Considering it’s a masterpiece it didn’t take long, but is it ever good! I don’t know if food can be sublime, but we’ll make an exception with these grits – SUBLIME to the NINES! I don’t even like grits, but I love these. It makes a lot, so experiment with different ways to serve it.
You didn’t expect Tofu Grits. You also couldn’t have expected delicate textures and flavors in such a common dish! But that’s what it’s about! Okay, then we top with slow-cooked fresh sweet red peppers and sweet onion in extra virgin olive oil and garlic – done to perfection, just soft enough to bring out the natural sweetness! I say YES to grits – and instant at that! Does this ever end? No!!
Further, top with a dollop of tapenade (Kalamata olive paste), fresh basil strips and a drizzle of extra virgin olive followed by fresh cracked pepper and fresh grind black Himalayan salt (for an eggy flavor)!
Fresh mushroom and sweet onion finely chopped and cooked with sweet Marsala wine till pate consistency. Seasoned with garlic and a touch of nutmeg. Served with dill cornichon pickles, Poupon Dijon mustard and sliced fresh French baguette!
This is TOMATO SAFFRON CAULIFLOWER BISQUE. I didn’t know it was also a sauce. Heated some leftover soup, poured it over green pasta, topped with animal-free parmesan, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, fresh grind black pepper and I WAS in GOAT Heaven!! This dish made from a GOAT soup deserved a post of its own. Woebegone!
The soup/sauce makes 8 cups – for main dish pasta? 6 ample servings
Slow-cooked celery and onion to enhance their flavors. Sauteed, again slowly, with fresh turnip sticks, vegan ham and steamed green beans. Served with TommyAlfredo Bleu Sauce!There will be silence, then sounds of pleasure when you serve this dish. Of course it’s a GOAT!
Normally I would attach this salad to the TommyAlfredo Bleu Sauce recipe. But this salad deserves it’s own spot, so it doesn’t get overlooked! Wedge Salad with TommyAlfredo Bleu with just a few minor adjustments to the sauce!
Tofu cubes marinated in a Buffalo sauce with added spices, cooked, then added to cut yellow potatoes, green beans, yellow and green peppers, onion and Kalamata olives. Tossed with Daiya Blue cheese Dressing. Extraordinary flavors and textures!Fit for a State dinner!
After decades of turning its collective back on ketchup with a sneer and an arrogant laugh, France accepted American ketchup as a legitimate culinary sauce. The Animal-Free Chef elevates this culinary marvel of condiments to the level of cuisine in her recently released TommyAlfredo Bleu!
Ham, cheese and eggs – that’s what you’ll think you’re eating, only so much better, and lighter and more satisfying! Who needs the crust when the toppings are this great! Fried onion, tomato, zucchini, pepper jack, parmesan, parsley for freshness. GOAT for sure!I love this stuff, and yes, even at room temperature or cold!Yow!
Oatmeal never tasted so good! Make ahead to refrigerate to use throughout the week or serve on a breakfast buffet. Sometimes we serve it for supper: Place a square on a plate topped with a little margarine and smoky walnut crumble. Microwave just till hot and experience heaven on a plate!
I like coleslaw with just about everything. This year I veered from the traditional and did a chop! Nice! Easy! Just don’t over process; you’ll end up with a drink instead! Enjoy yourself either way! Steve says this tastes and textures like a fine grind chicken salad. He’s right; it does!
This is my celebratory Pasta Masterpiece gift to the world. Masterpiece need not be difficult. I made it easy – just for you, because you like easy. Merry Christmas and happy day to the world ~ from Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, The Animal-Free Chef
The everything burger! Grains: barley and rolled oats. Veggies: mushrooms and carrots. Beans: dark red kidney beans and blackeye peas! Contains no fat, no soy, no animal products, no protein isolates! The carrots give it an earthy taste!
Ever hear of boiled peanuts? Well, I had only pistachios on hand and I just decided to boil them, and WOWE! Thank you to whomever put that boiled peanut bug in my ear – long ago. If not for that, I never would have known this other pleasure! These are my mussels!
Tortiglioni pasta cooked with garlic and black pepper, then layered with a garlic, ginger, mushroom and sweet onion tomato sauce and a blend of three veg cheeses. Baked till steaming hot! Taste the pleasure!
Hamburg is soft-textured. It’s not hard – even when cooked. These burgers replicate that texture. Isn’t it convenient to be able to take some dough from the refrigerator, form a patty and fry it? You can also bake the patties and refrigerate till ready to reheat and serve! Perfectly textured and flavored!
Great news! A homemade burger that tastes and textures just like a beef burger – blood and all! Easy to make. Fry them fresh, or bake and refrigerate or freeze. Taste The Sizzle! For meat-eaters and vegans! I’m lovin’ it!
Makes 7-8 cups burger dough (depending on how firmly packed)
A whole cauliflower roasted with a sweet sour rosemary marinade. Cut into cauliflower steaks then set atop a salad of spinach, cabbage and sweet red pepper. Drizzled with a smoky cashew dressing, then topped with chopped Kalamata olive!
Sweet, tender steamed cabbage leaves stuffed with white and brown rice mixed with a saute of peppers, celery, onion, sun-dried tomatoes and walnuts. Seasoned with garlic, basil and mint. And topped with a tomato barbecue sauce!
The potato pierogi acts like the egg in this special version of ‘eggs’ Benedict. English muffin layered with roasted pepper, creamy fresh steamed spinach, potato pierogi and lemon tarragon Egg-Free Hollandaise sauce!
Layers of mushroom and roasted pepper garlic and fennel tomato sauce, cooked ziti pasta and Tofutti soy ricotta and cream cheese combined with cashew crumbles and flavored with herbs and white truffle oil, all topped with Italian Panko crumbs flavored, again, with white truffle oil. Baked till steamy hot! Superb, rich, light!
Makes 20 servings (1, 8 x 8 inch and 1, 9 x 13 inch casseroles)