Substitution List

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Don’t love celery? Maybe you have an allergy? Whether peaches are just out of season, or whether you just don’t like beets, use this substitution list to swap ingredients.

A

Apple

Options: any variety, pear, grapes (any type), cherries, blackberries, blueberries

Arugula (Rocket)

Options: spinach, kale, watercress

Avocado

Options: roasted veggies (squash, mushroom, eggplant), banana

B

Banana

Option: avocado

Basil

Options: parsley, cilantro, mint

Beets (Beetroot)

Options: red cabbage, tomato, radish

Blueberries

Options: blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, cherries

Bok choy

Options: kale, beet greens, dandelion greens, arugula

Broccoli stalk

Options: celery, cucumber, cauliflower

Broccoli

Options: cauliflower, green cabbage, kale, chard

Butternut squash

Options: pumpkin, carrot, sweet potato, any winter squash

C

Cantaloupe (Rockmelon)

Options: mango, papaya, peach, honeydew melon

Carrots

Options: sweet potato/yam, winter squash, pumpkin, parsnip

Celeriac root

Options: celery, turnip, parsley root, kohlrabi, jicama, daikon

Celery

Options: cucumber, zucchini, jicama

Cherries

Options: raspberries, strawberries, blackberries

Chives

Option: scallions

Cilantro (Coriander)

Options: basil, parsley

Coconut water

Options: water, diluted fresh juice

Collard greens

Options: mustard greens, kale, beet greens, dandelion greens, spinach

Cranberries

Options: cherries, raspberries

Cucumber

Options: celery, zucchini, jicama

D

Dandelion greens

Options: kale, mustard or collard greens, beet greens, chard

F

Fennel

Options: celeriac root, kohlrabi, jicama, daikon, endive

G

Garlic

Option: shallot

Ginger

Option: lemon

Grapefruit

Options: clementine, orange, tangerine, blood orange, star fruit

Green beans

Options: asparagus, kale

Green cabbage

Options: red/purple cabbage, kale, arugula, chard

Green peppers (capsicum)

Options: red or yellow peppers, mushrooms

H

Honeydew (melon)

Options: green grapes, cantaloupe, apple

J

Jalapeno (chili pepper)

Options: any other hot pepper, green bell pepper

K

Kale (Tuscan cabbage)

Options: arugula, spinach, Swiss chard, green cabbage, mustard/collard/beet/turnip greens

Kiwi

Options: mango, orange, tangerine, lime

L

Lemon

Options: ginger

Lime

Options: lemon, orange, clementine/tangerine

M

Mango

Options: papaya, kiwi

Maple syrup

Options: honey

Mint

Options: ginger, sweet basil

O

Onion

Options: garlic, leeks, shallot

Orange

Options: grapefruit, clementine, tangerine, kiwi, mango, papaya

Oregano

Options: sage

P

Parsley

Options: cilantro, kale, arugula

Parsnip

Options: turnip, parsley root, celeriac, carrot

Peaches

Options: nectarines, plums

Pear

Options: apple, celery root, peach, plum, jicama

Pineapple

Options: orange, grapefruit, mango

Pomegranate

Options: pineapple, strawberries

Portobello mushroom

Options: any variety mushroom, eggplant

R

Radish

Options: red cabbage, tomato

Raisins

Options: dried cranberries, figs

Red/purple cabbage

Options: green cabbage, radish, cauliflower, broccoli, radicchio

Romaine

Options: bib lettuce, radicchio, endive, Boston lettuce, green or red leaf lettuce

S

Shallot (eschalot)

Options: garlic, onion

Spinach

Options: kale, chard, romaine lettuce

Strawberries

Options: raspberries, blackberries, cherries

Summer squash

Options: zucchini, cucumber

Swiss chard (silverbeet)

Options: kale, spinach, romaine, mustard/collard/beet/turnip greens, green cabbage, arugula, watercress

T

Tangerine

Options: orange, grapefruit

Thyme

Options: rosemary

Tomato

Options: radish, red pepper, watermelon

W

Watermelon

Options: red grapefruit, cantaloupe, honeydew, tomato, radish

White wine vinegar

Options: red wine vinegar, cider or champagne vinegar, lemon