types of fruit

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Grapes
  • Oranges
  • Cantaloupe
  • Strawberries (or any kind of berries you like, including frozen fruit) for smoothies
  • Mango/peaches (frozen, for second and third weeks)
  • Dried fruit (like raisins) for oatmeal


  • Sweet potatoes
  • Salad greens
  • Carrot sticks
  • Edamame (frozen or fresh)
  • Bag of frozen vegetables
  • Toppings for a veggie burger and hummus sandwiches (lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion, etc.)


  • Oatmeal and/or cold cereal
  • Frozen vegan waffles
  • Whole grain toast
  • Rice cakes and/or pita bread
  • Brown rice
  • Barley
  • Whole wheat/brown rice pasta
  • Quinoa
  • Couscous

  • Dried or canned red, green, or other variety lentils, kidney, pinto, garbanzo (chickpeas), black, black-eyed peas, or other variety of beans

Other Plant-Based Basics


  • Plant milk: Pick from rice, almond, soy, oat, hemp or other varieties
  • Vegan cup/can of soup: McDougall’s cup of soups, Amy’s, Healthy Valley, or some other vegan, low-fat soup (bonus for low-sodium)
  • Vegan veggie burger: vegan Boca brand or other vegan variety
  • Apple butter, jam, or mustard for low-fat topping of toast/rice cakes and sandwiches
  • Agave nectar or maple syrup for oatmeal, pancakes, or waffles
  • Jar of marinara sauce, aim for low-fat or fat-free
  • Snacks: Soy/rice yogurt, oven-baked tortilla chips; popcorn kernels (look in fruit/vegetable category for additional snacks)
  • Spices: cinnamon for oatmeal, curry powder or nutritional yeast to top popcorn



Power Plate Shopping List

The Power Plate shopping list helps make grocery shopping for all the fruits, whole grains, legumes, and vegetables you'll need for your weekly recipes quicker and easier.

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