Shopping list

Suggestions for your regular food shop

Check out our dairy alternatives, meat alternatives, and other pages under this Try Vegan section for suggestions of what to buy as well.

  • Fruit and vegetables. Stock up on lots! You could try a local farmers market for good value.
  • Grains - pasta, rice, cous cous, quinoa, noodles (check they don't contain egg). A base to many meals and great to have in stock.
  • Nuts and seeds - cashews, almonds, walnuts etc plus pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds.
  • Beans - tinned or get dried beans. Kidney beans, chickpeas, black beans, pinto beans, etc. Baked beans for breakfasts.
  • Tinned/shelf foods - such as chopped tomatoes, sweet corn, coconut cream (for use in curries), curry pastes
  • Chilled foods - tofu, tempeh, vegan sausages and burgers, falafel mix, dairy free yoghurt's, dairy free margarine etc can all be found in the fridge.
  • Frozen foods - Fry's brand of vegan sausages and more are found in the freezer along with many other vegan options, usually in the same location. Vegan ice creams for a sweet treat. Vegan Pastry (New Way or Homebrand)
  • Hummus, tahini, and dips - many varieties are found in the fridge.
  • Milks - if you like milk in tea/coffee or enjoy cereal for breakfast then add plant based milks to your list.
  • Breakfast cereals/oats. Check labels as some cereals do contain milk or honey.
  • Bread/pita/crackers. Great for lunches with hummus
  • Toiletries and household products - many products are vegan friendly in supermarkets, always check for a cruelty free label and ingredients as some things can even contain milk!