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 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”

Beer Nut And Walnut Butter Spread

BEER NUT AND WALNUT BUTTER SPREAD Of course this is a high fat spread, but compared to others it’s more nutrient and fiber dense. The grainy texture is more reminiscent of grainy crystals than peanuts. A higher powered food processor would produce a creamier texture, if that’s what you want. I like rustic for this,Continue reading “Beer Nut And Walnut Butter Spread”

AFC Chicken Piccata Benedict – GOAT

AFC CHICKEN PICCATA BENEDICT – GOAT The Animal-Free Chef’s take on Chicken Piccata served over toasted English muffin as a Benedict breakfast preparation. Wow! Surprise ingredient? Apple cider in the piccata sauce. Ni-i-ce! Makes 6 servings

Ginger Beer Beets

GINGER BEER BEETS A variation of Harvard beets, this version when combined with dried cherries and berries in a sauce of apple cider and ginger beer raises the status of this once traditional side dish to a necessary elegance! It not only completes the meal; it completes every other dish in the meal! Makes 5Continue reading “Ginger Beer Beets”

Holiday Nog And Apple Cider Pie

HOLIDAY NOG AND APPLE CIDER PIE Ever wonder why the people over at Kraft foods didn’t expand the JELL-O brand? They make a gelatin, a pudding and a pie filling for cream pies. For three separate desserts. Why didn’t anyone try to combine the qualities of gelatin with the qualities of pudding? Well, tradition neverContinue reading “Holiday Nog And Apple Cider Pie”

Asian American Fried Rice And Cider Gravy

ASIAN AMERICAN FRIED RICE AND CIDER GRAVY Cider gravy – who would think? Soy sauce with vegan cream cheese? You betcha. How could such unlikely ingredients show up in the same dish to make such a grand entrance while looking and tasting so good doing it? Because ‘you know who’ dared to try something new!Continue reading “Asian American Fried Rice And Cider Gravy”

Smoky Apple Cider Marinara Sauce

SMOKY APPLE CIDER MARINARA SAUCE If you’re wondering what apples and tomatoes have in common it’s this superbly engineered simple marinara sauce. Hey, they’re both fruits; they’re both acidic and sweet and they just happen to compliment each other. Serve over your favorite pasta, with pan-fried veggie chicken or use in any recipe calling forContinue reading “Smoky Apple Cider Marinara Sauce”

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