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Oregon, United States
Wife, mother, homemaker, teacher and aspiring writer. I love learning about health and sharing that information with others. But I am not a health expert, so please take any advice given on this blog at your own risk

Shopping List

Make sure all ingredients are whole foods, are as natural as possible and have no artificial anything. Also that they are oil-free and sugar-free. 

Any Plant-Based Milk: Almond, Soy, Hemp, and Rice

Fortified cereal Make sure it has added vitamins including B12.

Grains: Brown rice (can buy it pre-cooked and frozen at Trader Joe's), Quinoa, brown pasta, whole grain brown bread, brown pita bread.

Vegetables: Make sure you have some green leafy veg like Kale, Spinach, Broccoli (fresh including some that is pre-cut and frozen including frozen onions).

Fruits: Fresh, frozen and dried. Green apples, apricots, figs and Canteloupe melon are especially high in nutrients.

Nuts: Walnuts, almonds, cashews in particular are very nutritious, including the butters made from them.

Seeds: Pumpkin seeds, Sunflower seeds, Flax seeds and Hemp seeds, including the butters made from them.

Lentils: Dried or the pre-cooked ones found in Trader Joe's.

Beans: Dried or canned.

Sauces and Dips: Hummus, guacamole, salsa, marinara sauce.

Seasonings: Lemons, limes, soy sauce, tamari, nutritional yeast, balsamic vinegar, Braggs Liquid Aminos, Dijon mustard, garlic, ginger.