Posted in MAINS, POTATOES, SIDE DISHES

Smoky Berry Walnut Yams

SMOKY BERRY WALNUT YAMS

Although side dishes are meant to enhance the main course, this side dish may well turn out to be the star of the banquet!

Serves 6-8

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Posted in CONDIMENTS, HOLIDAY FEAST

AFC Coral Horseradish Sauce

AFC CORAL HORSERADISH SAUCE

Fresh grated horseradish processed with fresh garlic and ginger, extra virgin olive oil and boiled almonds. Preserved with apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and brown sugar, then seasoned with smoked paprika, fennel and coriander. Not your ordinary horseradish sauce!

Makes 4-1/2 cups

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Posted in CAKES, DESSERTS, ENGLISH MUFFIN

Bourbon Barbecue Apple Shortcake

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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

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Posted in CAKES, DESSERTS

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

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Posted in CREAMY DRESSINGS, MY SPINACH & GREENS, SALAD DRESSINGS

MAPLE MUSTARD MAYO SALAD DRESSING

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MAPLE MUSTARD MAYO SALAD DRESSING

A deliciously simple, creamy dressing for green salads!

Makes 3/4 cup

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Posted in COOKIES, DESSERTS

HILLARY CLINTON COOKIES

HILLARY CLINTON COOKIES

Hazelnut coconut cookies with maple syrup. Topped with maple icing!

Makes 45 cookies

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Posted in CREAMY DRESSINGS, SALAD DRESSINGS, VINAIGRETTE

FRESH BASIL GARLIC SALAD DRESSING

FRESH BASIL GARLIC SALAD DRESSING

with olive oil, pecans and maple syrup! Serve over fresh green salad of choice! Tastes like Caesar!

Makes 2 cups

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Posted in GREEN, SALADS

ESCAROLE MAPLE WALNUT SALAD

ESCAROLE MAPLE WALNUT SALAD

Crisp escarole lettuce with red grape tomatoes, cucumber and red onion. Drizzled with maple walnut Balsamic dressing. Then topped with candied walnuts!

Serves 6

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Posted in BREAKFAST, MY FRENCH, SAFFRON, TOFU, TOFU EGGS

FRENCH TOFU EGGS

FRENCH TOFU EGGS

Hard-sauteed white potatoes with shallots, fresh green pepper and tomato. Mixed with saffron, rosemary, tarragon and tofu. Then simmered in a  short bath of extra virgin olive oil, maple syrup and Balsamic vinegar. Served over whole wheat toast spread with either maple Dijon mustard, or ketchup maple glaze. How do you say walk on water in French?

Makes 6 servings

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Posted in BREAKFAST, DESSERTS, SAUCES

ORANGE BLUEBERRY SAUCE

ORANGE BLUEBERRY SAUCE

Flavored with maple syrup, brown sugar and cinnamon! 

Makes 3 cups

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Posted in DESSERTS, PIES

BOTTOMLESS DEEP DISH PEACH PIE

BOTTOMLESS DEEP DISH PEACH PIE

Topped with a sweet dough pastry. Sprinkled with walnut crumbles and drizzled with maple syrup. Baked till bubbly and crisp!

Serves 6-9

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Posted in DESSERTS, PIES

APPLE RAISIN BOTTOMLESS PIE

 APPLE RAISIN BOTTOMLESS PIE

Apples and raisins baked in a Cream Sherry wine sauce, topped with brown sugar cookie dough, baked till hot and bubbly, then drizzled with maple syrup, Cream Sherry sauce and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar!

Makes 12 servings

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Posted in DESSERTS, PIES

MAPLE APPLE PIE

MAPLE APPLE PIE

Golden delicious apples with maple syrup and brown sugar! Topped with a little melted margarine and more maple syrup after baking!

Serves 6

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Posted in DESSERTS, PIES

GINGER MAPLE PEACH PIE

GINGER MAPLE PEACH PIE

Ginger flavored fresh peaches with brown sugar and maple syrup baked in a butter-flavored pie crust till golden. No need to peel the peaches in this pie. This pie is special!

Serves 6-8

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Posted in DESSERTS, FRUITS

RAINBOW FRUIT DESSERT

RAINBOW FRUIT DESSERT

Tender sweet kiwi fruit, sliced banana and fresh sliced strawberries arranged on dessert plates, then covered with a sauce of maple syrup, rum and lime! Vivid color presentation!

Serves 4

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Posted in DESSERTS, FRUITS

APRICOTS AND BANANAS

APRICOTS AND BANANAS

Apricot halves topped with sliced banana. Sprinkled with cinnamon, topped with powdered sugar, then drizzled with agave nectar!

Serves 6

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Posted in DESSERTS, PIES

CARAMELIZED APPLE TART

CARAMELIZED APPLE TART

Golden delicious apples cooked in Port wine, brown sugar, cinnamon and maple syrup. Poured in a pastry shell. Refrigerated till set, then drizzled with more maple syrup and broiled till bubbly before serving!

Serves 8

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Posted in BREAKFAST, FLATBREAD, IT'S TORTILLA TIME, MY MEXICAN | SPANISH, SANDWICHES, TOFU, TOFU EGGS

SCRAMBLED TOFU EGG TORTILLAS

SCRAMBLED TOFU EGG TORTILLAS

Pan-fried flour tortillas spread with sweet roasted pepper spread, topped with burnt onion scrambled tofu eggs. Served with a side of Dijon mustard and drizzled with maple syrup! Delicious flavors. Complex. Warm feelings of breakfast comfort foods served with rustic elegance!

Makes 4

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Posted in COOKIES, DESSERTS

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 a keeper!

Makes 5 dozen

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Posted in BEANS, MAINS

MAPLE PINTO BEANS

MAPLE PINTO BEANS

Sauteed onion and canned pinto beans cooked with maple syrup, Balsamic vinegar and tarragon. These wonderfully light, sweet, richly flavorful beans are waiting to impress!

Serves 4

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Posted in COOKIES, DESSERTS

WALNUT MAPLE COOKIES

WALNUT MAPLE COOKIES

A perfect cookie for fancy or casual occasions. Light, mild, satisfying and somewhat addicting. Eat alone or as accompaniment to coffee, tea or your favorite soy ice-cream!

Makes approx. 8-1/2 dozen

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Posted in DESSERTS, DONUTS, NUT BUTTERS & SPREADS

MAPLE WALNUT CRULLERS

 MAPLE WALNUT BUTTER

Peanut butter replacement for kids and adults! Walnuts processed till smooth, then combined with Grade B maple syrup and Silk Coconut Milk. Creamy delicious! No artificial ingredients!

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Posted in BEAN, SOUPS

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. You decide what ingredients you want to add to a portion of it from day to day!

Makes 23 cups

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