Food Products

These are some of the pantry staples in my home. They’re all generally available in natural/organic markets and also online.


  • Truroots Organic Sprouted Mung Beans and Green Lentils (they cook quickly and are great for salads, soups and stews)
  • Fig Food Co. organic beans (they come in an easy-open pouch and are in water, no salt) Eden Organic Beans (BPA-free cans, no salt added; drain and rinse before use)
  • Dried beans in bulk (cheapest, easy to cook on stovetop, slow cooker and especially pressure cooker)
  • Tolerant Foods Legume Pasta (Red Lentil Mini Fettucine, Black Bean Penne, and Red Lentil Rotini). Gluten free and non-GMO, the only ingredient is legumes!

Tomato Products

  • Muir Glen Organic Garlic Roasted Garlic and Portobello Mushroom Pasta Sauce (no oil, does contain salt and sugar but less than others)
  • Bionaturae Organic Tomato Paste
  • Jovial 100% Organic Diced Tomatoes
  • Green Mountain Gringo Salsa (no oil or sugar, some salt)

Whole Grains

  • Lotus Rice, Heirloom Forbidden Rice
  • Lotus Rice, Bhutan Red Rice
  • Alter Eco Organic Ruby Red Rice
  • Alter Eco Black Quinoa (rinse before use)
  • Ancient Harvest Organic Inca Red and Harmony Tri-Color Blend Quinoa (pre-washed)
  • North Bay Trading Co. Long Grain Wild Rice

Breads and Tortillas

  • Ezekiel Sprouted Grain Bread (Low Sodium variety available, no flour so lower glycemic index than regular whole grain bread)
  • Ezekiel Sprouted Grain English Muffins Ezekiel Sprouted Grain Tortillas
  • Ezekiel Sprouted Corn Tortillas (no oil or sugar, some salt; can cut into quarters and bake at 350 each side for around 7-8 minutes sprinkled with a little water and spices for crunchy oil-free chips)

Specialty Items

  • Coconut Secret Raw Coconut Aminos (soy free, like soy sauce, less sodium and no coconut taste)
  • Thai Kitchen Red and Green Curry Paste (no sugar or oil, but some salt; no artificial ingredients)
  • Fungus AmongUs Organic Mushroom Medley (dried mushrooms; great for soups and stews, adds great texture to chili)
  • Pacific Organic Pumpkin Puree and Farmer’s Market Organic Pumpkin (in cartons, just organic pumpkin)
  • Pacific Organic Vegetable Broth Low Sodium
  • Napa Valley Naturals Cherry Wood Aged Grand Reserve Balsamic Vinegar (4% Acidity)
  • Westbrae Natural Stone Ground Mustard (No Salt Added)
  • SunnyDay Organics’ Vanilla Bean Powder