Basic Healthy Pantry

Herbs and Spices (Fresh/Dry)

Aniseed

Basil

Bay leaves

Cardamom

Chili

Cinnamon

Cumin

Garlic

Ginger

Mint

Nutmeg

Parsley

Pepper

Rosemary

Sage

Salt

Smoked paprika

Thyme

Turmeric

 

Nuts, Seeds & Dried Fruits

Almonds

Brazil nuts

Cashews

Cocao nibs

Coconuts

Dried apricots

Dried cherries

Dried cranberries

Dried Pears

Dates

Flaxseeds (to grind)

Walnuts

Pumpkin seeds

Sesame seeds

Coconut Flakes

Nutritional Yeast

 

Grains & Legumes

Barley

Buckwheat

Couscous

Millet

Lentils & Dried beans
(pinto, garbanzo, black, red, lentils)  

Oats – Groats, Steel cut

Pasta

Quinoa

Rice – White & Wild

 

Oils & Condiments

Extra virgin olive oil

Dijon mustard

Local Honey

Maple Syrup (100%)

Sesame Oil

Tamari

Vinegars (Apple cider, balsamic, red wine, white wine)

Vegetable oil (rice bran, avocado, coconut, olive)

 

Canned and Jarred goods

Artichoke hearts (frozen)

Canned beans (BPA free)

Canned tomatoes (crushed, diced, whole, paste, sauce)

Fire Roasted Peppers

Fish (Sardines, Tuna)

Jarred sundried tomatoes

Nut Butters (100%)

Olives

Tahini

 

Always at hand

Carrots

Better than Bullion

Eggs

Frozen green beans

Garlic

Onions

Parsley

Smoked meat (chorizo, Andouille)

A Guide to Pots and Pans

We hope you are enjoying the Basics Series so far! Some of you requested some supplemental reading regarding a guide to pots and pans. 

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Here is a good article below discussing cookware essentials:

Essential Pots and Pans: 9 pieces of Cookware Every Kitchen Needs by Kenji Lopez-Alt at Serious Eats

We partner with Anolon, a company that has a comprehensive selection of cookware from hard anonized (a durable non-stick option) to stainless steel (indestructible and easy to clean.)

You can visit their website here.

Chef Olive has also put together a self-curated Amazon store to kitchen essentials. You can explore our store via our website here.