Shopping for Health: Dr. Jiwani’s Naturopathic Grocery List

by | May 5, 2018

Shopping for Health: Dr. Jiwani’s Naturopathic Grocery List

Mindful Food Shopping

Shopping can seem like a challenge when you’re seeking health. Mindful shopping for health starts with knowledge & planning. Dr. Jiwani’s Naturopathic Grocery List is here to help you navigate the supermarket in a mindful way, whether you have Food Allergies or are just trying to eat healthier.


Shunning Sugar

Even avoiding sugar is a great start to your health journey, given its many damaging effects. Just be conscious of not substituting sugar with artificial sweeteners. For healthy sweet alternatives, read The Bitter & Sweet of Sugar Substitutes.


Baby Steps

Whether you’re tired a lot, bloated, craving, suffering from Celiac or another Autoimmune Disease, small changes in your health & lifestyle can make a big difference. For the severely symptomatic, proper investigation can help you achieve true health, rather than a version of suppressed symptoms. A great place to start is to see a licensed Naturopathic Physician. Often, health analyses may include testing for Food Allergies.


Food: Friend or Foe?

Most people think that Food Allergies have a sudden, throat-closing effect. Actually, 80-90% of allergic reactions in the body are not immediate. In fact, almost 33% of the industrialized world suffers from Allergies


Flourishing Food Allergies

Food Allergies have been self-reported by 2.5 million Canadians & 15 million Americans. Research reviews have highlighted this alarming prevalence of food allergies in 15-20% of babies (Ho et al. 2014). This makes Food Allergies a growing concern in our healthcare system, as they are quickly undermining our health.


Shopping with Food Allergies

Ignorance is not bliss! Yet knowing your food allergies and avoiding your food allergies can be two different things. The key is to focus on what you CAN eat, a more optimistic viewpoint. You can use this list and cross out items you are allergic to. Aim to be systematic in your approach, to avoid feeling overwhelmed & discouraged. Take it one step at a time. You should plan to spend a few hours on your first allergy-free grocery run.


Navigating Food Labels

Now more than ever, the food industry has many allergy-friendly options available. It is important to read labels to make sure you are avoiding your specific allergens and dangerous food additives. The less ingredients in a label the better.


Gluten-Free Gluttony

Remember, going gluten-free doesn’t necessarily mean health & weight loss. In fact, new research reveals that High Carb, Low Fat Diets are Linked to Early Death. Your body cannot tell whether its glucose (sugar) comes from fruit, bread, rice or pasta, gluten or none.


Carbs Make You Fat

Nutrients aside, a carb is a carb, and breaks down into glucose for energy. This is why a gluten-free diet can make you fat. It’s the cause & effect of consuming too many carbohydrates in any form. Research shows a dangerous connection between Cancer, Belly Fat & Weight Gain.


Try Not To Drink Your Carbs!

Even fruit juice is also a health & weight threat, potentially more damaging than soda. Facts reveal both beverages are dangerous for your health. “Fruit nectar, fruit drinks, fruit beverages & fruit cocktails” are code for corn syrup, water & flavouring. Even “healthier” juices claiming complete purity & “not from concentrate” may contain unlisted additives & re-added flavour.


Shopping for Organic

Try for Organic & Non-GMO products when possible to avoid pesticides and minimize your chemical exposure. Also, check out Toxic Fruits & Veggies Pesticides 2018:  Levels of Pesticides & When to Buy Organic.


Coffee & Caffeine

If you are going to purchase Coffee at the supermarket, opt for Organic as non-organic Coffee is one of the most chemically sprayed crops. You should also assess whether Coffee & Caffeine are ideal for your health goals, by reading Confused about Coffee? The Good, Bad & Ugly about Caffeine & this BitterSweet Beverage.


Pull the Plug on Plastic

It is imperative when you’re shopping to avoid sources of plastic. Bisphenol A (BPA) is found in plastic packaging, aluminum beverage & canned goods, alcohol & soda containers, baby bottles. Phthalates, another plastic chemical, are even worse than BPA as they off-gas easily increasing air & skin exposure.


Shopping for Glass

PET are Phthalates in disguise. Unfortunately, PET is still commonly found in clear plastic bottles for soda, sports drinks, condiments, cosmetic & fragranced products. You need to be conscientious to avoid toxicity in our plastic-ridden world.


