Scarsdale Medical Diet Shopping List

A Basic Shopping List Guideline for the first two weeks on the Scarsdale Medical Diet

Protein Bread - Whole grain, whole wheat, or low carb. 1 loaf

Grapefruits - 6
Assorted Fruits (at least 28 pieces or more)
Lemons / Limes

Celery (enough for 14 days of snacks)
Carrots or Baby (enough for 14 days of snacks)
Cucumbers (approx. 6 large)
Tomatoes (approx. 6 large or 4 cans stewed) or Salsa
Lettuce or basic salad mix (enough for every day)
Mushrooms (enough for 4 days)
Brussels sprouts (enough for 4 days)
Zucchini (two medium)
Green peppers (two-three large)
String beans (2-4 cans)
Spinach (2-4 cans or frozen boxes)
Assorted vegetables for dicing and cooking with dinners
Cabbage (1 head)
Broccoli (1 bag frozen or 1 head)
Cauliflower (1 bag frozen or 1 head)

Optional for flavoring in cooking or salads:
onion, scallions, leeks, shallots
fresh or dried herbs (parsley, thyme, cilantro, basil, oregano, rosemary, ginger,chives, etc.)

Lean hamburger (two meals worth)
Roast lamb or Chicken/Turkey/Fish/Seafood (two meals worth)
Broiled steak (two meals worth)
Roast, broiled or barbecued chicken or Turkey (eight meals worth)
Fish or shellfish, any kind (two meals worth)
Tuna fish (two meals worth)

Large eggs (one dozen)
Low-fat cottage cheese (if using for substitute lunch)
Low-fat sour cream (if using for substitute lunch)
Assorted cheese slices (hard cheeses, low fat or non-fat)

Condiments and Miscellaneous
walnuts or pecans (if using for substitute lunch)
Vegetable Broth & Low Sodium Chicken Stock
vinegar (balsamic, apple cider, rice wine, red wine, etc)
mustard (dijon, etc)
salt & pepper
barbecue sauce
oil-free cooking spray (olive oil pam)
I Can't Believe It's Not Butter spray
artificial sweetener (splenda, equal, stevia, sweet & low)

Diet Soda

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