Thank you, again, to Jessie Stein from Maximum Mischief Rattery for this great list!  If you think of something I can add here please let me know, I know there are a few things missing. I’d like it to become a very comprehensive list. Also, remember fruit, veg, and extra grains should be about 20% of the diet along with a good staple diet or rat block.

SAFE FOODS FOR RATS

*VEGETABLES*
Aduki beans (Sprouted, raw, canned or boiled)
Asparagus
Aubergine/Eggplant (Bitter when raw)
Avocado
Bamboo shoots
Bean Sprouts
Beetroot
Bok Choy/Pak Choi
Board Beans (Canned or Boiled)
Broccoli
Brussles sprouts (Raw or Cooked)
Butternut Squash (More platable cooked)
Cannellini beans (Canned or Boiled)
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celeriac
Celery 
Chick peas (Roasted, sprouted, Canned, Boiled)
Chicory
Clover leaf
Coconut
Collard greens
Courgette/Zucchini (Bitter when raw)
Cress 
Cucumber
Dandelion leaves
Endive (IN MODERATION)
Fennel
French beans (raw or cooked)
Gala
Garlic(raw and cooked)
Globe artichoke
Green beans (raw or cooked)
Haricot beans (canned or cooked)
Jerusalem artichoke
Kale
Kohlrabi
Kidney beans (canned or boiled)
Leek (COOKED)
Lentils (raw, cooked, sprouted)
Lettuce (SMALL AMOUNT)
Mange trout
Marrow (more platable when cooked)
Mung beans (spouted, raw, canned, boiled)
Okra 
Olive
Onion (Raw or Cooked)
Parsnips (more platable when cooked)
Peas
Peppers
Potato (White Potato is safe raw but remove any skin that appears green and remove eyes)
Pumpkin
Radish
Red Cabbage 
Red onion
Rocket
Runner bean (COOKED)
Savoy cabbage
Shallot
Soya Beans (canned, boiled or fermented)
Spring greens
Spring onion
Spinach 
Swede
Sweet chestnuts (COOKED)
Sweetcorn (fresh, frozen, on the cob, canned)
Sweet peppers
Sugar snap pea
Swiss Chard 
Turnip
Water chestnut
Watercress

*FRUIT* Dried Fruit with no additives is fine
Apple (Remove seeds)
Apricots (No stone) 
Banana 
Cantaloupe 
Cherries (No stone) 
Chocolate pudding fruit (No stones) 
Damsons (No stone 
Dates (No stone) 
Figs (No stone)
Grapes (Red and green) 
Kiwi 
Melon 
Nectarines (No stone) 
Honeydew Melon 
Orange
Passion fruit 
Peach (No stone) 
Pears 
Physalis 
Papaya 
Pineapple 
Plums (None stone) 
Pomegranate 
Prickly pear (Peel first) 
Prunes (No stone) 
Raisins 
Tomato *All varieties* 
Watermelon

*BERRIES* 
Bill berry 
Blueberries 
Blackberries 
Cranberries
Elderberries
Goji berries
Gooseberry 
Hawthorn
Juniper 
Loganberries (Leaves are safe) 
Milbery
Mountain ash 
Raspberries 
Strawberries 


*Mushrooms* CAUTION - These mushroom are both safe for people and rats but great caution must be taken if you choose to risk picking your own, I only recommend this is you are an expert or if you have an expert to make sure you don't go tripping. *Some are available in supermarkets* 

Aborted entoloma
Angel wings
Black trumpets
Blewit
Brown honey/Strumper
Button mushrooms 
Chestnut mushrooms
Chicken foot
Chicken of woods
Deer/fawn
Gilled bolete
Green quilted russula
Hen of woods
King bolete
Late fall oysters
Lion Mane/bears tooth
Lobster mushroom
Man on horseback
Orange latex milky
Oyster
Pheasant backs
Pink/meadow bottoms
Purple Gilled laccaria
Red cracked bolete
Reddening lepiota
Shaggy manes
Shaggy parasol
Shaped puffball
Sweet tooth 
Woodears
Velvet foot 

*HERBS* raw and cooked 
Basil
Chervil
Chives
Coriander
Dandelion (Flower and Leaves)
Dill
Echinacea/Purple Cone Flower
Mint
Oregano
Parsley
Rosemary
Saffron (Very Expensive)
Sage
Tarragon 
Thyme


*EDIBLE FLOWERS* - Also yummy for people. *Beware of pesticides best to grow your own*
Apple blossoms
Basil flowers 
Biennial Clary flowers 
Busy Lizzie 
Cape jasmine 
Carnations
Coriander flowers
Cornflowers 
Courgette flowers
Dandelion flowers
Dill flowers 
Echinacea flowers  
Evening primrose flowers
Feijoa sellowiana flowers
Fennel flowers 
Fuchsia flowers 
Gladiolus flowers 
Hibiscus blossoms 
Hollyhock flowers 
Hyssop flowers 
Japanese basil flowers 
Lavender flowers 
Lemon balm flowers 
Lilac flowers 
Marigold flowers 
Marrow flowers 
Mint flowers 
Bergamot flowers 
Mooli radish flowers 
Nasturtium leaves and flowers 
Spring onion flower 
Oregano flowers 
Ornamental Kale flowers
Pansy flowers 
Vegetable pea flowers
Pumpkin flowers
Purple radish flowers 
Rocket flowers 
Rose flowers
Rosemary flowers 
Sage flowers
Salsify flowers
Scented pelargonium flowers 
Squash flowers
Strawberry flowers 
Sunflower flowers 
Sweet cicely flowers
Sweet mace flowers 
Sweet Marjoram flowers
Sweet rocket flowers
Viola flowers
Yucca flowers

*NUTS* -Nut butters are generally considered healthy, however be careful if the consistency is thick to thin it out or spread on something, like a cracker, so your rats don't get too much in their mouth and choke-
Walnut
Brazil nut
Hazelnut
Peanut (Roasted Only)
Cashew
Pecan 
Macadamia 
Tiger nut (Actually a root)

*MEATS including BONES* - Often bones are available for free from traditional butchers. (FREEZE BEFORE FEEDING IF FEEDING RAW) 
Bison 
Carabao 
Cattle
Water buffalo 
Yak 
Alpaca 
Llama 
Camel 
Goat 
Rabbit 
Kangaroo 
Sheep 
Pig 
Moose 
Deer
Elk 
Chicken
Duck 
Goose
Turkey 
Quail 
Partridge 
Pheasant 
Pigeon
Grouse 
Guineafowl 
Ostrich
Alligator
Eggs

*GRAINS* (Really most grains are fine, can’t think of one that isn’t)

Corn (never dry corn)
cereal
oats
breads (toast softer breads to prevent choking)
crackers
dry pasta (whole grain is best)

*OTHER*  (Those with an asterisk should be given in moderation)

 

*Chocolate
Yogurt
*Cheese (nothing moldy)
Tea
Honey
*Dog food
*Dog treats
*Cat food 
*Cat treats
Pumpkin seeds
Sunflower seeds
Molasses

*A few licks of icecream won't hurt