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11 July 1999 Issue

Vegan Shopping List
Veggies Unite! Newsletter #8

This list can be used as a guide to ingredients needed for favorite or new recipes.

Keeping your pantry stocked with vegetarian staples helps give one the confidence of a good cook, and can even help create a meal-in-a-hurry. It is very important to read labels of seldom-used products to be sure it is properly vegan.

This list can be modified with your own preferences, and you might find some of your favorite pantry items missing. While some recipes will require a trip to the ethnic grocery, after a period of time you will come to know your most-used specialty ingredients to keep on hand.

•Whole-grain breads (such as loafs, pitas, English muffins and tortillas)
•Brown rice
•Grains (such as bulgur, couscous, barley) •Rolled oats (quick-cooking or
•Whole-grain dry cereal
•Flours (wheat, unbleached wheat, wheat pastry, cornmeal)
•Pasta (shell, spiral, lasagna, spaghetti and others)
•Legumes (dried or canned - kidney beans, chickpeas, lentils and others)
•Condiments (such as soy sauce, miso, mustard, pickles and others)
•Olives (green, black)
•Vinegars of choice
•Oils (olive, vegetable, canola)
•Shelf-ready milk replacers (soy, rice, nut)
•Sweeteners (date, maple and unbleached cane sugars and others)
•Vanilla (bean, extract) and other flavorings
•Baking powder and baking soda
•Cornstarch or arrowroot
•Nutritional yeast (Red Star Vegetarian Support Formula (T6635+)
•Egg replacer (commercial if wanted)
•Sea salt
•Peppercorns or ground pepper
•Herbs and spices (oregano, cinnamon, cayenne, cumin, sage, bay leaf, thyme,
marjoram, nutmeg, chili powder and others.
•Shelf-ready tofu and TVP (textured veg. protein)
•Shelf-ready, boxed, seasoned meat replacers
•Canned vegetables (beans, corn, tomatoes: diced, sauce, paste)
•Canned fruits (peaches, pears, pineapple and your favorites)
•Dried fruit (raisins, peaches, apricots and others)

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