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”

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

Mo Fusilli Springs Pasta Salad

Mo Fusilli Springs Pasta Salad Turmeric flavored and colored pasta, tossed with sauteed green pepper, onion and cabbage, shredded smoked gouda veg cheese, roasted peppers, Kalamata olive and carrot matchsticks. Fresh basil puts a spring into your tastebuds! Tossed with a sweet-sour garlic and basil vinaigrette! Makes 17 cups

HOT DOG MAC SALAD

HOT DOG MAC SALAD Steve said he wanted a macaroni salad for his lunches. I made this one and he loved it. The first night though before work he ate 6 cups! Good thing it made a lot. Yes, there was enough left for his lunches! Makes 16 cups

PERSIAN PEAR SPINACH SALAD

PERSIAN PEAR SPINACH SALAD Fresh spinach layered with pear slices, fresh mushroom, dried cranberries and blueberries and sweet onion. Drizzled with a SWEET ESPRESSO FRUIT DRESSING designed to impress! Serves as many as you want

Buffalo Bleu Potato Salad – GOAT

BUFFALO BLEU POTATO SALAD – GOAT 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! Makes 7 cups

AFC Country Ham And Olive Walnut Spread

AFC COUNTRY HAM AND OLIVE WALNUT SPREAD Ever hear of a nutrient dense ham salad? You have now. Animal-Free of course. Food always tastes better knowing there isn’t an animal screaming for his/her life in it! Give it a try, see if you agree! Makes 10-1/2 cups

AFC Pasta Salad Vinaigrette

AFC PASTA SALAD VINAIGRETTE Family or buffet size pasta salad that will woo your guests. Simple, yet outstanding texture and flavor arrangements! Adding the vegan yeast to the dressing thickens and creates a richer flavored creamy vinaigrette that elevates the experience to special. You’ll be impressed with the result! Makes a lot for picnic orContinue reading “AFC Pasta Salad Vinaigrette”

Comice Pear Salad With Ginger Beer Dressing – GOAT

COMICE PEAR SALAD WITH GINGER BEER DRESSING – GOAT Juicy, sweet, perfect texture, no need to peel the fruit, the skin is that tender. My perfect salad. Contains all the qualities a perfect dish requires to achieve perfection status!  Makes as many salads as you want

Cherry Coleslaw Chop – GOAT

CHERRY COLESLAW CHOP – GOAT 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; itContinue reading “Cherry Coleslaw Chop – GOAT”

Red Snowy Coleslaw – GOAT

RED SNOWY COLESLAW – GOAT Who puts vegan parmesan cheese on coleslaw? The Animal-Free Chef. I’m changing the face of coleslaw. Giving it a new face. Hearty enough to be a main dish! Pop. Pop. Pop. Makes 5-6 servings

Potato Salad For Two

POTATO SALAD FOR TWO Bake up a bunch of potatoes, refrigerate, then make individual potato salads as you want them. This way, the dressing and ingredients don’t get watered down and old-tasting. It’s fresh each time. Thick Lime Cream Sauce is perfect for a mayonnaise substitute. Use your leftover pickle juices to thin the sauceContinue reading “Potato Salad For Two”

African Fruit Salad

AFRICAN FRUIT SALAD #2 Yes it’s African. What’s the matter with that? Hey, I researched it after the fact of naming it African.  Africans eat dates, pineapples and bananas – there’s a big history there. That’s all the proof I need, that Africans don’t require animals in their diet. They just think they do. It’sContinue reading “African Fruit Salad”

APPLE TAPENADE

APPLE TAPENADE Hot, spicy, salty, sweet, sour, acrid, tart means powerful. Serve as appetizer with toast points or French baguette, or with your favorite pasta and marinara sauce on the same dish so the juices can mingle. Heaven on a plate! Makes 7 cups

MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE

MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE Sauteed Portobello mushroom with roasted pepper and garlic, steamed fresh asparagus layered with romaine lettuce, sweet onion and red grapes. Drizzled with a Red Russian Creme Fraiche salad dressing!  Serves 4

ROASTED BEET SALAD

3 NUT SAUCE Cashews, walnuts and almonds processed with coconut milk, extra virgin olive and Champagne and Balsamic vinegars with smoky paprika, garlic, cinnamon and rosemary. Cooked, then blended till creamy. Serve hot over root vegetables as main dish or use cold as a salad dressing! Makes 3-1/2 cups

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SPINACH SALAD – GOAT

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SPINACH SALAD – GOAT 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! Serves 6

PINEAPPLE COCONUT COLESLAW

PINEAPPLE COCONUT COLESLAW A delicious, fresh tasting coleslaw made from Pineapple Topping (that is normally served over ice-cream), mustard, a dash of cinnamon and coconut. Tossed with shredded cabbage, fresh parsley and celery seed! Perfect for home or restaurant! Makes 2 cups dressing, approx. 7 cups coleslaw

MAPLE BALSAMIC PINEAPPLE BEAN SALAD – GOAT

MAPLE BALSAMIC PINEAPPLE BEAN SALAD – GOAT Black, butter and red kidney beans with green pepper, onion, matchstick carrots and pineapple marinated in a creamy Maple Balsamic and coconut dressing! Exquisite! Makes 14 cups

SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD

SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD Fresh spinach, mushrooms, and croutons tossed with a creamy fresh lemon, tarragon and garlic dressing! Topped with matchstick slices of Veggie Canadian Bacon! My plan was to make  a Veggie Eggs Benedict, which would require a stove, a toaster and a blender.  When the lights went out at Kirby Manor and I hadContinue reading “SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD”

GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD

GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD The Greeks know more than any other culture the taste of the ‘game’ (the lamb) in the Kalamata olive. Pungent sweet, salty, acrid, fatty, chewy and tender at the same time. It’s all there – in a plant. Red and green grapes, cantaloupe, apple, pecans enveloped in the perfect sauce thatContinue reading “GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD”

SHARON’S BAGEL SALAD

SHARON’S BAGEL SALAD English cucumber, tomato, thin carrot wafers, chopped onion, dried cranberries and soy bacon bits marinated in a Dijon mustard, garlic, cilantro and mint vinaigrette. Tossed with small toasted bagel wedges just before serving! Any Jewish deli could make it! Makes 8 cups