PLANT FOOD SHOPPING LIST (WFPB):  endless healthy choices!

Vegetables — Beets, carrots, potato, sweet potato, rutabaga, turnips, parsnips, peas, green beans, yellow squash, zucchini, winter squash, pumpkin, acorn squash, celery, okra, jerusalem artichokes, artichokes, eggplant, jicama, sweet peppers, cabbage, kale, collard greens, dandelion greens, swiss chard, romaine lettuce, butter lettuce, napa cabbage, hot peppers, onions, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, taro root, mushrooms, cucumber, radish, daikon radish, jicama, rhubarb, spinach, green beans, asparagus,eggplant, asparagus, brussel sprouts…

Fruits — Apples, pears, bananas, nectarines, peaches, blueberries, strawberries, rasberries, blackberries, boysenberries, goji berries, cherries, grapefruit, oranges, lemons, limes,pomelo, mandarin oranges, clementines, pineapples, persimmons, mangoes, papayas, cherimoyas, coconut, star fruit,kiwi, durian, guava, jackfruit, tomato, avocado, dates, plums, apricots, cranberry, watermelon, cantalope, cassava, honeydew, carob

Nuts/Seeds — Almonds, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Pecans, Pistachios, macadamia, peanuts, chia seeds, flax seeds (high in omega 3), hemp seeds, poppy seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds

Grains — Brown rice (short & long grain), black rice, red rice, amaranth, millet, quinoa, teff, spelt, kamut, triticale, oats, rye, wheat, wild rice is a grass not a grain, buckwheat is a grass.

Beans/Legumes — Aduki, anasazi, black beans, chickpeas/garbanzo, cannellini, kidney beans, great northern beans, pinto beans, peas, lima beans,pink beans, navy beans,mung beans, fava beans, soybeans, gram, lentils, black-eyed peas, dal, split peas…


Organic Spices — parsley, cilantro, oregano, basil, sage, thyme, curry,cumin, tumeric, hot pepper, paprika, black pepper, cinnamon, anise, cloves, nutmeg, mace, mustard, ginger, fenugreek, cayenne, coriander, cardamom, cayenne, caraway, fennel, dill weed, rosemary, juniper berries, bay leaf, marjoram, garlic, mint, coffee, carob, chocolate

Seaweed — dulse, kelp, arame, alaria, hiziki, nori

Sweets — stevia, maple syrup, coconut sugar, brown rice syrup. dried fruit, monkfruit, yacon syrup



To naturally improve you health, change your dietary choices to low on the food chain and consume mostly plant-based foods. A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. There are tons of resources including websites, video’s, books and more to help. There are many meet-ups and social media listed groups as well. Please note the groups below are here to provide information and they do appreciate donations to help their efforts:

(NOTE: Humanity truly needs to live in peace and harmony and I see Ahimsa (non-violence and compassion) as a huge part of that. These listings are group resources to help extend the circle of compassion to all beings and for all human animals to get along worldwide. Please consider watching the documentary EARTHLINGS to see the truth of human animal behavior, and take a 30 day vegan challenge for your health…namaste’, rachel)   Dr. Greger’s FREE medical study-based nutrition/health information site    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, health and nutrition based information, compassion, clinical research, “for physicians” information, literature, FREE 21 day vegan “kickstart” program…..

www.Vivahealth,org  tons of plant-based facts, articles, video’s, information sheets, animal facts  older information/articles/information about dairy products and related issues  healthy recipes, vegan information, articles  ugly produce is perfectly good to eat; up to 40% of all produce gets thrown out

FREE INFORMATION TO START A VEGAN CHALLENGE, animal-free 22-30 days:;jsessionid=00000000.app218b?NONCE_TOKEN=EBBF2AAAA611711D2592D63300F5A6BB&JServSessionIda003=upegog3qg1.app234c&pagename=21day_vegan_kickstart – FREE 21 DAY VEGAN KICKSTART – FREE 22 DAY VEGAN CHALLENGE  – FREE 30 DAY VEGAN CHALLENGE

PLANT-BASED VEGAN/VEGETARIAN state groups (this is a partial list): – based in NJ, memberships… – based in Baltimore, MD. (tons of information, memberships, publish a quarterly newsletter) – list of usa and worldwide vegetarian groups – based in Washington, DC – based in Boston, MA  – helps low income families with plant-based food choices=health changes, “Meals for Health” program, based in Calif but has 3 other locations (Miami, Louisville, Baltimore) – worldwide social movement group, multiple locations, offering free vegan food, support peace and justice –  educational information – UK based

PLANT-BASED DOCTORS, NUTRITIONISTS, ALSO–BIOLOGIC MERCURY-FREE DENTISTS: – International site listing MD’s who offer plant-based dietary help – Lists of biologic/mercury+fluoride free dentists worldwide, articles, safety – holistic/biologic dentists who use mercury-amalgam free fillings; healthy dentistry – talks about the hazards of fluoride added to tap water and more

RELIGION VEGETARIAN/PLANT-BASED: – interfaith coalition of religious groups – multiple articles and information on multiple topics –  what does the bible really say about animals?

ANIMAL SANCTUARIES TO VISIT: – lists animal sanctuaries nationwide  – high falls, n.y. – 3 locations in the USA, can visit/stay/bring your children!, protects/rescues farm animals, 3 locations; Watkins Glen, NY, and, N. and S. California

ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL AGRICULTURE INFORMATION: – People for the ethical treatment of animals, informs and supports animal welfare, information – facts, articles, video’s, information  – show the truth about “humane” animal farming  – Animals Deserve Protection, Gary Yourofsky has given thousands of powerful speeches, WATCH ONE!

MILITARY-RELATED (NOT DIETARY), SUPPORT/PEACE/: – national coalition for homeless veterans – iraq veterans against the war  – non profit, 140 chapters worldwide, supports MLK junior’s legacy for peace, social justice – relief and responsibility campaign in vietnam – started by a former navy seal, supports law enforcement going after sex traffickers, child pornographers, pedophile rings