8 Dietitian Approved Products To Add To Your Next Grocery List

by Emily Duerr, RDN, LD

Last Updated: September 10, 2020

While most people are spending more time cooking at home during the pandemic, grocery shopping these days may feel overwhelming with the millions of products to choose from. A variety of products can keep your meals exciting, so if you are looking for a place to start, try adding one of these dietitian favorites to your grocery list:
  1. Kroger Recipe Beginnings Riced Cauliflower
    If you’re looking for a way to increase your veggies, this frozen riced cauliflower can help. It is a great addition to stir-fry or even enjoy as a standalone side dish! Frozen vegetables are a great way to add extra nutrients to your meals, even when you’re short on time, since it comes in a steamable bag!
  2. Simple Truth Freeze-Dried Strawberries, Strawberries & Bananas, Mangoes, Cinnamon Apples, Tart Cherries & Apples, and Mixed Fruit
    This is a great, yet different, way to enjoy fruit. Freeze-dried fruit has a delicious crunchy texture and is a nutrient-dense choice. This product contains no added sugar (unlike your typical dried fruit) and goes great with oatmeal, nuts, or even by itself.
  3. Private Selection White Truffle Infused Olive Oil
    We’re always looking for new flavors to mix into our recipe rotation and this product is a simple solution. Try pairing it with pasta, potatoes, or even vegetables.
  4. Simple Truth Everything Bagel Seasoning Mashed Avocado
    This delicious combination of avocado and Everything Bagel Seasoning all in one individual-sized container brings convenience and flavor. It’s shelf-life is also a plus. How many times have you bought a fresh avocado just to have it spoil the next day? Reduce food waste and try this new product today!
  5. Kroger No Salt Added Black Beans
    Canned foods are often high in sodium, but this product only contains black beans without the extra salt. It’s an affordable, shelf-stable way to get more fiber and protein to your diet. If you’re looking for creative ways to use beans, check out some of our favorite ideas.
  6. Kroger Natural Creamy Peanut Butter
    There is no standard for what “natural” means when used on food labels. However, this peanut butter is as close to natural as it gets - it only has two ingredients - peanuts and salt. It tastes great and mixes well when stirred.
  7. Simple Truth Organic Himalayan Salted Caramel Mini Rice Cakes
    Looking for a sweet treat without too much added sugar? With only 2 grams of sugar per serving, these caramel rice cakes are a delicious option for when your sweet tooth strikes! If you’re looking for a savory snack instead, try the Creamy Ranch or White Cheddar flavors.
  8. Kroger Salmon Burgers
    Packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids, these frozen salmon burgers are a shelf-stable staple. Did you know the American Heart Association recommends eating seafood twice per week? This product is a convenient, quick way to incorporate healthy fats and a punch of protein into an easy meal.

These are just a few of our favorite products you can find at your local Kroger store. For more information about managing your individual needs, sign up for a visit with one of our Registered Dietitians.

Disclaimer: This information is educational only and not providing healthcare recommendations. Please see a healthcare provider.


Emily Duerr, RDN, LD

Emily Duerr, RDN, LD

Emily strongly believes in a balanced diet- choosing foods that are good for your body AND good for your soul. With this philosophy, she can help you meet your health goals without having to give up your favorite foods. In addition to a passion for nutrition, Emily loves spending time outside with her two rescue dogs.