Our pantry is the most important room in our home – it houses the secrets to our healthy minds and bodies, and therefore the building blocks to our happiness!
So for all my friends that have asked what to stock in their pantry, here is a fairly comprehensive list of must-haves, especially if you read my blog! (thanks to Lisa Marshall aka Trek Athlete for urging me to get this one posted!).
There is a reason I keep every one of these foods in my pantry, but including these all in one post would be far too much for anyone to read and far too long to write down for my hyperactive brain. I do promise to answer all questions in the comments and will elaborate more on these foods in my instagram posts and future blog posts! This is not an exhaustive list, but the foods I use on a weekly basis.
Pantry Dry Goods – keep some glass jars handy!
Red Kidney beans
Tinned Crushed tomato
LSA – Linseed/Almond/Sunflower seeds
Psyllium Husks – great for cleaning the gut tubes
Raw almonds – better activated
Raw cashews – better activated
Quinoa – tricolour
Ground flaxseed – egg replacement
Nutritional Yeast – tastes like parmesan & good source of B vitamins
Flours – there are a huge variety of flours, so go with what you like and what your body likes (Normal flour, Spelt flour, Chickpea Flour and Coconut flour). You can slowly transition to different flours when you start experimenting with them!
Baking soda – for cleaning and cooking
Fats and Oils
Coconut Oil – for bathing, skin moisturiser, cooking, baking
Flaxseed Oil – add to smoothies, salad dressing
Natural Peanut Butter
Tahini – for making hummus at home
Herbs & Spices
Pink Himalayan Salt
Fresh Fruit & Veg (organic vs non- organic will follow in another post!)
- Please choose seasonal if you can!
Snow peas & Sugar snaps
Coriander (delete if you are a hater!)
For the Fridge & Freezer
Coconut Yoghurt with live cultures
Homemade Plant Milk
Frozen Blue berries
A few boxes of http://www.fryfamilyfood.com
I definitely recommend you buy a few different herbal teas. Again, the nutritional benefits of herbal teas are astounding, and what could be better than a warm cup of tea? (anytime, anywhere!).