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Nori (NOH-ree): Paper-thin, crispy sheets of pressed sea vegetable. Usually used for Japanese sushi rolled around rice or crumbled as a garnish. Rich in protein, calcium, vitamins, iron and minerals.

Nutritional yeast: Dietary supplement and condiment that has a distinct but pleasant aroma. Its taste varies from nutty to cheesy. It can be added to soups and casseroles or sprinkled on toast, popcorn or spaghetti. Similar to brewer's yeast, but better tasting.