Plastic-Free Shopping

Stick with cloth bags, glass containers & DEP-free, Phthalate-free & fragrance-free products. Recycle for your health & the health of our environment. Read more at Death By Plastic: The Toxic Truth About The Chemicals We Eat & Drink.


Shopping for Healthy Baking

Dr. Jiwani’s Naturopathic Grocery List includes baking ingredients so that you can easily make Dr. Jiwani’s Naturopathic Recipes, which are Paleo, Keto, Vegan, Low Carb, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Corn-Free, Soy-Free & Sugar-Free suitable for Vegetarian, Diabetic & Candida Diets.

Shopping List Categories

*Proteins

*Carbohydrates

*Leafy Vegetables

*Fats

*Fibre

*Nuts & Seeds

*Condiments & Spices

*Beverages & Milks

*Sweeteners

*Store Bought Treats

*Healthy Dark Chocolate Brands

*Baking Ingredients

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Proteins

Try to buy free range, organic, grass-fed or wild proteins for optimal health. Aim to buy fresh meats rather than frozen as preservatives used can add SOY & GLUTEN (Wheat).

AVOID cancer-causing deli meats, due to nitrates (nitrites), BHA, BHT, Smoke flavour (unlisted toxic chemicals), fillers (SOY, carrageenan), corn syrup & aspartame.

Manufacturers are not required to list all ingredients if under a certain amount and listed as spices & seasonings. This means those with food allergies to DAIRY, SOY (LEGUME) & WHEAT should expect deli meats to be allergenic.

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

PHEASANT family: Chicken Turkey Pheasant Quail Cornish Hen

Eggs: Buy Organic, Whole Eggs AVOID eating Egg Whites alone to as it can cause Biotin deficiency leading to hair loss, rashes, muscle loss, cramps & seizures

Ostrich

Duck Goose

FISH families: Cod & Haddock, Sole & Halibut, Perch, Snapper, Salmon & Trout, Tuna & Mackerel WILD only AVOID Farm Raised!

MOLLUSK family: Clam Squid Snails Scallop Oyster Mussels

SHELLFISH Crustacean family: Crab Lobster Shrimp Prawns

Pork: Chops Loin Ground AVOID Bacon, Ham

WILD GAME: Caribou Elk Venison (Deer) Rabbit Buffalo / Bison

BOVINE family: Beef Lamb Goat

Dairy: Organic, Cow & Goat Kefir, Yogurt, Cheese AVOID if allergic to DAIRY & BOVINE family

LEGUME family: Edamame Beans & Tofu: AVOID if you are allergic to SOY &/ LEGUME family, or if you are male, newborn, estrogen dominant, or have a history of breast cancer or hypothyroidism.

Brown Rice Protein: Certified Organic Sprouted Pre-digested 100% Organic

NO FLAVOURING means NO HIDDEN ALLERGENS

Hypo-Allergenic Gluten-Free Vegan Kosher Non-GMO Sulfite Free

300% FINER texture than most protein powders for superior absorption by the body & smooth, non-gritty taste

Independently Tested by Licensed Third Party Laboratory for Purity, Potency, Microbials, Heavy Metals (Arsenic, Mercury, Lead, Cadmium) & Melamine, Pesticides, Herbicides & Solvent Residues

  • Supports Healthy Tissues
  • Promotes Muscle Strength andConditioning
  • Encourages Favourable Lean Body Mass to Body Fat Ratios
  • Supports Healthy Immune Function
  • Promotes Good Bacteria (colonic epithelial and microbial balance)
  • Provides a Vegan, No Carbohydrate, Low Fat Protein source
  • Appropriate for all Ages and Lifestyles (Children, Elderly,Sedentary, Athletic)
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Carbohydrates

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

Fruits:

Apple Pear Peach Nectarine Plum Prune Berries Grapefruit Watermelon Mango Passionfruit Guava Longan Lychee Kiwi Pineapple Papaya Apricot Cranberry Blueberry Strawberry Raspberry Blackberry Jackfruit Pomegranate Cherries

Honeydew Canteloupe Banana Orange Grapes: AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have Yeast Infection (Candida)

Dried Fruit: AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

GRASS family includes Gluten Grains, Corn & Rice

GLUTEN Grains:

