Foods and Drinks For A Healthy 2018

New Year’s Day is quickly approaching and that means so are new year resolutions. People everywhere take this time of the year to refocus on their health and well-being. So to help make it a bit easier, I’ve put together a simple list of foods and drinks to keep on hand for a healthy 2018.

This list is very practical and consists of things you can find in almost any store. These items are the staples in my diet that help me feel my best, so I hope it helps guide you in the new year! If you have any questions about any of these items, please ask away in the comments!

Foods and Drinks For A Healthy 2018

Breakfast:

Produce:

  • Frozen organic broccoli – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic potatoes (sweet, russet, red, yukon gold, purple) – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic green beans – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic carrots – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers! try them peeled and roasted.)
  • Organic romaine lettuce – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic spring mix lettuce – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic blueberries, raspberries, strawberries (in the summer months) – breakfast, snack
  • Organic apples (late summer – early fall) – breakfast, snack
  • Organic pears (late summer – early fall) – breakfast, snack

Snacks:

Cooking/Dinner:

  • Organic chicken tenders – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic grass-fed ground beef – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Ground turkey (organic, if possible) – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Chickpea and Lentil Pastas – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers! I love the lentil penne pastas.)
  • White basmati rice – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Quinoa – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic black beans – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Organic chickpeas – dinner, lunch (utilize leftovers!)
  • Avocado oil – cooking (great for high-heat cooking)
  • Coconut oil – cooking (great for high-heat cooking)
  • Olive oil – for dressing and very low-heat cooking
  • Balsamic vinegar – for dressing

Other:

  • Avocado Oil Mayonnaise – Primal Kitchen and Chosen Foods are my two favorite!
  • Ghee (clarified butter) – butter substitute
  • Organic peanut butter (two ingredients: peanuts, sea salt)
  • Organic almond butter (two ingredients: almonds, sea salt)
  • Organic sunflower butter (two ingredients: sunflower seeds, sea salt)
  • EPIC Bone Brothnourishing beverage (collagen, minerals, gelatin)
  • Kombucha (I love GT’s Gingerade) – nourishing beverage
  • Nutritional Yeast – nourishing flavor, seasoning

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