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THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY MEAL CHALLENGE

YOU FOUND IT. RIGHT HERE! The challenge I gave myself was to create a delicious, satisfying, exciting, new yet familiar, holiday meal. 7 Dietary Restrictions  ANIMAL-FREE. GLUTEN-FREE. BREAD-FREE. PLANT MEAT AND DAIRY FREE. SOY-FREE. LOW FAT. Well, I did it. And you can do it too! Here it is!

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE DAIRY ANIMAL-FREE MEAT APPETIZERS BEANS - GRAINS PLANT DAIRY PLANT MEATS SANDWICHES & SPREADS

Turkey Noodle Hot Salsa

TURKEY NOODLE HOT SALSA Talk about a unique way to use Tofurky Oven-Roasted Deli Slices! Make noodles out of them, right out of the box. Mix them with salsa and cheese, herbs and spices, heat till warm, then serve as a dip or spread! Hot here means temperature not Scofield Scale heat. Makes 5 cups

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES APPETIZERS PLANT MEATS TOMATOES

FIELD ROAST SAUSAGE BITES

FIELD ROAST SAUSAGE BITES A super easy and low calorie Hors’ Oeuvre that will please every palate! Pan-fried sausage and frankfurters – cut into 3/4 inch wide disks, top each with a dab of mustard, then spear each with a grape tomato! That’s it – delicious and juicy too! Makes as many as you want

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Butter Bean Hummus

BUTTER BEAN HUMMUS Butter Bean and tofu are the base which increase the protein content in this nutritious snack food dip/spread aka mayo substitute. Roasted red peppers, tarragon, garlic, vegan yeast and extra virgin olive oil (not much) enhances flavor and texture worthy of a celebratory event. Makes 6 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES APPETIZERS BEANS - GRAINS BERRIES FRUIT HOLIDAY SNACKS

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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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES AFC GREEN DIET APPETIZERS PEAS PLANT MEATS SALADS & DRESSINGS SANDWICHES & SPREADS TOFU

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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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES APPETIZERS BEANS - GRAINS MAIN DISH SAUCES & MARINADES SOUPS

Pink Lentil Cream

PINK LENTIL CREAM Serve as an elegant first course appetizer soup, use as gravy or as thickener/flavor enhancer for other sauces instead of cornstarch/flour and bouillon. Easy, cheap and super smooth! Makes 4 cups

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AFC Asian Pineapple Snowball

Originally posted on THE ANIMAL-FREE CHEF™ AFC CULINARY CAMPUS™:
AFC ASIAN PINEAPPLE SNOWBALL A creamy Asian-Style Pineapple Mousse frosted with an Asian cream. Sprinkled with black and white sesame seeds and sliced scallion rings. Served with sesame crackers. If you want to impress your Asian guests, this will do it! Lots of Asians are lactose…

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PLANT MEAT PATE

PLANT MEAT PATE You can say it tastes like any animal you like. It’s still plant meat, and that’s the way hundreds of millions of people all over the globe prefer their meat – from a plant! Enjoy the brilliance of plants that provide what they were intended to provide – nourishment and pleasure! Makes […]

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CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS

CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS Fresh steamed brussel sprouts charred in a little extra virgin olive oil. Tossed with garlic, smoked paprika, fresh grind sea salt and black pepper. Served with Ball Park Mustard mixed with a little veggie mayo! Serve as hors d’oeuvre or side dish vegetable. Low fat! Serves 6

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES APPETIZERS TOMATOES

TOMATO TAPENADE

TOMATO TAPENADE Sun-dried tomatoes and Kalamata olives processed with garlic, green peppercorn and capers in a Tomato Onion Salad Dressing! Perfect texture, perfect flavors.  Low fat, but you wouldn’t know it! So easy to make. Serve on toasted or broiled baguette slices as an hors d’oeuvre! Makes 1-1/2 cups

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES APPETIZERS TOMATOES

TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

TOMATO BRUSCHETTA Nobody is going to miss the oil on these appetizers. Just don’t tell anybody it’s fat-free. If you say that, they won’t want to eat it. Just serve it and they’ll love it. Good quality ingredients – remember that! It’s mostly fat-free – just a teeny bit in the tomato spread.  Makes as many […]