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Top Five Pantry Essentials helped me survive 2016 - will help you thrive in 2017!

Looking to start 2017 on the right foot with a pantry (and freezer) stocked with healthy, time-saving essentials? Look no are my top picks that helped me get through 2016 with ease.

1. Organic Minced Ginger from The Ginger People - add to smoothies, salad dressings and stir fry in place of fresh ginger root. A smoothie with frozen peaches or mango, carrot juice and lots of ginger really brightens up the morning!

2. Maesri Red Curry Paste - follow the directions on the can, adding coconut milk to make a simple curry sauce than can be used for vegetables, tofu or rice. This red curry paste is gluten free, Maesri also makes a Yellow Curry Paste that is tasty but not gluten free.

3. Brown Rice Vermicelli - use the Mamy instant brand available at Stop & Shop or another instant whole grain brown rice noodle because it cooks in 2-3 minutes and then toss the noodles with soy sauce, curry sauce or use in your favorite spring roll or stir fry.

4. Papou's Sprouted Frozen F…