Healthy Supermarket List for 2017

Jun 2 2017
It's that time again! We've updated our master supermarket list with our favorite new products and said goodbye to a slew of discontinued items. Don't leave home without this essential grocery list! Read up, download the printer-friendly checklist version, and share it with all your friends!

Abbreviations: FF = fat-free, RF = reduced-fat, LF = low-fat, NSA = no-sugar-added



• RF shredded cheese: Sargento, Kraft
• RF/low-calorie slices: Sargento (regular & Ultra Thin), Kraft (regular & Slim Cut)
• RF cheese snacks with 100 calories or less: Mini Babybel, Cabot Serious Snacking, Jarlsberg Minis
• Light string cheese: Frigo, Sargento
• RF crumbled feta cheese: Athenos
• The Laughing Cow Light cheese wedges (Creamy Asiago!)
• RF cream cheese in a tub: Philadelphia
• LF or light (not part-skim) ricotta cheese: Frigo, Galbani
• LF cottage cheese with & without fruit: Knudsen/Breakstone's On the Go!/Snack Size & Doubles, Friendship Fit to Go 1%
• Almond cheese & soy cheese (low in fat): Lisanatti Foods, Go Veggie
• Grated Parmesan cheese
• Elli Quark (yummy yogurt alternative)


• FF yogurt: Yoplait Light, Dannon Light & Fit
• FF & RF Greek yogurt with & without fruit: Fage, Chobani (check out Simply 100), Oikos, Yoplait (Greek 100, Greek 100 Whips!, 2% Whips & more), Dannon Light & Fit Greek
• Yogurt with crunchy toppings: YoCrunch, Chobani Flips

Egg Products

• FF liquid egg substitute: Egg Beaters Original, Better'n Eggs, Nulaid ReddiEgg
• Liquid egg whites: AllWhites, Egg Beaters 100% Egg Whites, Eggland's Best
• Eggs (for hard-boiled whites & more): Eggland's Best

Milk, Milk Swaps & Creamers

• FF dairy milk
• Unsweetened almond milk (refrigerated & shelf-stable): Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, So Delicious Dairy Free, Silk
• Unsweetened cashew milk (refrigerated & shelf-stable): Blue Diamond Almond Breeze (almond-cashew blend), Silk, So Delicious Dairy Free
• Light vanilla soymilk (refrigerated): 8th Continent, Silk
• Unsweetened coconut milk beverage (refrigerated & shelf-stable): So Delicious Dairy Free, Blue Diamond Almond Breeze (almond milk & coconut milk blend), Silk
• Low-calorie non-dairy liquid creamer: Coffee-mate Natural Bliss (including Almond & Coconut varieties), So Delicious Dairy Free Original Coconut Milk Creamer, Silk Almond Creamer

Sour Cream & Butter

• Light sour cream
• Light buttery spread & light butter in a tub: I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light!, Brummel & Brown, Land O'Lakes


Cold Cereal

• High-fiber bran cereal: Fiber One Original, All Bran Original, Nature's Path SmartBran
• Other cereals with about 150 calories & 4 grams of fiber per cup: Kashi Heart to Heart Warm Cinnamon Oat Cereal, Kashi Simply Maize, Fiber One (all varieties), Barbara's Puffins (all varieties), Multi-Grain Cheerios (love the Dark Chocolate Crunch), Cheerios + Ancient Grains

Hot Cereal

• Old-fashioned oats: Quaker
• Instant oatmeal packets: Quaker (classic, Protein, High Fiber, Supergrains, Weight Control, Organic, and Steel Cut Quick 3 Minute), Nature's Path Organic, BetterOats
• Pacific Organic Unsweetened Steel-Cut Oatmeal (ready-made)
• Oat bran



• Boneless skinless chicken breast & turkey breast (both raw & ready to eat): Tyson Grilled & Ready, Applegate Naturals
• Lean chicken burgers: Al Fresco (refrigerated & frozen)
• Fully cooked chicken sausage (refrigerated): Al Fresco, Applegate Organics, Trader Joe's
• Al Fresco All Natural Chicken Meatballs (refrigerated & frozen)
• Lean ground turkey (7% fat or less)
• Lean turkey burger patties (refrigerated & frozen)
• Turkey pepperoni: Hormel, Applegate Naturals Uncured Mini
• Turkey sausage patties: Jimmy Dean


• Extra-lean ground beef (4% fat or less): Laura's Lean Beef
• Extra-lean & lean steak (top round, top sirloin, strip, tenderloin, t-bone & shoulder)


• Extra-lean & lean pork (tenderloin, top loin chops, top loin roast, center loin chops, center rib chops & sirloin roast)


