South Africa

It starts in the cart

This is what I got for R330 (+-$33) today at Pick ‘n Pay supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa:

Healthy grocery shopping South Africa

150 g macadamias, Brazil nuts, pecans
100 g walnuts
3 papaya
800 g strawberries
5 bananas
1 Kg apples
4 grapefruit
2 avocados
200 g mini Italian tomatoes
1 Kg carrots
cauliflower & broccoli
20 g fresh basil
20 g fresh mint
500 g raisins
1 Kg rolled oats
130 g rice cakes

Eating healthy in South Africa

This is what I got from Pick ‘n Pay supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa last Sunday for R300 (+- $30.)

2014.10.05 healthy grocery shopping South Africa

300 g pecans, almonds, macadamias, Brazil nuts
800 g strawberries
2 Kg grapefruit
4 papaya
5 bananas
1 Kg apples
1 lemon
2 avocados
200 g mini Italian tomatoes
2 brinjals / aubergines
cauliflower & broccoli
1 Kg carrots
20 g fresh rocket / arugula
20 g fresh sage
400 g desiccated coconut

Healthy diet South Africa

Here’s what I got for R390 (+- $39) at Pick ‘n Pay in Cape Town, South Africa today.

2014.09.28 healthy grocery shopping South Africa

100 g walnuts
150 g pecans, Brazil, cashews and macadamias
4 papayas
800 g strawberries
5 bananas
1 lemon
1 Kg naartjies / tangerines
1 Kg pink lady apples
2 avocados
200 g mini Italian tomatoes
1 Kg carrots
cauliflower & broccoli
red and white baby cabbage
20 g fresh mint
20 g fresh rocket / arugula
1 Kg rolled oats
1 litre full cream plain yoghurt
200 g cocoa powder

Healthy eating in South Africa

Here’s what I got for R290 (+-$29) at Pick ‘n Pay supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa last Sunday.

Health grocery shopping South Africa

800 g strawberries
3 papaya
7 tangerines / naartjies
1 Cayenne pineapple
5 bananas
1 lemon
1 Kg pink lady apples
200 g mini Italian tomatoes
2 avocados
cauliflower & broccoli
1 Kg carrots
20 g rocket / arugula
3 x 165 ml coconut cream
150 g macadamias, pecans, & Brazil nuts
100 g hazelnuts
6 free range eggs

Healthy living in South Africa

Here’s what I got for R310 (+- $31) last Sunday from Pick ‘n Pay supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa.

2014.09.07 healthy grocery shopping South Africa

250 g walnuts, Brazil nuts, macadamias, cashews, pecans
400 g strawberries
3 papaya
7 narrtjies / tangerines
1.5 Kg pears
1 Queen pineapple
1 Kg apples
5 bananas
1 English cucumber
2 avocados
250 mini Italian tomatoes
1 Kg carrots
2 brinjals
30 g fresh thyme
30 g fresh basil
250 g mushrooms
ground cinnamon refill

Healthy living in South Africa

This is what I got last week for R300 (+-$30) at Pick ‘n Pay Supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa.

2014.08.31 healthy grocery shopping South Africa

200g Macadamia nuts
4 papayas
5 bananas
8 tangeries / naartjies
1 lemon
400 g strawberries
1 Queen pineapple
1.5 Kg pears
1 avocado
500 g raisins
250 g cherry tomatoes
1 Kg carrots
cauliflower and broccoli
30 g fresh basil
30 g fresh mint
1 litre plain full cream yogurt
6 large free-range eggs
1Kg rolled oats
500 g popcorn

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Healthy living South Africa

This is what I got for R320 (+-$32) last Sunday from Pick ‘n Pay supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa.

Healthy grocery shopping South Africa

4 papaya
1 Kg apples
400 g strawberries
1 lemon
1 Queen pineapple
1 Kg naartjies / tangerines
5 bananas
250 g mini Italian tomatoes
2 avocados
1 English cucumber
broccoli
1 Kg carrots
30 g fresh basil
30 g fresh mint
100 ml dried thyme
1 l plain full-cream yogurt
130 g rice cakes
200 g carob powder
400 g tahini sesame butter

This is what my weekly grocery looked like. This provides 6-7 breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. Nothing goes to waste!

This is what I generally keep at home.

How do you manage your shopping?

Healthy living in South Africa

Here’s what I got for R210 (+-$21) at Pick ‘n Pay Supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa.

This will make 6-7 breakfasts, lunches, and dinner, as well as snacks. Nothing goes to waste!

healthy grocery shopping in South Africa

400 g strawberries
4 papaya
1 Queen pineapple
5 bananas
1 Kg Pink Lady apples
1 Kg naartjies / tangerines
1 avocado
1 English cucumber
250 g mini Italian tomatoes
cauliflower and broccoli
1 Kg carrots
30 g fresh mint
30 g fresh Basil
500 g white mushrooms
200 g desiccated coconut

Here’s other stuff what I generally keep at home.

What does your weekly grocery shopping haul look like?

Living healthy in South Africa

This is what I got for R260 / +-$26 from Pick ‘n Pay Supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa.

healthy living South Africa

400g strawberries
3 papaya
1Kg apples
1 Queen pineapple
1Kg naartjies/tangerines
6 x bananas
250g mini Italian tomatoes
1Kg rolled oats
6 Xl free-range eggs
2 x 165ml coconut milk
cauliflower & broccoli
1Kg carrot
English mustard powder

Healthy grocery shopping South Africa

Here’s what I got for R380 (+- $38) from Pick ‘n Pay Supermarket in Cape Town, South Africa.

healthy grocery shopping South Africa

800g Macadamia, Brazil nuts, cashews, large, plain
500g linseed/flax seeds
250g poppy seeds
2 x 165ml coconut milk
400g strawberries
1Kg apples
3 papayas
1 Queen pineapple
5 bananas
1 English cucumber
1Kg naartjies/tangerines
250g mini Italian tomatoes
30g fresh basil
30g fresh mint
400g green beans
1Kg carrots
500g popcorn kernels

= 6-7 breakfasts, 5 packed lunches, 1-2 lunches, and 6-7 dinners.