FRESH HERB WALNUT SAUCE

FRESH HERB WALNUT SAUCE Raw herbs blended with roasted peppers, walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, citrus and maple syrup! Served over asparagus with fresh ginger and vegan parmesan or macaroni, asparagus, ginger and parm!! You can take this to the bank!! Makes 2-1/2 cups

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 Chick Liver Pate – GOAT

AFC CHICK LIVER PATE – GOAT Creamy, mild, texturally fine grind, plant replica of chicken liver pate. Hit all the notes! Makes a lot, holds up well in the refrigerator! Served with assorted crackers, cranberry sauce, caramelized onion and mustard! Makes 3 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

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”

Apple Rum Walnut Raisin Pie – with spaetzle top crust

APPLE RUM WALNUT RAISIN PIE – with spaetzle top crust Apple, rum, walnut, raisin filling baked in a sweet yellow pea dough infused with rum, topped with a spaetzle-type crust. Not your run of the mill apple pie! Serves 6

Apple Crumble Crust Pie

APPLE CRUMBLE CRUST PIE A bottomless apple-crusted pie topped with a walnut, brown sugar and saffron crumble. Baked till bubbly and crisp, then drizzled with a cinnamon citric glaze, and finished with a sugar dusting! Makes 19 inch pie – serves 6-8

Asian-Style Celebration Roast

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ASIAN-STYLE CELEBRATION ROAST Field Roast Celebration Roast studded with cloves, marinated overnight, then baked with carrots and walnuts in an Asian Coconut Apricot Gravy! Serves 4-6 1 lb. Field Roast Celebration Roast – studded with whole cloves – top and sides, about 1/2 inch apart – then wrapped in heavy…

Saffron Pesto Rotini

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SAFFRON PESTO ROTINI This is just one of the uses for SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO: Sauteed celery, red pepper and onion mixed with cooked tri-color rotini pasta, then tossed with Saffron Walnut Pesto that was heated till bubbly with a can of Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans! All the more creamy…

Saffron Walnut Pesto

SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO Made with fresh basil and mint, garlic and mustard, Almond Breeze AlmondMilk, Daiya Pepperjack Style Shredded vegan Cheese and extra virgin olive oil. A powerfully expressed avant-guarde version of pesto! Makes 4-1/2 cups

TOMATO NUT HUMMUS

TOMATO NUT HUMMUS A wonderful hummus. Yes, a tomato nut hummus. I make the rules in my kitchen. No beans in this dip. This is the most unfamiliar tasting recipe. The only things familiar are the flatbread and the fact that it’s a dip. Flavors, textures all new! Except that you won’t miss the lamb that generally accompaniesContinue reading “TOMATO NUT HUMMUS”

TOMATO WALNUT TAPENADE

TOMATO WALNUT TAPENADE Sun-dried tomatoes, walnuts and Kalamata olives are the center of this tomato based tapenade. Rich. Smooth but textured. Potent and subtle at the same time.  A great tapenade for home entertainment or restaurant appetizer! Makes 4-1/2 cups

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

MAPLE WALNUT SALAD DRESSING

MAPLE WALNUT SALAD DRESSING Walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, curry and mustard blended till creamy. Soy bacon bits added for bacon flavor. Heat from the curry and mustard create an unexpected flavor punch! Makes 1-2/3 cups

3 NUT SAUCE

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

GREEK OLIVE PESTO PENNE

GREEK OLIVE PESTO PENNE A Kalamata olive and walnut pesto with fresh basil, garlic, coriander, allspice and apple cider. Tossed with whole grain penne pasta, sauteed mushrooms and kale. Topped with marinated tomatoes. Rich in flavors and texture! I can’t stop eating it! Even tastes good at room temperature or cold the next day! ServesContinue reading “GREEK OLIVE PESTO PENNE”

APPLE WALNUT CHICKEN-FREE SALAD SANDWICH

 APPLE WALNUT CHICKEN-FREE  SALAD SANDWICH Diced GRILLED CHICKEN-FREE STRIPS mixed with apple, walnuts, onions, rosemary and plant-based mayo with sweet relish. Just like the package says, “Looks, Feels, Tastes, & Acts Like Chicken – Without The Cluck”. The apple and walnut give it a great texture for sandwiches! Makes about 4 cups

Roasted Beets and Greens in Creamy Mustard-Mincemeat Sauce

ROASTED BEETS AND GREENS IN CREAMY MUSTARD-MINCEMEAT SAUCE Oven-roasted beets combined with fresh cooked collard greens and spinach along with caramelized onion and walnuts. Served in a casserole dish smothered in a rich sweet and sour mustard, mincemeat, garlic, rosemary and red grape cream sauce! Serves 6

SHARON’S WILTED SPINACH SALAD

SHARON’S WILTED SPINACH SALAD Fresh spinach and walnut pieces dressed with a warm sweet and sour soy bacon, Kalamata olive, garlic, roasted pepper, Balsamic and Dijon mustard dressing! Salad Serves 4-6; Dressing makes 2 cups 

WALNUT BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS

WALNUT BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS Italian-style. Potent, rich and satisfying. Great as an appetizer, hot or cold, or as a main dish with marinara sauce and salad! Makes 19 stuffed mushrooms plus 6 small meatballs

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