is a Plant-Based Lifestyle?
consider a Plant-Based Lifestyle?
to begin a Plant-Based Lifestyle.
Here is a nice list of items to have on hand…and how to store them in your kitchen. To make room, go through each area and remove any items that contain animal products, dairy or oil. Reading product labels will help in deciphering which items to toss. Please refer to the label reading 101 section for guidance.
Beans - canned
Beans - dried
Whole grains & flours
Herbs & spices - dried
Pasta & noodles
Nuts & seeds
Soy sauce / Tamari
Tomato Products - canned
Prepared condiments: dressings/salsa/asian sauces garlic/onions/potatoes/sweet potatoes
Non-dairy milks that have been opened (we mainly use rice and almond milk)
Salsa and other sauces (after being opened)
Mason jars of hemp seeds (chia, sunflower, and sesame need not be refrigerated)
Fresh coffee beans or fresh ground coffee
Vegan buttery spread like Earth Balance
Well-sealed containers of leftovers
Sriracha and other hot sauces
Lemon and lime juice (for those times when we run out of fresh)
Fruit (after being cut)
Vegetables, greens, fresh herbs (after being cut)
Vegetable broth (homemade or after being opened)
Basic frozen veggies
Berries (for smoothies!)
Non-dairy ice cream
Non-dairy type breads such as corn and/or flour tortillas and pita or panini breads.
Note: Once you've peeled or cut into any fruit or vegetable, you should refrigerate any leftovers right away. Wrap the cut fruit or vegetable tightly with plastic wrap or store in an airtight container and use it within three or four days.
Bananas, apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, pineapples, avocados, oranges, lemons, limes, clementines, grapefruit, berries, melons, etc...
Potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, garlic, peppers, squash, carrots, tomatoes, green beans, peas, zucchini, cucumber, etc...