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    What to keep on hand easily cook a delicious, nutritious meal every night of the week.

    The Healthy PantryWhile a good shopping list is the key to a quick and painless trip to the supermarket, a well-stocked pantry is the best way to ensure you’ll have everything you need to cook once you get home. EatingWell’s Healthy Pantry includes many of the items you need to prepare the recipes in this book plus a few other ingredients that will make impromptu meals easier.

    Oils, Vinegars & Condiments

    Oils: extra-virgin olive, canola

    Vinegars: balsamic, red-wine, white-wine, rice, cider

    Asian condiments: reduced-sodium soy sauce, fish sauce, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, chile-garlic sauce, toasted sesame oil

    Barbecue sauce

    Hot sauce

    Worcestershire sauce

    Mustard: Dijon, whole-grain


    Mayonnaise, low-fat


    Salt: kosher, iodized table

    Black peppercorns

    Herbs and spices, assorted dried


    Garlic, fresh

    Ginger, fresh

    Olives: Kalamata, green


    Anchovies or anchovy paste

    Lemons, limes, oranges

    Dry Goods

    Pasta, whole-wheat (assorted shapes)

    Barley: pearl, quick-cooking


    Couscous, whole-wheat


    Rice: brown, instant brown, wild

    Dried beans and lentils

    Flour: whole-wheat, whole-wheat pastry (store opened packages in the refrigerator or freezer), all-purpose

    Rolled oats


    Breadcrumbs: plain dry, coarse whole-wheat

    Crackers, whole-grain

    Unsweetened cocoa powder

    Bittersweet chocolate

    Sweeteners: granulated sugar, brown sugar, honey, pure maple syrup

    Nuts, Seeds & Fruits

    (Store opened packages of nuts and seeds in the refrigerator or freezer.)

    Nuts: walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pine nuts

    Natural peanut butter

    Seeds: pepitas, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds

    Tahini (sesame paste)

    Dried fruits: apricots, prunes, cherries, cranberries, dates, figs, raisins

    Canned and Bottled Goods

    Broth: reduced-sodium beef, chicken and/or vegetable (or see page 78 for broth recipes)

    Clam juice

    "Lite" coconut milk

    Tomatoes, tomato paste

    Beans: black, cannellini, kidney, pinto, great northern, chickpeas, lentils

    Chunk light tuna

    Wild Pacific salmon

    Wine: red, white or nonalcoholic


    Sherry, dry

    Refrigerator Items

    Milk, low-fat or nonfat

    Buttermilk or buttermilk powder

    Yogurt, plain and/or vanilla, low-fat or nonfat

    Sour cream, reduced-fat or nonfat

    Parmesan cheese, good-quality

    Cheddar cheese, sharp

    Eggs (large) or egg substitute, such as Egg Beaters

    Orange juice

    Tofu, water-packed

    Tortillas: corn, whole-wheat

    Freezer Basics

    Fruit: berries, other fruit

    Vegetables: peas, spinach, broccoli, corn

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