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 doContinue reading “AFC Neapolitan Ice-Cream”

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 isContinue reading “AFC Ginger Gold Chew Cupcakes”

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,Continue reading “AFC Blueberry Pumpkin Chew Cupcakes”

AFC Blueberry Walnut Chew Cupcakes

  AFC Blueberry Walnut Chew Cupcakes These styled cupcakes are all about the chew. Yes, they’re heavier than what you’re accustomed to – mostly air – and mostly air tastes good. These are different. Not your run of the mill cupcake. These have distinction on their side and something else no other cupcake possesses: AContinue reading “AFC Blueberry Walnut Chew Cupcakes”

AFC Fruit And Nut Chocolate Chew Cupcakes

FRUIT AND NUT CHOCOLATE CHEW CUPCAKES Before taste-testing I only had one question for Steve. Muffin or cupcake? What do you think? Upon tasting he said, “a muffcake”. Half muffin half cake. Later I changed it to chew cakes – that was the distinguishing feature. Not a pudding cake, not an air-stuffed bakery bought cake.Continue reading “AFC Fruit And Nut Chocolate Chew Cupcakes”

AFC Orange Pecan Corn Chew Cupcakes

ORANGE PECAN CORN CHEW CUPCAKES For some time now I wanted to add a corn bread chew cupcake to my collection. Seeings though I’m not fond of the strong maize flavor of corn meal I decided to use real corn – in a can – that doesn’t have that strong maize flavor. And this isContinue reading “AFC Orange Pecan Corn Chew Cupcakes”

AFC Red Velvet Cranberry Oat Pie

RED VELVET CRANBERRY OAT PIE Old Fashioned Oats, a little Tapioca, beet root powder, cocoa, cranberries and coriander! Versatile meal pie – breakfast, lunch, after dinner, midnight snack! Serves 8 or more

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 notContinue reading “AFC Plant Pepperoni Sauce”

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

AFC Caramelized Comice Pear Pudding

CARAMELIZED COMICE PEAR PUDDING It’s difficult to cook pears and have them taste like pears, since the flavors are so subtle. We add just enough flavoring and seasoning to let you know the pear was not lost in the cooking of it. Yes. That is noteworthy! Serve alone, warm or chilled with or without whipContinue reading “AFC Caramelized Comice Pear Pudding”

Pineapple Pecan Date Pie

PINEAPPLE PECAN DATE PIE Fresh pineapple, pecans and dried date filling with brown sugar, orange, spice and smoke. In a gingersnap cookie pie crust! Chilled and topped with dairy free whip topping! Makes almost 5 cups filling for 9 inch pie

Steam-Baked Sweet Potatoes – GOAT

STEAM BAKED SWEET POTATOES – GOAT Sweet potatoes steam-baked to perfection! Topped with an animal-free Bleu Cheese Yogurt Dressing, Fruit and Nut Crumble and fresh cilantro chop! 2 servings per potato

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 rightContinue reading “AFC Raisin Pecan Rice”

AFC Sweet And Sour Beets And Cabbage

Sauteed red cabbage and celery plus vacuumed packed whole beets seasoned with garlic and coriander, steeped in an apple cider and Balsamic glaze with Black Garlic Sauce, tarragon and smoke! Serve alone as a side dish with lots of fresh cilantro garnish, or add a Turmeric Tofu Topping to make it more festive and proteinContinue reading “AFC Sweet And Sour Beets And Cabbage”

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 3Continue reading “AFC Caramelized Cabbage And Apple”

AFC Escarole Sprout And Soy Chicken Bowl -GOAT

ESCAROLE BEAN SPROUT BOWL – GOAT Delight Soy Chicken with fresh bean sprout and escarole steeped in a red onion, celery and carrot broth. Seasoned with garlic, coriander and tarragon with a breath of heat! Served over Coriander Rice and topped with fresh cilantro! ‘Out of the park’ says Steve! Makes 10-1/2 cups soup &Continue reading “AFC Escarole Sprout And Soy Chicken Bowl -GOAT”

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? YouContinue reading “AFC Tater Tot Tomato Salad”

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

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 TheContinue reading “AFC Collaborative Tomato Sauce”

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, juicyContinue reading “AFC Mushroom Chardonnay Pate”

AFC Italian French Onion Soup

ITALIAN FRENCH ONION SOUP Two world cuisines beautifully groomed for animal-free! What makes Italian, Italian and French, French emerges with little effort in a soup that longs for nothing except to be eaten! Moans of pleasure from Steve! Makes approx. 14 cups

AFC Sausage And French Toast Sliders

SAUSAGE FRENCH TOAST SLIDERS Pan-fried GIMME LEAN breakfast sausage served between toasted whole wheat bread, then French toasted. Drizzled with Smoky Orange Marmalade Syrup! Great brunch/breakfast dish! Makes 14 single sliders (serving size 2-4)

