Low-Carb Diet Grocery shopping list: Your Guide to Healthy Food Choices

Low-Carb Diet Grocery shopping list: Your Guide to Healthy Food Choices

A low-carb diet grocery list is a fundamental tool for anyone looking to embark on a low-carbohydrate eating plan. Whether you’re aiming to shed pounds, improve your overall health, or manage blood sugar levels, selecting the right foods is essential. This guide will explore the critical components of a low-carb diet grocery list to help you make informed and nutritious choices.

Carbohydrate sources are:

  • Sweet Potato and Yam (these are considered starchy vegetables)
  • White Rice, Brown Rice, and Quinoa
  • Organic Fruit (you can choose your favorites, but good ones are raspberries, papaya, banana, strawberries, peaches)
  • Organic Vegetables:
    • Cabbage
    • Butter lettuce leaves
    • Spinach
    • Kale, bok choy, and/or Swiss chard
    • Broccoli
    • Cauliflower
    • Brussels sprouts
    • Bell peppers
    • Nori (seaweed)
    • Sauerkraut
    • Garlic
    • Cucumber
    • Crimini mushrooms
    • Red onions
    • Green onions
    • Parsley
    • Zucchini
    • Shallots
    • Sugar snap peas
    • Cilantro
    • Bean sprouts

Protein sources are:

  • Wild Atlantic salmon
  • Herring
  • Anchovies
  • Cod
  • Shrimp
  • Organic grass-fed beef (choose fattier cuts)
  • Organic free-range chicken
  • Omega 3 enriched eggs from free-range chickens

Fat sources (in addition to proteins listed above) are:

  • Macadamia nuts
  • Brazil nuts
  • Almonds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Walnuts
  • Hemp seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Avocadoes
  • Olives
  • Coconut Oil
  • Whole Coconut milk
  • Unsweetened Coconut shavings
  • Whole Greek yogurt
  • Feta cheese
  • Cocochia bars/snack mix


  • Kombucha
  • Teeccino


  • Ghee (clarified butter) if you can get it at the grocery store
  • Lemon juice
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Rice vinegar
  • Sesame oil
  • Non-soy soy sauce alternative
  • Minced Garlic
  • Capers
  • Lemon
  • Water Chestnuts
  • Ginger
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Fish sauce
  • Wasabi

Additional recommendations:

LivingFuel SuperGreens Meal Replacement. If you must get quick nutrition and don’t have time to cook, 2-3 heaping scoops of the Living Fuel SuperGreens mixed in ½ cup whole coconut milk or water can be used as a meal replacement for ANY of the meals on this plan. For an even lower carbohydrate option, such as when you are sitting at the office or late at night, the same substitution can be made but with Living Fuel SuperProtein.