Non-Perishable Grocery Essentials Checklist

Healthy Non-Perishables to Keep at Home

Non-perishable food items are those with a much longer shelf life and don't require refrigeration. The fantastic thing about non-perishables is that you can buy these well in advance and store them for long periods of time. Having an extensive supply of non-perishables at home is always a good idea, whether it's to stockpile for an emergency, or simply to have as part of your everyday cooking.

Our non-perishables checklist helps you keep on top of some staple food items you should always keep at home. Typically, non-perishable foods include canned goods, dry goods and dehydrated foods. Keep this shopping list at hand on your next grocery trip so you'll never be without these essential pantry VIPs. Non-perishables are not just extremely practical; they can be healthy too if you choose wisely. Having a good supply of food that can be stored for a long time minimizes waste, allows you to create meals without planning around a time frame and also ensures a family food source for a rainy day or emergency. Keeping these items in stock will help you save time and minimize effort the next time you’re asked that perennial question: “what’s for dinner?”  

Non-Perishable Grocery List

Here's a shopping list of non-perishable grocery sssentials to always have at home

  • Powdered milk
  • Bottled water
  • Canned soups
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Dried fruits
  • Granola bars
  • Cereal
  • Nuts
  • Crackers
  • Peanut butter
  • Jellies and jams
  • Honey
  • Pancake mix
  • Syrup
  • Vegetable oil
  • Rice
  • Lentils
  • Dried beans
  • Dried pasta
  • Noodles
  • Oats
  • Trail mix
  • Beef Jerky