5 Pantry Staples For A Plant-based Lifestyle

“Food, like your money, should be working for you.” - Rita Deattrea Beckford M.D.(click to tweet)

Delicious dairy-free chocolate?Check!Soy-free vegan butter?You got it!Have you participated in #MeatlessMonday or experimented with plant-based recipes?Eating more plant-based meals puts money in your wallet, more nutrients in your body, and reduces your carbon footprint.It doesn't have to be a diet of carrots and sprouts either...These pantry staples make it easy to eat more plant-based foods - and don't worry we remembered the chocolate!Stock up on these 5 (dairy-free) foods:

1. Chocolate

Craving some rich chocolate? Have some Endangered Species Dark Chocolate!

2. Butter

Need some butter for your toast? Take a swipe of Soy-free Earth Balance Buttery Spread!

3. Milk

Need a little milk for you cereal? Silk Unsweetened Almond Milk to the rescue!

4. Peanut Butter

Planning to have a PB&J sandwich? Try replacing your regular peanut butter with Better Than Roasted Cashew Butter! Warning: This stuff is addictive.

5. Chips

Need a little crunch? Quick snack? Have a few New York Naturals Vegan Cheese Kale ChipsHave you been doing some taste testing? What are your favorite finds? Tweet us @TASTEdaily.

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