Are you looking to revamp your diet or just need help knowing what healthy foods you should have on hand? Here is our list of must-have healthy foods to keep in your fridge.
Stock up on some staple vegetables like carrots, celery, beets, and bell pepper. They are great on their own, in a salad, or in a stew. These vegetables will hold up longer in your fridge and can be used in a variety of healthy meals.
Lettuce, spinach, kale, and other greens are a must have for your healthy fridge. Having fresh leafy greens on hand gives you a quick and easy salad.
A collection of fresh herbs like cilantro, thyme, rosemary, and dill can add flavor to almost any recipe. If you flavor your meals right you might be able to forgo the salt because your meal already tastes amazing.
Long lasting fruits like apples, grapes, pears, and plums should become a staple in every healthy fridge. Eat one as a quick snack or toss them together for a filling fruit salad. They are a great option for snacking and healthy desserts.
Hummus is a high protein dip made from chickpeas. It has a long shelf life and can be utilized as a snack dip, sandwich spread, or as a salad dressing.
Many yogurts and other dairy products are high in calories. However, Greek yogurts are lower in calories and just as delicious.
Nut and Seed Butters
Peanut, Almond, and Sunflower butter are versatile foods. They are great in smoothies, on toast, and as a fruit dip. They are filling and delicious.
Lemons are a healthy food that can easily add flavor to your water or tea in place of sugars and sugar substitutes. They can also be used to add a bit of a kick to many recipes like smoked salmon and baked chicken.
Eggs are already a staple in many homes. They are often fried or scrambled for breakfast, but hard boiled eggs are a healthier and lower calorie option. Eat a few for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Soy, Almond, Rice, and other plant milks offer a lower calorie and lower fat replacement for dairy-based milks. Use them in your smoothies, baking, and cereals.