Food Staples Healthy People Always Stock in the Pantry

Canned pumpkinStock your cupboard with these healthy foods to eat that are perfect for long-term storage and a speedy meal.

Canned pumpkin

This superstar squash is good for more than just Halloween treats: add a can to pasta, chili or quick breads for extra creamy texture and a fast dash of nutrition. Or you can stock up your pantry with these 15 other healthy foods nutritionists eat every day.

Canned salmon

Canned salmon or tuna

Choose low-sodium versions (packed in water) when possible. It’ll cost you less than the fresh varieties but wild Alaskan canned salmon is just as good for you and both tuna and salmon boast low mercury levels. They’re also chock full of omega-3 fatty acids and loaded with protein.<