Plant-based grocery shopping list

Plant-based grocery shopping list

If you're wondering what plant foods to put in your shopping cart at the supermarket, you'll want to bookmark this post

If you’re doing Veganuary, or delving into a plant-based diet for the first time you’re probably wondering where to start when you head to the supermarket. Fear not - I’ve got you! Below are the foods you will want to earmark and fill your shopping trolley with.


Fresh produce:

  • Kale, broccoli, onion, garlic, spinach, sweet potato, bell peppers, mushroom, asparagus, cabbage
  • Okra, butternut squash, tomato, cauliflower, avocado, plantain, berries, mango, bananas
  • Pineapple, watermelon, apples, grapes and dates


  • Lentils, kidney beans, chickpeas, black beans, soybeans, peas, pinto beans, haricot beans, cannellini beans and adzuki beans

Nuts, seeds and dried fruit:

  • Chia seeds, hemp seeds, flaxseeds (ground for optimal absorption), pumpkin seeds, cashews, almonds, raisins, dried apricot

Whole grains:

  • Barley, brown/wild rice, quinoa, bulgur, oatmeal, wholegrain pasta, legume pasta, buckwheat, bulgurwheat

Plant-based milks


  • Soy sauce, coconut aminos, hummus, sweet chilli, olive oil, avocado oil, balsamic vinegar

Herbs and spices:

  • Oregano, cinnamon, black pepper, paprika, turmeric, basil, rosemary, chilli flakes, parsley, sea salt, nutmeg, all spice, cumin, thyme, bay leaves

Plant-based protein:

  • Tofu, tempeh, pea protein, brown rice protein, hemp protein

Save this shopping list for the next time you head to the supermarket, and you’ll have a solid foundation for recipes you can look to create as you start to get comfortable with eating more plant-based foods.