LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Fresh20.com recommends that the following 20 ingredients always appear in your pantry for stress free cooking.
Cayenne Pepper or Chili Powder
Herbs de Provence or Italian Seasoning
Notes: Spices are best used within a few months. For maximum flavor, try freshly ground salt and pepper. Save time by mixing dried herbs with fresh.
Notes: Keep two or three heads on hand.
White Wine Vinegar
Raw Honey or Maple Syrup
Tamari or Soy Sauce
Chicken or Vegetable Broth, low sodium
Notes: When choosing brands for your pantry, keep it simple and buy quality. When you start with good basics, you’re halfway to a delicious meal.
Whole Grain Spaghetti
Whole White Wheat Flour
Notes: Make every bite count toward health. Whole grains have more nutrients than white versions.
Organic Tomato Paste
Notes: Buy tomato paste in a tube to reduce waste.