All the Items you Really Need - Pt. 4





The Importance of a Minimilistic Lifestyle - Food Pantry



As in the previous blog post, understand that these lists are simply guidelines to a minimilistic lifestyle. They are not "gospel", but rather, good starting points for your life. They are also very much generalized to fit most anyone's current lifestyle.





Food Pantry -


Purpose: To keep some staples on hand for cooking with the fresh items obtained each week. Have some items on hand in case of emergency.


Comments: There are many books written about the staples needed in a kitchen. This list differs from those in that it is bare essential. One could actually have less than these and still manage to prepare wonderful meals.


Items:

Grain (whole grain – flour not necessary)


Sweeteners – honey and/or maple syrup


Cornstarch


Baking soda


Baking powder


Shortening / oil


Dried fruits (including tomatoes)


Nuts


Seeds – sesame, sunflower, pumpkin


Vinegar- apple cider, white


Canned or boxed milk – nut or cow (optional)


Salt


Dried herbs and spice


Cocoa powder


Canned protein source such as tuna or legumes





This post is the fourth of a 10 part series.