YMCA: Keep Your Pantry Stocked With Healthy Items


UPDATED: Saturday June 1, 2013 9:00 AM

Everybody wants a lean midsection, but it takes hard work in the gym and in the kitchen.

Keep your pantry and fridge stocked with the following items to create healthy meals regardless of your health and wellness goals! And these foods won't break the bank!

1.    Spinach
2.    Onions
3.    Mushrooms
4.    Romaine lettuce
5.    Avocado
6.    Cauliflower
7.    Sweet potato
8.    Zucchini
9.    Tomatoes
10.  Squash
11.  Carrots
12.  Olives
13.  Brussel sprouts
14.  Broccoli
15.  Celery
16.  Red peppers
17.  Chilies
18.  Cabbage
19.  Apples
20.  Natural salsa
21.  Asparagus
22.  Spring onions
23.  Cucumbers
24.  Spices such as turmeric, cumin, cayenne
25.  Chicken breast
26.  Chicken sausage
27.  Lean ground beef
28.  Turkey breast
29.  Prawns/shrimp
30.  Salmon
31.  Eggs
32.  Lean cuts of steak
33.  Tuna
34.  Walnuts
35.  Natural beef jerky
36.  Coconut milk
37.  Coconut oil
38.  Olive oil
39.  Malt vinegar