Favorite Ingredients

I try to keep my pantry and freezer well stocked at all times, so that I always have enough ingredients to throw together a yummy and satisfying meal, even on the fly.Β  Here is a list of my favorite staples:

 

Virgin unrefined coconut oil

Extra virgin olive oil

Balsamic vinegar

Apple cider vinegar

Sunflower seed butter

Almond butter

Pea protein or brown rice protein

 

CANNED GOODS:

Full fat coconut milk

Organic diced tomatoes

Tomato paste

Garbanzo beans

Black beans

Salsa verde

Organic chicken stock

Canned wild Alaskan salmon

Tuna fish

 

FOR BAKING:

Maple syrup

Honey

Pure vanilla extract

Dairy-free chocolate chips

Almond meal

Almond flour

Baking soda

Dried unsweetened coconut

Coconut flour

Sorghum flour

Brown rice flour

100% cocoa powder

Raw almonds

Raw walnuts

Raw cashews

Chia seeds

Raw hulled sunflower seeds

 

GLUTEN FREE GRAINS:

Jasmine rice

Brown rice- short grain

Wild Rice

Quinoa

Brown rice pasta

Gluten free crackers- we like the ones by Crunchmaster

IN THE FRIDGE:

Capers

Marinated artichokes

Kalamata olives

Dried cranberries

Raisins

Toasted sesame oil

Coconut milk drink- unsweetened

Flax seed oil

Mayo

 

PRODUCE:

Lemons

Organic apples

Celery

Carrots

Yellow onion

Garlic

Fresh ginger root

Yams and sweet potatoes

Kale or another hearty green

 

IN THE FREEZER:

Organic blueberries

Organic strawberries

Wild caught Alaskan salmon

Whole young chicken

2 pounds grass fed ground beef

Organic peas

 

SPICES:

Ground cumin

Ground cinnamon

Ground coriander

Ground turmeric

Garam Masala

Dried oregano

Italian seasoning

Red chili flakes

 

SPECIAL ITEMS:

Coconut butter

Cashew butter

Tahini

 

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3,315 Comments

  1. Shaheen says:

    You know what? Cardamom is my favorite spice!

  2. fauzia says:

    Ha! Cardamom is MY favorite spice, and I will definitely be adding that to my list of fave ingredients. Stay tuned…

  3. MikeT says:

    Our cumin is kept in a big mason jar that stays out on the kitchen counter, so it’s got to be cumin.