FRESH HERB WALNUT SAUCE

FRESH HERB WALNUT SAUCE Raw herbs blended with roasted peppers, walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, citrus and maple syrup! Served over asparagus with fresh ginger and vegan parmesan or macaroni, asparagus, ginger and parm!! You can take this to the bank!! Makes 2-1/2 cups

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Peanut Cider Sauce

PEANUT CIDER SAUCE Sweet, sour, spicy, salty. Easy to make. Serve over animal-free meats, pan-fried tofu planks or cooked veggies, cauliflower, green beans! Or spoon it over shredded green cabbage! Makes 2-3/4 cups

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AFC ORIGINAL CHEESEBURGER

AFC ORIGINAL CHEESEBURGER Hey kids, the burger is the cheese! You never had one of these. Give it a go. It’s not complicated. With or without the bun, or with or without the veg burger. It’s your way. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Easy! Makes 3-3/4 cups

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IMPOSSIBLE BURGER WITH SAUERKRAUT

IMPOSSIBLE BURGER WITH SAUERKRAUT Steve and I are thin burger people. When eating out or grilling we always wanted thin patties. The Impossible Burger is always served thick, probably to justify the high price – except at Burger King where it neither resembles nor tastes like an Impossible Burger. The first burgers we pan-fried at…

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AFC Iced Peanut Apricot Cream

AFC ICED PEANUT APRICOT CREAM WORLD’S BEST TASTING ICED CREAM! No added sugar in case you wonder where the sugar is in the recipe. It’s already in the other ingredients, no need to add more. If you’re allergic to peanuts, try another iced cream; I’ve got plenty of them! Take a peek: AFC FROZEN DESSERTS,…

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AFC Smoked Almond Cherry Spread

SMOKED ALMOND CHERRY SPREAD Fresh cherries, dairy free cream cheese, smoked almonds, Dijon mustard, Kalamata olives with saffron, or not, make this simply prepared spread look and taste more sophisticated and complex than it is! Why not impress somebody tonight? I am. Steve says, “Remarkable; it’s like an exquisite ham salad with a delicious sweetness.…

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AFC Neapolitan Ice-Cream

AFC NEAPOLITAN ICE-CREAM My father’s favorite ice-cream, Neapolitan three flavors in one carton. Well, I made an animal-free Neapolitan all rolled into one. I didn’t keep the flavors separate. But it tastes the same to me. The memory of Neapolitan gets activated when I eat it. Maybe some day I’ll figure out how to do…

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AFC Ginger Gold Chew Cupcakes

GINGER GOLD CHEW CUPCAKES Golden raisins, crystallized ginger, sliced almonds, smoky soy protein, bananas mixed with oats, flour, flax, sugar brown & white, coriander, turmeric, powder gums and apple cider vinegar. Topped with brown sugar and baked to rise to new heights in culinary diet fare! Except for the sliced almonds, no fat. Sugar content is…

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AFC Blueberry Pumpkin Chew Cupcakes

Blueberry Pumpkin Chew Cupcakes Okay, now that you’ve been introduced to the chew in previous recipes, we’re going to take this deeper into chew territory where the chew gets tougher. This is a dense pudding chew. Different yes. Delightful yes. Filling, satisfying. Whipped plant cream anyone? Company coming? Yes. Right from the oven, still warm,…

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AFC Plant Pepperoni Sauce

PLANT PEPPERONI SAUCE For subs, pasta or muffin/bun pizzas. A simple, thick tomato sauce with Italian seasonings and Pepperoni Crumble! If serving with pasta it’s best to use penne or elbow, shell or bow tie macaroni. If you want more liquid add more tomato product or tomato juice. Due to the thickness it does not…

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AFC SUPER BOWL GOAT HOT DOGS

SUPER BOWL GOAT HOT DOGS Smart Life Jumbo Hot Dogs cooked briefly in extra virgin olive oil with oregano, smoked paprika and ADOBO seasoning. Served in a SUPERIOR BUN with Daiya Blue Cheeze Dressing, sauteed onion and mustard! A different slant on a traditional favorite wins the game! Makes as many as you want

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AFC Raisin Pecan Rice

RAISIN PECAN RICE This versatile rice can take the place of mashed potatoes and gravy, or bread stuffing and can even be served as a hot cereal with nut milk, I preferred a cashew yogurt beverage over mine. The rice and accompanying gravy are sweet, but not too sweet. Just right. Upon first tasting right…

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AFC Caramelized Cabbage And Apple

Green cabbage squares, sweet McIntosh apple (keep the peels on) and yellow onion caramelized with nothing more than a little oil, salt and pepper. The slow cook makes the difference between ordinary and extraordinary. Serve as a side dish or add to a gravy and ladle over garlic mashed potatoes! Keeping it simple! Makes 3…

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AFC Tater Tot Tomato Salad

AFC TATER TOT TOMATO SALAD If you want to be the talk of the gathering, bring this dish. If you want to make more festive the occasion, serve this dish! Family and guests will think it’s fried chicken or shrimp salad! What’s easier, baking some tater tots or peeling, boiling, cutting and cooling potatoes? You…

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AFC Stir-Fried Sprout And Spaghetti

STIR-FRIED SPROUT AND SPAGHETTI Cooked thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, sugar and soy sauce. Tossed with a stir-fry of fresh celery, cabbage, onion, carrot matchsticks and mung bean sprout. Seasoned with garlic, smoke and fresh cilantro. Served from the skillet with a green scallion garnish! Simple, delicious, satisfying – even cold! Serves 6

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AFC Collaborative Tomato Sauce

COLLABORATIVE TOMATO SAUCE A collaborative effort on Steve’s birthday. He selected the ingredients; I made the dish. Pasta sauce with all our favorite ingredients over thin spaghetti, topped with pan-fried Portobella mushroom. Drizzle with Truffle oil and sprinkle with plant parmesan cheese shreds! Extra toppers included fresh basil and daiya blue cheeze dressing! Taste The…

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AFC Mushroom Chardonnay Pate

MUSHROOM CHARDONNAY PATE For Steve’s birthday I said I’d make anything he wanted – his own private stash all to himself. It didn’t take long to respond. MUSHROOM PATE! Then Mushroom Pate it was! He ate it plain, on sliced baguette, and even on a toasted ciabatta bun with pickle, mustard and sliced ripe, juicy…

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There’s a Veg*n In Every Family

 The shortened word Veg*n stands for either Vegetarian or Vegan  THERE’S A VEG*N IN EVERY FAMILY! Rejoice when a family member or friend shows the courage to come out of the Veg*n closet, that society through its conformance to tradition and prejudice tries to keep them in. Be proud of your family member or friend. Choose…

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AFC HAM Burger

AFC HAM BURGER Using nothing more than LIGHTLIFE TOFU PUPS and LIGHTLIFE GIMME LEAN SAUSGE along with some raw sweet onion, we make the HAM Burger. Love it! So easy too. Tastes like ham to me! Makes approx. 13, 1/3 cup patties

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AFC Peanut Butter Pineapple Bites

IT’S PORK. IT’S HAM. NO IT’S PEANUT BUTTER AND PINEAPPLE! You’ll definitely get feedback on this one. Tastes and textures like baked ham/pork. All animal-free of course! Reconstituted peanut butter, Coriander Pineapple Sauce, chopped crystalized ginger served on a RITZ cracker! It’s the combination of specific ingredients that creates the special effect! Makes about 2…

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