Thursday, August 28, 2008

Healthy Pantry Must-Haves

These ingredients are always good to have on hand. They are healthy versions of everyday pantry staples. Enjoy!


Best Peanut Butter

MaraNatha Organic Peanut Butter
100% organic, nutty-sweet, and ready to spread.

Per 2 tablespoons: 190 calories, 8g protein, 7g carbohydrate, 16g fat (2 saturated), 3g fiber.

Best Almond Butter

MaraNatha Organic Almond Butter
Perfect, toasty almond taste in the smoothest of organic butters. Pass the jam please.

2 Tbsp.: 190 calories, 7g protein, 6g carbohydrate, 16g fat (1.5g saturated), 4g fiber.

Best Jelly

Polaner 100% All Natural Organic Fruit Spread
Enjoy the pure, fresh taste of Polaner Organic. Our 100% All Natural Polaner Organic have more fruit than standard preserves, and naturally healthy and delicious!

Per tablespoon: 40 calories, 0g protein, 10g carbohydrate, 0g fat (0g saturated), 0g fiber.

Varieties Available:
Strawberry, Red Raspberry, Seedless Blackberry & Concord Grape

Best Mayo

Vegenaise
Vegan • All Natural • Gluten Free • Kosher (parve)• Non-GMO • Organic. An American Classic!

Per tablespoon: 90 calories, 0g protein, 9g fat

Best Mustard

Annie's Naturals Organic Dijon Mustard
Adds zing to your sandwich without being nose-clearing spicy.

Per tablespoon: 5 calories, 0g protein, 0g carbohydrate, 0g fat (0g saturated), 0g fiber.

Best Ketchup

Annie's Naturals Organic Ketchup
Combining ripe organic tomatoes and a blend of spices, Annie’s ketchup is sure to please ketchup lovers everywhere with spicy hints of clove and a full-bodied flavor.

Per tablespoon: 15 calories, 0g protein, 3g carbohydrate, 0g fat (0g saturated), 0g fiber.


Best BBQ Sauce

Annie's Naturals Organic Original BBQ Sauce
Authentic southern BBQ flavor. The whole family will love it, especially the kids!

Per 2 tablespoons: 45 calories, 0g protein, 9g carbohydrate, 1g fat (0 g saturated), 0g fiber.


Best Balsamic Salad Dressing

Follow Your Heart Organic Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
This fabulous organic vinaigrette delivers a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors.

Per 2 tablespoons: 50 calories, 0g protein, 4g carbohydrate, 3.5g fat (0.5g saturated), 0g fiber.

Best Pasta Sauce

Newman's Own Marinara Sauce
The special blend of spices, onion, and garlic gives this pasta topping a nice kick.

Per 1/2 cup: 70 calories, 2g protein, 12g carbohydrate, 2g fat (0g saturated)

Best Sweetener

Madhava Pure Organic Raw Agave Nectar

100% Pure and Organically Certified. Use as substitute for sugar, corn syrup, honey, and artificial sweeteners.

Per Tablespoon: 60 calories, 0g protein, 16g carbohydrates, 0g fat


Best Organic Flour

King Arthur All Purpose Organic Flour
Use King Arthur’s 100% organic flour, and feel good about protecting the earth!


Best Organic Whole Wheat Flour

King Arthur Organic White Whole Wheat Flour
Milled from a blend of hard white winter and spring wheats, tastes milder and bakes lighter than traditional whole wheat.



4 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

Great list!! Although I HIGHLY recommend this brand of almond-butter much better (I used to use Maranatha; but once I found this brand, I switched IMMEDIATELY):

http://www.futtersnutbutters.com/almond.html

Nicole said...

Thanks for the recommendation VeggieGirl! I'll have to try that brand. Maybe I'll switch too:)

Lizzie M. said...

Gotta love that Veganaise!!!

VeggieGirl said...

You won't regret the switch, I promise! :0)

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