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 article. (Hint: It allows me to cook up this Protein Punch Marinara Spaghetti Squash featured here.)





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! (And try more of my healthy recipes!)




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 article for three simple healthy fat swaps! (And get some healthy fats via almonds in my Almond Pistachio Cocoa Bites.)





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.