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Your Body-for-LIFE shopping list

Ingredients

Here’s your shopping list to go with your week’s worth of Body-for-LIFE meals. I suggest taking this list with you to the store on a Sunday, and do all your shopping for the week. Of course, you may not need all of the items listed. You may need additional items depending on your meal choices.


SNACKS
Myoplex® nutrition bars
Myoplex® ready-to-drink shakes

MEAT/POULTRY
Frozen, skinless chicken breasts
Low-fat sliced chicken or turkey deli meat
Eye of round beef steak
Turkey burgers
Lean ground beef
Ground turkey
New York choice lean sirloin steak

GRAINS
Old-fashioned oatmeal
Whole-wheat tortillas
Low-fat whole-wheat frozen waffles
Whole-wheat English muffins
Whole-wheat pita bread
Whole-wheat bread
Whole-wheat hamburger buns
Whole-wheat spaghetti
Whole-wheat flour
Brown rice

PRODUCE
Celery
Water chestnuts
Scallions
Low sodium dill pickles
Spinach leaves
Fresh tomatoes
Cucumber
Carrots
Romaine lettuce
Broccoli
Sweet potatoes
White potatoes
Lettuce
Onions
Canned whole tomatoes
Fresh mushrooms
Canned kidney beans

SPICES
Cinnamon
Pepper
Salt
Paprika
Garlic powder
Cloves of fresh garlic
Cumin
Parsley
Dill weed
Basil
Oregano
Cilantro
Chili flakes
Ginger
Chili powder

OILS/DRESSINGS
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
Italian vinaigrette
Low-fat mayo
Cooking spray

FRUIT
Blueberries
Raspberries
Apples
Peaches
Strawberries
Pears
Grapes

DAIRY
Grated low-fat Parmesan cheese
Low-fat cheese slices
Shredded low-fat American cheese
Shredded low-fat Mozzarella cheese
Low-fat String cheese
Fat-free sour cream
Skim milk
Low-fat cottage cheese
Fresh eggs
Egg substitute
Low-fat yogurt

FISH
Canned tuna packed in water
Salmon filet
Trout
Haddock

TOPPINGS/CONDIMENTS
Sugar-free syrup
Fresh lime juice be mindful of added sugar
Light teriyaki marinade
Almonds/slivered almonds
All-natural peanut butter
Green enchilada sauce
Salsa
Soy sauce
Lime juice
Sugar free applesauce
Splenda®*
Baking powder
Lemon juice
Mixed nuts
Ketchup use sparingly because of sodium content
Dijon mustard

*Splenda® is not a trademark of Abbott Laboratories