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

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 atContinue reading “IMPOSSIBLE BURGER WITH SAUERKRAUT”

AFC Open-Face Artichoke Chili Kaiser Rolls

OPEN-FACE ARTICHOKE CHILI KAISER ROLLS SWEET CHILI. That’s what Steve always says he wants. No heat except lots of black pepper. He’s that kind of guy – black pepper with everything and lots of it! This chili smokes without the heat!! Yeah, we upscaled this simple chili, adding a French Italian Scottish twinge just toContinue reading “AFC Open-Face Artichoke Chili Kaiser Rolls”

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

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

Baked Tofu And Sweet Peppers – GOAT

BAKED TOFU AND SWEET PEPPERS – GOAT Old Bay spiced baked tofu cubes and a saute of sweet red, yellow and orange peppers with celery and sweet onion. Served over sourdough toast with WHITE WINE MUSHROOM GRAVY! Serves about 6 – with leftover gravy for other uses

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

Fatty Veggie Sandwich

FATTY VEGGIE SANDWICH Toasted potato bread slices spread with veggie mayo on one, creamy peanut butter on the other. Top with dill relish and mustard. Add the veggies: crisp iceberg lettuce, ripe tomato and sweet onion, with a fresh pepper grind finish. A good morning afternoon evening delight! Makes as many as you want (preferablyContinue reading “Fatty Veggie Sandwich”

Grilled Cheese Grinder

GRILLED CHEESE GRINDER Daiya dairy free block cheddar cheese layered with red roasted peppers, dill pickle planks and sliced onion on a steak and sausage six-inch grinder roll spread with veggie mayonnaise and prepared yellow mustard! Grilled in an oiled hot skillet till cheese softens and outside of roll hardens! Don’t forget the fresh grindContinue reading “Grilled Cheese Grinder”

Tofurkey Roast Beef And Slaw Sub

TOFURKEY ROAST BEEF AND SLAW SUB Foot long sub roll broiled inside till toasty, spread with a little margarine, then topped with roasted peppers, pan-fried Tofurkey roast beef slices and a tangy fat-free slaw! It works perfectly. Fresh, hot, crunchy! Low fat as subs go! Makes 1 foot long sub

Breakfast Sausage Sub

BREAKFAST SAUSAGE SUB Six inch steak & sausage sub roll spread with veg mayo, smoky ketchup and mustard. Layered with dill pickle planks, sliced onion and of course fried meatless breakfast sausage patties! Now that’s a great way to start a slow-moving, lazy, do whatever you want day! Per six-inch sub

AFC TUNA MELT

AFC TUNA MELT Delight Soy Vegan Chicken nuggets chopped with celery, green pepper, onion and cilantro. Mixed with Pumpkin Seed Snow, sage and Grapeseed Oil Vegenaise to create a perfectly balanced Cilantro Tuna Salad.  I know, I use vegan chicken to make my Tuna Melt, but it works, so who cares? It’s the best TunaContinue reading “AFC TUNA MELT”

Asparagus AF Shrimp Toast

ASPARAGUS AF SHRIMP TOAST Okay, okay. I know there are no actual shrimp animals on this toast. Still, it is the finest shrimp toast you will ever encounter! Popcorn shrimp? Well, this delicacy pops all over your buds and palate! Once you taste it, you’ll never forget the experience! Serves 1 or as many asContinue reading “Asparagus AF Shrimp Toast”

BAKED TOFU SANDWICH

Originally posted on THE ANIMAL-FREE CHEF™:
BAKED TOFU SANDWICH Even though this sandwich is cooked, it’s quick and easy. Fried baked tofu with veg mozzarella cheese and veg ham. Put together on a pan-fried hot dog bun spread with ketchup, mustard and veg mayo. Napkins please! Makes 1 1 lg. hot dog bun split open…

MUFFINS and GRAVY

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MUFFINS and GRAVY You know biscuits and gravy? This is muffins and gravy! English muffins, the greatest biscuit in the world! Topped with Match Meat Italian Sausage without the Meat Gravy! Made with Pinot Grigio wine, almond milk, mushroom, sweet onion and celery. What more could I ask for? …

Tofurkey Pepperjack Melt

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TOFURKEY PEPPERJACK MELT Restaurant Ready! Go for it! Now there’s a prefect sandwich melt without grilling the bread. Who would have thought to melt the meat and cheese separately? Me!! And it worked! Makes 1 sandwich 2 T. red wine vinegar 1/4 t. mild curry powder 1/4 t. garlic…

Christmas Sandwich

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CHRISTMAS SANDWICH Some people don’t want a Christmas dinner, but still want something nice. How about a Christmas Sandwich? I made something special for you! If Delight Soy Vegan Chicken isn’t available near you, then use some other brand that you like. The Cilantro Date Cream works well on…

AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS

AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS  Okay, this is super easy once you make the rice, and that’s easy too! No-bake burgers. Form the patties, put them between wax paper in a covered container and refrigerate till ready to use. I made 1 batch; next time I’d make 2 batches. Really good texture and flavor.Continue reading “AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS”

THE GREEN STOGIE

THE GREEN STOGIE Impress your guests. Or bring your Green Stogies to a cook-out! Jumbo veggie hot dog wrapped in cooked collard green leaf (hot or cold doesn’t matter) spread with mustard. Looks like a Stogie! Served in a potato bread hot dog bun spread with dill pickle relish and a stream of ketchup. Top allContinue reading “THE GREEN STOGIE”

