Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Grocery List

Here is a basic grocery list.  Use your imagination with the safe food list!  Here are a few:

  • Combine onions, tomatoes, peppers and chicken to make your own fajitas!
  • Have a steak night with grilled asparagus and a sweet potato
  • Make a big omelet with peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, and some turkey bacon

Food to Avoid:

fast food!! fatty cuts of meat, fried meat, chicken skin or poultry skin, processed meat like bologna or spam, hotdogs, sausage, corn oil, donuts, fried bread, margarine, peanut butter with added sugar, shortening, high fructose corn syrup and soda!! 

Also: ice cream, baked goods, pies, muffins, cookies, donuts, cake etc. breads, bagels, rolls, croissants crackers, oatmeal, instant pasta (white and wheat potatoes) pretzels, white rice and rice cakes.

Safe Foods:

lettuce, spinach, collard greens, cabbage, tomatoes, onions, peppers, asparagus, mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, green beans, squash, zucchini, celery, eggplant, radishes, water chestnuts, garlic, yams or sweet potatoes, olives!

The meat that you can eat: fish, salmon, steel head trout, tuna, sardines and mackerel, chicken breast, turkey breast or lean ground turkey breast, pork lean cuts like the tenderloin, beef lean cuts and shrimp.

Here are some fruits: berries apples pears peaches plums bananas nectarines oranges grapefruit

Dairy products: eggs omega-3 enriched free range eggs, egg beaters, cottage cheese, imported plain vanilla low-fat yogurt. <--- check the sugar on yogurt.  Needs to be low low low!

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