Apple Rum Walnut Raisin Pie – with spaetzle top crust

APPLE RUM WALNUT RAISIN PIE - with spaetzle top crust Apple, rum, walnut, raisin filling baked in a sweet yellow pea dough infused with rum, topped with a spaetzle-type crust. Not your run of the mill apple pie! Serves 6 Preheat oven to 400 degrees 6-7 lg. red apples, peeled, cut into quarters from top... Continue Reading →

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Cranberry Coconut Frozen Custard

CRANBERRY COCONUT FROZEN CUSTARD Smooth as custard. Rich as cream. Perfect scoop. An easy make! Makes 3-1/2 cups 14 oz. can whole cranberry sauce - I used Ocean Spray 11 oz. container SO Delicious Dairy Free Culinary CoconutMilk - Original, chilled till thick 1/2 c. Rich's COFFEE RICH Non-Dairy Creamer 16 oz. POM Blueberry Pomegranate... Continue Reading →

Apple Crumble Crust Pie

APPLE CRUMBLE CRUST PIE A bottomless apple-crusted pie topped with a walnut, brown sugar and saffron crumble. Baked till bubbly and crisp, then drizzled with a cinnamon citric glaze, and finished with a sugar dusting! Makes 19 inch pie - serves 6-8 Preheat oven to 375 degrees Pie filling: 7 red apples, peeled, cut in... Continue Reading →

AFC Chew Cupcakes / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip ©

AFC CHEW CUPCAKES / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip © This is my decadent cupcake! Eat it like a popover! Makes 2 dozen Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2 med. ripe bananas, cut into chunks 1 c. Diet Faygo Vanilla Cream Soda 1 c. white sugar 1 c. dark brown sugar, firmly packed zest and strained... Continue Reading →

Poached Pears And Beets Àla Creme

POACHED PEARS AND BEETS ÀLA CREME Whole pears poached in the oven in a walnut-maple syrup baste. Then pan-poached along with cubed beets by their own juices with a mix of fig and raspberry spreads and fresh lime. Served with a Vanilla Coconut Lime Sauce! Serves 6 or more Walnut-Maple Baste: 2 T. walnut oil 3... Continue Reading →

Bourbon Barbecue Apple Shortcake

Bourbon Barbecue Apple Shortcake Red and green apple slices cooked in bourbon whiskey, Guy Fieri Brown Sugar barbecue sauce and Grade A maple syrup. Spooned over toasted English muffin. Topped with veg whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon! A perfect variation to the traditional strawberry shortcake! Makes 3 servings 1 lg. red apple, peeled,... Continue Reading →

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES A special occasion calls for a special dessert! Animal-free of course! Happy Easter to you and yours. For those who don't celebrate Easter, then celebrate something else that's special to you!! Makes a bunch Chocolate covered strawberries look difficult to make, but they're not. All you need is a couple bags of... Continue Reading →

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PERSIAN PEARLS

PERSIAN PEARLS Pistachios, dates, saffron, espresso coffee, fresh lemon and orange define these pearls of the desert! Tea, coffee or wine beverage completes the experience! Makes about 7 dozen 1/3 c. shelled, salted, pistachio nuts (I used Iranian pistachios) 1 c. whole dates (I used Dole brand) zest of 1 orange 1 k cup espresso... Continue Reading →

SMOKY MAPLE WALNUT ICE-CREAM

SMOKY MAPLE WALNUT ICE-CREAM One word: DIVINE! Makes 4-1/3 cups 2 c. walnut halves 1 c. light brown sugar 1/2 t. sea salt 1/2 c. Grade A maple syrup 1 t. maple extract 16 oz. Rich's Coffee Rich Non-Dairy Creamer, thawed 2 t. liquid smoke Place walnuts in food processor and process till mealy. Add... Continue Reading →

STRAWBERRY CASHEW ICE-CREAM

STRAWBERRY CASHEW ICE-CREAM Simply made, simply delicious! Makes 6 cups 1 lb. whole froz. strawberries, unsweetened - thawed enough so you can bite into them 2 c. Rich's Whip Topping, thawed 12 oz. jar Jif Creamy Cashew Butter 1/2 c. light brown sugar 1/2 t. sea salt 2 t. vanilla extract Process strawberries in food... Continue Reading →

CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO NUT ICE-CREAM

CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO NUT ICE-CREAM Extra rich - just like old-fashioned ice-cream. Yet, unlike the old-style that was made from fat, this ice-cream contains protein in addition to the fat! The teeny bits of espresso make this fine dessert pop, whether served chilled or frozen! Makes 2-3/4 cups 1 c. Rich's Whip Topping, thawed - place... Continue Reading →

JUICY FRUIT BOWL

JUICY FRUIT BOWL Vinegar and sugar bring out the juicy in fruit - with just enough sea salt and fresh basil to make this dessert sing! Strawberries, bananas, coconut and celery in a sweet and sour apricot glaze. Garnished with fresh cilantro! Makes 4-1/2 cups 1/4 c. apricot preserves 1/4 c. light brown sugar 1/4... Continue Reading →

STRAWBERRY CRUMPETS

STRAWBERRY CRUMPETS A fresh strawberry shortcake using a crumpet for the biscuit. Topped with strawberries flavored with maple syrup and orange zest. Instead of the traditional whipped cream, we top with Jif Whip chocolate peanut butter whipped further with a high fat coconut milk! Garnished with fresh basil! Serves 4-6 Strawberry mixture: 1 lb. fresh... Continue Reading →

