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The Savage Standard Plate: Non-Starchy Foods List

Over half of your daily food choices should be a nutrient-dense, fiber bomb. Our mind, gut, and waist line need at least this amount to carry on with its basic daily functions. Use the following list as a resource to gain ideas, meal plan, and shop. Remember the no brainer trick: Fill HALF (or more!) of your plate with these guys.

Amaranth or Chinese Spinach

Artichoke & Artichoke hearts

Asparagus

Avocado

Bamboo shoots

Beans: Green, Wax, Italian

Bean sprouts

Beets

Brussels sprouts

Broccoli

Cabbage: Green, Bok Choy, Chinese

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery and Celery Root

Chayote

Cucumber

Daikon

Eggplant

Fennel

Greens: Collard, Dale, Mustard, Turnip

Green onions

Hearts of Palm

Herbs: Parsley, Cilantro, Basil, Rosemary, Thyme, etc

Jicama

Leeks

Mushrooms

Okra

Onions

Pea Pods

Peppers: Green, Red, Jalapeno, etc.

Radishes

Rutabaga

Salad Greens (Chicory, Endive, Escarole, Romaine, Spinach, Arugula, Radicchio, Watercress)

Sea Vegetables: Nori

Sprouts

Squash (Summer, Crookneck, Spaghetti, Zucchini, Pumpkin)

Sugar Snap Peas

Swiss Chard

Tomato

Tomatillos

Turnips

Water Chestnuts

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