SparkPeople Experts' Refrigerators Exposed!
Fridge Staples of Our Fitness and Nutrition Experts
-- By SparkPeople Editorial Staff
Becky Hand, Registered and Licensed Dietitian
"I have a lot of the traditional staples (cheese, milk, fruits, veggies and some leftovers), a well-stocked freezer of frozen vegetables from my garden and from the store, butchered meat (beef, pork, chicken, turkey), frozen fish, frozen pizza, a few frozen dinners and Graeter’s ice cream (a brand that's based in Cincinnati)!"
Nancy Howard , Certified Running Coach and SparkPeople Community Moderator
"Skim milk, Almond Breeze (non-dairy almond milk), almonds, apples, blueberries, yogurt, roasted pepper hummus, Egg Beaters, eggs, 2% grated Colby and Cheddar cheeses, lettuce, celery, broccoli, baby carrots, bell peppers, Cranergy cranberry juice, coffee and bottled water."
Tanya Jolliffe, Healthy Eating Expert and SparkPeople Community Moderator
"Milk, apple juice, orange juice, cheese, Smart Blend margarine, apples, peppers, cherry tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers, jelly, turkey and ham."
Jen Mueller, Fitness Coach and SparkPeople Community Leader
"Our fridge is usually pretty full, but some of the basics include: milk, orange juice, spinach (for salads), oranges, apples, berries, whole wheat bread, natural peanut butter, cottage cheese, yogurt and white wine."
Nicole Nichols, Certified Personal Trainer and SparkPeople Editor
"Brita water filter pitcher, free range eggs, Organic Valley cheeses, organic milk, Stonyfield Farm's organic vanilla yogurt (secret: I buy the full-fat stuff!), spinach, mixed salad greens, Romaine lettuce, nuts, oranges, clementines, Pink Lady apples (my favorites), Granny Smith apples, kale, carrots, broccoli, celery, goat cheese, Trader Joe's whole-wheat tortillas, pre-made whole-wheat pizza dough, mochi (sweet rice cakes), pasture butter, molasses, Grade A maple syrup, Trader Joe's Midnight Moo chocolate syrup, some salad dressings, olive oil (to extend its shelf life), apple cider vinegar, hot sauce, natural peanut butter, blackberry fruit preserves, Better Than Bouillon (a concentrated vegetable broth paste), and leftovers." (Coach Nicole also shared photos of her fridge and freezer in this dailySpark blog post.)