Healthy Pantry Makeover

The simplest way to make healthful cooking a breeze is to have the right items on hand. So what goes into a healthy pantry? We’re glad you asked.

The following foods are key ingredients for making healthy meals. To get the best value, choose our 365 Everyday Value® brand. And when you can, go organic!

Fill your pantry with these shelf basics, and then, once or twice a week, shop for more perishable foods, recipe ingredients and our convenient Health Starts Here® prepared foods.

Healthy Pantry Staples to Always Have On Hand

  • dried beans and lentils

  • canned no-salt-added beans

  • whole grains

  • whole grain pasta

  • rolled and/or steel-cut oats

  • canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes

  • low-sodium vegetable broth

  • unsweetened plain soymilk

  • unsweetened plain almondmilk

  • mellow white miso

  • tahini

  • no-salt-added peanut or almond butter

  • raw almonds, cashews, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds

  • dried apricots, dates and raisins

  • Dijon mustard

  • cider vinegar

  • nutritional yeast

Pantry stocked? Get cooking with some of our healthy recipes opens in a new tab.

And, learn more about how to select, store and cook everything from beans opens in a new tab, nuts and seeds opens in a new tab, pasta opens in a new tab, whole grains opens in a new tab and much more in our Food Guides opens in a new tab.

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