The Plant-based Pantry

Here are some items (other than fresh veggies and fruit) that I like to keep on hand. I include many of these in many plant-based meals. As you prepare more and more plant-based meals, you will instinctively know how to put together a meal, based on the produce and pantry items that you currently have!

Canned Items
Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans
Black beans
Kidney beans
White or navy beans
Beans in chili sauce
Diced tomatoes
Crushed tomatoes
Tomato sauce (small and reg size)
Tomato paste

Dried Legumes
Split peas
Red lentils
Green lentils

Dried grains
White rice (short/long grain, basmati, jasmine)
Brown rice
Wild rice blend
Quinoa
Cous cous
Pasta (regular or gluten-free)

Nuts and Seeds
Almonds
Cashews
Walnuts
Sunflower seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Chia seeds
Flax seeds

Proteins
Tofu
Tempeh
Seitan

Miscellanous
Vegetable broth
Olive oil
Coconut oil
Almond milk (unsweetened)
Coconut milk
Nutritional yeast
Soy sauce or tamari
Toasted sesame oil
Rice wine vinegar
Balsamic vinegar
Balsamic glaze
Apple cider vinegar
Maple syrup
Avocados
Frozen veggies
Tortillas
Lemon/limes
Dried herbs and spices

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