Wheat Barley Rye Spelt Kamut Millet Triticale Oatmeal: AVOID if allergic to WHEAT or GLUTEN family, or if you have Celiac or Yeast Infection (Candida)

Corn: AVOID if allergic to CORN, GRASS family, or if you have Celiac or Yeast Infection (Candida)

Rice: AVOID if allergic to RICE or GRASS family

GLUTEN-Free Grains:

Basmati Brown Rice

Brown Rice Pasta

Brown Rice Crackers / Cake

Black Rice

Wild Rice

Quinoa

Amaranth

Teff

100% Buckwheat Flour

100% Buckwheat Pasta (Soba Noodles: ALERT Not all Soba are 100% Buckwheat)

LEGUME family: Pinto Kidney Navy Lima Black Adzuki Moong Beans Lentils (Dahl) Peas Soybeans Garbanzo (Chana flour) Hummus AVOID if you are allergic to SOY or LEGUME family

Starchy Vegetables:

CARROT family: Carrots Parsnips

GOURD family: Squashes

MORNING GLORY / SWEET POTATO family: Sweet Potato

NIGHTSHADE family: Red Potato (New Potato), Russet Potato, White Potato AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

OTHER: Beets Cassava Taro Yam

BANANA family: Plantain AVOID if allergic to BANANA

Shirataki Noodles (Konjac Yam Noodles)  IDEAL for Low Carb, Diabetic, Paleo, Keto Diets

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Leafy Vegetables

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

AMARANTH family: Spinach, Swiss Chard

CARROT family: Carrot, Celariac, Celery, Water Celery, Parsley, Parsnip

DAISY SUNFLOWER family: Artichoke, Endive, Escarole, Lettuce (Iceberg Romaine Bib Red Leaf)

GOURD family: Cucumber, Zucchini

LILY family: Onion, Garlic, Chives, Leeks, Shallots, Scallions, Green Onions, Asparagus & Aloe Vera *Allergy Alert: Processed foods contain this as “Natural Flavours”

LEGUME family: Jicama

MORNING GLORY / SWEET POTATO family: Chinese Water Spinach

MUSTARD family: Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage, Collard Greens, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Mustard Greens, Mustard Seed, Radish, Rapeseed, Rutabaga, Savoy Cabbage, Turnip, Turnip Greens, Watercress, Canola & Cress

NIGHTSHADE family: Green Bell Pepper, Red, Orange, Yellow & Purple Bell Pepper, Banana Pepper, Capsicum Pepper, Eggplant, Sweet Pepper, Pimento, Tomato, Tomatillo

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Fats

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

Avocado & Oil

Coconut Oil, Virgin Organic

Flax Oil, Organic

Ghee, Organic Grass-fed

Hemp Oil, Organic

Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Organic

AVOID Trans “Bad” Fats: Fried Foods Margarine Vegetable Oils (Soy Corn Canola)

Dairy: Organic, Cow & Goat Cheese AVOID if allergic to DAIRY & BOVINE family

Dark Chocolate AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, SOY, SUGAR CANE & GLUTEN family as some chocolates contain soy lecithin, cane sugar, wheat & milk solids

Dark Chocolate Recipe It’s easy & cheaper to make your own without allergens*

Store Bought Dark Chocolate

Buying Store Bought Dark Chocolate can be frustrating if you have food allergies*

  • Aim for at least 70% Cacao
  • Higher percentages of Cacao have more antioxidants
  • Avoid Dutch Processed or “Processed with ALKALI” which destroys the benefits of chocolate
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Fibre

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

Ground Flax seeds

Ground Chia seeds

Nuts & Seeds

Fruits: Apples Pears Avocado

Vegetables: Parsnips Carrots Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Spinach

Legumes AVOID if allergic to SOY LEGUME family

Grains & Gluten-Free Grains

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Nuts & Seeds

Aim for Raw, Organic due to high amounts of pesticides & herbicides. Try to AVOID roasted, salted & flavoured nuts to avoid allergens

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

Almond & Almond Butter

Brazil Nut

Cashew & Cashew Butter

Coconut & Coconut Butter

Chestnut ALERT High levels of Carbs

Hazelnut & Hazelnut Butter

Macadamia & Macadamia Butter

Peanut & Peanut Butter AVOID if you are allergic to SOY LEGUME family

Pecan

Pistachio

Pumpkin Seed & Pumpkin Seed Butter

Sesame & Sesame Seed Butter

Sunflower Seed Butter

Walnut

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Condiments & Spices

Opt for ORGANIC spices to avoid allergens & additives. Read Labels!

