My Essentials

Everyone has their essentials or just any ingredients/snacks you like to have on hand at all times, and these are some of mine!

In my fridge:
  • Pure Maple Syrup
  • Arugula & Fresh Herbs- dill, parsley, and mint are my faves when we don't have any fresh growing outside
  • Berries- especially blueberries & strawberries
  • Lemons/Limes
  • Grapefruits & Oranges- my favorite juice is 2:1 grapefruit to oranges, with lime and ginger
  • Homemade Hummus
  • Olives and Capers
  • Rice Wine vinegar
  • Sesame oil
  • Dijon Mustard/Mustard Seed
  • Fresh Produce- tons and tons of root veggies (depending on season)- carrots, parsnips, beets; leafy greens and apples are always staples; Fruit depending on season
  • Eggs
  • Dairy; cheeses, milk, butter, heavy cream

In the freezer:

In the Pantry:
  • Raw Honey
  • Cacao Powder
  • Peanut Butter/Nut Butter 
  • Coconut Sugar
  • Garbanzo Beans
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Balsamic/White Wine/Red Wine Vinegars
  • Coconut Oil
  • Olive oil
  • Soy Sauce
  • Canned Whole Tomatoes
  • Tomato Paste/Sauce
  • Sprouted Brown Rice (my favorite- it's denser/chewier than plain and has a really nutty flavor)
  • Pearl Couscous
  • Onions/Garlic/Shallots
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Oats
  • Chia Seeds
  • Vanilla/Almond/Peppermint Extract
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Coconut Shavings
  • LOTS of coconut milk

On the Counter:
  • Bananas
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Any fruits that need ripening
  • Hearty Bread

In the spice drawer:
  • Cinnamon
  • Whole Nutmeg
  • Cumin
  • Oregano
  • Dried Mint
  • Dried Basil
  • Rubbed Sage
  • Dried Thyme
  • Chili Powder
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Chipotle Chili Powder (my favorite pepper)
  • Bay Leafs
  • Turmeric
  • Curry Powder
  • Hickory Smoked Salt 
  • Vanilla Beans/Cinnamon Sticks






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