• Cottage cheese
  • Feta or Goats cheese – keeps well wrapped tightly in cling film if you only use a bit of the block
  • Crowdie (a Highland soft cheese, available from Scottish grocers or Scotmid)
  • Quark / low fat cheese spread
  • Free range eggs, organic if possible
  • Tofu, tempeh (available from Real Foods)
  • Low fat natural yoghurt, can be flavoured with chopped fresh fruit
  • Peanut butter or other nut / seed butters, to be eaten in moderation
  • Hoummus (or make your own)
  • Vegemite / Marmite – source of B vitamins
  • Olives, for nibbling and to flavour dishes
  • Sundried tomatoes
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Mustard
  • Extra virgin olive and/or rapeseed and/or coconut oils
  • Rye or pumpernickel bread or wholemeal pita bread (lovely toasted with a filling)
  • Ryvitas (nice with cottage cheese or hommous)
  • Oatcakes
  • Porridge oats (jumbo is best), Dorset cereals muesli
  • Cous cous, millet, quinoa, brown rice, wholemeal pasta (brown spaghetti is lovely with a flavoursome tomato sauce), bulghur wheat
  • Fig rolls or Soreen malt loaf (unbuttered) as healthier option for sweet biscuits
  • Rocket, watercress or other green leaves
  • Herbs (parsley, basil, coriander etc) to flavour dishes
  • Alfalfa or cress sprouts (or grow your own)
  • Courgette, Spring onions, onions, cucumber, carrots, brocolli, cabbage, mushrooms
  • Red peppers, raw or can be roasted
  • Avocado – ripen at home
  • Tomatoes – keep out of the fridge to ripen
  • Lemons, limes, for flavouring dishes and glasses of water
  • Apples, Bananas
  • Seasonal fruit – freeze berries in summer for smoothies in winter. Or simply buy frozen berries
  • Garlic / ginger
  • Coconut milk, tinned tomatoes, sweetcorn
  • Tinned kidney beans, chick peas, butter beans etc – or prepare pulses from scratch
  • Soup mix, red lentils
  • Dried apricots / apples for snacking
  • Dried cranberries, try on porridge
  • Raw almonds, cashews, brazil nuts, walnuts, pinenuts
  • Sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds
  • Semi-skimmed milk, oatmilk or rice dream
  • Vegetable stock, look for Marigold Boullion powder in healthy aisle and use half amount recommended
  • Light soy sauce, sesame oil
  • Butter, unsalted (healthier than margarine)
  • Herbal teas including green tea, peppermint tea
  • Local honey or agave nectar
  • Frozen soy beans, peas, chopped vegetables
  • Fish or meat in unprocessed form (i.e. salmon, steak etc), tinned tuna, herring, mackerel
    If buying chicken, buy free range, and preferably organic