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A Few Things You’ll Always Find in our Pantry

February 7, 2022

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The pantry has been getting some love on Instagram, both on the outside and inside! Along with all of the excitement, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what foods we keep in our pantry, so I thought it would be fun to give you a run down of a few things you’ll likely always find stocked in our pantry! This will definitely be different for every individual and family. Truthfully, most of our meals come from fresh fruits and vegetables and proteins, but we definitely keep our pantry stocked with a few family favorites–with a focus on dairy free, gluten free and grain free staples that are low in sugar for me. So if you’re curious, here’s a few of our favorite things we always keep in stock in our pantry! Would love to hear if you always have any of these? Or never tried them?

1. gimMe Organic Seaweed Sheets  It’s probably not what you expected, but this roasted seaweed makes for a great snack. Our kids bring it in their lunches almost daily and if they don’t, it’s what they always reach for after school.
2. Kettle & Fire Spicy Cauliflower Soup This Kettle brand has incredible broths, and also soups–both are delicious.
3. Coconut Wraps  Since I can’t have grain or gluten, I use these when I want a wrap for a quick lunch, and they’re very flavorful and roll up really well!
4. Coconut Soy-free Sauce  These coconut aminos are used any time Chris cooks anything that requires soy sauce, and also when we have sushi night at home. Highly recommend!
5. Magic Spoon Cereal  The hype is real with magic spoon cereal! How is it so yummy with zero grams of sugar and all those grams of protein?? One note: it does have whey so I have to eat it sparingly, but Chris keeps it stocked for his midnight snack.
6. Wilde Chicken Chips  We’re so hooked on these. They are chips made with chicken instead of potato so they are really high protein and low carb and honestly I had no idea chicken could become a chip, but I’m glad someone figured it out.
7. Siete Grain Free Tortilla Chips  These chips make me feel like I’m not missing out on anything, and the ingredients are so clean. We love a lot of the Siete products!
8. Crio Bru  This hot cacao drink is something I love sipping on on a cold cozy day. It does require a french press, so it’s kind of a whole experience.
9. Jenin Olive Oil  This is Chris’s favorite go-to olive oil (for now, he said). It has more of a fruity profile which Chris likes to use for cooking, as a dressing, and more!
10. Cento Tomatoes  Chris cooks with these canned tomatoes probably every week so we keep plenty in stock!
11. Jacobsen Salt  If you’re not using flake salt on your food, you should! Even my girls ask for the flake salt for their cucumbers! More flavorful than table salt even.
12. Partake Grain Free Cookies  I try to stay away from sugars in general, but these are what I eat when I’m really craving something sweet and I’m obsessed.
13. Catalina Crunch Cereal  This is a cereal but I just prefer to just eat it as a snack. Something crunchy when I need crunchy.
14. Chomps Pepperoni Turkey  If you haven’t tried chomps you must! It’s a great way to up your protein intake and I highly recommend the turkey sticks!
15. Capello’s Almond Flour Spaghetti  Not all grain-free pasta substitutions taste great, but this one does and I can’t keep that secret to myself!
16. Coconut Water  We mainly use this as a base for smoothies and always have a few on hand!
17. No Cow Bars  Does everybody have protein bars in their pantry? These whey free, dairy free bars taste great and have so much protein, which is hard to find in a plant-based bar.
18. Clean Simple Eats Protein  Best tasting protein powder on the block! Chris’s favorite flavor is the mint chocolate cookie, and they have some dairy-free powders that I use.
19. Bear Fruit Rolls Our kids love these rolls made with real fruit and no added sugars. I try to keep them in a bin so they can grab one easily for their lunches
20. Raw Honey Local honey is always a great option, but we also love this kind! Chris prefers to sweeten anything he’s cooking with honey rather than sugar!

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What do you think?

  1. M says:

    this post is amazing!!! Please do another if you add more items :) Thank you from someone with similar dietary restrictions.

  2. Kasey says:

    I’m top 8 free and the partake chocolate chip cookies are a MUST! Thanks for including some of the foods you eat, it’s tough on a restricted diet!

  3. Dallas Homeowner says:

    I noticed you use soy-free items. I think your Tan-Luxe Rejuvenating face drops may have soy in them. Their Illuminating drops don’t. Only noticed because I was comparing the ingredient lists on both to decide which to buy. FYI only as I have no idea if soy is absorbed into skin or if a few drops would matter.

  4. Cassandra says:

    I love reading your blogs and seeing all your neq projects. Can i just let you know- it’s probably better for the kids to use iodized salt if you are going to add salt to regular foods. Iodine is very good for growing brains and the thyroid. I’d recommend doing some of your own research because nutritional science is ever evolving, but just a tip!

  5. Marilyn says:

    Do you ever shop at a standard food market? I don’t recognize most of these products.

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