Ingredients To Keep On Hand When Dieting


Dieting can be hard as most of us know. So here is a list of ingredients to keep on hand when dieting that hopefully will help with your struggles and see you succeed.


Cinnamon adds a lot of flavor to bland dishes. It can give a little kick to many recipes. Just think outside of the box, plus it contains added to keep on hand


Black Pepper

Excellent for adding flavor to almost any recipe, without adding any unnecessary calories.


Drink a glass of warm water with fresh lemon for many beneficial effects. Lemons help the digestive system and it helps to cleanse the liver. Lemon gives great flavor to many dishes, especially fish. Plus drinking water with lemon through the day is better for you than sugary drinks that just add to keep on hand

Fresh Ginger 

Exceptionally good for your digestive track. It helps with bloating also. Make a refreshing tea with ginger or grate fresh ginger into different recipes.


Just getting popular in many cultures it is very versatile. It’s great in the morning for breakfast, or on a salad for lunch, and as a side dish with your dinner in the evening.

Quinoa helps to lower cholesterol and add fiber to your diet.

Mustard Seed

Add to rice dishes and curry dishes, for added flavor, mustard seed has an anti-inflammatory effect on your body.

Cayenne Pepper

Add some pep to your dishes with cayenne pepper. It will help curb the hunger pangs and at the same time, cayenne pepper will help burn more calories.


Beans, chick peas and lentils will help you feel full for a longer time. Very low-fat, which will help with weight loss. Full of B vitamins, potassium ,and fiber. All the bean family can be used in many different ways.

Almond milkIngredients to keep on hand

Use almond milk instead of regular milk. Regular milk is loaded with sugar and fat and not helpful to weight loss.

Almond milk contains calcium, vitamin A, iron, vitamin E, vitamin D, magnesium, zinc, and copper. So almond milk has many key nutrients to help keep you healthy in your weight loss journey.

Fresh Vegetables

Especially green leafy vegetables, they fill you up and have plenty of nutrients. Serve them cooked (preferably steamed) you don’t want to cook all the vitamins out, or raw. Delicious both ways.

Fresh vegetables are rich in chlorophyll and fiber, they are also helpful in keeping your colon healthy.

Greek yogurt food to have on hand

Greek yogurt is helpful for you to lose more fat while retaining your muscle. It can be used in smoothies, salad dressing and as a dip for veggies.

If you’re having a hard time losing weight,  check out my articles about juice fasting and see my review of the Breville Blender.

If you have any questions or comments please leave them below and I will get back to you as soon as possible and thanks. Deanna

Leave a Comment