shopping list

Some products you may like to help prepare, and power you through No Meat May. 

Fresh produce in season

  • Leafy greens (spinach, kale, swiss chard, bok choy, rocket)

  • Broccoli, green beans, brussel sprouts

  • Carrots, cauliflower, eggplants

  • Sweet potato, potato, pumpkin, beetroot

  • Onions, garlic & ginger

  • Cabbage (red, green, napa savoy) 

  • Avocado, tomatoes

  • Capsicum/bell peppers (red, orange, yellow)

  • Mushrooms (oyster, shitake, swiss brown, portobello)

  • Chili peppers (jalapeño, serrano, habanero)

  • Fresh herbs (coriander, basil, parsley, mint, rosemary, thyme, dill)

  • Other fresh fruit and veg in season 

Frozen veggies

  • Edamame

  • Peas

  • Green beans

  • Spinach

  • Carrots

Fruits in season

  • Berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)

  • Apples, peaches, nectarines, melons

  • Citrus, oranges, mandarins, grapefruit, lemon & lime

  • Banana, pineapple, melons, kiwifruit


Dried Fruits

  • Apricots, Figs, Currants, Raisins, Dates & Prunes

For the Pantry

  • Oils (olive, canola, sunflower, black sesame, avocado, coconut)

  • Nutritional yeast 

  • Vinegar (apple cider, balsamic, white)

  • Vegetable stock 

  • Seaweed (nori, wakame, kelp)

  • Dairy free/ dark chocolate 

  • Tomato (diced, crushed, sauce, paste) Prepared vegan soups 

  • Soba noodles 

  • Spices (cumin, coriander,turmeric, cinnamon) 

  • Dried herbs basil, oregano, cayenne, dill, thyme etc 


Plant proteins

  • Chickpeas

  • Lentils 

  • Beans (Red kidney, black, pinto, navy, butter etc)

  • Split peas

  • Mung beans

  • Protein powder (hemp, pea)

  • Tofu (silken & extra firm)

  • Tempeh 

  • Seitan

  • Vegan protein bars

  • Protein powders 

Meat replacements & convenience products

  • Microprotein (eg. Quorn) 

  • Veggie sausages

  • Veggie burgers

  • Veggie schnitzels

  • Textured vegetable protein

  • Ready made meals 

  • Veggie pies

  • Faux fish and prawns

Whole grains

  • Oats, quinoa, cous cous, barley

  • Pastas - wholewheat, mung bean, chickpea

  • Nuts (walnuts, almonds, cashews, unsalted mixed nuts) 

  • Seeds (flax, chia, sesame, sunflower, pumpkin)

  • High fibre wholemeal grainy bread

  • Wholegrain crackers

  • Wholegrain flatbread

  • Flour (wholemeal, chickpea)

For the fridge

  • Tahini, hummus, dips, spreads

  • Nut butters (almond, peanut, cashew, macadamia)

  • Plant based spreads, butters 

  • Plant based cheeses and yoghurts

  • Plant based milks (Soy, Almond, Oat, Rice, etc)

  • Miso

The power to change the world for the better is in our hands - 

what are we going to do with all that power?

Adequate dietary fibre is essential for proper functioning of the gut

and has been related to risk reduction for a number of chronic diseases including heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes

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