Keys to a Healthier Pantry

Adjusting to a healthier diet can be hard, especially if your pantry isn’t stocked with healthy ingredients. Below are some ingredients to keep on hand. They can be used in several healthy recipes. Make sure you buy organic, low- or no-sodium ingredients:

  • Dry beans (pinto, white, black and lentil)

  • Canned beans (kidney, pinto, black and garbanzo)

  • Canned diced tomatoes

  • Whole grains (quinoa, barley, long-grain brown rice)

  • Whole-wheat pasta

  • Rolled or steel-cut oats

  • Tomato paste

  • Vegetable broth

  • Unsweetened soy milk

  • Unsweetened almond milk

  • Light coconut milk

  • Mellow white miso

  • Arame sea vegetables

  • Tahini (ground seasame seed butter)

  • Peanut or almond butter

  • Raw almonds, walnuts and sunflower seeds

  • Apricots, dates and raisins

  • Tamari soy sauce

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