on the weekend I usually eat out 1-2 times a week and treat myself!

 

Happy grocery shopping! 🙂

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