Your Keto Shopping List
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Your Keto Shopping List

Carb Manager Staff

Carb Manager Staff

a year ago

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 21

  • Ms.MisterSister

    Ms.MisterSister 24 days 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 a month ago

      Thank You! This list is so helpful.

      • GorgeousRadish878195

        GorgeousRadish878195 a month ago

        Thank you

        • IncredibleKale598303

          IncredibleKale598303 2 months ago

          Thank you

          • ExcellentAvocado136547

            ExcellentAvocado136547 3 months ago

            Thank I know which foods to purchase

            • Deebees711

              Deebees711 3 months ago

              Thank you

              • maylwhitty

                maylwhitty 3 months ago

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

                • Adeantx

                  Adeantx 3 months ago

                  Love this list!

                  • SuperKetone703658

                    SuperKetone703658 4 months ago

                    Thanks! This is valuable information.

                    • GorgeousKetone711325

                      GorgeousKetone711325 5 months ago

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

                      • GorgeousRadish682314

                        GorgeousRadish682314 5 months ago


                        • StupendousAvocado739360

                          StupendousAvocado739360 5 months ago

                          Thanks for the list!

                          • FabulousRadish183735

                            FabulousRadish183735 6 months ago

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

                            • RemarkableMacadamia236518

                              RemarkableMacadamia236518 5 months ago

                              Screenshot then print

                          • FantasticAvocado681944

                            FantasticAvocado681944 7 months ago

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

                            • SpectacularMacadamia988519

                              SpectacularMacadamia988519 7 months ago

                              how do I print this shopping list? Tks

                              • FavorableKale631604

                                FavorableKale631604 7 months ago

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

                            • Nanay

                              Nanay 7 months ago

                              How can I print this list?

                              • Hot momma

                                Hot momma 9 months ago

                                It doesn't give me the option to print

                                • SplendidAvocado326462

                                  SplendidAvocado326462 7 months ago

                                  Right click in the article and a print option should appear.

                                • Martha

                                  Martha 8 months ago

                                  Did you figure out how to print the shopping list?