Sunday, May 19, 2019

Grocery Shopping for Keto in Gainesville

Note: Im going to be updating this post over time with photos, corrections and information as I think of things! Please comment if you have something to add!!

D'Lites Emporium
Millhopper Plaza
4216 NW 16th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32601

What you can get only there:

  • Potato Chips!!! Only 4 carbs a small bag and they taste yummy even though they are not made of potatoes!!
  • Blueberry syrup for pancakes (sweetened with Sucralose so only have a little bit).
  • Ice cream - the chocolate flavor is VERY low (real) sugar and low carbs.
  • Granola cereal - My 10-year-old likes the vanilla flavored kind. Use almond milk with it and put a little bit of heavy cream in to make it taste more like cows milk.
  • Hamburger buns (not gluten free)
  • Bread (not gluten free but only 4 carbs per slice).

Lucky's Market
1459 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
Hours: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

What you can get only there

  • Pizza crust - Very low carb, soft, and can also be used as a yummy soft taco wrap. Find this next to the frozen food section all the way to the left of the store in the fridge case in the back. 
  • Tiny pizza crusts for sandwiches (tase a bit too strong but OK).
  • Frozen muffins (next to frozen GF bread). Taste better than the tiny pizza crusts. 
  • Veganaise (no soy)
What else you can get there that is keto
  • Frozen cauliflower rice in a bag
  • Frozen organic broccoli
  • Frozen organic blueberries for smoothies (best price).
  • Organic cream cheese (best price). Use this in rolled up organic and humanely raised turkey and chicken slices.
  • Canned organic pizza sauce (lower carbs than regular pasta sauce in a jar)
  • eggs
  • Fresh salmon
  • Fresh organic broccoli not packaged with plastic.
  • Fresh organic and local spinach not packaged with plastic.
  • Canned coconut milk and canned coconut cream
  • Almond flour (but expensive here...more expensive than Publix and Trader Joes).
  • Keto chocolate chip pancake mix (OUR  FAVORITE...and a little cheaper on Amazon so I added the link


What you can get only there

  • Canned heart of palm (sustainable) to replace pasta in the most delicious way (in the pasta aisle)
  • Swerve sweetener (The best tasting sweetener out there and second in line health-wise to stevia. But I don't really like the taste of stevia).
What else you can get there that is keto
  • Fresh organic broccoli (best price but packaged with plastic)
  • Fresh organic spinach (best priced but in plastic). 
  • Fresh organic lettuce
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Fresh blackberries
  • Frozen organic broccoli
  • Frozen blueberries
  • Almond flour (the Greenwise brand is a good price)
  • Fresh salmon (ask Publix seafood staff to steam if for you using Old Bay yummy!)
  • Slimfast keto fat bomb peanut butter cups, sweetened with Stevia. Found in a box by the special diet drinks and Slim Fast stuff. Expensive but pretty nice to have. They taste best cold. 
  • Organic sliced cheese
  • Fresh grass fed beef (best track record for freshness)
  • Fresh organic chicken (best track record for freshness)
  • Bubble caned, fizzy flavored water. We love the orange flavor!
  • LaCroix canned, fizzy flavored water

3724 SW Archer Rd 
Gainesville, FL 32608
Hours: 8AM - 9PM (Mon-Sun)

What you can get only there
  • Grass fed pre-made frozen burgers (4 to a box)
What else you can get there that is keto
  • Canned organic coconut milk and canned coconut cream (BEST price)
  • Fresh spinach in a plastic bag (use right away because it doesn't last)
  • Organic lettuce in a bag
  • Frozen organic fruit for smoothies (mix the smoothies with the coconut milk or cream)
  • Organic fresh chicken, best price
  • Fresh Grass fed beef
  • Frozen wild salmon
  • Organic tomatoes (best price)
Choc Zero (very yummy)
Canned wild salmon I have subscribed to a monthly delivery of this from Amazon for over 5 years. I make "tuna fish" out of it. See this post for the exact recipe. I choose this because it is wild alaskan salmon and the can is BPA free. 

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