Grocery Basics List

Proteins:
Chicken Breast
Lean Ground Beef
Lean Ground Turkey
Sirloin Steak
Egg Whites
Pork Tenderloin
Pork Chops
Shrimp
Tempeh
Tofu
Whey or Casein protein powder
Collagen Powder
Vegetable protein powder

Protein and Carbs:
Most Beans (black, kidney, chickpeas, soy beans/edamame)
Bean Pastas (black bean, chickpea)
Quinoa
Oats

Veggies:
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Carrots
Onion
Zucchini
Yellow Squash
Spinach
Kale
Okra
Scallions
Romaine Lettuce
Butter Lettuce
Asparagus
Green Beans
Brussels Sprouts
Bell Peppers
Jalapenos
Celery
Poblano Peppers
Cucumber
Peas
Beets
Mushrooms
Steamable Packets of the above veggies (cheaper and easier if you’re busy!)

Fruits:
Apples
Bananas
Blueberries
Fresh cherries
Blackberries
Raspberries
Strawberries
Oranges
Tomatoes/Sun-dried tomatoes/Cherry tomatoes
Grapefruit
Pineapple
Pears
Melons
Grapes
Lemon
Lime
Kiwi
Frozen versions of all of these are also fine! (cheaper!)

Carbs:
Sweet Potato
White Potato (Mostly equal in nutrition to sweet potato!)
Baby Red Potatoes
Brown Rice
White Rice
Jasmine Rice
Whole Wheat Pasta
Whole Wheat Bread
Sprouted Bread (Ezekiel)

Fats:
Butter (Real over Margarine)
Oils (Olive, Sunflower, Peanut, Coconut)
Avocado
Olives

Protein and Fat:
Whole Egg
Salmon
White Fish (Tilapia, Cod, Halibut, Tuna)
80/20, 85/15 Ground Beef
Most cuts of Steak
Chicken Thigh
Greek Yogurt
Cottage Cheese
Nuts (almonds are great!)
Nut Butters
Cheese

Pantry:
Black Pepper
Sea Salt
Kosher Salt
Garlic
Garlic Powder
Ginger
Onion Powder
Paprika
Lemon
Lime
Low Sodium Soy Sauce
Cajun Seasoning
Chili Powder
Hot Sauce (low calorie option)
Buffalo Sauce (low calorie option)
Walden Farms Zero Calorie Sauces
“Nature’s Seasoning” by Morton
Cilantro
Parsley
Slow Cooker Sauces (Frontera, Campbells)
No Sugar Added Pizza Sauce (check the “natural” aisles)
No Sugar Added Pizza Sauce (check the “natural” aisles)

Randoms:
Halo Top Ice Cream
Riced Cauliflower
Zoodles (zucchini noodles)
Bean Pasta (Banza/chick pea, black bean, edamame)

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