What a Dietitian Buys at the Grocery Store

Ever wonder what’s in a dietitian’s grocery haul? Read on for the must-buys and favorite new finds of the FEED RDs:

FEED founder Lara Field is a pediatric nutrition expert and mom of two, so her go-to grabs often include easy eats for the whole family including:


Easy lunch options

Whole wheat pasta

Amy’s alphabet soup

Pacific Foods boxed soups


Ready-to-eat brown rice and edamame



Calcium-rich foods for her school-aged sons

Baby Mozzarella – Get them individually wrapped so they are easy to throw in lunches!

Stonyfield smoothies

Good Culture cottage cheese

Lifeway Kefir



Quick fruit and veggie options for mealtime and snacking

Chopped kale – Makes kale chips a super easy snack! Grab our recipe here.

Pre-cut melon and jicama

Stringless snap peas

Cherry tomatoes

Baby cucumbers –My boys love the size!



Lara’s favorite new finds?

Siete Foods Cashew Queso, which is a “healthier” non-dairy cheese dip, and these dairy-free yogurt tubes from Kite Hillgreat for kids’ lunch boxes!






FEED RD Sara Haas also works as a freelance writer, recipe developer, and consultant dietitian/chef and is often experimenting in kitchen.

Her cart always has:

As much produce as possible –This makes packing lunches and making dinner naturally nourishing!

Milk, which her family loves on cereal, and she uses routinely for cooking and baking

Peanut butter – an awesome source of plant-based protein! Always buy the big jar of just peanut, peanut butter.


Sara’s favorite new find?

I love these Angelic Bakehouse sprouted grain rolls!


Making healthy choices when you go to the grocery store can be overwhelming. Luckily, the dietitians at FEED are available for guided supermarket tours to help you find healthy foods in every aisle as well as new-to-you favorites! Book at supermarket tour to get out of a shopping rut, learn how to make short cuts in meal preparation, and get the most out of the foods you stock in your pantry!

Lara Field MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian and Specialist in Pediatrics with over a decade of clinical and client experience. When she’s not actively working to keep her clients healthy, she’s a busy mother of two active boys and loves testing new recipes in her kitchen. Follow her on Instagram to see her recipe ideas, product suggestions, and see how she manages a healthy lifestyle @larafield.