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

ORGANIC Spices:

Allspice

Anise AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Asafoetida AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Basil

Bay Leaf

Black Pepper

Caraway AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Cardamom

Cayenne Pepper AVOID if allergic to NIGHTSHADE family

Celery Leaf / Seed AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Chicory AVOID if allergic to SUNFLOWER family

Chili Pepper AVOID if allergic to NIGHTSHADE family

Chives AVOID if allergic to LILY GARLIC family

Cilantro AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Cinnamon

Clove

Coriander AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Cumin AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Curry Leaf AVOID if allergic to CITRUS family

Dill AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Fennel AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Fenugreek “Methi” AVOID if allergic to LEGUME family

Galangal

Garlic

Ginger AVOID if allergic to LILY GARLIC family

Horseradish AVOID if allergic to MUSTARD BROCCOLI family

Kaffir Lime AVOID if allergic to CITRUS family

Lemon Grass AVOID if allergic to GRASS family

Licorice AVOID if allergic to LEGUME SOY family

Marjoram

Mint

Mustard Seed / Powder AVOID if allergic to MUSTARD BROCCOLI family

Nutmeg

Oregano

Paprika AVOID if allergic to NIGHTSHADE PEPPER family

Parsley AVOID if allergic to CARROT family

Peppermint

Rosemary

Saffron

Sage

Salt, Himalayan “Pink”

Star Anise

Tarragon AVOID if allergic to SUNFLOWER family

Thyme

Turmeric

Vanilla

Wasabi AVOID if allergic to MUSTARD BROCCOLI family

Five Spice Powder (Woo-Hsiang Powder): Blend of Cinnamon, Fennel, Star Anise, Clove, And Szechuan Pepper AVOID if allergic to CARROT or NIGHTSHADE family

Curry Powder: Blend of Coriander, Fenugreek, Turmeric, Cumin, Black Pepper, Bay Leaves, Celery Seed, Nutmeg, Cloves, Onion, Red Pepper And Ginger AVOID if allergic to CARROT or NIGHTSHADE family

HEALTHIER Condiments:

Coconut Aminos (Soy-Free Seasoning Sauce)

Guacamole AVOID if allergic to AVOCADO, ONION, GARLIC, LIME, PEPPERS or GLUTEN (if Worcestershire sauce added)

Lemon / Lime Juice (Fresh) AVOID if allergic to CITRUS family

Nut & Seed Butters

Tahini Sesame Seed Butter AVOID if allergic to SESAME, SUGAR, SOY LEGUME family

Tomato Paste AVOID those with CITRIC ACID as it’s a YEAST-based preservative

CONDIMENTS with Potential Allergens:

Fish Sauce AVOID if allergic to FISH, CORN, SUGAR, GLUTEN or CITRUS LIME family

Hot Sauce AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Hummus AVOID if allergic to SOY & LEGUMES, CORN, SUGAR, GARLIC or SESAME family

Ketchup AVOID if allergic to TOMATO NIGHTSHADE, SOY, CORN, SUGAR, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Kimchi AVOID if allergic to CABBAGE, RADISH, LILY SCALLIONS, PEPPERS, FISH, CORN, SUGAR, GLUTEN, CITRUS LIME, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Mayonnaise AVOID if allergic to EGGS, SOY, CORN, SUGAR, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Miso AVOID if allergic to SOY LEGUMES, RICE, GLUTEN, BUCKWHEAT, HEMP, AMARANTH, QUINOA, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Mustard AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Nutritional Yeast AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Oyster Sauce AVOID if allergic to OYSTER MOLLUSK, CORN, MSG, GLUTEN, MUSHROOMS, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Pesto AVOID if allergic to GARLIC or DAIRY family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Salsa AVOID if allergic to TOMATOES NIGHTSHADE, SOY, CORN, SUGAR, GARLIC, ONIONS, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Sauerkraut AVOID if allergic to CABBAGE, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Soy Sauce AVOID if allergic to SOY, GLUTEN, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Sriracha AVOID if allergic to TOMATOES NIGHTSHADE, GARLIC, SUGAR, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida) *SULFITE ALERT*

