Substitution List

Item Substitution
Apple Any variety, pear, red grapes, black grapes, cherries, blackberries, blueberries
Arugula (Rocket) Spinach, kale, watercress
Avocado Roasted veggies (squash, mushroom, eggplant), banana, olive
Banana Avocado
Basil Parsley, cilantro, mint
Beets (Beetroot) Golden beets, red cabbage, tomato, radish
Blueberries Blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, cherries
Bok Choy Kale, beet greens, dandelion greens
Broccoli stalk Celery, cucumber, cauliflower
Broccoli Cauliflower, green cabbage
Butternut squash Pumpkin, carrot, sweet potato, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, delicata squash, Hubbard squash
Cantaloupe (Rockmelon) Mango, papaya, peach
Carrots Sweet potato/yam, winter squash, pumpkin, parsnip
Celeriac root Celery, turnip, parsley root, kohlrabi, jicama, daikon
Celery Cucumber, zucchini, jicama
Cherries Raspberries, strawberries, blackberries
Chives Scallion
Cilantro (Coriander) Basil, parsley
Coconut water Water, diluted fresh juice
Collard Greens Mustard greens, kale, beet greens, dandelion greens
Cranberries Cherries, raspberries
Cucumber Celery, zucchini, jicama
Dandelion Greens Kale, mustard or collard greens, beet greens
Eggplant Mushrooms
Fennel Celeriac root, kohlrabi, jicama, daikon, endive
Garlic Shallot
Ginger Lemon
Grapefruit Another variety of grapefruit, clementine, orange, tangerine, blood orange, star fruit
Green Beans Asparagus, long bean, french bean
Green cabbage Red/purple cabbage, kale, arugula, watercress, endive
Green peppers (Capsicum) Red or yellow peppers, mushrooms
Honeydew (Melon) Green grapes, avocado
Jalapeno (Chili pepper) Serrano pepper, yellow wax pepper, chile pepper of choice
Kale (Tuscan cabbage) Arugula, watercress, spinach, Swiss chard, green cabbage, mustard/collard/beet/turnip greens
Kiwifruit Mango, orange, tangerine, lime
Lemon Ginger
Lime Lemon, orange, clementine/tangerine
Mango Papaya, kiwifruit
Maple Syrup Honey
Mint Ginger, sweet basil
Onion Garlic, leeks, shallot
Orange Grapefruit, clementine, tangerine, kiwifruit, mango, papaya
Oregano Sage
Parsley Cilantro, kale, arugula
Parsnips Turnip, parsley root, celeriac root
Peaches Nectarines, plums
Pear Apple, celery root, peach, plum
Pineapple Orange, grapefruit, mango
Pomegranate Pineapple, strawberries
Portobello Mushroom Any variety mushroom, eggplant
Radish Red cabbage, tomato
Raisins Dried cranberries, figs
Red/purple cabbage Green cabbage, radish, cauliflower, broccoli, radicchio
Romaine Bib lettuce, radicchio, endive, Boston lettuce, green or red leaf lettuce
Shallot (Eschalot) Garlic, onion
Spinach Kale, Swiss chard, romaine lettuce
Strawberries Raspberries, blackberries, cherries
Summer Squash Zucchini, cucumber
Swiss Chard (Silverbeet) Kale, spinach, romaine, mustard/collard/beet/turnip greens, green cabbage, arugula, watercress
Tangerines Orange, grapefruit
Thyme Rosemary
Tomato Radish, red pepper, watermelon
Watermelon Red grapefruit, cantaloupe, honeydew, tomato, radish
White Wine vinegar Red wine vinegar, cider or champagne vinegar