BARBECUE SWEET PEPPER RICE

BARBECUE SWEET PEPPER RICE – FAT-FREE Long grain white rice cooked with coriander, paprika, celery seed and smoke flavor. Tossed with sweet red peppers and Heinz Classic Barbecue Sauce. Simple, easy to make. Sweet, tangy and hot. If desired, mix with a steamed green vegetable! I used peas with great results! Makes a little over 5Continue reading “BARBECUE SWEET PEPPER RICE”

SHARON’S FAT-FREE STOVE-TOP BEANS AND FRANKS

SHARON’S FAT-FREE STOVE-TOP BEANS AND FRANKS Animal-free hot dog slices sauteed with charred onion, then cooked in a Balsamic, brown sugar and garlic marinade. Mixed with canned baked beans, pinto beans and soy bacon bits. Nobody would notice the absence of fat. Rich and delicious! Makes 5-1/2 cups

MARINATED PLANT MEAT

MARINATED PLANT MEAT Field Roast Frankfurter ovals marinated in a sweet sour Pineapple Mustard marinade 1-3 days. I made hot sandwiches out of mine: One on a Steak & Sausage sub bun and the second on spinach flatbread – each a little different but each equally tasty and satisfying! Take a look. Serves 4-6

FAT-FREE CARAMELIZED PEPPERS AND ONIONS

FAT-FREE CARAMELIZED PEPPERS AND ONIONS We go through a process when sautéing without oil. It’s easy to caramelize if you follow the steps required. Expect perfection the first time! Makes 4 side dishes or 4-6 sandwiches

GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD

GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD Now get ready for something different, okay? We’re going beyond the fat, which means there is a world out there that hasn’t been seen yet – not by me anyway – and judging by all I’ve read, not by anybody else either. So get ready to be wowed. Don’t be looking forContinue reading “GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD”

THE GREEN STOGIE

THE GREEN STOGIE Impress your guests. Or bring your Green Stogies to a cook-out! Jumbo veggie hot dog wrapped in cooked collard green leaf (hot or cold doesn’t matter) spread with mustard. Looks like a Stogie! Served in a potato bread hot dog bun spread with dill pickle relish and a stream of ketchup. Top allContinue reading “THE GREEN STOGIE”

15 MINUTE COLLARD GREENS

15 MINUTE COLLARD GREENS Not everything we eat is a recipe containing several foods and methods. Sometimes plain, by itself, with nothing else is just as good. Try these collard greens and see if you agree! Serves 1

ROASTED CARROT SNACK

ROASTED CARROT SNACK A soft chip that satisfies. If serving guests, sprinkle with fresh grind sea salt and black pepper, smoked paprika and maple sugar. If serving yourself, as a mid-day or evening snack, eat plain. They’re delicious either way! Makes 1 heaping cup – enough for 1-4 guests or for yourself as a snackContinue reading “ROASTED CARROT SNACK”

CUCUMBER ANTIPASTO SALAD

CUCUMBER ANTIPASTO SALAD You don’t need olive oil in this antipasto salad. The flavors and textures stand alone. Refreshing and satisfying! makes a little more than 2 cups

VEG DOG AND KRAUT BURRITO

VEG DOG AND KRAUT BURRITO Cooked Jumbo veg dog, raw whiskey sauerkraut, chopped tomato, dill relish, chopped red onion and fresh cilantro rolled in a spinach flatbread drizzled with mustard. See? Fat-free CAN taste good! Makes 1

HOT DOG SALAD SANDWICH SPREAD

HOT DOG SALAD SANDWICH SPREAD Chopped animal-free hot dogs, Silken tofu, green pepper and onion mixed with sweet mustard, spice and smoke to create what tastes like ham salad. A variation on an old favorite! Essentially fat-free except for the little bit of fat in the tofu! Makes 3-1/2 cups

LIQUID SPICE FOR SAUTEING

LIQUID SPICE FOR SAUTEING If we’re not going to oil the skillet and we still want some char on our sautéed veggies, then we’re going to have to improvise. This is one way to do it. See easy instructions below. Makes a little over 1 cup

AFC EARTH BURGER©

AFC EARTH BURGER© The everything burger! Grains: barley and rolled oats. Veggies: mushrooms and carrots. Beans: dark red kidney beans and blackeye peas! Contains no fat, no soy, no animal products, no protein isolates! The carrots give it an earthy taste! Makes 8 cups burger dough