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Well, the pandemic has finally made us lookout for only important things in our life, food, shelter and clothing. However, we are not discussing anything about clothing and shelter as this article serves only with a healthy list of groceries you need during this quarantine.
Have you realized that you have enough time, actually more than enough, to adopt a healthy lifestyle and boost your immunity? Agreed, you cannot have all the healthy raw or canned food items available as the eCommerce is shut down partially while completely closed in some areas. But you can stock up necessary healthy grocery items to your pantry from your nearest grocery stores. Moreover, you need to have a healthy diet that contributes some energy to your body to fight against infections, especially during this critical time.
Wondering what foods serve the best with high nutrients, proteins and vitamins for you? Well, this article is a complete guide for your healthy quarantine grocery list. So, shall we dive into the list without ado?
Healthy Grocery List you Need during Quarantine
As visits to grocery are limited due to the lockdown, you might be in a hurry to pack too much as possible to keep your pantry full. But, remember to buy only the things you needed for a month or week so that you will be helping others to access their basic needs. Just purchase some of the items that you and your family need to fight hunger and grow your immunity during this epidemic staying at home.
Fruits and Vegetables
As we are talking only about the healthy grocery list, the important items you need to pack is fresh fruits and vegetables. The refrigerators help you to preserve the fresh veggies and fruits for almost a week or longer. So, try picking up your favorite fruits and veggies you think would stay longer. Let us help you in picking those…
Fruits & Veggies
- Sweet Potatoes
- The list goes on
All these foods have their own benefits of providing useful vitamins and proteins to your body. Pick up some of those required for a week to keep yourselves healthy. Also, do not forget to wash them neatly to get rid of sodium content added externally.
Other Foods for your Freezer
Other than fruits and veggies, you need to stock up your pantry with useful protein and fiber-rich foods. Make the most of your freezer and fill it up with wheat bread, almonds, raisins, cashews, peanuts, cheese, eggs, and some dark chocolates to relieve from lockdown stress. Get dairy products such as milk, curd however these do not long many days. So, rather than putting in some deeply fried chips or nachos, try placing incredible dry fruits that are going to give you some health.
If you are too conscious about your health, then smoothies, shakes and cakes will serve you the best. Get some vanilla essence, milk cream, honey, nuts etc. to treat yourself with a mouthwatering recipe.
Spices & Essentials
You might not have the time to prepare your own food during non-lockdown days, but now you have plenty of it. So, why not try to cook your own food and make some new delicious yet healthy recipes for you and your family? Now, you need some essentials like oils, flours, spices, and basic sugar and salt. Prepare a list of what you would need for your daily cooking needs and get them to your kitchen. But remember to avoid deeply oil fried recipes which are not recommended for a healthy diet.
However, you need to take good care while consuming your food. The anxiety and stress during this lockdown might result in overeating and alcohol consumption, which are harmful to your health. So avoid them as much as possible and never forget to hydrate yourself with plenty of water.