Flexible Dieting Tips

Macro Friendly Shopping at Whole Foods

Whole Foods is an easy go-to for organic and nutrient-rich foods, but that doesn’t always mean macro friendly. Here are a few balanced choices to fit your dietary needs, whatever they may be!

 

Dairy Free/Vegan


Beyond Meat Plant-Based Sausage Brats
Serving Size 76 g 190 Calories 16P 5C 12F

If you follow a plant-based diet (or even if you don’t!), Beyond Meat has a wide array of high-protein stand-ins for just about any meat you can imagine.

 

Buddha Bowl Foods Himalayan Pink Organic Popcorn
Serving Size: 28 g 110 Calories 3P 17C 4F

Buddha Bowl’s popcorn has you covered for your next movie night, so you won’t need to hoard all your fats. This air-popped goody is a perfectly crunchy and salty snack.

 

Siete Cashew Queso – Mild Nacho
Serving Size: 30 g 35 Calories 1P 2C 2.5F 

Did you think we’d give you a tortilla without some queso? Siete has a flavorful, dairy-free and low-fat alternative for all your favorite Tex-Mex dishes!

 

Forager Organic Cashewgurt® – Plain Unsweetened (lower fat)
Serving Size: 150 g 100 Calories 3P 9C 7F 

If you’re dairy-free, finding a good yogurt can be tough. Forager’s Cashewgurt® has a great texture and a subtle flavor so you can customize it to whatever flavor or sweetness you desire. Their line of Cashewgurt® is notably lower in fat than most dairy-free yogurts out there, although with this taste, it would be worth the splurge either way!

 

Delighted By Dessert Hummus – Vanilla Bean
Serving Size: 28 g 50 Calories 1P 9C 0.5F 

Don’t let the name throw you off, this chickpea-based sweet spread is perfectly paired with fruit, pita chips or right on a spoon. 😉



Gluten Free


The GFB Oatmeal – Apple Cinnamon
Serving Size: 60 g 230 Calories 10P 35G 7F 

The packaging on these is the real seller. No more mixing oats in gym Tupperware or scrounging for a paper cup. The pop-up bowl makes these a great choice for travel or your morning commute. 

 

Siete Almond Flour Tortillas
Serving Size: 50 g 100 Calories 6P 20C 11F 

Looking for a gluten-free alternative that has great texture and taste? Siete is your brand.

 

Purely Elizabeth Chocolate Sea Salt and Nut Butter Granola
Serving Size: 30 g 140 Calories 4P 19C 6F 

It’s no secret that granola can be a sneaky way to spend your macros but Purely Elizabeth has a comparably lower fat and carb profile than many store brands as well as an easy-to-understand ingredient list.

 

Whole Foods Roasted Poblano Dressing
Serving Size: 30 g 45 Calories 1P 2C 4F 

The name and the macros speak for themselves, but this tasty dressing adds zing to any salad or can be used to brush over proteins as a marinade.



Whole Foods Southwest Quinoa Salad
Serving Size: 113 g 120 Calories 4P 23C 1.5F 

This Southwest Quinoa Salad is a great way to add some carbs, fiber, and flavor to a salad, or to eat on its own for a quick lunch.



High Protein


Good Food Made Simple Egg White Patties
Serving Size: 57 g 35 Calories 6P 2C 0F 

Protein in a pinch? Egg white patties are a quick option for getting some lean protein in your day at home or on the road.

 

Good Culture Organic Cottage Cheese – Pineapple
Serving Size: 150 g 150 Calories 17P 10C 5F 

Cottage cheese is an easy way to hit your protein goals on the go and pack a little sweetness into your day.

 

Explore Cuisine Organic Black Bean Spaghetti
Serving Size: 56 g 180 Calories 25P 19C 3F 

Protein. Pasta. You CAN have both. This black bean pasta is lower in carbs and loaded with protein and fiber. Use as a stand-in for any of your favorite pasta dishes.

 

Kettle and Fire Bone Broth – Mushroom Chicken
Serving Size: 240 g 50 Calories 10P 1C 1F 

If you want the gut-healing properties of bone broth and a cozy alternative to a protein shake, Kettle and Fire provides a high-quality, heat-and-go alternative.

 

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