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Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Dried thyme
Thyme is a particularly healthy spice because of its essential thyme oil. Thanks to its long shelf life, the dried variety is especially popular. Water 7.8%  79/11/09  LA 1:1 ALA

Natural vanilla extract - Vanilla planifolia: vials and vanilla pods next to it.

Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is usually artificial. The nutritional information provided for this ingredient is based on natural vanilla extract; it contains 35 % alcohol. Water 52.6%  99/00/00  LA : ALA

Two fennel tubers, one cut open - Foeniculum vulgare.

Fennel bulb
Fennel, which tastes sweet and a little like anise, is used, for example, raw in salads and cooked in vegetable and fish dishes. Water 90.2%  84/14/02  LA : ALA

Wooden bowl with buckwheat filled on dark wooden table - Fagopyrum esculentum Moench.

Buckwheat
Buckwheat is gluten-free, and in studies with diabetic rats, it has been shown to be effective in decreasing elevated blood sugar levels. Water 9.8%  81/15/04  LA : ALA

Yellow mustard seeds on a spoon.

Yellow mustard seed
The seeds in white mustard are actually a smooth pale yellow. These are known as yellow mustard seed and taste spicy after they come into contact with liquids. Water 5.7%  39/28/32  LA 1:1 ALA

Light, home-made almond puree in glass jar, with almonds next to it.

White almond butter
As traditional almond butter contains only pressed almonds, it contains almond oil as well as the same fiber and protein as the nuts.   13/25/62  LA : ALA

Pineapple in large plantation in the growing area - Ananas comosus.

Pineapple
Raw, ripe pineapple is juicy and has a sweet and tart flavor. Pineapple is great as a fruit, dessert, in cake, or as an ingredient in savory dishes. Water 86.0%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Granulated sugar (sugar), coarse-grained, on tablespoon, including writing "diabetes".

Sugar, granulated
Granulated sugar is the common form of white (refined) sugar made from sugar cane or sugar beet. See text for more information about forms and uses. Water 0.0%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Chili flakes (Capsicum annuum), a small pile on a white background.

Chili flakes
Chili flakes are available with or without seeds. Similar to chili powder, they are used to increase the spiciness of a wide range of dishes, sauces, and dips. Water 7.2%  81/12/07  LA !:0 ALA

Cocoa powder, raw, unsweetened in a mortar of white ceramic with pestle.

Cocoa powder (cocoa, not cocao) raw?
Unsweetened cocoa is available either raw (cacao or cocoa powder, not cocao) or roasted. Raw powder is lighter in color than processed (alkalized) powder. Water 3.0%  63/21/15  LA : ALA

Garlic granules and garlic powder in two dark containers with garlic lying around.

Garlic powder or granules
Although not quite as natural, garlic powder or garlic granules is a handy alternative to garlic. It is at least five times more concentrated than fresh garlic. Water 6.4%  81/18/01  LA : ALA

A bag of ground ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Ground ginger
Ground ginger is very popular in spice mixtures, where it is used in order to make dishes spicier and for its medicinal ingredients. Water 9.9%  84/11/05  LA 3:1 ALA

Citrus sautee and grated lemon with lemon rasps in square ceramic bowl.

Lemon peel
Lemon peel has a delicious flavor. It is used in dishes either whole or grated. Make sure to only use the peel of organic citrus fruits. Water 81.6%  90/08/02  LA : ALA

Flakes, coarse and finely ground, vegan (can be heated): whole wheat flour

Whole wheat flour
Baked goods made from whole wheat flour have a nuttier taste and heavier texture as compared to white flour products; however, the dough doesn’t rise as much. Water 10.7%  82/15/03  LA : ALA

Young woman in bathrobe drinking coconut water with straw directly from coconut.

Coconut water
Coconut water is a good thirst quencher. It is 95% water and 4% carbohydrates and is low in calories and fat. The coconut water from young coconuts is best. Water 95.0%  80/16/04  LA : ALA

Coconut meat, raw - Cocos nucifera: Two halves show the coconut meat. Behind it ornament.

Coconut
Fresh coconut eaten raw tastes especially good as a small snack. You can also grate it and use it to top fruit salads, desserts, or hearty dishes. Water 47.0%  29/06/64  LA : ALA

Young woman smells fresh broccoli with stalk. Brassica oleracea var. Italica.

Broccoli
Broccoli has a mild, slightly bitter flavor that goes well with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. The florets, stalk, and leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Water 89.3%  68/29/04  LA : ALA

Kiwi, green, - Actinidia deliciosa - hanging on kiwi plant ripe for harvesting.

Kiwi
Green kiwis are known for their sweet and sour taste and aren’t just for eating raw. Kiwi juice, kiwi jam, and kiwi cake are also popular. Water 83.1%  90/07/03  LA : ALA

Mung bean sprouts, raw - Vigna radiata: basket full, with mung beans to the left.

Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
Mung beans have a mildly sweet taste and are easy to digest. The raw sprouts are rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Water 90.4%  65/33/02  LA : ALA

Vanilla powder (ground vanilla) in a heap on a white surface and two vanilla pods.

Ground vanilla
Vanilla powder is obtained by grinding vanilla seeds, which lose a lot of flavor in the process. It is better to use vanilla extract. Water 10.2%  92/04/04  LA : ALA

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