A grocery list is very personal to each person; no two grocery lists will look the same since every list is made according to the person needs and wants. However, as different as they may be, there are a few essentials every grocery list should have. We are here to give you a complete run down for your grocery essentials to make shopping much simpler and exciting:
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES:
Fruits and vegetable should be a staple for any grocery list. While you might wander around the store and get yourself some junk food, the greens and fruits should also be in your cart. It is a necessary to have fruits and vegetables so you can whip yourself a whole meal that is healthy and is packed with nutrients.
MEAT AND FISH:
This one is for the meat lovers or sea food fanatics. Every person’s list should have some kind of meat on their list as it is a great source of protein. We would prefer not to get a lot of fresh meat in one go unless you will cook it in three days due to health reasons.
Every person should have basic baking goods on their list like eggs, flour, sugar and baking powder. They might not seem very important things to have, but they are quite essential and can come in handy for all your sweet cravings.
Canned essentials like pickles, olives, canned tuna and pizza sauce are also important to have in your cart while grocery shopping. They will not only make your life easier, but can also be preserved for a long period of time in your fridge. Canned essentials may come in handy during your evening snack or can be added to the meals you cook. Having these canned essentials will get your kitchen completely stocked up.
SPICES AND SEASONING:
One of the most important things to have on your list is spices and seasonings. They add flavor to your meals and can be stored in your kitchen cabinets for a significant amount of time. The most important spices are salt, pepper, red chili powder, paprika and other kinds of herbs.
These are all the essentials you must add in your cart next time you go grocery shopping. We are sure these will come in handy and your kitchen would be stocked up at all times.
Being a Pakistani, food has always been my comforter, be it me getting happy over a happy meal or my father asking me to go to school just to get sweets in return. Food is not just about eating, its a sentiment that connects people with each other. I started writing for Food Tribune because of my love for food.