Meghan Markle Always Keeps Her Fridge Stocked with These 5 Things

While working on a photo shoot for Good Housekeeping in August 2016, Meghan Markle shared details about what she kept stocked in her fridge.

Markle definitely has an infectious and upbeat energy about herself in the behind-the-scenes footage, which may have been attributed to a special someone in her life. She and Prince Harry had their first date at the beginning of July 2016, approximately six weeks before Markle appeared in the video.

Keep reading to learn what foods Markle said she always kept stocked in her refrigerator. She likely has all of these items in the fridge she nows shares with Prince Harry.

1. Carrots

Markle said she always keeps carrots in her fridge. “I love them and so does my dog, Boggart, strangely,” she told Good Housekeeping. Bogart is one of Markle’s dogs — she has another dog, a beagle named Guy — that’s been in her life since before she met Prince Harry. She and Prince Harry share a black Labrador retriever together, named Oz, who they adopted in 2018.

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Meghan Markle |Ben Stansall – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Ellen DeGeneres played a role in Markle adopting Bogart. “I was in LA and I went to this dog rescue [shelter] and they had gotten him and his brother,” Markle told Best Health in 2016. “So I saw him and I was sitting there with him and then Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi walk in. Now, I don’t now her, but Ellen goes ‘Is that your dog?’ And I said, ‘No,’ and she’s like, ‘You have to take that dog.’ And I said, ‘Well, I’m deciding.’ And she’s like, ‘Rescue the dog! It’s sort of like if Oprah tells you to do something,” she said.

“I’m sitting there holding him and she’s like ‘Have you thought of a name for him yet?’ And I said, ‘Well, I think I’d name him Bogart,’ and she’s like ‘You’re taking the dog home.’ And she walks outside to get into her car but instead of getting in she turns around and comes and taps on the window glass and she yells ‘Take the dog!’ And so I brought him home. Because Ellen told me to,” she added.

2. Hummus

What doesn’t go better with carrots than the protein-rich dip, hummus? Markle said she keeps hummus, a dish that originated in the Middle East, in her fridge. We’re guessing she likes to dip carrots in hummus for a healthy and yummy snack.

3. Chia seed pudding

Markle, known to be a foodie herself — that’s why her character on Suits loved food because Markle did in real life — likes to cook and try new dishes. Remember her now-defunct lifestyle blog, The Tig? She interviewed Michelin starred chefs as well as up and comers in the food industry. So she probably picked up some great cooking tips along the way.

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Meghan Markle and chef Clare Smyth | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

One recipe Markle said she returns to again and again is one for chia seed pudding. In the video, she says, “I make [chia seed pudding] every single week.” It’s “so easy, so good.”

She even posted her recipe on her now-deleted Instagram page. Here’s the recipe she shared: “Homemade chia seed pudding (2 cups almond milk + 1 cup chia seeds. Add cinnamon, vanilla extract & a little agave. Stir and store overnight in fridge. Top with berries and coconut. ) @_thetig #afternoonsnack”

Markle recommended topping chia seed pudding with coconut and berries, according to Refinery29.

4. Almond milk

She told Good Housekeeping “almond milk for sure” is in her fridge. It’s no wonder Markle said she always kept almond milk stocked in her fridge. It’s a necessary ingredient in her chia seed pudding recipe. Plus, it’s a good source of protein and a great dairy milk alternative for those who are lactose intolerant.

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Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle | Tim P. Whitby – Pool/Getty Images

5. Green juice

Last but not least, Markle told the publication green juice is always in her fridge. Judging by the green juice and Markle’s other fridge must-haves, it’s clear she’s a healthy eater. And with a grueling schedule — first TV sets, now royal duties — Markle needs all the nutrients she can get to stay energized.