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My Grocery Shopping Staples


Yesterday I shared a poll on my Instagram stories on which topic to write my next blog post about! You guys chose “My favorite pantry items” so here ya go— Below is a list of my favorite brands, products, go-to grocery items, and staples in my pantry!

I do most of my grocery shopping every week at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, and Milk and Eggs (online grocery delivery). I used to LOVE grocery shopping (my sisters used to hate going with me because I would take forever trying to find my favorite food products and looking at all the labels). Since I  started using Milk and Eggs, I don’t really enjoy going to the grocery store anymore. It’s just so much more convenient to have my favorite products show up at my doorstep! I still love finding new products at Trader Joe’s and going to Whole Foods for my favorite turkey and veggie wrap or the hot foods bar, but honestly I rather just sit in the comfort of my own home and order groceries!

Here is the a list of all the goods I try to keep stocked up at home! I don’t buy ALL of these items every week, but try to have most of them on hand.

Fruit and Vegetables:

  • Bananas
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries 
  • Frozen berries & bananas (for smoothies)
  • Asparagus
  • Brussels
  • Mini Bell Peppers
  • Zucchini
  • Spinach
  • Romaine
  • Red onion
  • Yellow onion
  • Broccoli
  • Avocado
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Frozen bell peppers and onions (for stir fries)
  • Frozen cauliflower rice (for stir fries)
  • Cauliflower Gnocchi (from Trader Joe’s)

Dairy and Eggs:

  • Siggis Icelandic Style Vanilla Yogurt 
  • Califia Farms Pecan or Vanilla Caramel Creamer
  • Califia Farms Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • Liquid Egg Whites
  • Eggs
  • Goat Cheese
  • Feta Cheese
  • Halo Top (PB&J, Cookie Dough)
  • Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt


  • Stumptown Cold Brew
  • Dunkin Donuts French Vanilla K Cups
  • Yogi Green Tea Kombucha
  • La Croix Water


  • Applegate Naturals Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Trader Joe’s Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Trader Joe’s Jalopeno Chicken Sausage
  • Trader Joe’s Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage
  • Safe Catch Elite Canned Tuna

Pantry (this list is LONG but it has everything from breads, grains, cereals, protein bars, condiments, spreads, etc):

  • Kodiak Cakes Almond Poppyseed PowerCakes Mix
  • Whole Foods Fresh Mango and Pineapple Salsa 
  • Trader Joe’s Garlic Hummus or Hope Foods Jalopeno Red Hummus
  • Trader Joe’s Bolognese Sauce
  • Eat Banza Pasta 
  • Eat Banza Rice
  • Trader Joe’s Tricolor Quinoa
  • Rudi’s Whole Grain Wheat English Muffins
  • Alvarado Street Bakery Sprouted Multigrain Bread
  • Flat Out Wraps
  • Cashews
  • Trader Joe’s Sesame Honey Cashews 
  • Earth Balance Coconut Peanut Butter
  • Justin’s Honey Peanut Butter
  • Georgia Grinders Cashew Butter
  • Trader Joe’s Sunflower Butter
  • Eating Evolved Caramel and Sea Salt Coconut Butter Cups
  • Sriracha
  • Primal Kitchen Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
  • Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Spray
  • Primal Palate New Bae Seasoning
  • Primal Palate Barbecue Rub
  • Trader Joe’s Everything but the BAGEL Seasoning Blend
  • Trader Joe’s Pink Himalayan Sea Salt Crystals
  • Simply Organic Cinnamon
  • Perfect Bar Dark Chocolate Chip
  • ONE Birthday Cake Protein Bar
  • Syntha- 6 Protein Crisp Salted Toffee Pretzel Bar
  • Rise Bar Chocolatey Coconut
  • Naturally Clean Eats Almond Blueberry Crumble
  • Rachel’s Overnight Oats
  • Better Oats
  • Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Oatmeal
  • Purely Elizabeth Granola (the dark chocolate sea salt is my FAVORITE)
  • Chia Seeds
  • Stevia
  • Trader Joe’s Coconut Oil Spray


  • NUUN hydration tabs (pre-run)
  • XTEND BCAAs (intra, post- workout)
  • Pescience Snickerdoodle Protein
  • Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

Meal Prep:

Although I no longer work in the hospital and have to prepare for 12 hour nursing shifts, I still like to prep a few things on Sunday evenings to make my week a little easier!

  • Grilled Chicken– chicken cooked on the grill with Primal Palate’s BBQ seasoning- that’s it!! It’s SO good and easy!


  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes– I actually have a blog post on how I roast my sweet potatoes. CLICK HERE to check it out! 


  • Banana Bread Overnight Oats– I usually prep a couple batches to get me through a few weekday mornings! Here’s the recipe I usually use! 


  • Cinnamon Bun Protein Waffles– I usually prep a few waffles to have during the week as well. Sometimes I’ll even have them for lunch or I’ll freeze them to have in the future. Check out my go-to protein waffle recipe

Happy Shopping!