What’s in my pantry?

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Thank you to Sprouts for sponsoring this article.

New to plant-based eating and not sure how to stock your pantry? I’ve got you covered! In this video, I’ll be getting a little vulnerable and taking you inside my pantry and refrigerator.

To be totally transparent, I cleaned my fridge just for you. I gave it a good wipe down and threw a few things out, and now I’m inspired to make that a regular practice. It looks so pretty! With that out of the way, watch the video to see some of my favorite staples I keep stocked from Sprouts.

Something that has taken me awhile to realize is that because I’m shopping for only two people, I don’t need to buy every piece of produce available. I’ve always put pressure on myself as a plant-based person to fill my fridge with fresh food, but that’s all changed after having to throw so much away. Now, I focus more on pantry staples and frozen produce, with a few fresh items that are seasonal or on sale.

Here are some things that I try to keep on-hand:

Affordable Dry Staples from the Sprouts bulk bin – 

  • Lentils
  • Brown rice
  • Old-fashioned oats
  • Beans 
  • Raw sunflower seeds
  • Flour (whole wheat and all-purposes

Other dry staples –

  • Tortillas
  • Pasta
  • Vegetable bouillon
  • Bread

Canned or Bottled Goods

  • Diced tomatoes
  • Tomato sauce
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Coconut milk
  • Oil (olive and canola)
  • Soy sauce
  • Hot sauce
  • Peanut butter

Fruits and Veggies 

  • Bananas
  • Jarred minced garlic
  • Potatoes (russet and yams)
  • Onions (red and yellow)
  • Frozen broccoli
  • Frozen berries
  • Frozen peas
  • Cabbage (green and red)
  • Bell peppers (green or red)
  • Squash
  • Fresh greens (lettuce, spinach or kale)

Spices from the Sprouts bulk spice section

  •     Salt
  •     Pepper
  •     Red chili flakes
  •     Cumin
  •     Chili powder
  •     Curry powder
  •     Cinnamon
  •     Oregano

Staples For When You Splurge

  •     Quinoa
  •     Nuts and pumpkin seeds
  •     Dried fruit (cranberries, coconut shreds, apricots, etc.)
  •     Nutritional yeast

What are some staples that you keep stocked in your pantry?

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