Keep these 15 kitchen staples around as the basis for many easy and healthy meals:
WHOLE GRAIN CEREALS
e.g. Shredded Wheat, muesli or rolled oats.
FROZEN FISH OR SHRIMP
Quick to defrost and easy to cook for weeknight dinners.
PLAIN GREEK YOGURT
Greek yogurt is higher in protein than other yogurts.
CANNED FISH & SMOKED OYSTERS
EXTRA FIRM OR SMOKED TOFU
Great to add to a quick stir fry.
FROZEN FRUIT & VEGETABLES
Without added sugar or sauces!
PRE-WASHED SALAD GREENS & BAGGED SALADS
Or, wash your own to save money. Store them in an airtight container lined with paper towel.
Use for sandwich meat or serve with a salad and a whole grain like quinoa, brown rice or barley.
Keep on hand for quick meals like frittatas and scrambles.
Cooks quickly in just 15 minutes.
WHOLE GRAIN PASTA
CANNED BEANS & LENTILS
Check the ingredient list! Look for products with 100% nuts and no added sugar or fat.
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