My Top 5 Foods

Ok, so I thought I would share the top 5 things I buy at the grocery store… at least in this phase of my life.

I am by no means saying that what I buy is right for everybody, and at the same time I think it’s good to identify what your top 5 staple items are that you consistently buy.

Then you can ask- Do I feel good when I eat or drink this item?  When did I start purchasing this item? Is there a healthier version of this item I can swap out and not know the difference (maybe something lower sugar/not processed/ non-dairy/ gluten-free)

Note: I only make these suggestions because if your answer to question 1 is that you think you could feel better… than a swap might help! I’m not saying everybody should eat gluten and dairy free, it just tends to be a common sensitivity.

Here are my top 5:

  1. Almond Milk– I try to buy unsweetened but occasionally get vanilla… yum! Use it for smoothies almost every day
  2. Bananas– Again… Smoothies, all day every day. Bananas get a bad wrap for their sugar content. So again, if you feel ok and don’t have a health complaint… go bananas!
  3. Root Vegetables- Organic Zucchini and Carrots- I do know that for me root vegetables digest better that leafy vegetables or nightshades (like tomatoes, eggplant, peppers) for me, so I stick to these. I even went to a constitutional acupuncturist who told me ’bout myself and confirmed this.
  4. Peanut Butter– I go back and forth between peanut and almond butter, I have noticed that peanut butter makes me sleepy sometimes lol… but the smoothies! It’s so good in smoothies!
  5. Organic Eggs- Organic eggies are almost always on hand at our house. I make egg muffins, over easy, scrambled with veggies, and my favorite- protein pancakes!

So, as you can see. My top 5 are not ‘perfect’, but they are things that I really love and I have gone through many phases of my “top 5” from lean chicken and spinach, to cookie dough and cream…

Take a look at your CURRENT top 5… How are they working for you?

Looking forward to hearing. Leave a comment to share your top 5!

Here’s to you and yours,

Tessie


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