Here is what I currenlty & always have in my pantry, most of it you can get at Whole Foods or a grocery store with a large organic/healthy section:
Brown Rice - I use long grain organic from bulk bins at wholefoods
White Rice - I use organic Jasmine or long grain
Quinoa - Organic from bulk food section (pronounced KEEN-WAH) I use white/tan
Black Beans - Organic, Eden is a great brand with BPA free lining
Raw Almonds- Organic from bulk food bin @ whole foods
Raw Cashews - Organic from bulk food bin @ whole foods
Other Raw nuts - mix it up with Pecans & Walnuts too, avoid Peanuts
Rolled Oats - I buy mine from Tropical Traditions (ORGANIC THICK ROLLED OATS) you can also buy from bulk bin or in bag on cereal aisle.
Apple Cider Vinegar- Organic, I use Eden brand, Bragg is more available, look for 'with the mother'
Sauerkraut - Organic, I use Eden brand! If open goes in the fridge!
Bulk Organic Spices- I'll go into this on another post
Various Organic Herbs & Teas -I'll go into this on another post
Dark Chocolate- I look for different kinds above 70% cocoa and not much sugar! Avoid Soy Lecithin & other fillers. Whole foods has a lot to choose from!
Seasonal Squash- My absolute favorite is Delicata squash, found only in the fall :(
Onions- Organic red or yellow
Garlic- Whole bulbs
Bulk Chicken Broth &/or Mushroom Broth - Pacific foods Organic
Kate's Fridge:(Items change by season but this is what I have right now)
Greens: (all organic) Kale, Swiss Chard (rainbow, red or green, whatever looks best!), Collard Greens, various others that you find at your local market/store
Boxed Organic Spinach- I get a big box from whole foods for about $5.99
Salsa- Good, healthy addition to just about everything! Organic
Apple Cider Vinegar
Vital Farms Eggs- Or any organic, free range, brown eggs will do! I buy Vital Farms from WF. We keep at least 2 dozen at a time
Raw Milk Cheese- We buy ours from farmsteadfresh.com, its amazing and Lenore is very helpful! You can also buy raw milk cheese at whole foods in small blocks from Organic Valley in the cheese section. Farmstead Fresh Cheese
Bell Peppers- ORAGNIC, I buy whatever colors look best- green, yellow, red, orange!
Broccoli- Organic and lots of it!
Carrots - Organic with stems
Beets- Organic with stems
Organic Berries (Rasberries, Blueberries, Strawberries...whatever is in season and looks best!)
Organic Whole Milk
Organic Cottage Cheese - Full fat, Kalona is an AWESOME brand if you can find it. kalona supernatural
Flax Seed Oil - The more recent press date the better, we use Barleans brand Organic (see below)
Kate's Freezer:I switch up between the following proteins:
Organic Chicken Breasts
Wild Alaskan Salmon (I buy in 1/3 pound cuts, wrapped seperately) Whole foods!
Wild caught Halibut- Do not buy farm raised fish
Wild caught Sockeye Salmon
Whole Organic Chicken (for cooking in crock pot) YUM
Ice Cream - I'm a sucker for ice cream, I buy Haagen Dazs
Love to all
“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” ~Thomas Edison