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!

Banana Bread Cake

BANANA BREAD CAKE We like cake every now and then, so why not have it and cut the fat and frosting, using jams and jellies? Instead of frosting the whole bread cake, we just tab a bit of topping onto each bite, or not. Lucky Leaf Lemon Topping is my favorite! Plus we add someContinue reading “Banana Bread Cake”

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:Continue reading “One Week Flatten Stomach Challenge”

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 withContinue reading “Simple Fat-Free Fruit Dessert”

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 theContinue reading “Marinated Rainer Cherries”

Watermelon And Marinated Cherries

WATERMELON AND MARINATED RAINER CHERRIES Fresh watermelon cubes combined with fresh RAINER CHERRIES marinated in Balsamic vinegar with orange rind sticks. Topped with plain plant yogurt, brown sugar, fresh lemon squeeze and a few drops White Truffle Oil! Exquisite, with or without the truffle oil! A shave of dark bakers chocolate adds to the excitement!Continue reading “Watermelon And Marinated Cherries”

ICE-CREAM ON A DIET?

No, of course not. Ice-cream once or twice a month in place of your main meal, when it’s your diet day off, so what’s wrong with that? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. Toppings and all? Of course! Make it animal-free and you’ll feel better about the fat. Hey, it’s healthy ice-cream. Go for it. No regrets! SOContinue reading “ICE-CREAM ON A DIET?”

ABOUT THAT ICE-CREAM for breakfast diet

Even though I categorize this as the AFC ICE-CREAM DIET and although the ice-cream I ate and continue to eat now and then is animal-free, it is not a diet – at least not for me. I was excited about it primarily because I pretty much deny myself sweets and this was a way notContinue reading “ABOUT THAT ICE-CREAM for breakfast diet”

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

AFC ICE-CREAM DIET

GOOD MORNING CLEVELAND. WELCOME TO TODAY. TIME FOR BREAKFAST. A couple of days ago I read a headline to an article about losing weight by eating ice-cream for breakfast. I didn’t read the article. Yesterday, Steve brings home with a bunch of other groceries vegan ice-cream, coconut whip and Hershey’s Syrup. Wow I thought, justContinue reading “AFC ICE-CREAM DIET”

Beer Nut And Walnut Ice-Cream

BEER NUT AND WALNUT ICE-CREAM Of course this is a high fat ice-cream, 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 you want to gain weight this is the more sensibleContinue reading “Beer Nut And Walnut Ice-Cream”

Saffron Apricot Walnut Pockets

SAFFRON APRICOT WALNUT POCKETS  These little pockets look like they took a while to make, but they didn’t. Complexity is the impression; simplicity is the reality! Wonderfully rich bites. The perfect dessert to savor with tea, coffee or wine!  Makes as many as you want

Two Way Granny Smith Apple Dessert

TWO WAY GRANNY SMITH APPLE DESSERT Apple sauce with fresh apple cubes. Dusted with pumpkin seed snow, cinnamon, brown sugar. Drizzled with maple syrup and sprinkled with pink Himalayan salt. Sweet, tart, crunchy, smooth, creamy – it has it all. Low-fat, except for the negligible amount in the pumpkin seed snow! Don’t wait for dessert –Continue reading “Two Way Granny Smith Apple Dessert”

Cranberry Coconut Frozen Custard

Originally posted on CHEF DAVIES-TIGHT™ :
CRANBERRY COCONUT FROZEN CUSTARD Smooth as custard. Rich as cream. Perfect scoop. An easy make! Makes 3-1/2 cups 14 oz. can whole cranberry sauce – I used Ocean Spray 11 oz. container SO Delicious Dairy Free Culinary CoconutMilk – Original, chilled till thick 1/2 c. Rich’s COFFEE RICH Non-Dairy Creamer…

AFC Chew Cupcakes / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip

Originally posted on CHEF DAVIES-TIGHT™ :
AFC CHEW CUPCAKES / Mint Carob Chocolate Chip This is my decadent cupcake! Eat it like a popover! Makes 2 dozen Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2 med. ripe bananas, cut into chunks 1 c. Diet Faygo Vanilla Cream Soda 1 c. white sugar 1 c. dark brown sugar, firmly…

Peaches And Wine Pudding

PEACHES AND WINE PUDDING Fresh peaches cooked with red wine, ginger, sugars and monk fruit sweetener. Blended till smooth, then thickened with potato starch and served cold either plain, topped with veg whipped cream or folded with veg whipped cream to create a mousse! Fat-free or fatted. You decide! Makes about 6 cups pudding orContinue reading “Peaches And Wine Pudding”

HEALTHY ROCKS

HEALTHY ROCKS This is my health cookie. Lots of good stuff, but also tastes good. It’s different, but that’s what we’re about on this site. Different flavors and textures than we’re accustomed to. Orange, dark chocolate, oats, espresso, smoke, Balsamic vinegar and sweet spice are the feature ingredients! Makes approx. 7 doz.