The 1 Healthy Ingredient Dietitians Have in Their Pantries

 

Ever find yourself staring into your fridge, wondering how on earth you're going to put together a healthy meal without fresh ingredients? I know we've all been there, especially when a trip to the grocery store is overdue. The thought of healthy cooking without fresh fruits and vegetables may seem daunting, but it is possible! Instead of turning to take-out, stock up on nonperishable pantry staples like canned goods and spices so you'll always be ready to cook something quick, simple and healthy. I always have a supply of certain staples on hand just in case.

 

The 1 Healthy Ingredient Dietitians Have in Their Pantries

  

Stocking your pantry with nonperishables makes healthy eating easy. Find out the one ingredient I always keep on hand in this Self.com article. 

  

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Amy's Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato Cauliflower Pizza

   

There's no tomato sauce in my new flatbread pizza, which is made instead with antioxidant-rich pureed sweet potatoes and topped with colorful purple cauliflower. Whip up this simple recipe for a healthy lunch in minutes!

  

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Eat Your Healthy Fats!

  

A new study shows eating more healthy fats could be good for your health. Need some ideas? Check out my latest WeightWatchers.com article for three simple healthy fat swaps!

  

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What are your thoughts on this topic? What healthy ingredients do you always keep stocked in your pantry?

 

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Amy Gorin

is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  media personality, and writer in the NYC area.