Your Keto Shopping List
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Your Keto Shopping List

Your Keto Shopping List

Posted 2 years ago

Carb Manager Staff

Carb Manager Staff

Keto Pantry Essentials Shopping List

The following shopping list includes what we consider Keto "staples" and more. Stock your kitchen well when you begin Keto to set yourself up for success! Items marked with a "P" we consider priority items that you'll likely find yourself using often, so if you're shopping on a budget or just for the true basics, start there.

Print this list and hit the store!

Download a printable PDF of the Shopping List here.

Keto Baking Supplies

Stock up on low-carb baking staples to make Keto breads, crackers, pizzas, sweet treats, and more.

  • Almond Flour (P)
  • Coconut Flour
  • Psyllium Husks
  • Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips
  • Cacao Powder
  • Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda
  • Cream of Tartar
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Pork Rind "Bread Crumbs"
  • Granulated erythritol 
  • Powdered erythritol
  • Brown erythritol 
  • Stevia drops (P)
  • Sugar-free maple syrup
  • Lakanto Monk Fruit sweetener (P)


Most spices are Keto-friendly, so stay well-stocked on your favorites so you've got lots of flavor options when it's time to cook or bake.

  • Variety of Spices + Dried Herbs (P)

Canned/Jarred Pantry Staples

Useful when you’re running low on fresh foods, keep a well-stocked Keto pantry and you'll never go "hangry" again.

  • Tuna (P)
  • Chicken
  • Canned fish (think "SMASH" - salmon, mackerel, anchovies, sardines and herring) (P)
  • Fire roasted tomatoes (P)
  • Green chilies
  • Crushed tomatoes (P)
  • Chipotle peppers in adobo
  • Nut butters (P)
  • Olives (P)
  • Coconut cream (P)

Fats & Oils

  • Butter (P)
  • Ghee
  • Avocado Oil (P)
  • Olive Oil (P)
  • Coconut Oil (P)
  • Algae Oil
  • MCT Powder

Nuts & Snacks

Stay well-stocked on Keto snacks, and you'll be less inclined to cheat!

  • Macadamia nuts (P)
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Chia seeds
  • Hemp hearts (P)
  • Flax-meal
  • Sunflower seeds (P)
  • Pork rinds
  • Meat bars
  • Keto specific snacks
  • Beef sticks
  • Salami
  • Cheese crisps


Perfect for a light snack, soups, stews, and other recipes. Choose your favorite!

  • Vegetable Broth
  • Bone Broth
  • Beef Broth
  • Chicken Broth

Noodle replacements

  • Shirataki noodles


Choose full-fat dairy, and organic or grass-fed where possible.

  • Non-dairy milk (P)
  • Cheese (P)
  • Sour Cream
  • Low Carb Yogurt (check coconut or Greek-style for low-carb options)
  • Eggs (P)


  • Frozen berries (P)
  • Lemons
  • Limes

Vegetables (P)

Yes, all vegetables are a priority! Packed with nutrients, veggies are the staple of your healthy Keto diet.

  • Avocados
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cucumber
  • Green Beans
  • Kale
  • Peppers (red and green)
  • Spinach
  • Olives
  • Zucchini
  • Lettuce
  • Kale
  • Swiss chard
  • Tomatoes (In moderation)


Gravitate toward high quality, grass-fed and free-range meats/eggs and wild-caught seafood. Factory farmed meats would be considered “Dirty Keto."

  • Steak (beef, bison, wild game)
  • Hamburger 
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Chicken
  • Lamb
  • Pork 
  • Veal
  • Seafood: Crab, lobster, mussels, octopus, oysters, scallops, shrimp, and squid
  • Fatty fish (Salmon, Trout, etc)
  • Deli meats: Sliced chicken, corned beef, ham, pancetta, pastrami, prosciutto, roast beef, speck, and turkey (look for preservative-free and organic options when possible)
  • Organ meats

Keto-friendly condiments

(P = Choose a few of your favorites)

  • Mustard
  • Mayo
  • Miso
  • Kimchi
  • Caesar Salad Dressing
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce
  • No Sugar Ketchup

Bread/Wrap Substitutes

  • Coconut Wraps
  • Low Carb Tortillas
  • Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Comments 29

  • RousingMacadamia693106

    RousingMacadamia693106 2 months ago

    Thanks for that!

    • Strive2Bhealthy

      Strive2Bhealthy 2 months ago

      Awesome list! I already shop for the majority of these foods…nice to know my research paid off.

      • Lcoulton

        Lcoulton 3 months ago

        Very wonderful list, all things with (P) I have, yay!

        • GorgeousKetone985831

          GorgeousKetone985831 6 months ago

          Great list! Thank you 😊

          • Tonks

            Tonks 6 months ago

            Are mushrooms ok

            • RousingKale703192

              RousingKale703192 7 months ago

              How do I find how many cal, protein, fat is before paying

              • Gmvergason1

                Gmvergason1 6 months ago

                Carb Manager!

            • Vicky

              Vicky 7 months ago

              What does the P stand for next to some of the food items?

              • UpbeatKale630401

                UpbeatKale630401 7 months ago

                Priority items.

            • Help4bare

              Help4bare 7 months ago

              Are raw almonds allowed?

              • AspasiaGWS

                AspasiaGWS 8 months ago

                Great list! Thanks!

                • Ms.MisterSister

                  Ms.MisterSister 9 months ago

                  Just below the first large paragraph is a green link to save this list. [On my phone, I press & hold that link, select one of the choices. I share it with myself by emailing a link to myself. Then, I print when I'm home.]

                  • Linda J-C

                    Linda J-C 9 months ago

                    Thank You! This list is so helpful.

                    • GorgeousRadish878195

                      GorgeousRadish878195 9 months ago

                      Thank you

                      • IncredibleKale598303

                        IncredibleKale598303 10 months ago

                        Thank you

                        • ExcellentAvocado136547

                          ExcellentAvocado136547 a year ago

                          Thank I know which foods to purchase

                          • Deebees711

                            Deebees711 a year ago

                            Thank you

                            • maylwhitty

                              maylwhitty a year ago

                              Just what I was looking for. Clean and simple guide.

                              • Adeantx

                                Adeantx a year ago

                                Love this list!

                                • SuperKetone703658

                                  SuperKetone703658 a year ago

                                  Thanks! This is valuable information.

                                  • GorgeousKetone711325

                                    GorgeousKetone711325 a year ago

                                    It would be nice if you could print this list instead of doing screenshots.

                                    • GorgeousRadish682314

                                      GorgeousRadish682314 a year ago


                                      • StupendousAvocado739360

                                        StupendousAvocado739360 a year ago

                                        Thanks for the list!

                                        • FabulousRadish183735

                                          FabulousRadish183735 a year ago

                                          I am on iOS and I have no way of printing this either. Is it possible to email me a copy?

                                          • RemarkableMacadamia236518

                                            RemarkableMacadamia236518 a year ago

                                            Screenshot then print

                                        • FantasticAvocado681944

                                          FantasticAvocado681944 a year ago

                                          Is there another place this list is that I could print from easier?

                                          • SpectacularMacadamia988519

                                            SpectacularMacadamia988519 a year ago

                                            how do I print this shopping list? Tks

                                            • FavorableKale631604

                                              FavorableKale631604 a year ago

                                              highlight it all and then right click to find the print option. click on that and print.

                                          • Nanay

                                            Nanay a year ago

                                            How can I print this list?