Kitchen Essentials

Here’s a list of basic items to have on hand, to make food prep easier:

In Your Cupboard

Spices

  • Garlic powder
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Cumin
  • Cayenne
  • Dried oregano
  • Oils and Vinegars
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Balsamic vinegar

Baking Supplies

  • Almond flour
  • Coconut flour
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Arrowroot powder
  • Unsweetened chocolate

In Your Refrigerator

Fats

  • Almond butter
  • Grass-fed butter or ghee

Carbohydrates

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables – mostly greens, but do try to get a wide range of colors
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Yams
  • Squash

Protein

  • Grass-fed meats such as beef, bison
  • Pastured pork, chicken,
  • Wild game
  • Eggs – organic, cage free. If you can find free-range fresh farm eggs, even better.

Kitchen Tools/Equipment

  • Crockpot/Slow cooker
  • Food processor
  • Cast iron skillet
  • Stainless steel fry pan
  • Glass 9×13 baking dish
  • Mixing bowls
  • Good chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Collander/Strainer
  • Chopping board
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Whisk
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups