Clean Pantry

Clean Choice Awards 2016: Pickles & Fermented Products

These pickles and fermented products are bursting with natural flavors, and they're all either sugar-, food additive- or preservative-free.

GARDEN FRESH

Grillo’s Pickles Italian Dill Spears
These fat and fresh spears will open your eyes to what home-canned pickles truly taste like (without spending a day jarring your own!).

$7, grillospickles.com for where to buy

CAPED CRUSADERS

Mediterranean Organic Wild Capers Non-Pareil
Dress up chicken or fish with a briny and pungent sprinkle of these organic capers or blend the little fiber flavor bombs into dressings and sauces. These are among the best we’ve ever tasted.

$4, mediterraneanorganic.com

STACKING UP

Yee-Haw Pickle Company Honey Sweet Stackers
You won’t find added sugar in these sweet ’n’ tangy bread-and-butter pickles. Made with raw wildflower honey, these stackers are awesome as a topping or simply eaten as a snack.

$7, yeehawpickles.com

ASIAN SAUERKRAUT

Genuine Grub Spicy Pickled Radish
Think of this pickled radish as a spicy-sweet Asian sauerkraut and try it in rice dishes, soups, ramen bowls and sauces. No sugar, no additives and no preservatives make this probiotic-rich fermented food an easy choice.

$10 to $11, genuinegrub.com

PROBIOTIC KRAUT

wildbrine Smoky Kale Kraut
Fermentation may be an age-old technique, but briny superfood combinations like this mouthwatering kale and cabbage infused with cherrywood-smoked sea salt taste very of-the-moment.

$7 to $9.50, wildbrine.com for where to buy

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