I have people asking all the time, what are you eating, what should I buy when I go grocery shopping or what should I stock up on… so here’s a list that you can start with.

Ultimate Low-Carb Grocery List

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This list is not meant to be all-inclusive but it will get you started in the right direction:

Meats and Poultry

Deli Meats 


  • Fish
  • Tunafish
  • Salmon – you’ll find some great recipes here
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp – here’s some great shrimp & zoodle recipes
  • Crab (be sure it is real and not fake crab which is FULL of carbs)

Dairy Products

  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Cream Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Heavy cream
  • Sour cream
  • CarbMaster Yogurt or Greek yogurt; plain, full fat. Carb count should be less than 7 net carbs per serving
  • Carbmaster Milk – available at Kroger-affiliated stores
  • Almond Milk
  • Sugar Free Whipped Cream

Low carb vegetables

  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumbers
  • Garlic
  • Leafy green vegetables
  • Lettuce (use the outside leaves instead of bread)
  • Scallions, Shallots – lower carb than onion
  • Sprouts for salads
  • Summer squash
  • Zucchini

Nuts and Seeds

  • Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, pecans, walnuts,macadamias
  • Seeds: sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds


  • Avocados
  • Berries; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, just about any fruit that has the word berry included in it.

Pantry Items 

  • Canned tuna, salmon, crab, shrimp, sardines, anchovies
  • Canned vegetables: green chiles, roasted red peppers, chipotle peppers, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes
  • Chicken and/or vegetable stock
  • Low-carb vegetables: green beans, greens, sauerkraut
  • Nut Butters
  • Sauces: Pasta sauce, pizza sauce and alfredo sauces
  • Tomato products: Sugar Free or low-carb tomatoes, sauce and paste


  • Vinegars
  • Horseradish
  • Sugar-free dill pickles or relish
  • Sugar-Free and Reduced Sugar Catsup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Lemon or Lime juice
  • Salsa
  • Soy sauce
  • Sugar-free salad dressing
  • Olives

Cooking & Baking Ingredients


  • Pork rinds and  Grated Parmesan Cheese for coatings instead of bread crumbs

This is a great start in stocking your low-carb kitchen. If you have questions or need additional items please feel free to contact me  on the Get Fit and Look Fab Facebook page or the Low Carb Challenge group.  

In the meantime do you have a question you’d like to leave in your comment below? Ciao for now!
Ciao! ~Marge Burkell



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