JVC Plantbased Grocery List for Pantry

Plant-Based Shopping is actually very easy. This list is intended as a resource to help you get started. We don’t think you need all or even most of the items on our Grocery List but it does highlight many of our favorite foods. Feel free to use it as inspiration for your own pantry. 20 Grocery Items you need in your Freezer and Fridge!

Spices

  • basil
  • bay leaves
  • cayenne
  • celery seed
  • chili powder
  • cinnamon
  • cumin
  • curry masala
  • dill
  • dry mustard
  • coarse sea salt
  • garam masala
  • garlic powder
  • ginger
  • ground cardamom
  • ground cloves
  • ground coriander seed
  • ground nutmeg
  • mustard seeds
  • nutmeg
  • onion powder
  • oregano
  • paprika
  • red pepper flakes
  • rosemary
  • sage leaves
  • smoked paprika
  • star anise
  • thyme leaves
  • turmeric
  • cocoa powder
  • black peppercorns

Grains

  • Pearled Barley
  • Couscous
  • Steelcut Oatmeal
  • Organic Basmati brown rice
  • Millet
  • Wild black rice
  • Quinoa
  • Farro
  • Whole Grain Pastas

Beans/Legumes

  • Black  Lentils
  • Chickpeas
  • Red Lentils
  • Yellow Chana lentils
  • Black Beans
  • Green Lentils
  • Firm organic, non-GMO tofu
  • Red kidney beans, navy beans
  • Black eyed peas, split peas, edamame

Seeds & Dried Fruit

  • Pepita Seeds
  • Hemp Seeds
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Chia Seeds
  • Whole Flax Seed
  • Dried Cranberries
  • Raisins

Vinegars

  • Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Rice Vinegar
  • Organic Balsamic Vinegar

Sweeteners

  • Raw Agave
  • Organic Molasses
  • Organic palm sugar
  • Organic Cane Sugar
  • Raw Coconut Sugar
  • Medjool Dates

Flours

  • whole wheat flour
  • spelt flour
  • oat flour
  • almond flour
  • chickpea flour
  • brown rice flour

Raw Nuts

  • Macadamia
  • Almonds
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Cashews
  • Hazelnuts

Miscellaneous

  • Nut & seed butters: sunflower, raw almond, roasted natural PB
  • Almond Milk
  • Organic Soy Milk
  • Light coconut milk
  • Nutritional Yeast
  • BPA-free Canned Beans
  • Strained Tomatoes
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Bragg Liquid Aminos
  • Tahini Sauce
  • Tempeh and Tofu

Fresh Produce (Fruits and Vegetables)
Enjoy a wide variety of fruits and vegetables! Choose plenty of dark leafy greens.

Breads
Choose breads that are 100% whole grain with no oil added or less than 10% calories from fat. Enriched wheat flour, unbleached wheat flour, wheat flour, and organic wheat flour are not whole grain. Some options are:

  • Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 breads, English muffins, and tortillas
  • Trader Joe’s Whole Wheat Tuscan
  • Trader Joe’s Corn and Wheat Tortillas
  • Dave’s Killer Bread