The Healthiest, Longest-Lasting Foods to Buy in Bulk

Stock Up On Nut Butters

Nut butters are flexible ingredients. They can decorate toast, add protein to oatmeal, or blend into a smoothie. While shopping for nut butters, watch out for sugar, says Advanced Health. Low-fat butters replace healthy fats with high amounts of sugar.

A man stocks the shelves with jars of peanut butter.
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Peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter–all can survive for a long time if you store them correctly. After opening, a jar will stay fresh for three months. If you refrigerate it afterward, it’ll last for another three months. That’s half a year of healthy fats and protein.