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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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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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Take Your Medicine Rice – Ultimate Seed Explosion

Originally posted on LOCAL UNION 141:
TAKE YOUR MEDICINE RICE – ULTIMATE SEED EXPLOSION The perfect non-sticky rice. Dry is good. Lots of nutrients. Just what the rice doctor ordered. Serve as is, or with sauteed veggies. Your choice! Makes 12 cups 3 c. water 1 c. carrot juice – BOLTHOUSE FARMS I used 1/4 c.…

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My Hummus Mayo

MY Hummus Mayo A thick, rich, creamy hummus mayo. The density requires less on a sandwich, thus saves calories. Save even more calories plus fat by adding beans. Super creamy makes the palate difference in this hummus turned into mayo! Makes 2 cups

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Steve’s Morning Wood

Originally posted on LOCAL UNION 141:
STEVE’S MORNING WOOD Preparing for LIPID PANEL TEST. NINE DAYS. ALMOST RAW oats, dried fruit – cherry-berry blend, walnuts, flaxseed, cinnamon, cocoa, flaxseed, vegan yeast for B12. MAKES 11-12 cups 5 CUPS KETTLE HEARTY OATS by QUAKER OATS 1 LB SHELLED WALNUTS (4-5 cups) 2 CUPS BERRY CHERRY BLEND dried…

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APPLE CIDER VINEGAR BEANS - GRAINS CHERRIES DESSERTS DR. MANDELL FRUIT OATMEAL POWER TRIFECTA CHALLENGE VIDEO

One Week Flatten Stomach Challenge

TAKE THE POWER TRIFECTA DRINK CHALLENGE How difficult can it be? 2 CUPS WARM WATER 2 T. LEMON JUICE (fresh is best but bottled is okay as long as sugar-free) 1 T. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR 1- Combine in glass and drink on empty stomach upon rising. 2- I guess the rest is up to me: […]

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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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BEANS - GRAINS DR. BARNARD VIDEO WEIGHT LOSS AIDS

CAN BEANS HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

VEGAN DIET Q&A

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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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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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Stuffed Cabbage With Sauerkraut Beans Greens

STUFFED CABBAGE WITH SAUERKRAUT BEANS GREENS A simple dish using few ingredients that tastes like it took hours to cook. Eat plain or serve with a salad or fresh cooked carrots! Applesauce also works! These frozen turnip greens were good – saves a lot of prep time too! Sauerkraut doesn’t always have to be eaten […]

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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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Antipasto Veggie Bowl

ANTIPASTO VEGGIE BOWL  A lot of broth or gravy isn’t always required in what otherwise might be called a soup. Roasted artichokes and black olives highlight this veggie bowl of sauteed pepper, onion, celery and cabbage. Combine with garbanzo and kidney beans, sweet corn and tomatoes. Seasoned simply with smoked paprika, dry mustard and turmeric. […]

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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 Purple Cabbage Weight Reduction Soup (WRS)

AFC Purple Cabbage Weight Reduction Soup (WRS) Another fabulous cabbage soup, hitting all the right notes. Weight reduction or not, I love cabbage soup – ala Sharon! Makes a lot

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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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Leftover Rice

Sometimes simple tastes so good. I’ve been missing rice for a while. Peas too, been missing them. The fresh tomato add-on creates a juicy component to this simple rice. Nice! Makes 7 cups

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Matcha Quinoa Jasmine Rice

MATCHA QUINOA JASMINE RICE Jasmine rice and Toasted Quinoa make a great texture match. I’m using it often lately. What you add later is up to you. This time we start with Matcha Green Tea Powder to flavor the grains. Then we top each serving with Tomato Mushroom Sauce followed by a very traditional fried […]

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Christmas Chili

CHRISTMAS CHILI Obviously this chili is cooked, yet it tastes so fresh. I wonder why? “Very good”, Steve said. “Very French”. Serve by itself or over orecchiette (hat shaped pasta). Over rice too! It’s all good. The “very” categorizes it as special! And yes, it’s even low-fat. It didn’t have to be; that’s just the […]

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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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Baked Apples With Quinoa Apple Pine Nut Stuffing low fat

  BAKED APPLES WITH QUINOA APPLE PINE NUT STUFFING low fat If you don’t want to do the apples, that’s just as fine. Serve stuffing from stove-top as is. Perfect either way! However, the apples do add a festive touch to a festive holiday! And they’re easier than pie to make! Serves 6  

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Gluten-Free Quinoa Apple Pine Nut Stuffing low fat

