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No Meat May shopping list

The No Meat May team recommend the products you'll need to help you power through the month.

Plenty of fruit and veg

Fresh produce in season

  • Leafy greens (spinach, kale, swiss chard, bok choy, rocket)
  • Broccoli, green beans, Brussels 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)
  • Chilli peppers (jalapeno, serrano, habanero)
  • Fresh herbs (coriander, basil, parsley, mint, rosemary, thyme, dill)

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)
  • Bananas
  • Pineapples
  • 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 chocolate
  • Tomato (diced, crushed, sauce, paste)
  • Prepared vegan soups
  • Soba noodles
  • Spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon)
  • Dried herbs (basil, oregano, cayenne etc)

High protein foods

Plant proteins

  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Beans (Red kidney, black, pinto, navy, butter etc)
  • Split peas
  • Mung beans
  • Protein powder (hemp, pea)
  • Tofu (silken and extra firm)
  • Tempeh
  • Seitan
  • Vegan  protein bars
  • Protein powders

Meat replacements and convenience products

  • Microprotein (eg. Quorn)
  • Veggie sausages
  • Veggie burgers
  • Veggie schnitzels
  • Textured vegetable protein
  • Ready made meals
  • Veggie pies
  • Faux fish, 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 flat bread
  • Flour (wholemeal, chickpea)

For the fridge

  • Tahini
  • Hummus
  • Dips
  • Spreads
  • Nut butters (almond, peanut, cashew, macadamia)
  • Plant based spreads and butters
  • Plant based cheeses
  • Plant-based yoghurts
  • Plant based milks (soy, almond, oat, rice, etc)
  • Miso

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No Meat May is a registered Australian charity that challenges people to eliminate meat from their diets for 31 days, for four big reasons: health, environment, animals, and food security.

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