Printable Ketology Grocery Essentials List

Looking for a keto grocery list? Starting on a ketogenic lifestyle can seem overwhelming and initially, can sound expensive – especially when much of what we hear is that we must buy “pasture raised” or “grass fed” products. While yes, there are health and science benefits to upgrading to the purer forms of food when possible, it’s perfectly healthy and acceptable to get your meat, eggs and other products at the price point that is best for you. Switching to a ketogenic lifestyle – even in baby steps and at any level – is better than the Standard American Diet.

At first, I was buying way too much stuff each week – proteins, cheese, nuts, oils, produce – to figure out my staples. While I switch up some items (fish, cheese, produce) week by week for recipe creation and experimenting, there are certain standbys that I make sure I always have on my keto shopping list – which allow me to make any keto-friendly meal or snack, anytime.

So, here’s my list of keto grocery essentials to get started on the ketogenic lifestyle successfully. I made it a printable checklist so you can take this keto grocery list with you to the store. Some of these are my favorites and you may not want things like Halloumi cheese or Branzino – but I’ll link the recipes so that may convince you to stock these regularly! You can save / print this checklist to take it with you to the market to make it simple to get started!

[checklist-box title=”Ketology Keto Grocery Essentials” extraTitle=”” extraUrl=””]

Proteins:

  • Eggs – preferably pasture-raised
  • Chicken Breasts and Thighs
  • Ground Beef (85% lean)
  • Salmon Fillets
  • Branzino (the whole fish – I eat one at least once a week)
  • Steak – we usually get Rib Eye or New York Strip
  • Bacon (I eat it sparingly, but we always have it in the fridge because everyone in the house loves it!)
  • Canned Tuna in Water

Produce:

  • Avocados
  • Spinach
  • Kale (I prefer baby kale – it’s easier on my stomach)
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Zucchini
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Bell Peppers
  • Celery
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries

Dairy Products:

  • Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • Heavy Cream
  • Full-Fat Cottage Cheese
  • Cream Cheese (full-fat)
  • Sour Cream or Creme Fraiche
  • Shredded Mozzarella
  • Halloumi Cheese
  • Your favorite cheese – just make sure they are NOT reduced fat or low fat. You want full-fat cheese (some of my favorites are havarti and monterey jack)

Dry / Jarred Items:

  • Almond Flour
  • Coconut Flour
  • Pecans
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Chia Seeds
  • Sugar-Free Marinara Sauce (I like Rao’s)

Fats:

  • Butter, preferably grass-fed (I prefer Kerry Gold)
  • Avocado Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Avocado oil-based Mayonnaise

OTHER ESSENTIALS

  • Granulated Swerve or Allulose (sweeteners)
  • Liquid Stevia
  • MCT Oil
  • No Sugar Added Chocolate (I like Lily’s or ChocZero)
  • Pork Rinds / Pork Rind Crumbs

[/checklist-box]

Basically, with these essentials, I can keep myself happy and more than satisfied by conjuring up a variety of recipes, while adhering to a ketogenic lifestyle and reaping all the benefits.

In addition to this keto grocery list, in The Ketology Kitchen, I provide a complete shopping guide, over 50+ recipes and more to get you started on keto the right way. Download your copy today!

What are you kitchen essentials and staples in your diet and why? Let me know in the comments below!

 

Lolita Carrico
Lolita Carrico
Exploring the art of graceful aging, I share my journey and tips on wellness, beauty, and nutrition for women embracing their vibrant 40s and beyond.

Related Stories

Discover

High-Protein Chipotle Chicken Burrito Recipe

Indulge in the savory delight of a high-protein chipotle chicken burrito with this low-carb recipe, bursting with flavor and wrapped in a crispy, guilt-free tortilla.

Top 3 Drugstore Foundations for Mature Skin: A Guide...

For mature skin, selecting the right foundation is crucial. This guide highlights three drugstore picks that offer a radiant finish and skin-specific benefits like hydration without breaking the bank: Maybelline's sheer glow, Covergirl + Olay's hydrating coverage, and L’Oreal's medium coverage with SPF.

Mounjaro: The New “Weight Loss” Medication That’s Taking the...

Mounjaro is a medication for diabetics that is taking the weight loss world by...

Buy It or Skip It? Costco Keto Bread

I'm a huge fan of Costco and love that they stock some of my...

Is It Keto-Friendly? Sola Keto Bread Review

April 2023 Update: Sola recently debuted a new and improved product line - read...

Costco Edamame Pasta Review: Low Carb Pasta Taste Test

Today, I tried organic edamame spaghetti from Costco, which is high in protein and fiber but low in carbs. Despite initial skepticism, it cooked easily, tasted great mixed with chicken and pesto, and offers a nutritious alternative to traditional pasta, rating 7.5/10.

Popular Categories

Comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here