• Center-cut bacon or turkey bacon: Oscar Mayer, Hormel, Jennie-O, Applegate Naturals & Organics
• Precooked real crumbled bacon: Oscar Mayer, Hormel
• Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Bits

Packaged & Deli Meats

• Extra-lean turkey breast, chicken breast, ham & roast beef slices (look for lower-sodium): Boar's Head, Oscar Mayer (Selects Natural), Applegate Naturals, Butterball, Healthy Ones, Sara Lee
• Extra-lean & lean hot dogs: Hoffy Extra Lean, Hebrew National 97% FF, Ball Park (Lean Beef, White Meat Smoked Turkey)

Seafood (fresh & frozen)

• Tilapia, tuna, salmon, cod, sea bass & other fish fillets
• Shrimp
• Crab: Chicken of the Sea Lump Crabmeat, Trade Winds, MeTompkin
• Imitation crabmeat
• Gorton's Smart & Crunchy Breaded Fish Products

Shelf-Stable Seafood & Other Proteins

• Canned & pouched albacore tuna (packed in water)
• Canned & pouched boneless & skinless pink salmon (packed in water)
• Pouched seasoned tuna & tuna salad: StarKist (Tuna Creations, Tuna Creations BOLD, Ready-to-Eat Tuna Salad, Gourmet Selects Pouches)
• StarKist Salmon Creations


• Frozen meatless hamburger-style patties: Boca Original Vegan, Amy's Bistro, MorningStar Farms Grillers Original
• Frozen meatless veggie-burger patties: Gardenburger, Boca, Amy's, MorningStar Farms, Dr. Praeger's
• Frozen ground-beef-style soy crumbles: Boca Meatless Ground Crumbles, MorningStar Farms Meal Starters Grillers Recipe Crumbles (love the Chipotle Black Bean Crumbles)
• Meatless meatballs (frozen): Nate's, MorningStar Farms, Amy's
• Faux grilled chicken (frozen & refrigerated): MorningStar Farms, Lightlife, Beyond Meat
• Frozen meatless sausage: MorningStar Farms Original Sausage Patties
• Meatless Buffalo wings (frozen & refrigerated): MorningStar Farms, Lightlife
• Lightlife Fakin' Bacon Organic Smoky Tempeh Strips (refrigerated)


Fresh Fruits

Choose your favorites!

Bagged Produce

• Lettuce mixes
• Broccoli cole slaw
• Green Giant Fresh Cauliflower Crumbles

Veggies as Carb Swaps

• Spaghetti squash
• Zucchini (z'paghetti!)
• Turnips (noodles & fries)
• Cauliflower (for rice & mashies)
• Butternut squash (fries!)
• Carrots (more fries!)
• Portabellas (pizza-bellas!)

More Fresh Veggies

Choose your favorites!

Frozen Vegetables

• Stir-fry veggies
• Cauliflower & broccoli florets
• Sweet corn kernels
• Steam-in-the-bag veggies: Green Giant Steamers
• Trader Joe's Organic Riced Cauliflower
• Frozen sweet corn kernels
• Green Giant Riced Veggies
• Green Giant Veggie Tots

Frozen Fruit (NSA)

• Strawberries
• Dark sweet cherries
• Mixed berries
• Mango chunks
• Peach slices


Fruit & Veggies

• Pineapple packed in juice
• Mandarin orange segments packed in juice
• Peach slices packed in juice
• NSA applesauce
• Pure pumpkin: Libby's 100%
• Crushed tomatoes (sauce swap! just add seasonings)
• More tomatoes (diced, stewed, seasoned, etc.)
• Pickles (refrigerated & shelf-stable)


• Low-calorie soups: Amy's (Organic Chunky Tomato Bisque! Light in Sodium varieties!), Progresso Light, Progresso Good Natured, Campbell's Healthy Request & Soup on the Go (check stats), Campbell's Well Yes!, Pacific Foods, Boulder Organic! Soups (refrigerated; check stats)
• LF turkey & veggie chili: Amy's Organic Medium Black Bean, Hormel, Health Valley Organic
• Chicken, beef & vegetable broth (look for lower-sodium)


• Black beans
• Red kidney beans
• Cannellini (white kidney) beans
• Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
• Refried beans


