Winter Grocery List

by Holly on December 1, 2009

Winter Grocery List

Taken from www.lifespa.com by Dr. John Douillard

  • Eat more foods that are Sweet, Sour, Salty / Heavy, Oily, Moist, Hot:  
    such as soups, stews, steamed veggies, warm herbal teas.
  • Eat less foods that are Pungent (Spicy), Bitter, Astringent / Light, Cold, Dry: 
    such as salads, smoothies, cold foods and beverages, chips and salsa.

 

The below foods are the most balancing for the winter season no matter where you live -

the tropics or a winter wonderland.  Focus on eating more of these foods.

 

Though these are not the only items you can eat, they are the most beneficial foods for this season.

*An asterisk means it is best to eat more of this food.

 

VEGETABLES

FRUIT

SPICES

LEGUMES

BEVERAGES

Artichokes, hearts Apples, cooked *Anise Mung – split, yellow Alcohol (moderation)
*Avocadoes Apricots *Asafetida Tofu Black Tea (moderation)
*Beets *Bananas *Basil   Coffee (moderation)
*Brussels Sprouts Blueberries Bay Leaf   Water (warm or hot)
*Carrots Cantaloupe, w/lemon *Black Pepper    
*Chilies Cherries Caraway    
Corn Coconuts, ripe *Cardamom

NUTS & SEEDS

HERB TEAS

Fennel Cranberries, cooked Cayenne *Almonds *Cardamom
Eggplant, cooked *Dates Chamomile *Brazil Nuts *Chamomile
*Garlic *Figs *Cinnamon *Cashews *Cinnamon
Ginger *Grapefruit Clove Coconuts *Cloves
Hot Peppers *Grapes Coriander *Filberts *Ginger
Leeks Guava *Cumin *Flax *Orange Peel
Okra *Lemons Dill Lotus Seed  
Onions *Limes *Fennel *Macadamias  
Parsley *Mangoes Fenugreek *Peanuts, raw

SWEETENERS

Potatoes, mashed Nectarines Garlic *Pecans Honey – Raw
*Pumpkins *Oranges *Ginger *Pinons *Maple Syrup
Seaweed, cooked *Papayas Horseradish *Pistachios *Molasses
Squash, Acorn Peaches Marjoram Sunflower Raw Sugar
*Squash, Winter Pears, ripe Mustard *Walnuts *Rice Syrup
*Sweet Potatoes *Persimmons Nutmeg   Mint
*Tomatoes Pineapples Oregano    
Turnips Plums Peppermint    
  Strawberries Poppy Seeds

MEAT & FISH

GRAINS

  *Tangerines Rosemary *Beef  *Amaranth

OILS

  *Saffron *Chicken  Buckwheat (moderation)
*Almond   Sage *Crabs  Millet (moderation)
*Avocado

DAIRY

Spearmint *Duck *Oats
*Canola *Butter Thyme *Eggs *Quinoa
*Coconut *Buttermilk *Turmeric *Freshwater fish Rice
Corn *Cheese   *Lamb *Rice, Brown
*Flax *Cottage cheese   *Lobster Rye (moderation)
*Mustard *Cream

CONDIMENTS

*Ocean Fish *Wheat
*Olive *Ghee Carob *Oysters  
*Peanut *Kefir Chocolate *Pork

 

Learn more about the seasonal diet in

The 3-Season Diet: Eat the Way Nature Intended: Lose Weight, Beat Food Cravings, and Get Fit

by Dr. John Douillard

*Safflower Milk, not cold Mayonnaise *Shrimp
*Sesame Rice/Soy Milk Pickles  *Turkey
Soy Sour Creamz *Salt  *Venison
Sunflower Yogurt Vinegar  

The 3-Season Diet: Eat the Way Nature Intended: Lose Weight, Beat Food Cravings, and Get Fit

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