MINI ALMOND DONUTS

MINI ALMOND DONUTS Marzipan, almond crumbles, puree of dates, fresh lemon and maple syrup. And how about some Marsala wine, ginger and coriander? Why not when it all tastes so good? Then roll these precious nuggets in ginger powdered sugar too? Yup! Makes 7 dozen Preheat oven to 375 degrees 8 oz. pkg. Almond Paste... Continue Reading →

JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN

JAMAICAN ME CRAZY FLAN Do you like cocoa, coffee, coconut, caramel? Then you'll love this smok'n Jamaican Me Crazy flan! Serves 6 2 T. Jamaican Me Crazy ground coffee 1/2 c. unsweetened dark cocoa powder 1/2 c. light brown sugar 2/3 c. sweetened flaked coconut 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. smoked paprika 1 t. liquid... Continue Reading →

SMOKED ALMOND TRUFFLE ICE-CREAM

SMOKED ALMOND TRUFFLE ICE-CREAM Nutty, smoky, salty, sweet. The texture of a decadent truffle - all wrapped up in an animal-free ice-cream. Enjoy the pleasure while it lasts. Then save some for tomorrow - you'll be glad you did! Makes 4-1/2 cups 1 c. walnut halves 6 oz. can Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds 1 c.... Continue Reading →

KAMUT INDIAN STYLE PUDDING

KAMUT INDIAN STYLE PUDDING This stove-top Indian pudding swaps in Kamut flour and swaps out the cornmeal, creating a perfect grainy texture that is the hallmark of Indian pudding. Big, bold spicy flavors, soft, melt in your mouth textures! Oregon sweet cherries and cashew butter are the surprise ingredients! Makes 4-1/2 cups or 9, 1/2... Continue Reading →

FRUIT SALAD DESSERT

FRUIT SALAD DESSERT Canned pineapple tidbits, baby red grapes, fresh orange segments and banana tossed with a brown sugar sweetened veg whipped cream and fresh basil. Topped with orange zest, nutmeg, more basil and a sprinkling of freshly ground sea salt! A refreshing way to end a meal, or serve as the fruit and the... Continue Reading →

BLUEBERRY CHOCOLATE CUSTARD

BLUEBERRY CHOCOLATE CUSTARD Blueberries, dark cocoa and cream of coconut. Topped with red wine submerged into the center of each serving, and a tiny bit of sea salt. Finished with Veg whipped cream, orange zest and shaved chocolate. Melt in your mouth custard! Serves 6 15 oz. can Oregon Specialty fruit, Blueberries in light syrup... Continue Reading →

Glazed Baked Royal Riviera Pears

Glazed Baked Royal Riviera Pears Baking the pears with a glaze enhances the pear flavor, bringing the entire experience to new levels of enjoyment. The glaze melts in your mouth along with the pear. Spectacular! Makes 4 Preheat oven to 500 degrees - Place one of the racks on lowest rung 4 ripe Royal Riviera... Continue Reading →

PINEAPPLE PUMPKIN PUDDING

PINEAPPLE PUMPKIN PUDDING It's not that difficult to make a holiday dessert that's fairly healthy for you! Great texture, great taste, and fills you up without remorse! Silk Nog, golden raisins, cocoa, pineapple, pumpkin, spice and everything nice! Happy to you! Makes 9 cups 20 oz. can crushed pineapple 29 oz. can pumpkin 3-1/2 c.... Continue Reading →

ANOTHER JIF WHIP ICE-CREAM – PINEAPPLE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER

ANOTHER JIF WHIP ICE-CREAM - PINEAPPLE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER Made with a coconut base and a hint of hazelnut. Served with fresh apple slices, a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Pineapple and apple go quite well together - one inside the creation and the other outside serving as a booster to... Continue Reading →

JIF WHIP GELATO

JIF WHIP GELATO The best gelato in the world - right here - using ingredients we already know and like! And so easy! Makes 5-3/4 cups 6 Nutter Butter Cookies by Nabisco 15 oz. can Cream Of Coconut by Goya (available in most markets), room temperature 1/4 c. dark unsweetened cocoa powder 15.9 oz. Jif... Continue Reading →

NO-COOK PISTACHIO CACAO BEAN PUDDING

 NO-COOK PISTACHIO CACAO BEAN PUDDING JELL-O Pistachio Instant Pudding & Pie Filling, ground cacao beans, soy whip topping, apple cider and chia seeds blended till smooth. Chill, top with a spoonful of additional whip topping and a sprinkle of ground cacao bean! Serves 5 3.4 oz. pkg. JELL-O Pistachio Instant Pudding & Pie Filling 1/2 c.... Continue Reading →

BANANA PUMPKIN SPICE MOUSSE

BANANA PUMPKIN SPICE MOUSSE Spiced banana and pumpkin pudding combined when cold, with veggie whipped cream to create a delectable mousse! Topped with additional whipped 'cream' and a sprinkle of nutmeg! Makes 5 cups 4, med.-size very ripe bananas, broken into chunks 1/2 c. almond milk (I used Silk brand) 2 c. canned pumpkin 1/2... Continue Reading →

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