The Produce a Nutritionist Always Adds to Her Grocery Cart

Welcome to our series #CartedByT30, where experts, influencers, and anyone who just really knows how to nail down a grocery list show us exactly what goes in their carts each week. Tune in to our Instagram Story on Sundays to walk down the aisle with them, and then shop out the products here. This week, integrative nutritionist Samantha Franceschini shares the healthiest produce she always adds to her grocery cart and why you should, too.

As an integrative nutritionist, I see a lot of clients in clinical practice and the number one question I get is how to shop healthy on a budget. Truth is, there are endless ways you can cut costs when it comes to eating healthy, and you do not have to compromise when it comes to committing to a healthier lifestyle. One way I save tons of money is to buy my produce at Whole Foods and then all my nonperishable stuff—like my spices, dressings, oils, vinegar, snacks, and superfood powders—on Vitacost. Although it may only seem like it's saving you a dollar or two, it can save you a whole lot of money in the long run.

Keep reading for some of the healthiest produce I always add to my cart and why you should add them to your grocery list, too.