Grilled Cheese And Pepper Tortilla Sandwich

GRILLED CHEESE AND PEPPER TORTILLA SANDWICH Veggie cheese and sweet red roasted pepper between two 6 inch flour tortillas pan-grilled in vegetable oil to perfection! Served with cornichon dill pickle! A little fattening? A little. But it’s so good, and you only want one, right? Okay, I confess, I had two – Lilly Belle helped eatContinue reading “Grilled Cheese And Pepper Tortilla Sandwich”

ENGLISH CASHEW BUTTER VEG MUFFIN

ENGLISH CASHEW BUTTER VEG MUFFIN I usually saute onions and peppers for sandwiches, but then thought why not celery and onion? Celery is good fried, so here we have it and it is delicious. Such a simple variation that doesn’t break the bank and it’s readily available, just waiting for you to make the switchContinue reading “ENGLISH CASHEW BUTTER VEG MUFFIN”

AFC EARTH BURGER – GOAT

AFC EARTH BURGER – GOAT 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! Makes 8 cups burger dough

AFC BREAKFAST WIENER ROLL for Steph

“Hi Aunt Sharon! Hope all is well! I just made your Energizer Breakfast Burrito and it was delicious!!! I’ve been having cereal before work, but I’m hungry an hour later, plus it’s so bland. If you come up with anything as simple as and similar to the burrito send them my way :)” Nothing I likeContinue reading “AFC BREAKFAST WIENER ROLL for Steph”

AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER

AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER A versatile burger batter for many dishes. A great mix. Chewy, soft, creamy, a little crunch. It’s all there! You won’t believe it. A western omelet is made of egg, ham, onion and green pepper. I also add cheese. All animal-free of course! I know, it makes you happy! Makes 8Continue reading “AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER”

TOFU CHIK’N SALAD SANDWICH

TOFU CHIK’N SALAD SANDWICH Perfectly cooked veg chicken mixed with celery, sweet onion, chopped radish, Silken tofu and roasted garlic cloves. Seasoned with turmeric and rosemary. Add veg mayo or not. Make a sandwich or serve in lettuce cup as a salad! Makes 3 cups 1, 10 oz. 4 pack Gardein Chik’n Scallopini, frozen – cookContinue reading “TOFU CHIK’N SALAD SANDWICH”

GRILLED ALMOND BUTTER PUB SANDWICH

GRILLED ALMOND BUTTER PUB SANDWICH Perfect blend of taste sensations. Great on all breads – even raisin. So easy, so good. Perfect Pub fare! An ice-breaker, conversational sandwich! Makes 1 or 2, depending on size of bread (square or deli size)

Save the heels of the bread

FOR A TERRIFIC GRILLED VEG CHEESE SANDWICH – USE THE HEELS OF THE BREAD Years ago, my mother always ate the heels of every loaf of bread, not wanting to waste food. She didn’t require that we kids eat them, only pointed out that they were still bread and good too. None of us wantedContinue reading “Save the heels of the bread”

AFC BLOOD RED ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER – GOAT

AFC BLOOD RED ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER – GOAT 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 andContinue reading “AFC BLOOD RED ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER – GOAT”

AFC VEG BLOOD BURGER – GOAT

AFC VEG BLOOD BURGER – GOAT 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 firmlyContinue reading “AFC VEG BLOOD BURGER – GOAT”

VEG SAUSAGE & PINEAPPLE GREEK PITA

VEG SAUSAGE & PINEAPPLE GREEK PITA Fried Veg sausage crumbles, fresh spinach and fried pineapple on grilled Greek Pita flatbread spread with chipotle mayo and beer mustard! A ‘take it to the bank’ sandwich! Makes 1 sandwich

VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS

  VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS Flatout flatbread spread with a green peppercorn and caper aioli. Topped with steamed fresh green beans, asparagus and spinach. Sprinkled with smoked paprika, then rolled up and pan-fried till browned and crisped. A perfect veggie roll up! Makes as many as you want

GRILLED PEANUT BUTTER PICKLE AND ONION

GRILLED PEANUT BUTTER PICKLE AND ONION There’s not a big melt on this, because we use natural peanut butter – fresh pressed. But the heat softens it nicely, not requiring the ooze factor. Dill pickle, sweet onion and country dijon mustard bring this natural peanut butter to a rustic but lovely conclusion! Makes 1 sandwich

PREMELTED GRILLED VEG CHEESE SANDWICH

PREMELTED VEGGIE CHEESE Ever have a problem getting your veggie cheese to melt in a grilled cheese sandwich without burning the bread – and even then many times it doesn’t melt throughout? I solved the problem by forming Daiya Veggie Mozzarella Shreds, carrot juice, prepared yellow mustard and Mancini Fried Peppers with Onion into aContinue reading “PREMELTED GRILLED VEG CHEESE SANDWICH”

CREAMED SAUERKRAUT aka CHEESE SAUCE

CREAMED SAUERKRAUT AND PEPPERS Sauerkraut combined with Mancini Sweet Red Roasted Peppers, Mancini Fried Peppers with Onion, garlic, fennel and Daiya Mozzarella Veggie Shreds, then cooked till creamy! A simple side dish vegetable for roasted root veggies. Can also be served over mashed or baked potatoes, with veggie sausage, as a cheese topper for pizza,Continue reading “CREAMED SAUERKRAUT aka CHEESE SAUCE”

SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS

SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS Super firm sprouted tofu coated with a smoky paprika dry rub, then baked in extra virgin olive oil. Served on a broiled sub roll with a dry rub and horseradish dairy-free cream cheese spread, fresh spinach and tomato! Makes 4