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Animal-Free Fluff Mayo

ANIMAL-FREE FLUFF MAYO I grew up on Miracle Whip. My mother was one of the first ones to convert from mayonnaise to Miracle Whip then kept on with it. Mayonnaise was okay when eating out, but it didn’t have that fresh zing to it. Lately I’ve become discouraged by the calorie and fat counts in […]

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Lipid Lowering Soup fat-free

aka STEVE’S SACHET SOUP I scared Steve with the soup when he got up and I told him to go see it. ‘Nice color, he said. ‘Stir it, I said. ‘Nice. ‘Maybe I’ll thicken it a bit, I said. All of a sudden he started laughing and grabbed his chest bending over, then said, ‘Oh […]

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Pickle Poppy Gel

Pickle Poppy Gel There’s s a reason why people like sweet pickles – they taste good. It’s not the cucumber; it’s the sweet sour vinegar brine. So why not make use of the pickle juice remaining in the jar after the pickles are gone? Save it up till you have two cups, then strain it […]

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Mango Kraut Beans

MANGO KRAUT BEANS Bourbon beans with mango, roasted pepper and green beans. Ops, almost forgot the sauerkraut. What a pairing! All the way around spells success! And it’s fat-free! Sink your teeth into that one. The chew alone is worth the effort. Makes 7 cups

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Simple Fat-Free Fruit Dessert

SIMPLE FAT-FREE FRUIT DESSERT Fruit for dessert is traditional for the Italians. Something about the enzymes in fresh fruit that aid in the digestion of the main meal filled with carbos, meats and fats. I like it for breakfast or lunch or evening snack. You pick. Of course you’re going to get the sweet with […]

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Marinated Rainer Cherries

Cherries, Balsamic vinegar and orange rind, that’s all it takes to make some delicious tasting cherries. Marinate till soft. The juice from the cherries infuses into the vinegar, lightening the acidity and making them good to eat straight up! Serve over or in salads, over animal-free ice-cream or as a side condiment! Delicious all the […]

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EXTENDING A FAT-FREE BOTTLED DRESSING

Bottled dressings are expensive. And how many salads does one bottle dress? Not many. Why not use them as an ingredient in alt-dressings and dips/spreads, rather than using what comes straight from the bottle? Doctor them up to your tastes, extend them while reducing the calorie and fat content!! Works for me! Makes 2-1/2 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEANS - GRAINS PASTA PEAS PLANT MEATS SOUPS TOMATOES

Spicy Lima Bean Corn Chili fat-free

Spicy Lima Bean Corn Chili fat-free Spicy as in spice not heat. You adjust the heat for your tastes. Serve plain or over pasta. Great either way. No slicing and dicing – just open containers. I’m not tied to the brands; it’s what I had on hand. The entire dish has a fatty feel without […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES HOLIDAY POTATOES PUMPKIN SIDES

Pumpkin TATOR Mash fat-free

PUMPKIN TATER MASH FAT-FREE You get the fatty mouthfeel without the fat! Pumpkin and potatoes – perfect match! Serve with gravy! Nutritious, delicious and easy to make! Refrigerates and reheats well if you want to make them in advance. Makes 3 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES GREEN GOD™ SALADS & DRESSINGS

GREEN GOD DRESSING™

GREEN GOD DRESSING™

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Blueberry Tarragon Sauce – no added sugar

BLUEBERRY TARRAGON SAUCE – no added sugar Smoky, fruity, savory, tart, naturally sweet. Goes well with vegan meats as a condiment, or spooned over cake or ice-cream. Spread as a jam on your favorite toasted breads! Add a dab of brown sugar if you like! Tarragon and blueberries who would think? Interesting match! The absence […]

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Fat-Free Sugar-Free Watermelon Dressing

Fat-Free Sugar-Free Watermelon Dressing I just made this and love the light creaminess. I’m back into salads now for the raw factor. I want to eat something substantially raw every day – I picked salad. But I like creamy dressing and most are high in calories and fat, considering how much I like on the […]

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Tasty Tofu Toppers

TASTY TOFU TOPPERS Tasty Tofu Toppers are most often used to top salads that require a soft component that is low fat. It takes the place of cheese, egg or avocado. Tasty Tofu Toppers get my vote every time! Also use in wraps in place of animal cheese and animal meats! How about as a […]

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GOP Veg Feast For The Figure – fat-free

