I buy eggs at least 2 dozen at a time, and I boil up a dozen.
Whole wheat English muffins
Kashi Go Lean cereal
Fruit- oranges, apples, bananas, right now there are finally peaches, cherries, apricots, nectarines, etc.
Veggies- broccoli, salad mix, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, tomatoes, artichokes, etc
Grass-fed ground beef
Extra lean ground turkey
Frozen fruit and veggies
Sprouted wheat bread
These are just a few ideas, certainly not a comprehensive list! Do you plan your meals? I always (well, except for lately it seems) plan my meals, then shop around that. This keeps me from throwing away food, and it helps take the guess work out. I even plan out my snacks.
"Don't sacrifice what you want most for what you want right now."
1% milkCottage Cheese (low fat…Kraft is my favorite)Sour Cream Greek Yogurt (for DH…not me…I hate it, lol)Regular yogurt (for the kids)Cream Cheese (1/3 less fat)Butter Eggs (2-3 dozen)Sliced CheeseLunch Meat – Reduced Fat (low sodium too if I can find it)Whole Wheat SpaghettiExtra Lean Ground TurkeyBoneless, Skinless Chicken breast (I buy 5-10 pounds per week because we often eat left overs for lunch)Whole Grain Cereal (whatever I feel like each week)English MuffinsCheddar Cheese (reduced fat)Taco Seasoning (sometimes I make my own but when I buy it I get Lawry’s because it’s less sodium)TomatoesOnionsAvocado100 Calorie Guacamole PacksSalad (2-3 bags per week)Reduced Fat Mayo with Olive Oil and Cracked PepperWhole Wheat Tortillas (1-2 packs)Whole Wheat Bread (2-3 loaves)Pasta Sauce (I prefer to make my own but when I don’t have time I buy jarred)Frozen BroccoliCarrotsBlack BeansCanned Tomatoes (various kinds depending on what I’m making that week)Frozen Corn (we don’t eat it often but there are a couple of recipes I have that call for it that we’re having this week)Sweet Potatoes Green Beans (I LOVE, LOVE , LOVE fresh steamed ones)Corn Tortillas BlackberriesGrapesPeachesOrangesApplesZucciniSpinach (sometimes fresh and other times frozen)Bell Peppers
I'm sure I'm missing some things but this is what a typical week looks like. I make sandwhiches, grilled chicken salads, wraps, burritos, etc for lunch. I make homemade egg Mcmuffins, eggs with toast, cottage cheese and fruit, etc for breakfast.
Ground white turkey, turkey bacon (low sodium), turkey kielbasa and chicken breast are really the only meats I buy that I eat.
Lots of fruits and veggies.
Fiber One bars, Kelloggs cereal bars (I buy store brand of both of those though), laughing cow cheese, peanut butter, wheat or wonder smart white bread, eggs, whole wheat bagels, low fat shredded cheese, smart taste pasta, brown rice, spaghetti sauce.
I usually just look around and decide.
Whole wheat bread, whole grain tortilla chips, salsa, peanut butter, nuts, eggs, fresh fruit, fresh veggies, frozen fruits for smoothies, boneless/skinless chicken breasts, ground beef (lean), skim milk, light salad dressing, fiber one bars...
Here is mine, I really need to go to the store!
14 Serrano peppers
1 bunch of cilantro
1 red onion
2 yellow onions
nuts (walnuts, almonds & sunflower seeds)
bags of beans (black, kidney & garbanzo)
6 cans of broth (beef/chicken- low sodiumn)
4 cans of diced tomatoes
Tj's brown rice fusilli
2 dozen eggs
lean ground beef
whole wheat flour
whole wheat bread
I kinda have a list on my food/cooking blog Veggie Soup for the free Spirit
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