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)
- 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)
- 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)
- Chia seeds
- Hemp hearts (P)
- Sunflower seeds (P)
- Pork rinds
- Meat bars
- Keto specific snacks
- Beef sticks
- Cheese crisps
Perfect for a light snack, soups, stews, and other recipes. Choose your favorite!
- Vegetable Broth
- Bone Broth
- Beef Broth
- Chicken Broth
- 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)
Yes, all vegetables are a priority! Packed with nutrients, veggies are the staple of your healthy Keto diet.
- Brussels sprouts
- Green Beans
- Peppers (red and green)
- 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)
- 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
(P = Choose a few of your favorites)
- Caesar Salad Dressing
- Ranch Dressing
- Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce
- No Sugar Ketchup
- Coconut Wraps
- Low Carb Tortillas
- Cauliflower Pizza Crust
Smowen50 17 days ago
Good Go-Too as I’m debating what to buy!
JIMBOB421 a month ago
Looks like a great list to get started on this journey. New member. Blessings to everyone. Ready to get trimmed up.
IneffableKale474850 2 months ago
So Excited about Joining this Group !!!
OutstandingAvocado349291 2 months ago
Thank you, preparing to start, haven't yet, but on this site, and reading up on the books. Sick and tired of squeezing into my clothes. And don't want to buy more in a bigger size..grrr, grocery store shopping list helps me know what to buy. Thanks again
UpbeatArugula392872 3 months ago
Great idea to organise my pantry
SpectacularKale202397 3 months ago
NyNy1 4 months ago
FavorableMacadamia343654 7 months ago
Fab list, very helpful.
Lynda 8 months ago
Awesome list! Thanks!
Keennsassy12 9 months ago
AwesomeAvocado839604 a year ago
Great list to have. Thank you!
BlithesomeRadish592466 a year ago
You list Chili in adobo as a pantry staple, but when you use them it’s classified as a food toavoid.
RousingMacadamia693106 a year ago
Thanks for that!
Strive2Bhealthy a year ago
Awesome list! I already shop for the majority of these foods…nice to know my research paid off.
Lcoulton a year ago
Very wonderful list, all things with (P) I have, yay!
GorgeousKetone985831 a year ago
Great list! Thank you 😊
Tonks 2 years ago
Are mushrooms ok
FabulousRadish131593 20 days ago
We can’t get some of the things I uk.
Linda 9 months ago
RousingKale703192 2 years ago
How do I find how many cal, protein, fat is before paying
Gmvergason1 2 years ago
Vicky 2 years ago
What does the P stand for next to some of the food items?
Mid a year ago
In the article, directly under ‘Keto-Friendly Condiments,’ it reads, (P = Choose a few of your favorites).
UpbeatKale630401 2 years ago
Help4bare 2 years ago
Are raw almonds allowed?
AspasiaGWS 2 years ago
Great list! Thanks!
Ms.MisterSister 2 years 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 2 years ago
Thank You! This list is so helpful.
GorgeousRadish878195 2 years ago
IncredibleKale598303 2 years ago