Creating a healthy kitchen can be simple. Wouldn’t it be nice if everything in your pantry supported your weight loss journey? If you’re changing your diet to a mostly plant-based one, this article will show you how to create a kitchen that’s kind to your waistline.
There’s a few things that I always keep in mind when grocery shopping, because at the end of the day, you eat what’s available. Why not give yourself healthy and delicious options that can be used over and over.
The first thing you’ll want to do is take inventory of what you already have. Here at Well + Easy, I cannot stress the importance of this step enough. Most people have really good options at home and don’t even know it. The other reason this is important is because when you’re having a craving, you’ll first resort to what you have in your kitchen.
And bonus: healthy fats like olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil
With these 3 food groups, you can make countless healthy meals at any time. If possible, choose non-GMO or organic whenever possible. These foods are kind to your waistline because they adhere to a low glycemic way of eating. Simply put, your cravings will subside, you’ll feel fuller longer, and have more energy.
If you’re unsure which items to get at the grocery store, I have a few favorites and recommendations. This list should make it super easy for you to pick up your essentials, and start making healthy swaps right away.
A healthy kitchen truly begins at home, and with the essentials. When you begin to stock the above foods in your home, you set up to create delicious and healthy meals any time. I highly recommend checking out the Healthy Condiments and Sauces guide we created so you can get some wonderful flavor ideas for your meals.