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Build Your Paleo-Friendly Shopping List

Shop our aisles and stock the kitchen with pantry, fridge and freezer must-haves for lots of snack options and easy meal prep.

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Follow these tips and build a paleo-friendly shopping list to set up your kitchen with lots of meal and snack options. Stock up on paleo-friendly must-haves, like fresh produce, meat and seafood, plus pantry staples like cooking oils and coconut aminos.

Paleo Shopping Tips

A few simple guidelines can keep your paleo-friendly shopping trip organized and focused.

  • Read labels: Check nutrition labels on packaged goods to make sure there are no grains, legmes, refined sugar, certain oils or dairy.

  • Keep it simple: Yes to organic and seasonal produce, leafy greens, and the Seafood and Meat departments.

  • We’re here to help: Ask one of our team members for help finding your favorite paleo-friendly foods.

  • Search products by special diet: Use the paleo-friendly filter on our website to see what’s available in your store before you shop.

Paleo-Friendly Grocery List


This starter list is just the beginning — explore our aisles to find even more favorite paleo-friendly go-tos for delicious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks.

Our picks:

  • Spiralized veggie noodles

  • Avocado

  • Asparagus

  • Broccoli

  • Riced cauliflower

  • Spaghetti squash

  • Kale

  • Collards

  • Cabbage

  • Peppers

  • Cucumbers

  • Sweet potatoes

  • Onion

  • Garlic

  • Mushrooms

  • Salad greens

  • Fresh herbs

  • Apples

  • Berries

  • Mangoes

  • Grapes

Our picks:

  • Grass-fed ground beef

  • Grass-fed flank or skirt steak

  • Pork shoulder roast

  • Pork loin chop

  • Pork ribs

  • Bison steak

  • Organic chicken

  • Paleo-friendly no-sugar-added bacon

  • Prosciutto

  • Chicken apple sausage

  • Lamb

Our picks:

  • Wild-caught salmon

  • Whole fish

  • Shrimp

  • Cod

  • Swordfish

  • Scallops

  • Smoked salmon

  • Crab

  • Tuna

  • Mussels

  • Oysters

Our picks:

  • Eggs and egg whites

  • Unsweetened nut-based milks

  • Unsweetened nut-based yogurts

  • Nut-based cheese alternatives

Our picks:

  • Dried herbs and spices

  • Ghee

  • Avocado oil

  • Extra-virgin olive oil

  • Coconut oil

  • Apple cider vinegar

  • Canned tomatoes

  • Bone broth

  • Pickles

  • Olives

  • Maple syrup

  • Coconut aminos

  • Almond butter

  • Tahini

  • Paleo-friendly mayo and dressings

  • Nut-based flours

  • Arrowroot starch

  • Paleo-friendly pancake and waffle mixes

  • Coconut flakes

  • Alternative sweeteners such as stevia and monk fruit

Our picks:

  • Coconut water

  • Fruit juices

  • Sparkling water

  • Kombucha

  • Coffee

  • Tea

  • Matcha

  • Stevia-sweetened sodas

Our picks:

  • In-house-made fresh guacamole

  • Precut fruits and vegetables

  • Nuts and seeds

  • Dried fruits

  • Unsweetened beef or salmon jerky

  • Grain-free chips

  • Salsa

  • Protein bars

  • Almond flour crackers

  • Smoothies

  • Pork rinds

Ready to build your grocery list?

Download the Whole Foods Market app to access your shopping list. Use the Products tab to search for your favorite paleo-friendly products or filter results by other dietary preferences, sales and deals, local brands and more. Add what you need to your list for your next trip to your local store.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is not intended as medical or healthcare information or advice. Please consult your healthcare professional(s) regarding all matters related to your diet and health.

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