To make your life much easier, here’s my week’s grocery list that can help you with your shopping. I had to shop for a new blender this week because Malik took it upon himself to break my 5 year old blender… LOL

As a range of South African health organisations have come together to collaborate with the Department of Health to highlight how essential good nutrition is when it comes to immunity. I’m lending my voice to shine a spotlight on the changes that we can make in our homes.

Below is a Nutrient Dense Recipe Book if you are trying to start off on the right footing.

FRUITS & VEGETABLES

  • Baby Potatoes
  • Bananas
  • Black Beans
  • Cauliflower
  • Carrots
  • Carrots, Chopped
  • Chickpea
  • Chopped Cucumber
  • Chopped Green Pepper
  • Chopped Onion
  • Chopped Tomato
  • Chopped Tomato
  • Feta Cheese
  • Garlic Crushed
  • Ginger
  • Green Bird’s-Eye Chilles (Thai Chilles)
  • Green Pepper
  • Guacamole
  • Honey & Mustard Dressing
  • Large Carrots
  • Lentils
  • Lettuce
  • Pitted Dates
  • Red Pepper
  • Spinach
  • Sweet Corn
  • White Mushrooms, Chopped
  • Whole Cherry Tomatoes
  • Yellow Pepper
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Lemon
  • Oranges
  • Naartjies

MEATS & FISH

  • 2kg Oxtail
  • Chicken Breast Deboned
  • Chicken Pieces
  • Salmon
  • Hake

BEVERAGES

  • Red Wine (for cooking)
  • Fresh Fruit Juices
  • Lemon Juice

SPICES & CONDIMENTS

  • Bay Leaf
  • Beef/Chicken Stock
  • Chutney
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Cumin
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Ground Cardamom
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Ground Clove
  • Ground Coriander
  • Ground Nutmeg
  • Mild Curry Powder
  • Paprika
  • Stock Salt
  • Tomato Paste
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Salted Creamy Almond or Peanut Butter

SNACKS

  • Almonds
  • Crisps/Chips
  • Biltong
  • Popcorn
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Crackers
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Hummus
  • Guacamole

OTHER FOODS

  • Brown Rice
  • Cheese Cubes
  • Samp
  • Samp & Beans Mix
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Raw cacao or Cocoa powder
  • Chia Seeds
  • Flaxseed
  • Roasted sunflower seeds
  • Granola
  • Almond Shavings
  • Grated Coconut
  • Dried Goji berries
  • Eggs
  • 2 Minute Noodles

KITCHEN NEEDS

  • Spatula
  • Blender

HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES

  • Handy Andy Sprays
  • Domestos
  • Omo Auto
  • Sunlight Dishwashing Liquid
  • Comfort Baby Fabric Softener