Earlier this week I wrote about the Paleo foods that I keep in my freezer. If you didn’t see it, go check it out! Today, I’m sharing the Paleo foods I store in my fridge. As always, every brand recommendation is because I use and believe in it.
In my last house, I had a fridge in the garage and 2 deep freezers. It was great! I used to get 15 dozen eggs at a time and store them in the fridge in my garage. However, we are limited on space now, and I just have the fridge in our kitchen.
Here’s a peak at what is inside my fridge…
1. Farm Fresh Eggs – I’ve said this a few times before. Look on Craigslist for a local hobby farmer who has excess eggs. I found a lady about 4 miles from me who has the BEST eggs I’ve ever had! I love the deep orange yolk color, because it’s a sign of nutrients!
2. Sweetleaf Liquid Stevia – we sweeten with stevia. We love it in our coffee, smoothies, and homemade nut milks. We have tried a few different flavors of it and we really like the English Toffee, Chocolate Raspberry and Vanilla!
3. Coombs Grade B Maple Syrup – we prefer grade b syrup for its dark color. This is a great deal on Amazon.
4. Homemade Kombucha – Kombucha is a fermented tea loaded with healthy bacteria and probiotics. Our family drinks a ton of this stuff!
5. Homemade Mayo or Store-bought Mayo – I try to make mayonnaise ahead of time but sometimes that just doesn’t happen. In a crunch, I use Woodstock Organic Mayo which is NOT Paleo but it is the best of the store-bought kinds. This falls into our 12-20% non-Paleo part of our diet.
6. Renew Life 50 Billion Probiotics – I keep probiotics in the fridge for when we get sick, have upset tummies, flu-like symptoms, or need immune boosting. We do not take probiotics on a daily basis though because it’s just too expensive for our family of 4. Instead, we drink Kombucha daily which has probiotics in it.
7. Eden’s Yellow Mustard: I love the Eden brand and I love this mustard. It made with raw apple cider vinegar and comes in a glass jar!
8. Bionature Strawberry Jam: we still love jellies and jams! We use them on our pancakes and other baked Paleo goods. This brand I buy at Tropical Traditions and has no sugar and sustainable ingredients.
9. Kerrygold Butter – you may have seen this in my freezer, as well. I keep a lb in my fridge and a backup in my freezer! Can’t ever have too much butter! I buy the Kerrygold butter at Costco for super cheap!
10. MaraNatha Almond Butter – Costco sells a HUGE jar of this stuff for only $6! If you don’t have a Costco, you can get it for pretty cheap on Amazon.
11. Organicville BBQ Sauce – I get a huge 35oz jar of this stuff at Costco for like $4.99. I looked at the Amazon prices and they aren’t even comparable. Please note, this is another condiment that falls into my 20% non-Paleo. The ingredients are pretty good and they are organic, however it uses Agave Nectar to sweeten. So, if you have the time, make your own BBQ sauce!
12. Homemade Sauerkraut – we love sauerkraut! Not only is it another “cheap” probiotic, but it is soooo easy to make. I make them in my quart-sized mason jars.
13. Lots of produce from our local Farmer’s Market! I buy in season and local, which makes produce cheaper and fresher!
14. Almond or Coconut Milk – my kids had raw cow milk for a while, but we have, once again, switched back to be completely dairy free. Their pediatrician recommended we take them off raw milk because of their seasonal allergies. I try to make a Coconut Milk Tonic for my kids when I have the materials and time. Read my post here on choosing the right coconut milk for your kids.
15. Land O Lakes Heavy Cream – my husband uses this for his coffee.
16. Meat, Bacon, and Deli Slices
17. Dates – I get a 2lb box of dates from Sam’s or Costco. I love them with almond butter inside!
18. Mason Jar Salads – ever since my friend, Dusti, wrote a guest blog post on how she makes mason jar salads for her family…my life has changed! These are genius, time-saving, and convenient.
I think that is just about it! What else do you have in your fridge that I didn’t include?