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NSNG Grocery List: Getting started with no sugar no grain


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Ready to go NSNG (no sugar no grain)? Here’s a list of helpful items to get you started!   Starting with this amazing recipe for ham, broccoli and pimento cheese egg bake.

Please note: This list is what works for ME. Go to Vinnie Tortorich directly if you want to do it 100% his way.

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NSNG Grocery List

NSNG Grocery Shopping List


  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Coffee
  • Vinegar
  • Spices
  • Beans
  • 85% or greater dark chocolate
  • Nuts
  • Nut butters/peanut butter
  • Seeds
  • Olives
  • Pickles
  • Salsa
  • Tomato sauce (no sugar added)
  • Almond flour


  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Butter
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Full-fat plain yogurt
  • Cottage cheese
  • Cheese


  • Frozen fruit (great for smoothies)
  • Frozen veggies
  • Meat and fish

Meats and Fish

Whatever you’d like!  Filet, chicken, salmon, pork….the list is wide open.  Don’t worry about fat content and eat the skin if you want!


Get whatever fruits and veggies you like!  Here are some suggestions:

  • Avocados
  • Apples
  • Oranges
  • Grapefruit
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Zucchini
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Cucumber
  • Asparagus
  • Celery
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Onion


There are two appliances that will make NSNG living much easier – a pressure cooker and a good blender.

  • Instant Pot – Cook delicious NSNG meals fast.  You’ll also be able to make your own bone broth quickly as well as homemade yogurt.
  • Ninja Blender – Juice your greens, blend up smoothies and other frozen drinks, make salsa and so much more.

Let me know what NSNG essentials you find and I’ll add them to the list! Check out “Fitness Confidential” by Vinnie Tortorich for all the information you need on following the NSNG lifestyle.

NSNG grocery list


NSNG grocery list

This post was originally published March 30, 2016.


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