Tamari Soy Sauce AVOID if allergic to SOY, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Vinegar, Apple Cider AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

Worcestershire Sauce AVOID if allergic to ANCHOVIES, SOY LEGUMES, CORN, SUGAR, GLUTEN, ONIONS, GARLIC, YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have a Yeast Infection (Candida)

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Beverages & Milks

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

Dairy: Organic, Cow & Goat Milk AVOID if allergic to DAIRY & BOVINE family

Almond Milk Unsweetened AVOID if allergic to ALMOND, LEGUME & SUNFLOWER family

Cashew Milk Unsweetened AVOID if allergic to CASHEW, LEGUME & MUSTARD family

Coconut Milk Unsweetened AVOID if allergic to COCONUT, LEGUME & SUNFLOWER family

Hazelnut Milk Unsweetened AVOID if allergic to HAZELNUT, GRASS & RICE family

Rice Milk Unsweetened AVOID if allergic to GRASS, RICE & SUNFLOWER family

Soy Milk Unsweetened AVOID if allergic to SOY & LEGUME, MOLLUSK family

Coconut Water Unflavoured AVOID if allergic to COCONUT family

Water, Filtered

Mineral Water

Zevia Soda (Sweetened with Stevia only)

Herbal Teas: AVOID those with CITRIC acid or DRIED fruit

Rooibos AVOID if allergic to LEGUME SOY family

Chamomile AVOID if allergic to DAISY SUNFLOWER family

Peppermint

Kombucha AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have Yeast Infection (Candida)

AVOID all soda, fruit juice, fruit nectar, fruit drinks, fruit beverages & fruit cocktails (corn syrup, water & flavouring), including “healthier” juices claiming complete purity & “not from concentrate” (unlisted additives & re-added flavour)

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Sweeteners

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

AVOID if allergic to YEAST, MOLD, FUNGUS family, or if you have Yeast Infection (Candida):

Agave

Coconut Nectar AVOID if allergic to COCONUT family

Coconut Sugar AVOID if allergic to COCONUT family

Honey AVOID if allergic to HONEY & BEE family

Maple Syrup

Rice Syrup AVOID if allergic to GRASS & RICE family

Sugar Cane AVOID if allergic to GRASS & CANE SUGAR family

IDEAL for Low Carb, Diabetic, Paleo, Keto & Candida Diets:

Monk Fruit Extract (Luo Han Guo) AVOID if allergic to GOURD family

Stevia, Organic Raw Organic Traditions Brand

Stevia, Organic New Roots Brand

Xylitol Xyla Brand Only (Hardwood Source; Other Brands made from CORN)

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Store Bought Treats

Beware of Carbs in Store Bought Items

Parsnip Chips Hardbite Brand

Exotic Vegetable Chips Terra Brand AVOID if allergic to SUNFLOWER or MUSTARD family

Ridiculous Protein Bar 80g each (BOX of 12) HIGH Protein LOW Carb Vegan Organic Superfood

Rice Crackers Edward & Sons

Mary’s Crackers Super Seed AVOID if allergic to SEEDS & LEGUME SOY family

Buckwheat Crispbread Pain des Fleurs Brand AVOID if allergic to GRASS SUGAR CANE family

Chestnut Crispbread Pain des Fleurs Brand AVOID if allergic to GRASS RICE family

Coconut Ice Cream Coconut Bliss Brand AVOID if allergic to LEGUME, VANILLA & AGAVE family

Coconut Ice Cream So Delicious Brand AVOID if allergic to SUGAR CANE, LEGUME family

Dark Chocolate AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, SOY, SUGAR CANE & GLUTEN family as some chocolates contain soy lecithin, cane sugar, wheat & milk solids

Dark Chocolate Recipe It’s easy & cheaper to make your own without allergens*

Store Bought Dark Chocolate

Buying Store Bought Dark Chocolate can be frustrating if you have food allergies*

  • Aim for at least 70% Cacao
  • Higher percentages of Cacao have more antioxidants
  • Avoid Dutch Processed or “Processed with ALKALI” which destroys the benefits of chocolate
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Healthy Dark Chocolate Brands

Organic

Alter Eco: Organic 63% – 85% NO SOY AVOID if allergic to SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family

Green & Blacks: Organic 70% SOY 85% NO SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, NUTS, SOY, SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family May Contain Milk & Nuts

