A Health Coach Shares Her Circuit Breaker Grocery List For Healthy Eating
Hunkered down at home, it's easy to get caught in the cycle of bad eating habits. But if there's any time to eat well and nourish your body, it's now (and thereafter, we hope). You want to burst through the front door in your best form when the measures are lifted.
Take a cue from from Singapore-based health coach and founder of Hello Balance, Katie Dewhurst. Here, she suggests healthy snack alternatives, where to get quality ingredients from and what to get from her favourite stores. Everything can be found online and delivered right to your doorstep, so ehm, no excuses? Follow suit or use it as a guide.
Healthy Alternatives to Your Favourite Binge-Worthy Foods
Instead of... Have
Cheez-it/Goldfish Julian Bakery parmesan flax crisps
Chocolate chips Cacao nibs
Sandwich bread Sourdough (Tip: Freeze slices you don't use)
Crackers Paleo Pure Keto Crackers
Flour-based cookies Bakening's flour and refined sugar-free cookies, or lean into all the extra time you have at home to learn how to bake without inflammatory ingredients.
For Clean Proteins
The Meat Club: Grass Fed, Hormone-Free, Antibiotic-Free, Gluten-Free; Australian subscription-based protein delivery.
Little Farms: Opt for the grass-fed meats, organic-free poultry and wild fish when you can!
The Fish Wives: Some of the best quality fish, as well as other proteins and pantry items.
From Little Farms
o All the veggies: Lebanese cucumbers, jalapeños, onions, garlic, arugula, kale, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potato, bell peppers, mushrooms, beetroot, asparagus, cabbage, spinach etc. (you want plant diversity in your diet for a healthy gut)
oAll the fruits: Lemons, limes, bananas, seasonal fruits (I avoid dried fruits)
o Collagen: Vanilla, Chocolate, Unflavoured