AFC Green Cabbage Chili

GREEN CABBAGE CHILI Three bean chili with sauteed cabbage, pepper and onion, and homemade smoky plant protein mix. Mildly seasoned with coriander, curry, cumin and garlic in a tomato base pumpkin sauce! Just in time for Fall! Makes 15 cups

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 orContinue reading “There’s a Veg*n In Every Family”

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

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 2Continue reading “AFC Peanut Butter Pineapple Bites”

AFC Roasted Pepper Cheddar Spread

AFC ROASTED PEPPER CHEDDAR SPREAD A mild Animal-Free sweet red roasted pepper cheddar spread with just enough texture to impress, while remaining smooth to the tongue. Melt in your mouth luscious. This spread needs no toppings that dairy cheeses need to balance the stink or ease the cheese to the gut. Why? Because it’s madeContinue reading “AFC Roasted Pepper Cheddar Spread”

AFC 48th Anniversary Sauce

  48th ANNIVERSARY SAUCE For Sharon and Steve A sauce that has defined us forever. We must be Italian! Add the portobella mushroom, animal-free chicken and Meyer’s lemon and it’s an extra special treat. Just what we like and deserve! Fresh herbs and San Marzano tomatoes – Wow! Cauliflower and fresh beefsteak tomatoes too? You betcha!Continue reading “AFC 48th Anniversary Sauce”

AFC Barbecue Beans and Baked Tofu

BARBECUE BEANS AND BAKED TOFU BUSH’S STEAKHOUSE GRILLIN’ BEANS sauteed with onion, pepper, celery and mushroom. Combine with green olives and lemon. topped with baked seasoned tofu cubes and a drizzle of sweet sour salty sauce! So good! Makes 4 main dishes

A CHEF WILL CHANGE THE WORLD

The Animal-Free Chef “The Most Defiant Warrior Of Them All” A chef will change the world. Chefs always change the world. They’re the first ones to your gut. The animal chefs had a go at it – for millennia – and they made the world worse off, not better off. It’s long past time. It’sContinue reading “A CHEF WILL CHANGE THE WORLD”

AFC Smoky Balsamic Cherry Pie

SMOKY BALSAMIC CHERRY PIE with a sweet and smoky ginger cinnamon crust! Wow. Walk On Water special. I never had a cherry pie like this. I could have eaten the whole thing myself! Roman. I’m feeling a Roman connection! Don’t forget to savor the crust! And the cherries? Don’t leave out any ingredients, even if youContinue reading “AFC Smoky Balsamic Cherry Pie”

AFC Coriander Pineapple Sauce

CORIANDER PINEAPPLE SAUCE A simple sauce of crushed pineapple and pineapple juice. Flavored with soy sauce, brown sugar and liquid smoke. Seasoned with coriander, garlic, onion, dry mustard powders. Lightly thickened. This time we serve it over pan-fried CHICK’N strips, cauliflower buds and green beans. Old country taste made animal-free! Ouch she did it again!Continue reading “AFC Coriander Pineapple Sauce”

Fresh Roasted Fresh Carrots

FRESH ROASTED FRESH CARROTS I’ve roasted carrots many times, but not this fresh. Sweet. Natural sweetness emerges with all freshly roasted veggies, but this time, these carrots are different. Maybe because they’re organic; maybe because the tops were still fresh looking and green. I liked carrots even as a kid. Mom peeled them, cut offContinue reading “Fresh Roasted Fresh Carrots”

Marinated Zucchini And Roasted Pepper

MARINATED ZUCCHINI AND ROASTED PEPPER Fresh zucchini, roasted red pepper and sweet onion marinated with Kalamata olive in a mildly sweet/sour smoky Italian vinaigrette! Serve as a relish condiment, or on burgers, or tossed with crisp greens as a salad! Makes about 1 quart plus extra liquid to make a salad dressing

Harvard Beets Berries and Olives

HARVARD BEETS BERRIES AND OLIVES A culinary uptick of an old tradition in the Tom & Peg Davies Family. HARVARD BEETS! Dad’s were simpler, but these make a lot more. Plus the special occasion factors in! Yes we chefed-it-up a bit. I’ll be eating these for a while! Happy Mother’s Day to all who motherContinue reading “Harvard Beets Berries and Olives”

Berry Big Strawberries And Cream

BERRY BIG STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM Fresh over-sized strawberries served with a sweet dip of dairy-free sour cream with orange marmalade, brown sugar, fresh cilantro – and just a twist or two of pink Himalayan salt! A simple celebration that looks and tastes like you take your strawberries and cream seriously! Serves a small party asContinue reading “Berry Big Strawberries And Cream”