Naturopath Melbourne – Pantry List

PANTRY ESSENTIALS As a parent, you want to choose nutritious foods that are naturally full of goodness.  Having a well- stocked pantry is your first step on the journey to eliminating processed foods from your cupboard.  It may seem a little daunting at first but once you begin the process of swapping your staples for healthier alternatives, the rest will fall into place.  Of course you don’t have to stock all of these suggestions.

Canned food

  • Sirena Tuna
  • Organic Tomatoes
  • Organic Chickpeas – easily whipped into a tasty hummus or used in soups, casseroles or salads.
  • Organic lentils – add to soup, casseroles or salads
  • Coconut milk or cream


  • Spelt flour
  • Amaranth flour
  • Quinoa flour
  • Buckwheat flour

 Nuts & Seeds

  • Nut butter
  • Peanut butter (no added sugar or oil)
  • Raw or activated nuts
  • Raw or activated sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds (pepitas), flaxseeds (linseeds), sesame seeds.


  • Pure maple syrup
  • Raw honey
  • Coconut sugar

Packaged foods (yes you are allowed some)!

  • Quinoa flakes
  • Traditional Oats
  • Taco Shells
  • Plain Pappadoms
  • Wholemeal spelt flour, coconut flour, quinoa flour, buckwheat flour
  • Popping Corn, not pre-packaged
  • Rice, a variety of brown, wild and basmati.


Oil for cooking food:
  • Coconut oil
  • Rice bran oil

Oil for pouring over food – (keep these refrigerated):

  • Cold pressed oil nut oils
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Extra virgin olive oil


  • Balsamic vinegar
  • White wine vinegar
  • Apple cider vinegar


  • Himalayan Sea Salt or Maldon Sea Salt.
  • Tahini
  • Peanut Butter
  • Nutella
  • Vegemite
  • A good selection of herbs and spices to add to cooking.

Salt and Spices

  • Celtic sea salt
  • Himalayan sea salt
  • Whole black peppercorns
  • Cumin seeds
  • Caraway seeds
  • Cinnamon
  • Vanilla beans


These ingredients are available in most supermarkets.

Fridge Checklist

  • Organic butter
  • Good quality cheese
  • Feta
  • Ricotta
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Pot set natural yoghurt and Greek yoghurt
  • Organic free range eggs, never caged
  • Whole egg full fat mayonnaise
  • Organic full cream milk/Soy milk/
  • Raw unsalted nuts and seeds
  • Flaked almonds
  • Nut butters
  • French mustard
  • Fresh seasonal fruit including avocado, bananas, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, passionfruit, mango, tomato, avocado, apples, oranges and mandarines,
  • Fresh seasonal vegetables including carrots, corn, cucumber, kale, broccoli, pumpkin, sweet potato, potato, fresh ginger, fresh garlic, onion, red onion, Spinach, silverbeet and peppers.
  • Fresh herbs – Lemongrass, flat-leaf parsley, coriander, Thyme, mint and basil


  • A section of lean meat, grass fed and organic if possible

Freezer Checklist

  • Organic Berries
  • Organic peas
  • Fruit (banana’s)
  • Individually wrapped chicken breasts
  • Selection of lean meat (beef, lamb, sausages, pork)
  • Emergency meals such as bolognaise sauce, soup and chicken.
  • Bone broth (ice-cube trays)
  • Treats (home-made ice-cream, muffins, cupcakes and cakes)

Utensil Checklist

  • Cast iron and steel saucepans
  • Food processor/bender/coffee grinder
  • Stick blender
  • Metal drink bottles, lunchboxes and thermoses
  • Glass jars for storage
  • Beeswax covers
  • Parchment baking paper
  • Wooden spoons
  • Slow cooker
  • Wooden chopping boards
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