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Diced tomatoes, canned: fresh tomatoes on the left, a can of diced tomatoes on the right.

Diced tomatoes, canned
Diced tomatoes in a can are usually preserved by heating, and the consistency depends on the respective product. Look for higher quality brands. Water 89.4%  79/18/03  LA : ALA

Two kohlrabi freshly harvested plus one cut open. - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is a vegetable commonly grown and eaten in the German-speaking countries. It is similar in taste to broccoli and is eaten raw or cooked. Water 91.0%  78/21/01  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, white pepper (Piper nigrum)

White pepper
White pepper: read about the differences between green, white, black and red pepper in the link. Pepper owes its spicy heat primarily to the alkaloid piperine. Water 11.4%  85/13/03  LA : ALA

Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea). A variety of peanut cultivars laid out on a blue cloth. Some of the varieties are quite different when it comes to size.

Peanuts
Originating in the Andes, peanuts are not true nuts according to the botanical definition. They can be eaten raw and are rich in protein and magnesium. Water 6.5%  18/28/54  LA !:0 ALA

Arugula, raw (Eruca sativa): arugula growing wild on a meadow

Arugula
Arugula is used raw, primarily as a salad or, for example, as an ingredient in pesto. The bitter, almost sharp taste is reminiscent of cress and walnuts. Water 91.7%  53/37/10  LA 1:1 ALA

Red cabbage resp. blue kraut, raw - Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group), cut open on a table

Red cabbage
Red cabbage can be used both raw in a salad and cooked for other dishes. It is especially popular because of its mild sweet taste. Water 90.4%  82/16/02  LA : ALA

A young couple is tasting red table wine during a wine tasting.

Red table wine
Red table wine is enjoyed as an alcoholic beverage and is used in the kitchen, where it is especially popular for use as a cooking liquid and in marinades. Water 86.5%  97/03/00  LA : ALA

Coconut milk in a coconut shell. Coconut milk has a naturally high fat content and can also easily be prepared at home.

Coconut milk
Coconut milk, not to be confused with coconut water, is a common substitute for dairy milk. It is preserved by means of ultra-high temperature processing. Water 72.9%  11/08/82  LA : ALA

Hemp seeds, peeled, raw - Cannabis sativa - in white porcelain bowl with wooden spoon.

Hemp seed, shelled
Raw hemp seeds have a slightly nutty flavor and contain all of the essential amino acids. The shelled variety is preferred for baked goods and muesli. Water 5.5%  09/37/54  LA 3:1 ALA

Black olives, pitted on wooden spoons, next to a glass bottle with olive oil.

Black olive
Black olives are picked when they are ripe. Olives are often no longer raw when you buy them, even though you can cure them yourself. See text. Water 51.8%  19/05/77  LA 11:1 ALA

Bowl of safflower oil on the left and the fresh flowers on the right. The oil is extracted from the seeds.

Safflower oil
Safflower oil is available with either low or high levels of oleic acid. It can be used for steaming foods briefly or for salads and is also used in medicine. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA !:0 ALA

Fruits: raw, untreated: blueberries, raw – (Vaccinium spp.)

Blueberry, raw
Blueberries have a high antioxidant potential, and it is said that they also have properties which can reduce the risk of cancer and strokes. Water 84.2%  93/05/02  LA : ALA

Cabbage (white cabbage), raw - Brassica oleracea, whole and cut open on a white surface.

Cabbage
White cabbage is used as both a food, as well as in medicine (e.g., for stomach or digestive problems). It consists of more than 90 % water. Water 92.2%  81/18/01  LA : ALA

Coconut milk is pulp mashed with water, here in bottle, next to coconut and pieces.

Coconut milk, raw
Coconut milk has a nutty, fruity flavor. It is used not only in desserts, but is a common ingredient in Asian dishes. Water 67.6%  17/07/75  LA : ALA

Bowl with coarsely ground green spelt

Green spelt, coarsely ground
Coarsely ground green spelt is made from unripened spelt wheat that is harvested, dried over a beechwood fire, and coarsely ground. Water 10.6%  84/13/03  LA : ALA

A carafe containing dark pumpkin seed oil with pumpkin seeds to the left and a pumpkin to the right.

Pumpkin seed oil
Pumpkin seed oil has a greenish-brown color and an aromatic nutty flavor. It contains high levels of linoleic acid and phytosterols.   00/00/100  LA 102:1 ALA

Garam masala (Indian spice mix)
Garam masala is an Indian spice mix that contains black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, and cumin. Water 11.6%  68/14/19  LA 8:1 ALA

Sumac, Gerber Sumac (spice) - Rhus coriaria, piled on blue surface.

Sumac
Sumac is a tangy, lemony spice found primarily in Middle Eastern spice mixes. Read in the link about important things to know when purchasing and using sumac.   75/05/20  LA : ALA

Apricot dried, raw, no sulfur - Prunus armeniaca: brown, not red-orange are apricots if they are dried without sulfur.

Apricot dried, raw, no sulfur
Dried apricots are nutritious and you can buy kinds that haven’t been treated with sulfur dioxide. Although more brown in color, they are free of preservatives. Water 30.9%  94/05/01  LA : ALA

Vegan vegetable broth — extra low in salt — in a white ceramic bowl,  ingredients in the background.

Low-salt vegetable broth
In contrast to most vegetable broths, this version contains very little salt. And it can be prepared in just a few steps. Water 95.0%  85/13/02  LA : ALA

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