Essential Items for a Healthy Pantry

Stock your cabinets with these updated staples—picked by top foodies—to make healthy cooking easier than ever.

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Cannellini beans

"These beans easily up the protein, fiber, and minerals in pasta sauce, and can also be pureed into a dip," Krieger says.

Prep Tip
Blend one drained and rinsed 15-oz can of beans; 3 TBSP olive oil; 1/4 cup lemon juice; and cumin, garlic, and salt to taste, Krieger says.

What to Buy
Fig Food Co. Organic Cannellini Beans ($2.79 for 17.6 oz)

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