Grocery List

Zen Diet / Grocery List

Here’s a recommended list of foods & beverages to buy for the Zen Diet. Check for a local Japanese Market near you for the freshest seafood and sushi ingredients. My favorite is Mitsuwa in San Diego.

Fruits

Asian Pears
Apples
Tangerines
Oranges
Bananas

Berries
Strawberries
Blueberries
Blackberries

Vegetables

Broccoli
Carrots
Spinach
Shitake Mushrooms
Broccoli Sprouts
Brussel Sprouts

Japanese Market

Seafood
Salmon Sashimi
Tuna Sashimi
Salmon Fillets
Saba (Mackerel)
Lightly Smoked Salmon

Nigiri Sushi
Sake (Salmon)
Maguro (Tuna)
Hamachi (Yellowtail)
Unagi (Freshwater Eel)
Hirame (Halibut)
Ebi (Large Shrimp)

Uni (Sea Urchin)
Salmon Roe
Crab
Egg (Tamagoyaki)

Maki Sushi (Rolls)
Cucumber
Pickled Cucumber
Pickled Radish
California Roll
Philadelphia Roll
Dragon Roll
Rainbow Roll

Dumplings
Karaage (Chicken)
Shrimp
Oyster
Pork (crescent)

Miso Soup
Vegetable Egg Rolls
Edamame

Wasabi
Pickled Ginger Slices

Grains
Brown Rice
Quaker Oats

Noodles
Soba
Ramen
Udon
Yakisoba

Condiments
Soya Sauce
Teriyaki Sauce
Teriyaki Marinade
Mirin
Sake

Teas

Caffeinated
Genmai-cha
Premium Green
Decaffeinated Green
Earl Grey
English Breakfast
Jasmine
Oolong

Herbal
Chamomile
Peppermint
Mint
Ginger

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