A southeast Asian fruit that mimics the texture of pulled pork is a great alternative for vegetarians, or those looking to eat less meat. Look for canned young jackfruit in brine for savory applications. You can use it as a meat substitute in tacos or sandwiches.


A low-calorie source of iodine and other vitamins and minerals. Seaweed comes in many varieties and has a salty, under-the-sea flavor that is a perfect complement to soups, salads, and rice dishes.

Cauliflower Rice

Crumbled and cooked cauliflower florets have fewer calories and more fiber than traditional white rice, making it a smart choice for those watching their carbohydrate intake.

Dragon Fruit

This exotic looking fruit is a member of the cactus family. Cut it up and serve as a side or add to salsa for a unique spin on tacos.


A blue-green algae harvested from tropical lakes, spirulina is a source of vitamins, minerals, and plant-based protein and can be easily added to drinks, smoothies, desserts and teas such as Pure Leaf®.

Maca Root

Most commonly found in powder form, it has an earthy, nutty flavor. Use in baked goods or drinks to add nutrients and protein.