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Healthy Grocery List

Success in eating healthy starts at the supermarket, we want to help you learn about some of the top energy-boosting foods you should add to your grocery list.



  • okra, eggplant, carrots, broccoli, leafy greens such as callaloo, kale, collards, spinach and Swiss chard

  • arugula, cauliflower, bell peppers, brussels sprouts, zucchini, and asparagus

  • cabbage, cucumbers, celery, onions, garlic and fresh herbs like basil and parsley

  • beets, butternut squash, potatoes and sweet potatoes


  • guava, sapodilla, pomegranate, oranges, mango, banana, papaya, pineapple, apples, melon, lemons, limes, grapefruit and starfruit

  • avocados (choose at different stages of ripeness) and grapes (green or red)

  • fresh blueberries, strawberries, cherries, blackberries, or raspberries (buy frozen to save $)

Dairy products, nondairy products, eggs, and fermented foods

  • eggs (preferably pasture-raised)

  • pasture butter

  • grass-fed full fat or 2 percent yogurt or coconut yogurt

  • dairy milk, almond milk, or coconut milk (unsweetened, nondairy milks that contain limited ingredients)

  • full fat cheeses such as goat cheese, cheddar, and feta

Meat, fish, and vegetarian proteins

  • whole chicken or skin-on chicken breasts

  • salmon

  • fresh fish fillets (fish with scales)

  • turkey or grass-fed beef

Legumes and grain products

  • oats, millet, teff, barley, brown rice, maize and whole wheat

  • kidney beans, lentils, pigeon peas, chickpeas and cowpeas

  • garbanzo beans and black beans

  • quinoa, amaranth, farro, and buckwheat

  • rolled or steel-cut oats

  • corn tortillas made with minimal ingredients


Freezer staples

Veggies and fruits

  • frozen greens like spinach and kale

  • frozen chopped veggies like broccoli and cauliflower

  • edamame

  • frozen fruits like berries, cherries, cubed mango, and pomegranate seeds

Bread and flour

  • Ezekiel bread

  • almond flour

  • coconut flour

  • wheat germ

  • whole wheat flour


  • frozen chicken, beef, turkey, and fish (with scales )


Pantry staples

Fats and oils The following are healthy, minimally processed fats that promote health in various ways:

  • olive oil

  • avocado oil

  • ghee or grass-fed butter

  • coconut oil

  • tahini

  • unsweetened coconut flakes and coconut butter

Nuts and nut butters

  • almonds, walnuts, peanuts, flax seeds and cashews

  • almonds

  • pumpkin seeds

  • natural peanut butter (only ingredients should be peanuts and salt)

  • almond butter

  • sunflower seeds

  • chia seeds

  • walnuts

  • pistachios

  • ground flaxseed


  • apple cider vinegar

  • balsamic vinegar

  • honey

  • hot sauce

  • pure maple syrup

  • tamari, soy sauce, or coconut aminos

  • nutritional yeast

  • salsa

  • mustard

  • vanilla extract

  • salt and pepper


  • All spice, scotch bonnet, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and garlic

  • Paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, sage, red pepper flakes and garlic powder

  • nutmeg, saffron, paprika, curry powder and chili powder

Canned goods

  • canned full fat coconut milk

  • sardines

  • crushed tomatoes

  • pumpkin purée

  • no-sugar-added marinara sauce


  • chicken/vegetable/ beef broth

  • baking powder

  • baking soda

  • sun-dried tomatoes


  • tea bags (green and black are great)

  • herbal teas such as peppermint, hibiscus, and ginger

  • water

  • coffee

Is there anything that you think we left off the list? Email us and let us know !!! We look forward to hearing from you.


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