QUINOA APPLE PINE NUT STUFFING low fat This is my gluten-free, bread-free, animal-free, low-fat stuffing. It’s made stove-top, so you don’t take up room in the oven while roasting veggies, plant-meat roasts etc. How can nutrient-dense tastes so good? Because you know who engineered it that way! Makes almost 7 cups

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Asparagus And Edamame Fried Rice

ASPARAGUS AND EDAMAME FRIED RICE Red and white rice pan-fried with red onion and celery. Mixed with RED FORK Asparagus Skillet Sauce, then tossed with asparagus and edamame. Served with a Smoky Russian Dressing! Makes 9-1/2 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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Fried Veggie Rice

FRIED VEGGIE RICE Hey, the Chinese don’t tell me how to cook in my own home. They fry the rice; I fry the veggies and season the water the rice gets cooked in. It reduces calories and minimizes a big mess in the frying pan. I don’t care if it’s not the way the Asians […]

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Beans vs Beef

 

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Benefits Of Pinto Beans

 

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8 High-Protein Vegetables

8 High-Protein Vegetables Slabs of meat don’t have to be the only protein-rich items on your dinner plate. Check out which vegetables provide the protein boost you’re looking for. Stephanie Smith And Krissy Kendall, PhD August 25, 2017 No, we’re not talking about sprinkling your greens with a scoop of protein powder or chasing those […]

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Refried Beans @El Jalapeno Mexican Restaurant = Diet food

Okay, we all like to eat out, probably more than eating in. Some were raised that way, others wished they were. You don’t have to cook, clean dishes, argue with your family, everybody’s happy. But it doesn’t even matter if sometimes we experience bad or rough or not so great times when eating out – […]

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AFC RAPID FAT-LOSS DIET DAY 26

7/31/2018 TUESDAY Day 26 Weigh-In = Friday Total Calories = 883.8 Total Fat grams = 11.21 Fat Calorie/Total Calorie Ratio = 11%

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HOSTESS Classic Wheat = Diet Food

There’s a Walgreen’s store a block away from us. I needed bread and didn’t want to walk all the way to the grocery and knew Walgreen’s sold something that looked like bread.  I stopped buying Hostess decades ago and didn’t even know they made bread. Well, this is pretty good for a light sandwich, which […]

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AFC Spaghetti Mushroom Alfredo – for Steve

AFC SPAGHETTI MUSHROOM ALFREDO for Steve If someone wants to occasionally indulge in a higher calorie and fat dish, plus they want large or extra-large portions, I’d say take this one, for a sky-high experience! That was Steve’s Request. Lots of happy sounds were heard while he savored this meal. The Animal-Free Chef at your […]

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AFC RAPID FAT-LOSS DIET DAY 15

7/20/2018 FRIDAY Day 15 Weigh-In = 157 lbs. Total Calories = 1342.5 Total Fat grams = 20.6 Fat Calorie/Total Calorie Ratio = 14%

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CHILILESS CHILI

  CHILILESS CHILI This is one mean meaty chili. Low fat, but you wouldn’t know it by the fatty chew of the beefless ground. Gardein nailed it. So what if we leave out the chilis. It stands on its own with garlic, coriander and fennel in a green pepper, onion and mushroom tomato sauce. Makes […]

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Tomato Corn Curry Rice

TOMATO CORN CURRY RICE Ever wonder what to do with fresh corn-on–the-cob besides eating it straight from the cob? I did, and this tomato corn curry rice is what I came up with. Super simple. Super tasty. Light and refreshing! Makes 8 cups rice and 6 cups tomato corn

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AFC Greens And Beans Cabbage Weight Reduction Soup (WRS)

AFC GREENS AND BEANS CABBAGE WEIGHT REDUCTION SOUP ( WRS) Some of us would prefer some options for the Weight Reduction Soup (WRS). When we tire of one soup, there’s another style, just as tasty and effective in weight control, to peak the interest of our palate! This WRS does that! Makes 38 cups

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Fat-Free Animal-Free Tomato Sauce

A Perfect Fat-Free, Animal-Free Tomato Sauce For Pasta! A FAT-FREE FRIDAY SPECIAL! GIVE IT A TRY.

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AFC 5 SPICE Tomato Soup

AFC 5 SPICE TOMATO BEAN SOUP Fat-Free and still delicious! Cabbage, celery and carrots combined with Roman beans in a spicy tomato sauce. Salsa and fresh lime give it an extra kick and AFC 5 SPICE ramps up the flavor profile! Makes 11-1/2 cups