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 savoury 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 flavour 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 Leafᵀᴹ.

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.