Simple Keto Grocery List For Beginners (With FREE Printable)

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Having a good keto grocery list for beginners on hand when you’re on keto is a great idea, especially for beginners looking to start keto. This will help you fully understand the list of foods that you can eat to help you along your new keto journey.


This easy keto grocery list is meant to help you so that you never forget the foods that you need to fuel your body so when you’re out shopping, so. that you always buy good keto-friendly food options. You can also check out our more comprehensive low carb grocery list for even more keto foods. 




Simple Keto Grocery List For Beginners

These are all the foods you can eat on the keto lifestyle:


Keto Fats

Fats are a very important part of every keto journey. Below, we’ve listed the healthy sources of fats you can try out:

Fats & Oils


Nut Butters



Pantry Items You Need For Keto Cooking

Keto Flours


Other Pantry Items


Canned meat

  • Crab
  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Sardines


Canned Veggies

  • Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Olives
  • Green beans
  • Capers


Low carb sweeteners




Keto Pantry Snacks/ Foods


Keto Dairy Products

These are the keto-friendly dairy products you can have:

Hard Cheeses

  • Cheddar
  • Parmesean
  • Feta

Soft Cheeses

  • Brie
  • Bleu Cheese
  • Monterey Jack
  • Mozzarella
  • Cream cheese

More Dairy Options

  • Full fat yogurt
  • Mayonnaise
  • Heavy cream
  • Sour cream
  • Eggs


Keto-Friendly Produce Options


These are the vegetables with the least amount of carbs that are okay to have on keto.

  • Zucchini
  • Cabbage
  • Mushrooms
  • Bell Peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Celery
  • Onions
  • Cauliflower
  • Onions
  • Lettuce
  • Kale
  • Spinach


Keto Approved Fruits

Note: Most fruits are high in carbs and many people who follow a keto lifestyle eat only a few of them in moderation. Here are the fruits that you can enjoy on keto with their net carbs. The information below can be found on the USDA list of foods website.

  • Raspberries –  5.44g net carbs in every 100 grams.
  • Blackberries – 4.31 grams of net carbs in every 100 grams.
  • Cranberries – 8.37g of net carbs per 100 grams.
  • Lemons – 3.4g of net carbs in 1 lemon
  • Avocado – 1.94g of net carbs 100 grams of avocado.
  • Tomato –  2.69g net carbs in every 100 grams.
  • Rhubarb – 2.74g net carbs for every 100 grams.
  • Starfruit – 3.93g net carbs in every 100 grams.
  • Coconut Meat – 6.23g net carbs in every 100 grams of coconut meat. 

Most of these fruits are on the lower side of the carb spectrum. However, if you’re doing keto, these should be eaten in moderation.


Keto-Friendly Nuts & Seeds

  • Sunflower seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Flaxseeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Coconuts
  • Walnuts


Meats & Fish

These are great sources of protein as well as fat on keto. Try to stick to organic, grass-fed meats. Also, read labels properly so that you’re not consuming meats with added ingredients that are not keto-approved.


  • Chicken (all cuts)
  • Duck
  • Turkey


  • Bacon/Ham
  • Ground Beef
  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Sausages
  • Lamb


  • Shrimp
  • Tuna
  • Mackerel
  • Salmon
  • Crab
  • Tilapia
  • Trout
  • Cod
  • Smoked Scallops


These are some of the foods that you can eat on keto while making sure you stay in ketosis. They’re all easy-to-find foods and can help you make some really delicious keto meals!

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