My Vegan Pantry

moi frigoIn this section, you’ll find everything I make sure to always have in my freezer, fridge, and pantry. This section aims to be a tool for those of you who are kinda new to the whole “healthy vegan foodie” thing. I’ve put the very essential things to carry in bold.

In my pantry :

pantry door

My really useful pantry door!

Grains :

  • Brown Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Quinoa Flakes
  • Rolled Oats
  • Whole Wheat Flour
  • Oat Bran
  • Buckwheat Flour
  • Whole Wheat Couscous (or bulgur)
  • Nature’s Path Heritage Flakes cereals
  • Spelt Flour
  • Brown Rice Vermicelli noodles
  • Whole Grain Pastas (either from whole wheat, rice, quinoa or kamut)
  • Rice Paper
  • Pop Corn

Nuts and Seeds :

  • Unsalted Almonds
  • Unsalted Cashews
  • Walnuts
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Peanuts
  • Flax Seeds
  • Chia Seeds
  • Hemp Seeds
  • Tahini
  • Natural Almond Butter
  • Natural Peanut Butter

Dry fruits :

  • Raisins
  • Coconut Flakes
  • Dried Cranberries
  • Dried Goji Berries

Sweeteners :

  • Maple Syrup 
  • Agave Nectar
  • Blackstrap Molasses
  • Brown Sugar
  • Lucuma powder

Legumes :

  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils (green, brown or coral)
  • Black Beans
  • Red Kidney Beans
  • Cannelli Beans
  • Chickpea Flour

Fruits and Vegetables :

  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Sweet Potatoes 
  • Bananas
  • A variety of Squash (in season)

Oils :

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Walnut Oil
  • Hemp Oil

Vinegars :

  • Rice Vinegar
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Red Wine Vinegar
  • White Wine Vinegar

Spices :

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Fleur de Sel
  • Curcuma
  • Curry
  • Garam Masala
  • Ras El Hanout
  • Chili Powder
  • Chili Flakes
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Coriander Seeds
  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Paprika
  • Smoked Paprika
  • Bay Leaves
  • Thyme
  • Marjoram
  • Basil
  • Tarragon
  • Fennel Seeds
  • Parsley
  • Ground Mustard
  • Dill Weed
  • Steak Spices (Yep! Useful even for vegetarians!)
  • Cinnamon Powder
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Ginger Powder
  • Clove
  • Cardamom
  • Nutmeg
  • Cayenne Pepper

Tea and Coffee :

  • Matcha Green Tea
  • Genmaicha Green Tea
  • Jasmin Green Tea
  • Rooibos
  • Chaï Tea
  • Peppermint Herbal Tea
  • Camomile Herbal Tea
  • (Tonx) Coffee

tonx coffeeWe’ve been drinking “Tonx” Coffee for nearly a year and we love it! Plus, our coffee gets delivered to our door! Someday I’ll make a post about coffee, but if you are curious about Tonx, just click here!

Others :

  • Cocoa
  • Vanilla
  • Coconut Milk
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Pure Mint Extract
  • Spirulina
  • Nori Sheets
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Diced Tomatoes

In my freezer :

my freezer1my freezer door

In the first picture of the freezer :

  • Home made Vegetable Broth (up left corner in the picture)
  • Vegetable Scraps to make Vegetable Broth (up center in the picture)
  • Fresh Fruits I cut myself and Freeze for smoothies and recipes (up right in the picture : you can see pineapple and Peaches)
  • Ice cubes
  • Home made Popsicles! (or, actually, empty molds…)
  • Fresh Herbs, frozen with olive oil in an Ice cube mold and then, put in a plastic container (down center in the picture)
  • Leftover gnocchis to make my favourite soup (down right)
  • Cooked brown rice (down right). **I’m always trying to cook more brown rice than I need so I can put the leftovers to freeze in plastic containers and just heat them in the microwave when I need them! This kind of habit makes it easier to always eat healthy!

In the second pictures of the freezer :

  • Frozen Spinach
  • Organic Frozen Corn
  • Organic Edamame Beans
  • Other frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Tempeh (we don’t see it in the picture but it’s usually there!)

In my Fridge :

my fridgeMy really useful “turning plate” I bought at Ikea

Fruits :

This vary a lot depending of the time of the year, but I always keep :

  • Local Apples
  • Fresh Dates
  • Lemon juice
  • Lime juice

Vegetables :

This vary a lot depending of the time of the year, but I always keep :

  • Carrots
  • Fresh Ginger
  • Kale
  • Capers
  • Tomato paste

Others :

  • Non-dairy fortified Milk (almond, soy or rice)
  • Organic firm Tofu
  • Tamari Sauce
  • Sriracha Sauce
  • Miso
  • Sambal Oelek
  • Piri Piri Sauce
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Old Style Grain Mustard
  • Vegenaise
  • Avocado Oil
  • Earth Balance
  • Wafu Sauce (caution : usually not vegan)
  • Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
  • Liquid Smoke
  • Silken Tofu
  • Chlorophylle

 

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