One of the best ways to stay healthy is to set yourself up to succeed when it comes to eating well and the best way to do that is to make sure your fridge and pantry is full of lots of healthy food. So here is a shopping list to take with you to the supermarket or health food store so you can make sure your set up for eating a healthy wholefood diet.
Dry Black Beans
Your favourite Raw or Activated Nuts
Any of your favourite dried herbs and spices
Vanilla powder or Vanilla Essence
Dandelion root tea
Your favourite green or herbal teas
Sea salt or Pink Hymilayan salt
Meat & Protein
Choose whatever meat you like by steer clear of processed meat like salami and devon.
Try and buy organic grass fed meat whenever possible
These are the best options to have on hand to put together a quick and easy meal:
Salmon (preferably wild caught)
Chicken thighs or breast (whatever your favourite part is)
Fruits and Vegetables
Buying veggies that are in season is the healthiest and most cost effective way to buy veggies here is a great guide to what veggies are in season when.
The best way to get the most nutrients out of your fruits and veggies is to buy organic veggies from your local farmers market. However this may not always be possible so here is a list of the the products that are sprayed with the most pesticides and the ones that are sprayed with the least. The clean 15 and the dirty dozen.
Choose whatever fruits and veggies you enjoy eating but I’ll include some of the healthiest and most versatile ones so you have a guide:
Banana (Tip: buy heaps of rip banana then chop them into small pieces, put them in a container and plastic bag in the freezer so they’re ready to make banana ice-cream or chuck into smoothies whenever you feel like it)
Frozen Berries or Fresh berries
Fresh Herbs and Spices