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List of Vegetarian Kitchen Staples: Cheeses | Flours | Fats | Grains | Nuts | Pulses | Seeds

Simplify your veg lifestyle by stocking the following pantry items so that you always have what you need on hand. From grains and flour to margarine and oils - Find it all here. Click here if you are looking for the vegetarian food pyramid.

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Aluminum-free Baking Powder

Baking Soda

Bread Crumbs: make your own.



  • Grated Asiago
  • Parmesan
  • Romano
  • Feta
  • Goat's Cheese
  • Sheep's Cheese
  • Cheddar
  • Fresh Mozzarella
  • Cocoa
  • Baking Chocolate
  • Chocolate Chips
Coconut flakes
  • Powdered
  • Sweetened
  • Unsweetened
Cream of Tartar

Prepared Cereals

Ener-G Egg Replacer


  • Butter
  • Canola Oil
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Toasted Sesame Oil
  • Almond Oil
  • Corn Oil


  • White Whole Wheat
  • Gluten Flour
  • Whole Wheat
  • Unbleached White
  • Cake Flour
  • Millet
  • Potato
Fresh Garlic and Ginger


  • Rice - brown short grain and long Basmati, Jasmine: Wild, Wehani
  • Barley - pearled
  • Oats - rolled and Irish
  • Quinoa
  • Granola


Lang's Tangy Bang Sauce

Louisiana Hot Sauce

  • Willow Run for Vegans margarine is one molecule different from plastic. Leave it out and even flies will not approach it.

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Mirin: Rice Wine Sweetener. Eden's has no alcohol content.

Mustard Prepared:
  • Dijon
  • Brown
  • Yellow
  • Honey
  • Horseradish
Nayonaise: the best of the egg-free mayonnaise like sauces


  • Almonds
  • Pecans
  • Peanuts
  • Pistachios
  • Hazelnuts
  • Walnuts
  • Spanish
  • Sweet
  • Vidalia
  • White Shallots
  • Pearl
Pasta: in several shapes and made of several grains


  • Dried Beans
  • Peas
  • Legumes
  • Lentils
  • Red and Brown Adzuki
  • Mung
  • Chickpeas
  • Kidney Beans
  • Black Beans
  • Pea Beans
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Green and Yellow Split Peas
San-J Szechuan Hot Sauce

Sea Salt


  • Cashews
  • Sesame
  • Sunflower
  • Pipitas
  • Hemp Seed: Excellent source of Omega 3, 6, 9 oils. Great in smoothies.
  • Flax Seed: Excellent source of Omega 3, 6, 9 oils. The seed should be crushed to be used properly by the body.
Shoyu: Natural Soy Sauce


  • Brown
  • Dark Brown
  • Turbinado
  • Granulated
  • Raw
  • Confectioner's

  • Maple (Pure)
  • Pecan
  • Blueberry
  • Golden
  • Dark
  • Blackstrap
  • Clover
  • Orange Blossom
  • Blueberry
  • Buckwheat
  • Wildflower
  • Light or Dark
  • Liquid or Powder
Tamari: Natural Soy Sauce

  • Herbal
  • Black
  • Green
  • White
Thickening Agents:
  • Flour
  • Arrowroot
  • Corn Starch
  • Kudzu
  • Potato Flour
  • Tapioca
Tomato: (canned and jarred)
  • Crushed
  • Whole
  • Diced
  • Stewed
  • Sun Dried (dried and in oil)
  • Purée
  • Paste
  • Sauce in many varieties
Umeboshi Plum Paste

  • Apple Cider
  • Red Wine
  • White Wine
  • Balsamic
  • Orange Muscat
  • Mango Chili
  • Grapefruit
  • *for use in cooking as well as salad dressings

  • Red Star Baking Yeast
  • Red Star Nutritional Yeast
  • *these are two distinctly different products for two distinctly different uses one for baking the other for nutritional benefit

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