Crackers, Chips & Other Crunchy Snacks

• Crackers with fiber (especially flatbread-style): Ryvita, Wasa, Doctor Kracker, Old London Melba Toast & Snacks, Van's Gluten Free Baked Crackers
• RF baked & popped chips: Popchips, Quaker Popped, Kettle Brand Baked Potato Chips, Lay's Oven Baked, Cape Cod 40% RF/Less Fat, Special K Cracker Chips, Good Thins
• LF baked & popped tortilla chips: Guiltless Gourmet All Natural Baked Not Fried Tortilla Chips, Tostitos Oven Baked Scoops!
• Chickpea snacks: The Good Bean, Saffron Road, Biena, Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs
• Enlightened Roasted Broad Bean Crisps
• Seaweed snacks: GimMe Organic, Annie Chun, Ocean’s Halo
• Ready-to-eat light popcorn: Smartfood Delight, Cape Cod, Angie's Boom Chicka Pop (select varieties)
• Freeze-dried fruit: Karen’s Naturals (formerly Just Tomatoes Etc!), The Funky Monkey, Crispy Green, Sensible Foods, Sunkist Fruit Chip Medleys, Snack Factory Fruit Sticks, Crunchies
• Crunchies Freeze-Dried Beets

Portion-Savvy Sweet Treats

• Lollipops & hard candy: Dum Dums, Tootsie Pops, Jolly Rancher
• Cookies: Nonni's Biscotti (Salted Caramel!) & THINaddictives
• Matt's Munchies Premium Fruit Snacks

Snack Bars

• Cereal bars & chewy granola bars: Quaker, Fiber One, Special K, Kashi, Quest Beyond Cereal Protein Bars, Simply Eight Junkless
• "Mini-meal" bars: Kind, Luna (especially Protein & 5g Sugar), Larabar, Corazonas HeartBar Oatmeal Squares, Quest Bars

Nuts & Seeds

• Pistachios in the shell: Wonderful
• Sliced almonds
• 100-calorie packs of almonds & cashews: Blue Diamond, Emerald
• Chia seeds

Jerky & Other Meat Snacks

• Beef, chicken, turkey, pork & meatless jerky: Jack Link's, Tillamook Country Smoker, Oberto, Krave, Primal Spirit Foods, Lorissa's Kitchen
• Vermont Smoke & Cure Minis Meat Sticks


• Light/thin/whole-grain bread slices: Nature's Own Life Bread, Arnold Bakery Light Bread, Sara Lee Delightful, Pepperidge Farm Light Style & Very Thin, Fiber One, Dave's Killer Bread Thin Sliced Organic Bread
• 100-calorie flat sandwich buns: Arnold/Brownberry/Oroweat Sandwich Thins, Pepperidge Farm Deli Flats
• Light English muffins: Thomas' (Double Protein & High Fiber)
• High-fiber pitas: Western Bagel Alternative
• Large high-fiber flour tortillas with about 110 calories each: La Tortilla Factory (Non-GMO Low Carb, 100 Calorie), Mission Fajita Carb Balance, Tumaro's (Low-in-Carb, New York Deli-Style, Tex-Mex Style)
• Light high-fiber flatbreads: Flatout (Hungry Girl Foldit, Light, ProteinUP CarbDown, Pinwheel Lavash, Artisan Thin Pizza Crust, & Gluten Free)
• 6-inch corn tortillas
• Corn taco shells (flat-bottomed)
• Light & thin bagels: Western Bagel Alternative 2.0, Thomas' Bagel Thins


• LF waffles: Eggo Nutri-Grain LF, Van's Lite
• Breakfast sandwiches, bowls, wraps & more: Jimmy Dean Delights Breakfast Sandwiches & Bowls, Special K Flatbread Breakfast Sandwiches, Cedarlane Egg White Omelettes & Frittatas
• Burritos & wraps: Amy's, Cedarlane, Red's
• Lean Cuisine Pizzas
• Classic entrees: Kashi, Healthy Choice (Café Steamers), Lean Cuisine, Cedarlane, Amy's (Light & Lean), MorningStar Farms, Lightlife
• Garden Lites (Souffles & more)
• Low-calorie soups: Tabatchnick (Benje's Naturals)
• LF veggie chili: Tabatchnick (Benje's Naturals)


• Light ice cream cartons: Dreyer's/Edy's Slow Churned, Enlightened, Halo Top, Arctic Zero
• Single-serving light ice cream: Dreyer's/Edy's Slow Churned
• Frozen yogurt: Dreyer's/Edy's Slow Churned Yogurt Blends, Stonyfield Organic Frozen Nonfat & Low Fat Yogurt
• Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt (bars & sandwiches)
• So Delicious Dairy Free Almond & Coconut Milk Frozen Desserts (Minis!)
• Enlightened The Good-For-You Ice Cream Bars
• JC's Nudies
• LF fudge bars: Healthy Choice Premium, Skinny Cow, NSA & LF Fudgsicles
• Fruit bars: Fruitfull Bars, Nestlé Outshine (try Fruit & Veggie), Fruttare (plus Coconut & Milk and Banana & Milk bars), Chloe's Pops
• All-Natural GoodPop
• Mini fillo shells: Athens
• Light whipped topping: Truwhip (Original or Skinny), So Delicious CocoWhip! Light
• Dole Dippers (Strawberry, Banana, and Pineapple)