Pacari: Organic Raw 70% – 100% Cacao NO SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, NUTS, PEANUTS, SUGAR CANE, SUNFLOWER & COCONUT family May Contain Milk, Nuts & Peanuts

Pascha: Organic 55% – 85% Cacao NO SOY AVOID if allergic to SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family

Pure7: Organic 80% Cacao NO SOY AVOID if allergic to HONEY & NUTS May Contain Nuts

Righteously Raw: Organic Raw 83% Cacao NO SOY AVOID if allergic to AGAVE, COCONUT & VANILLA family

Theo: Organic 70% – 85% NO SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, EGGS, GLUTEN, NUTS, PEANUTS, SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family May Contain Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Peanuts & Nuts

Vivani: Organic 71% Cacao NO SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, GLUTEN, NUTS, SOY & SUGAR CANE family May Contain Milk, Nuts, Soybeans & Wheat

Zimt: Organic Raw 80% Cacao NO SOY or SUGAR CANE! AVOID if allergic to COCONUT family

Non-Organic

ChocZero: Non-Organic 70% – 92% Cacao NO SOY AVOID if allergic to CORN, GOURD, SUNFLOWER & VANILLA family IDEAL for Low Carb, Diabetic, Paleo, Keto Diets

Endangered Species: Non-Organic 72% SOY AVOID if allergic to SOY, SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family

Ghiardelli: Non-Organic 60% – 86% SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, NUTS, SOY, SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family May Contain Milk & Nuts

Godiva: Non-Organic 72% SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, GLUTEN, NUTS, PEANUTS, SOY, SUGAR CANE family May Contain Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy & Milk

Lindt: Non-Organic 70% – 99% SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, NUTS, SOY, SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family May Contain Milk, Peanuts & Nuts

Ritter Sport: Non-Organic 73% SOY AVOID if allergic to DAIRY, EGG, GLUTEN, NUTS, PEANUTS, SOY, SUGAR CANE & VANILLA family May Contain Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Gluten, Milk, Soy & Egg

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Baking Ingredients

Avoid if allergic to the respective food:

Avocado Oil, Organic

Baking Soda

Baking Powder Gluten-Free

Brown Rice Protein Powder, 100% Organic Sprouted Pre-digested

Cacao Powder, Organic, Raw Nativas Naturals Brand

Cacao Butter, Organic, Raw Now Brand

Cacao Nibs, Organic, Raw

Chia Seeds, Organic Ground

Chocolate, Dark, Organic 70-80% Pieces (Check Label for Allergies) Zimt Brand Use Zimt Brand if allergic to SUGAR CANE GRASS family

Chocolate, Dark, Organic 70% min. Chocolate Chips Camino Brand AVOID if allergic to SUGAR CANE family

Coconut, Organic Unsweetened Shredded AVOID Sulfites Let’s Do Organic Brand

Coconut Butter, Organic Nutiva Brand

Coconut Cream, Organic Earth’s Choice Brand AVOID if allergic to LEGUME family (Guar Gum)

Coconut Creamed, Organic Let’s Do Organic Brand

Coconut Oil, Organic Virgin

Coconut Sugar, Organic  AVOID if Low Carb, Diabetic, Paleo, Keto & Candida Diets

Flax Seeds, Organic Ground

Ghee, Organic Grass-fed AVOID if allergic to DAIRY 

Nut or Seed Butter, Organic, Raw (if Homemade ADD Extra ¼ cup Organic Virgin Coconut Oil)

Nut or Seed Butter, Organic, Roasted

Nut Flour (Almonds, Hazelnuts, Pecans, Pistachios, Walnuts, Pumpkin Seeds or Sunflower Seeds)

Nuts & Seeds, Organic Raw (Almonds, Hazelnuts, Pecans, Pistachios, Walnuts, Pumpkin Seeds or Sunflower Seeds)

Pumpkin, Organic Farmers Market Brand

Salt, Himalayan

Spices, Organic

Stevia, Organic Raw Organic Traditions Brand

Stevia, Organic New Roots Brand

Xylitol Xyla Brand Only (Hardwood Source; Other Brands made from CORN) IDEAL for Low Carb, Diabetic, Paleo, Keto & Candida Diets

Related    Dangerous Food Additives Hidden In Your Diet

References

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[523.251,659.255,783.991]
[523.251,659.255,783.991]
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