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21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs

Family | June 2, 2021

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Summertime with children at home means it’s time for a restock on our favorite pantry items. I have 21 pantry staples that your family needs to have ready and on hand when it’s eating time (and let’s face it, that’s often during these summer days haha). Scroll down to see them all!

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Plastic bins to hold snacks

The blog post I wrote two years ago about how to create a perfectly organized pantry is near the top of my “most-read posts.”  You can go here to check it out and I encourage you to do so. 

21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go: image of pantry snacks in acrylic storage bins and white metal baskets lined up in a row on a kitchen island with white cabinets and black metal handles.

Pantry prepping for staples restock

21 Summer Pantry Items

Starting with a decluttered and organized pantry will only help you as you are gathering up the 21 summer pantry staples I am sharing in this post. You can find all of my favorite pantry organization pieces HERE. Or shop them below and at the end of this post.

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MY FAVORITE PANTRY ORGANIZATION PIECES

With children around the home more during summer, you will be glad to have plenty of snacks, and other food items to meet your family’s needs. The pantry staples I am sharing include a variety of foods, which are suitable to various ages and dietary needs.  Are you ready to check them out?

21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs

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  1. Fruit cups
  2. Applesauce pouches or cups
  3. Microwavable popcorn
  4. Muffin mix
  5. Mac-n-cheese cups
  6. Nutella
  7. Peanut butter
  8. Cereal
  9. Canned veggies

    21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go: image of cereal in acrylic cereal containers with black labels.

    Cereal bins

  10. Crackers
  11. Chips
  12. Granola bars
  13. Protein bars
  14. Capri suns

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    Capri Suns

  15. Crystal Light lemonade mix
  16. Beef Jerky
  17. Nutri-grain bars

    21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go: image of single serving Jack Links beef jerky packets in an acrylic container.

    Beef Jerky and popcorn

  18. Cookies
  19. Poptarts
  20. Bagels/bread
  21.  Microwavable oatmeal packets
21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go: image of individual serving size Mac n' Cheese cups, a bag of bagels, and a bag of Thomas English muffins in white metal baskets with wooden handles.

Pantry staples

 

It is so rewarding to have all of these staples taken out of their original boxes and into bins and containers.  Not only does it look organized and clutter-free, but it also allows you to easily see what you have plenty of versus the items you may be running low on.

21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go: image of pantry snacks in acrylic storage bins and white metal baskets lined up in a row on a kitchen island with white cabinets and black metal handles.

Prep work for staples restock

Now you are ready to place inside your pantry! Having these plastic bins on the bottom shelves makes it easy for little hands to reach and safe too.

What are some of your favorite pantry staples? I’d love to hear in the comments, let me know!

Shop my favorite pantry organization pieces below

21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go: image of acrylic storage bings and white metal basket with wooden handles.

Pantry Organization Pieces

  • Multi-Purpose Bin Translucent here.

  • Baskets with Wooden Handles here.

  • Divided Bin Clear here.

  • Storage Bins with Built-in Handles here.

  • Cereal Dispensers here.

21 Summer Pantry Staples your Family Needs featured by top AL lifestyle blogger, She Gave It A Go | Pantry Items by popular Alabama lifestyle blog, She Gave It A Go:  image of pantry items in storage bins.

21 pantry staples for summer

If you enjoyed this post, I’d recommend checking these posts out too:
  • 20 Best Picnic Food Ideas Your Family Will Love HERE.
  • How To Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets And Drawers HERE.
  • 4 Must-Have Kitchen Appliances HERE.
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What are your go-to summer pantry items?  Let me know in a comment below!

  1. Kelly says:

    Thank you for this fantastic list and helpful pictures! We don’t have a pantry and organizing snacks has been so tough. But I feel like you gave me some great ideas! Thank you!

    • Brendt Blanks says:

      Thank you so much, Kelly! I am so glad it was helpful. Grateful you stopped by to check it out, friend.

      xoxo,
      Brendt

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