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Foods to Keep In House or Left Out of the House

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Foods to Keep In House:
  • Regular Olive oil
  • Virgin Olive oil
  • Pure peanut butter (ie. Kirkland's)
  • Black ground pepper
  • Ginger
  • Green onions
  • Garlic cloves (from Ontario, not from China)
  • Mrs. Dash
  • Mild curry powder (turmeric)
  • Garam masala powder (pepper, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, bay leaf, cumin)
  • Chinese 5-spice powder (anise, cloves, cinnamon, sichuan pepper, fennel)
  • Water filter (ie. Brita or under sink 3M water filter system)
  • Fresh meat (chicken breast, thighs, drumsticks, legs, pork loin, pork tenderloin, flank steak, round beef) self-separated in to cooking sized portions in freezer bags and frozen in the freezer.
  • Pork bones (for soup)
  • Fresh vegetables (anything green and growing above the ground): broccoli, baby bok choy, string beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Passata di pomodoro (strained tomato puree)
  • Onions
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Soy milk
  • Almond milk
  • Cheese
  • Chickpeas
  • Wild rice
  • Shirataki noodles
  • Crispbread
  • Raw unsalted nuts (almonds, cashews, walnuts, peanuts)
  • Light, low-sodium tuna or salmon
  • Becel margarine
  • Coconut milk (for cooking)
  • Sealable food bags (ie. Ziploc)
  • Sealable food containers (for leftovers)
  • Sealable lunch dish (ie. Corningware 15 oz lunch dish)
  • Insulated lunch bag
  • Reusable ice pack


Foods to Keep Out of the House:

  • Cookies
  • Crackers (except crispbread)
  • Chips
  • Packaged cultural snack foods
  • Candy (except dark chocolate >70% cocao)
  • Cakes
  • Buns
  • Pastries
  • Juice
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