Your Pantry

Let's get straight into our Pantries…

Adding the following foods into our pantry is an amazing foundation to all our meals. I just couldn't live without:

Magic Foods

Unpasteurised brown miso paste (full of all the Vit B's you need)

Umeboshi plums

Kuzu (use as a thickening agent)

Shitake mushrooms (when really stressed & you need to calm down, take before sleeping in hot water)

Kombu, arame & wakame seaweeds (great for your hair, nails & skin)

Whole Grains:

Organic brown rice, millet, barley, whole organic oats.

Grain Products:

Udon & Soba noodles, mochi & sour dough (whole wheat not white flour).

Beans:

Adzuki Beans (the Queen of all beans for Women), lentils, chick peas, black beans, pinto and kidney beans.

Heart of grains
Sea Salt:

This should be moist & slightly grey in colour. No bleach or chemicals added. Throw away all other salt it just hardens your arteries.

Vegetables:

What ever is in season.

Fruits:

Small amounts of seasonal fruits.

Seeds:

Sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds.

Nuts:

Small handful of tamari almonds. Cashew nuts make you cranky!

Oils:

Sesame oil, bran oil & olive oil (do not cook with olive oil).

Seasonings:

Tamari (used for cooking with), Shoyu (season after cooking/used as a dipping sauce), mirin, rice cooking wine, umeboshi vinegar.

Sweeteners:

Barley malt & rice malt.

Spreads:

Tahini.

Crisps:

Sea salt crisps / sea salt pop corn.

Crackers:

A variety of rice crackers.

Wraps:

Spinach, spelt & corn wraps.

 

Grains