Blueberry Walnut Russian Toast

BLUEBERRY WALNUT RUSSIAN TOAST Dairy free cream cheese mixed with a smoky dried berry walnut crumble and fresh blueberries. Served atop fresh toasted Russian black bread! Makes 2 cups spread 8 oz. container Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese 2 T. creamy dijon mustard 1/4 t. pink Himalayan salt 1/4 c. light brown sugar 1/2 pt. … Continue reading Blueberry Walnut Russian Toast

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AFC SCOTTISH PLAID DIP

AFC SCOTTISH PLAID DIP When there's not one thread or color that dominates the fabric we call it a plaid! The Animal-Free Chef feels free to extend that designation to food. There's no one flavor that dominates the dip. Enjoy this Scottish plaid! Makes 5 cups 15.5 oz. dark red kidney beans plus liquid from … Continue reading AFC SCOTTISH PLAID DIP

Smoky Bean And Pea Dip

SMOKY BEAN AND PEA DIP A quick easy dip that can be made a couple days in advance of a special event - like a holiday? These potent flavors go well with crackers or tortilla chips. Low fat considering the yield!  Makes 3 cups 15.5 oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed - I used … Continue reading Smoky Bean And Pea Dip

Diet Coke Coffee Gravy

DIET COKE COFFEE GRAVY © BUBBLING GOODNESS. DIET COKE. COFFEE. GRAVY. HAPPY THANKSGIVING. Makes 5-3/4 cups 3 c. water 2 c. Berry Cherry Blend (dried cherry, cranberry, blueberry by Traverse Bay Fruit Co.) 1 t. pink Himalayan salt 2 c. fresh brewed robust coffee (I used Zack's Brews Cowell & Hubbard) 2 T. liquid smoke … Continue reading Diet Coke Coffee Gravy

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI We use the other white plant meat for this fine American-Italian casserole. Veg veal! I think I've had veal once or twice aside from a luncheon sandwich meat called veal loaf back in the long ago days. I recall it not having much flavor - not the loaf that … Continue reading BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI

BARBECUE WALNUT PEANUT BUTTER

BARBECUE WALNUT PEANUT BUTTER Just enough barbecue flavor in this chunky, chewy, melt in your mouth nut butter! Makes approx. 1-2/3 cups 1 c. creamy peanut butter 1/3 c. plus 1/4 c. Hunt's Original Barbecue Sauce (is gluten-free in the USA) 1 t. liquid smoke 1/2 c. walnut halves; place in paper bag, seal, lay … Continue reading BARBECUE WALNUT PEANUT BUTTER

ASIAN-AMERICAN MACARONI-RICE SALAD or SHARON’S SUSHI SALAD

ASIAN-AMERICAN MACARONI-RICE SALAD or SHARON'S SUSHI SALAD If  you want an exciting change from the same old macaroni salads, try this and experience the explosion of flavors dancing over your taste buds with every bite! Sweet, sour, salty, spicy and pungent! Makes 12 cups 3 c. water 3 sm. vegetable bouillon cubes 1 T. white … Continue reading ASIAN-AMERICAN MACARONI-RICE SALAD or SHARON’S SUSHI SALAD

PEANUT BUTTER AND WHOLE GRAIN MUSTARD SPREAD

PEANUT BUTTER AND WHOLE GRAIN MUSTARD SPREAD with brown sugar, Balsamic vinegar and smoke! Makes 2 cups 1 c. creamy peanut butter (Jif and Skippy brands are gluten-free) 1/2 c. whole grain mustard 2 T. light brown sugar 5 T. Balsamic vinegar 2 T. white vinegar 1 t. liquid smoke Combine all ingredients in a bowl, one … Continue reading PEANUT BUTTER AND WHOLE GRAIN MUSTARD SPREAD

BLACK PEPPER ‘BACON’ COOKIES

BLACK PEPPER ‘BACON’ COOKIES Dark cocoa, brown sugar, apple smoke flavor, maple syrup, allspice, sage and ginger with black pepper and soy bacon bits. If the dairy people can make bacon flavored ice-cream, I can make ‘bacon’ cookies. Whoa, texture and flavor down perfect. Crispy, chewy, a little oily, salty, sweet, hot, smokey. Yup, it’s … Continue reading BLACK PEPPER ‘BACON’ COOKIES

SPLIT PEA AND LENTIL SOUP

SPLIT PEA AND LENTIL SOUP Made with only seasonings. This soup is great as is, or can be used as a base in which to add other ingredients as you use it. It was designed with the restaurant in mind. It’s thin enough so that it doesn’t become too thick in the refrigerator, reheats beautifully. … Continue reading SPLIT PEA AND LENTIL SOUP