Yacon. A Peruvian root, itโ€™s a rich source of prebiotics, the food your good bacteria like. Itโ€™s naturally sweet but low GI so one of the few sweeteners with Paleo diet approval.

Go for the root syrup, itโ€™s less adulterated. It has a similar taste to blackstrap molasses.

Fake grains. Pseudo grains cook like grains, eat like grains, but arenโ€™t, and include buckwheat, amaranth and the ubiquitous quinoa.