GOP VEG FEAST FOR THE FIGURE – fat-free Green Orange Purple. Asparagus and green beans cooked till tender, no seasoning except the salted water! Baby Purple Potatoes and baby carrots. Coated with agar gel as an oil or melted margarine replacement. Tossed with cilantro and garlic. Serve with an orange marmalade glaze. No oil please! […]

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Asparagus Black Bean Potato Soup fat-free

ASPARAGUS BLACK BEAN POTATO SOUP fat-free Kraft dried Minute Tapioca creates the fatty mouth feel in this hearty fat-free soup. Sporting an elegantly artistic flavor arrangement, I’d say it’s an exciting blend of Indian, Spanish, Italian and French! Makes 7 cups

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Apricot Barbecue Bean Salad

APRICOT BARBECUE BEAN SALAD Off the planet delicious! And satisfying! I am in love with this salad! Few ingredients, easy to make salad! You can take it anywhere! Makes 5-1/2 cups

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LEMON CARAWAY COLESLAW – fat-free

LEMON CARAWAY COLESLAW – fat-free What’s the next best thing to mayo? Lemon pie filling! Yes, it works. Add a little vinegar, salt and pepper, herbs and/or spice and you can still enjoy your favorite salads with a creamy fat-free coating! Makes 6 loosely packed cups

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PEACH CAESAR DRESSING – fat-free

PEACH CAESAR DRESSING – fat-free Steve never enjoyed a salad so much, and he eats a lot of them. He said this was better than the one he had in Chicago many years ago at the Black Hawk Restaurant famous for their Caesar salad made tableside! Makes 2-1/2 cups dressing

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SWEET COFFEE MUSTARD DRESSING

SWEET COFFEE MUSTARD DRESSING Looks like a lot of ingredients, but mostly seasoning and flavorings go into making this fat-free dressing as special as it is! Deep, dark, bold, complex! Like a full-bodied fine wine, it possesses elements that give it an aged flavor! Use over salad or dessert! Makes about 2-1/2 cups

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GREEN BEAN BARLEY SOUP – fat-free

GREEN BEAN BARLEY SOUP – fat-free If you like simple, this is as good as simple gets while maintaining a HIGH-END STATUS! Steve loves barley soup. I rarely make one, since I’m covering the globe with recipes in so many categories. Today as it turns out is his soup day! Barley it is and lots […]

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Turnip Tomato Pea Soup – fat-free

TURNIP TOMATO PEA SOUP – fat-free Dried split and dried whole peas set the foundation for this brothy veggie soup with turnips, tomatoes, onions, carrot and celery. High End. Top Shelf. And no added fat. Oh, did I forget the ham? There’s that too – animal-free of course! Lovely expression of goodness! Makes a lot, […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEETS/POWDER FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT DRESSINGS FRUIT SALADS & DRESSINGS

MARINATED BEETS AND CITRUS FRUITS

MARINATED BEETS AND CITRUS FRUITS Whole canned beets, fresh orange and ruby red grapefruit combined with green pepper and sweet onion with a salted Balsamic and cinnamon dressing. Fat-Free! Sugar-Free! Makes 10 cups

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CRANBERRY CIDER PUDDING SAUCE

CRANBERRY CIDER PUDDING SAUCE Those cranberry skins can get in the way of enjoying the cranberries. So what do we do? Make a pudding-like sauce that smooths the edges making the entire cranberry experience one to savor. Cilantro – in ground seed form and fresh leaves – now becomes something to talk about. You could […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES PEAS SAUCES & MARINADES SIDES VEGGIES

Calypso Peas

CALYPSO PEAS A beautiful expression of fat-free – velvety, light, impressive simplicity, gently coating the peas as you lift them from the sauce. Or hey, why not take some sauce along? Two spoons for service – one slotted, one not! This calypso is a slow dance – enjoy the moves! Serves 6

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Parsley Escarole Soup

PARSLEY ESCAROLE DIET SOUP It’s the freshest tasting cooked soup on the planet! Loads of parsley and cilantro with escarole. Carrots and onion and a bunch of stewed tomatoes, cooked with spices for only 30 minutes, then pureed in the blender till the solids become mealy, in other words they don’t disappear. Sounds like a […]

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BANANA GINGER BEER DRESSING fat-free

BANANA GINGER BEER DRESSING A fat-free creamy dressing using banana, ginger beer, turmeric and nutmeg. No added sugar beyond what’s in the ginger beer! Makes 5 cups

