Clean Program Diet Shopping List
Note: All fruits are preferred to be fresh, organic, and local/seasonal whenever possible. Dried fruits are okay in moderation, but be aware of high sugar content (albeit natural sugars). You can reconstitute dried fruits by soaking in water to add moisture content back in, which will cut down on their potential constipating effects.
Beet & beet greens
Celery root (celeriac)
Red leaf chicory
Sea vegetables/seaweed: kelp, dulse, hijiki, arame, wakame
Squash: winter & summer
Lentils: brown, red, green, yellow, French
All beans, except soy (edamame)
Quinoa: red & white
Rice: brown, red, black (forbidden rice), wild
Cereals & Pasta
Puffed brown rice
Brown rice pasta
100% Buckwheat noodles
Rice cakes with only brown rice
Bread & Baking
Baking powder (non-aluminum)
Gluten & yeast-free breads
Flours: brown rice, teff, millet, tapioca, amaranth, garbanzo bean, coconut, chestnut, sorghum
Free-range chicken, turkey, duck
Wild game: venison, quail, pheasant, rabbit
Cold water ocean fish: wild pacific salmon, ocean char, cod, halibut, haddock, sole, pollack, tuna, stripped bass
Water-packed canned tuna (without added soy protein)
Coconut (best for cooking at high temperatures)
Note: Please make sure oils are unrefined, extra virgin, non-gmo, organic, cold-pressed, etc.
Nuts & Seeds
Note: All of the above can be consumed as butters and spreads (tahini, almond butter, etc). Nuts and seeds are best consumed raw (not roasted) and unsalted.
Almond milk (unsweetened)
Hemp milk (unsweetened)
Hazelnut milk (unsweetened)
Quinoa milk (unsweetened)
Coconut milk or water
Rice (whole grain, brown rice)
*rice milk is the most processed of the dairy substitutes and often sweetened. Other dairy substitutes preferred.
Teas: herbal, white, rooibos, green, yerba mate
Fresh squeezed fruit and vegetable juice* made with only Clean-approved fruits and vegetables
Herbs, Spices & Extracts
Salt-free herbal blends
Vanilla extract (pure)
Note: Small amounts of chili and cayenne powders are acceptable if you know you aren’t allergic to nightshades
Mustard (made with apple cider vinegar)
Wheat free tamari*
*These have small amounts on fermented soy - avoid if you know you are sensitive to soy
Whole fruit sweeteners (dates)
Coconut nectar or sugar
Note about Sweeteners: The sweet taste in general is meant for us to consume in small amounts.
Natural fructose in whole fruits are available seasonally and come “packaged” with beneficial fiber, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to having them readily available whenever we want.
We consume too many empty calories and this has detrimental effects on our bodies and emotions.
We highly recommend that any processed sweetener always be used in moderation, especially during the Clean Program where the detoxification organs are working extra hard.