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Healthy Huggins Grocery List


Vegetable and Fruit Section

Bananas
Oranges
Spinach or other leafy greens
Onions
Broccoli
Tomatoes
Apples
Berries
Sweet potatoes
Red grapes
Red peppers
Carrots
Portobello mushrooms
Diced garlic (usually sold packed with oil, in jars) or fresh garlic
Flaxseed (if not in the produce area, check elsewhere at your grocery store)

Save some green->look for seasonal produce!

Snack aisle

All good in moderation, right?
Dark chocolate chips (Keep it in the freezer and eat a small handful of chips every other day!)
Baked tortilla chips
Salsa
Unsalted Almonds or walnuts
Whole-grain baked crackers
100-calorie snack packs
Graham crackers
High-fiber cereal bars (>3 grams of fiber per bar!) Or try this EASY healthy granola bar recipe!

Baking goods aisle

Nonstick cooking spray (Please note the serving size!)
Fat-free muffin mix
Whole-wheat flour
Yeast
Reduced-sugar maple syrup
Extra Virgin Olive oil
Low-fat, all-purpose baking mix
Raisins
Vinegar (try apple cider or red-wine vinegar)
Cooking wine (red or white)
Old-fashioned rolled oats
Herbs and spices—if you are an avid cook you will want to keep a larger collection, but if you do not cook much, at least get some:
– Lemon pepper seasoning
– Cinnamon
– Black pepper
– Italian seasoning

Beverage aisle

Some popular choices from the beverage aisle include:
Sugar-free hot chocolate mix
Reduced-sugar fruit juice
100% real fruit juice
Tea
Reduced-sodium vegetable juice

Grain aisles

These items can help you make healthful meals:
Whole-grain pasta
Brown rice
Couscous
Barley
Bulgur
Spelt
Whole-grain, reduced-calorie English muffins
Whole-wheat tortillas
Whole-wheat Pita bread

Gluten-Free Grains

Amaranth 
Buckwheat
Corn
Millet
Quiona
Rice
Wild Rice
Sorghum

Canned food aisles

The following foods are good to keep on hand in your pantry:
Stewed tomatoes
Low-sodium spaghetti sauce
Beans
– Black beans
– Chickpeas
– Cannellini beans
– Kidney beans
– Your favorite bean
Olives
Canned chicken, salmon, and/or tuna (Low Sodium! Rinse before you use)
Peanut butter (Beware of trans fat! Read the ingredients list and make sure this word is not there-->Hydrogenated/Partially Hydrogenated. If it is, it contains trans fat)
Low-sodium soups
Chunky applesauce (Great for backing!)

Condiment aisle

Low-sodium soy sauce
Reduced-fat mayonnaise
Reduced-fat tartar sauce
Low-fat or fat-free salad dressings

Frozen food aisles

The frozen food aisles have many healthful choices, including:
Low-fat ice cream or Popsicles®
Vegetables (without added sauces!)
Fruits
Did you know that buying frozen fruits and vegetables may be more nutritious then buying fresh? Stock up!!
Black-bean burgers or other soy “meat” products
Whole-grain waffles
Vitalicious® VitaMuffins™ (if your store carries them)
Low-fat whipped topping
Reduced-fat pizza dough
Whole wheat Bagels (1-oz size)
Frozen tilapia
Frozen salmon patties (wild Alaskan)
Grilled skinless chicken strips
Lean beef or pork cubes for stir-frying
Deli turkey or lean ham
Skinless Turkey or chicken breast cutlets
Extra lean ground beef (93/7)
Extra lean ground turkey (93/7)
Dairy case
Some good dairy choices include:
Reduced-fat sour cream
Eggbeaters®
Skim or 1% milk
Low-fat half-and-half2% milk cheese
Feta or blue cheese
Parmesan cheese
Lite trans fat-free margarine spread
Low-fat vanilla yogurt and low-fat flavored yogurts
Nonfat Greek yogurt 
Reduced-fat cottage cheese
Tofu

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 Slightly modified from:RD411

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