Peek In The Kitchen Pantry of a Health Coach

This post provides you with some of my favorite healthy pantry staples. Please feel free to use it as a guidance and inspiration for stocking your own pantry :D

My first tip is to buy bulk whenever possible, whether online or in store; it will save you a honey bunch of $$$.

 

Pseudograins:

  • Amaranth
  • Buckwheat
  • Milet
  • Quinoa
  • Wild rice

Grains:

  • Wild rice and / or Black exotic rice
  • Oats

Nuts (all raw):

Nuts will keep for up to six months if stored in a refrigerator, and up to three months if stored at a room temperature in the kitchen pantry.

  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Cashews
  • Hazelnuts
  • Macadamia
  • Walnuts

Seeds (all raw):

Seeds will keep for up to six months if stored in a refrigerator, and up to three months if stored at a room temperature in the kitchen pantry.

  • Flax seeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds

Beans/Legumes:

  • Black, red and pinto beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Kidney beans
  • Lentils (green and red)

Vinegars:

  • Apple cider vinegar (highly alkalizing and healthiest among all vinegars)
  • Balsamic Vinegar

Herbs (dried or fresh when available):

  • Basil
  • Chilies
  • Cilantro
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Thyme

Spices:

  • Black pepper
  • Cardamom
  • Cayenne
  • Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • Coriander
  • Cumin
  • Curcumin
  • Curry powder
  • Nutmeg
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Tumeric

Sweeteners:

  • Manuka honey
  • Stevia leaf powder

Dried Fruits:

  • Dried plums
  • Medjool dates
  • Raisins
  • Dried figs

Miscellaneous:

  • Brown rice miso paste
  • Coconut flakes
  • Matcha powder
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Sea salt
  • Tahini
  • Yerba maté

Superfoods:

  • Chlorella
  • Lucuma powder
  • Maca powder
  • Raw cacao powder
  • Raw cacao nibs
  • Spirulina

Now I turn to YOU. If you’d like to join in on the discussion, offer your suggestion, or even ask a question on where to buy something, feel free to do so in the comments below.

x, EK