Healthy pantry swaps

nut milk

Most of us grew up having basic food options but these days theres a plethora of alkalinizing whole foods that are perfect alternatives to the conventional ones we grew up eating. This is extremely fortunate for those wanting avoiding food sensitivities, wanting variety, and switching over to real food. 

Stay posted as the list below is ever-growing as we explore more foods to swap away the conventional ones...


trade this: conventional Milk

for this: rice milk, coconut milk, and nut & seed milks like cashew, almond, pumpkin and sunflower seed


trade this: white bread and wheat

for this: sprouted seed breads, rice, buckwheat, millet, quinoa, amaranth


trade this: boxed cereal

for this: steel-cut oats, quinoa, millet, buckwheat, or amaranth


trade this: conventional mayonnaise and ketchup

for this: hummus or avocado, olive tapenade, or homemade mayo and aioli 


trade this: bleached pasta

for this: rice noodles, buckwheat soba noodles, raw spiralized zucchini


trade this: chips and dip

for this: seed crackers and hummus, guacamole, fresh salsa


trade this: table salt

for this: Himalayan sea salt, Celtic salt, dried seaweed flakes


trade this: white sugar

for this: stevia, coconut sugar, date sugar, raw honey, maple syrup, blackstrap molasses


trade this: ice cream, cake, and cookies

for this: non-dairy coconut ice cream, cashew ice cream, quick banana ice cream, rice pudding


trade this: coffee and black tea

for this: green tea, matcha, roasted dandelion, chicory root, chamomile, nettle or mint tea


trade this: soda and energy drinks

for this: fresh juices, sparkling mineral water, kombucha


trade this: sweet cocktails

for this: sparkling water mint mojito, rosemary-infused cucumber lemonade, ginger mint mocktail, vodka or gin with club soda and a lime (yes!)