When it comes to creating flavorful dishes with complexity and depth, spices, seasoning blends, and condiments are crucial components to include in your cooking. Think of your favorite prepared meal; unless you’re someone who only enjoys plain steamed vegetables (and hey, no shame — they’re delicious), chances are that you’re using some kind of herb, spice, or condiment to infuse your dish with dynamic flavor. Even people following a raw diet can enjoy raw vegan condiments!
We’ve searched all through Amazon to bring you a variety of different condiments and spices you can use in your plant-based culinary adventures. Some of them are unique, some of them are staples, and all of them are definitely worth experimenting with! Let us know what you think!
Bragg Liquid Aminos
This Bragg Liquid Aminos product is certified non-GMO and made from liquid protein concentrates that are derived from soybeans. It contains essential and non-essential amino acids in naturally occurring amounts and no table salt is added. It is a low-sodium alternative for tamari and soy sauce and is Kosher certified. Buy a 32-ounce bottle for $12.96.
Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend
This Trader Joe’s Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend is a kosher seasoning blend made with a blend of both white and black sesame seeds, poppy seeds, dried garlic, dried onion, and sea salt flakes. “So good! So so good! I do not eat bagels anymore because of all the carbohydrates in them. However, I make a piece of Ezekial toast and sprinkle some of this seasoning on it and I feel like I’m eating an everything bagel,” wrote a reviewer. Buy 2.23 ounces for $7.79.
Wright's Liquid Smoke in Applewood, Hickory, and Mesquite
This three pack of Wright’s Liquid Smoke in Applewood, Hickory, and Mesquite is made from hickory, applewood or mesquite wood that is burned inside a chamber. As the smoke rises it is captured in a condenser and it cools. The cooled smoke forms water droplets (condensation). These droplets are then collected and filtered twice. The product is certified Kosher, vegan, and no refrigeration is necessary. Buy the three pack of 3.5-ounce bottles for $24.99.
Spicely Organic Curry Powder Seasoning
NOW Nutritional Yeast Flakes
These NOW Nutritional Yeast Flakes use yeast that is grown on enriched purified cane and beet molasses under carefully controlled conditions. This is a primary grown yeast and is therefore not a brewery by-product as is brewer’s yeast. There are 60 calories per two heaping tablespoons and NOW also fortifies its nutritional yeast with B-vitamins. Buy ten ounces of the flakes for $8.90.
The Foraging Fox Hot Beetroot Ketchup
The Foraging Fox Hot Beetroot Ketchup is free from allergens, artificial colorings, flavorings, and sweeteners. It is a gluten-free product. Shake it well before opening. Once opened please refrigerate and consume within four weeks. This product is made with apple, 37 percent beets, red grape vinegar, golden granulated sugar, olive oil, sea salt, rapeseed oil, spices, and horseradish. Buy nine ounces of the Foraging Fox Hot Beetroot Ketchup for $15.98.
Kevala Organic Tahini
Hikari Organic White Miso Paste
This Hikari Organic White Miso Paste is made of 100 percent organic rice and soybeans. It is additive-free, gluten-free, MSG-free, GMO-free, and is a product of Japan. Its ingredients are water, organic soybeans, organic rice, salt, yeast, and koji culture. Koji is cooked rice and/or soya beans that have been inoculated with a fermentation culture. The serving size is 3/4 tablespoon and the calories are 25 per serving. Buy 17.6 ounces of this miso paste for $10.49.
Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste
Frontier Organic Seasoning, Harissa
This Frontier Organic Seasoning, Harissa, is organic and kosher. Harissa is a Tunisian hot chili sauce made from chili peppers, olive oil, and spices. It is commonly served in North Africa, often with appetizers. This seasoning blend is made with organic paprika, organic caraway, organic crushed red chili pepper, organic cayenne, organic coriander, organic cumin, organic garlic, organic peppermint, and sea salt. Buy 1.9 ounces for $3.48.
NaturAlmond Almond Butter
This salt-free NaturAlmond Almond Butter is made with non-GMO almonds, and almonds are also the only ingredient used to create this almond butter. There are no added sugars or oils in this product. “Just wonderful flavor for something with no extra anything (which is why I bought it)! Will be buying again and again,” one reviewer wrote. You can buy 12 ounces for $11.40.
Biona Organic Gomasio
Native Forest Light Organic Coconut Milk
McCormick Gourmet Sriracha Seasoning
McCormick Gourmet Sriracha Seasoning features Sriracha’s iconic blend of red chili peppers, garlic, and vinegar. “I wasn’t sure at first if this would be as good as the sauce, but it was! it did not disappoint. I put it on everything, and have one in my purse. Sriracha is my all time favorite hot sauce!” wrote one reviewer. You can buy 2.37 ounces of this seasoning for $4.19.
Make Your Own!
If you’re feeling ambitious you can always just skip purchasing a ready-made condiment or spice blend and make your own at home! We looked through the Food Monster App to bring you a few good ideas.
We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 8,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to ten new recipes per day. Check it out!
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