• Light & LF salad dressings: Newman's Own (Sesame Ginger!), Bolthouse Farms (esp. yogurt dressings), Kraft Lite, Litehouse Opa, Margie's, Marzetti Simply Dressed Light, Panera at Home (select varieties; check stats)
• Vinegar (balsamic, rice, seasoned rice, red wine, white wine, cider): Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegars (Mango!), Pompeian (Jalapeño!)
• BBQ sauce (with 45 calories or less per 2-tbsp. serving): Stubb's
• Light mayonnaise
• Hellmann's/Best Foods Dijonnaise
• Mustard (honey, Dijon, spicy brown, yellow & fun flavors like the ones by French's)
• Ketchup: Heinz (Jalapeño, No Salt, Reduced Sugar, Organic, Simply, Balsamic Vinegar)
• Hot sauces: Frank's RedHot Original, Tabasco
• RF peanut butter: Jif RF, Skippy RF Creamy & RF Super Chunk
• Justin's Nut Butters (portion-controlled packs)
• Powdered peanut butter: Jif, Just Great Stuff, PB2
• Low-sugar fruit preserves & jam: Smucker's Low Sugar
• Marinades (30 calories or less per tbsp.): Lawry's, Mrs. Dash, Margie's
• LF marinara, pasta & pizza sauce: Classico, Dei Fratelli
• Salsa: La Victoria, Pace, Newman's Own
• Hummus: Lantana (esp. varieties like Sriracha Carrot), Green Giant, Tribe
• Single-serving guacamole: Wholly Guacamole Minis
• Sabra Veggie Fusions Guacamole
• Reduced-sodium/lite soy sauce
• Slawsa


• Spring water
• Flavored water (check calories & servings per container): Nestlé Splash, Vitaminwater Zero
• Low-calorie & light juice beverages: Diet V8 Splash, V8 V-Fusion Light, Trop50, Ocean Spray Diet & Light, Bai
• Low-calorie drink mixes: True Lemon, Crystal Light, Starbucks VIA Instant Refreshers
• Diet soda & club soda: Zevia, Honest Fizz, Blue Sky Zero, Coke Zero (& other Zeros)
• Unsweetened sparkling water: Dasani, LaCroix, Nestlé Pure Life Exotics, Spindrift Seltzer, Perrier
• Unsweetened & diet iced tea: Tejava, Diet Gold Peak Tea, Argo (unsweetened)
• Unsweetened instant iced tea mix: Lipton
• Tea bags: Red Rose Sweet Temptations, Celestial Seasonings, Tazo, Stash, Bigelow, Good Earth
• Ready-to-brew coffee: Dunkin' Donuts (Bakery Series!), K-Cups, Starbucks (Blonde Roast!)
• Instant coffee granules: Folgers, Nescafé Taster's Choice
• Starbucks VIA Ready Brew
• Cold-brew coffee: Chameleon, Trader Joe's, Starbucks
• Mamma Chia Organic Chia Squeeze Vitality Packs (beverage/snack hybrids)


• Whole-wheat flour
• Whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs (or regular panko)
• Pancake mix: Aunt Jemima Whole Wheat Blend, Hungry Jack Complete Extra Light & Fluffy, Bisquick Heart Smart, FlapJacked
• Protein powder with about 100 calories per serving: Quest, Designer Whey, Tera's Whey, Rainbow Light, Jay Robb
• Mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
• Unsweetened cocoa powder
• Unsweetened coconut flakes
• McCormick Color from Nature Food Colors
• Nonstick cooking spray: Pam (Original, Purely Olive Oil, Butter Flavor, Simply Coconut), Pompeian (Organic Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, 100% Grapeseed Oil)
• Grapeseed oil and/or olive oil: Pompeian 100% Grapeseed Oil, Pompeian OlivExtra Premium Mediterranean Blend Oil
• Annie's Organic Crescent Rolls (refrigerated)
• High-fiber pasta: Barilla (ProteinPLUS, White Fiber, Whole Grain), Ronzoni (Healthy Harvest, Smart Taste)
• House Foods Tofu Shirataki Noodle Substitute (refrigerated tofu section!)
• No-calorie sweetener packets: Truvia, SweetLeaf, Stevia In the Raw, Splenda (Splenda Naturals), Equal
• No-calorie granulated sweetener (comes loose, not in packets): Truvia, Stevia In The Raw, Splenda

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