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Fresh Corn And Veggie Pot

FRESH CORN AND VEGGIE POT No added fat is fat-free to me. Okay, so soy beans have some fat, but it’s negligible. Considering there’s no fat in this dish, it surprised me how filling it was. Tasty too! Makes 19  cups

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FAT-FREE HAWAIIAN FRUIT DRESSING using Bragg Bottled Dressing

FAT-FREE HAWAIIAN FRUIT DRESSING using Bragg Bottled Dressing Easy, fresh, velvety smooth. Perfect dress for fresh fruit! Top with smoky brown sugar walnut crumbles takes the party to the roof top. A fresh spinach bed teams up well with the crumbles extending texture contrasts without cluttering it! Makes 2-1/4 cups dressing

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Orange Saffron Ginger Beer Dressing

ORANGE SAFFRON GINGER BEER DRESSING Orange, and  carrot juices, banana and ginger beer blended with saffron threads, coriander and garlic creating a sweet, savory, tart fat-free salad dressing! Makes 4 cups

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Antipasto Marinara

ANTIPASTO MARINARA  Artichokes, black and green olives, sun-dried tomatoes, lots of fresh garlic and ginger simmered with nothing better than San Marzano tomatoes! Fat-free, except for a negligible amount found naturally in the olives. Makes 7 cups

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Apple Cranberry Black Bean Salsa

APPLE CRANBERRY BLACK BEAN SALSA It’s Thanksgiving or any other holiday, so why not ratchet up your old favorites with a twist of new? Cranberry and apple in salsa?  Why not? Take this dip with you to any gathering. Volunteer for the dip detail. You will change people’s taste buds forever. From now on they […]

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Baby Lentil Matcha Green Tea Soup fat free

BABY LENTIL MATCHA GREEN TEA SOUP w/gravy option – fat free A simple lentil soup with complex seasoning profiles and a Green Matcha Tea boost! Nutrient dense and fat free walks this keeper all the way to the animal-free food bank! Apple cider and carrot juice, smoked paprika and curry are a few of the […]

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ROASTED YAM STEAKS

  ROASTED YAM STEAKS – fat free Tired of the same old mashed yams? Or the cubed and roasted style? Me too. Steve doesn’t like the texture. So what do I do with yams on sale? Try something new. Yam steaks! Pour the SMOKY CRANBERRY ORANGE GRAVY over, top with some pine nuts and a […]

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Smoky Cranberry Orange Gravy fat free

SMOKY CRANBERRY ORANGE GRAVY fat free If you’re looking for something different and familiar this is it! Plus you combine the cranberry and gravy into one dish, saving time and money. Did I mention how off-the-planet exciting cranberries can be when you recognize their potential? They’re just waiting to be explored! Makes 3 cups

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Collards In Mustard Cider Sauce fat-free

COLLARDS IN MUSTARD CIDER SAUCE fat-free There aren’t many sauces you can make fat-free that will stand up against the fatted version. This is one of them. All added flavors and textures compliment the greens and vice versa. I just happened to have cider on hand, because it’s Fall in America where I happily live. […]

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PICKLED BEETS

PICKLED BEETS fat-free You don’t have to go through the entire canning process to make pickled beets. Prep, cook, place in a jar and refrigerate to use as wanted. Here we add sweet onion strips and sweet red pepper. Then as we use the beets, we add other ingredients to the pickling jar, such as […]

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Minute Maid Limeade Dressing fat-free

MINUTE MAID LIMEADE DRESSING fat-free Minute Maid Limeade combined with pineapple explodes onto your greens like no other dressing. Use as dressing for any salad you like or over cooked veggies or as a dipper for fried tofu! Makes approx. 5 cups

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GREEN TOFU CHOP

GREEN TOFU CHOP You can use this simple, semi-raw, green tofu chop as an appetizer spread for crackers, a salad in a lettuce cup or as a spread on a sandwich or hot dog bun with a  mustard squirt and dusted with smoked paprika. I also mix it with salad greens and a semi-sweet vinaigrette […]

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ASPARAGUS SOUP – essentially fat-free

ASPARAGUS SOUP Lots of asparagus go into the simple making of this delectably rich and arrogant talk of the town. All asparagus all the time! Make your taste buds talk green! Makes 8 cups

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Fat-Free Roasted Red Skin Potatoes

FAT-FREE ROASTED RED SKIN POTATOES Cubes of red skinned potatoes tossed with a dry rub and roasted to achieve crispy outsides and soft insides. Smoky Sweet Savory bite delights! The Versatile Almighty Red Skin Potato! Makes about 7 cups roasted cubes