Perfect Mashed Sweet Potatoes

PERFECT MASHED SWEET POTATOES Baked sweet potatoes processed with peeled baked red apples till velvety smooth with nothing more than pink Himalayan salt. Exquisite! Naturally sweet with a slight bite from the acid of the apple! Makes 3-1/2 cups Preheat oven to 375 degrees 3 lg. sweet potatoes, rinsed and scrubbed 8 red apples -... Continue Reading →


Skinny Dirty Rice

SKINNY DIRTY RICE What to do with the water you soak your almonds in and the skins you pop from the nuts? Make this original rice, skins and dirty water recipe! Fat-Free too!  Makes 12-1/2 cups 5 c. soaking liquid from parboiled raw almonds 1 T. pink Himalayan salt 1/4 t. fine grind black pepper... Continue Reading →

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 2 c. washed pink lentils 4 c. water 1 t. pink Himalayan salt fresh grind black pepper to taste 2/3 c.... Continue Reading →

AFRICAN CRICKET CHILI – therapeutic too

AFRICAN CRICKET CHILI - therapeutic too A 'Cure Whatever Ails You' Soup. Or at least you'll think you're cured. Hibiscus, lavender, black forbidden rice with lots of veggies, herbs and spice makes the alternative cricket tastes especially nice! MAKES 24 cups Make the black rice > 2 c. black forbidden rice, rinsed till water runs... Continue Reading →

Donkey Apple Bean Salad

DONKEY APPLE BEAN SALAD Who would think something so simple could be so good? It's fat-free and it's going to be a staple lunch dish in my house for a long time! 1 Serving 1 red apple, cored and cut into cubes - use green if you like 1/2 c. BUSH'S Bean Pot Vegetarian Baked... Continue Reading →

AFC Diet Coke Zero Calorie Salad Dressing ©

AFC DIET COKE ZERO CALORIE SALAD DRESSING © Everything you want in a dressing! This Is the Place!  Zero Calories! Makes almost 3 cups 1/3 c. fresh lime squeeze 1/2 c. apple cider vinegar 1/2 c. water 1 t. guar gum powder 1 c. Diet Coke 1/4 c. prepared yellow mustard 1 T. Gourmet Garden... Continue Reading →

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 or... Continue Reading →

Fat-Free Potato Salad

FAT-FREE POTATO SALAD Potatoes, peas, celery, onion, roasted and green chili peppers tossed with Silken tofu, grain mustard, herbs and spices. Surprise ingredient? Fresh and dry mint! Makes 8 cups Cook potatoes: 2-1/2 lbs. russet potatoes, scrubbed and placed in lg. pot with water to cover by 2-3 inches and boiled till fork-tender - drain... Continue Reading →

Red Miso Balsamic Salad Dressing

RED MISO BALSAMIC SALAD DRESSING A concentrated salad dressing that focuses more on taste sensations rather than individual flavors.  Fat-Free!  Makes about 3 cups 1/2 c. Balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. white Balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. carrot juice 1/2 c. fresh squeeze orange juice about 5 whole peeled garlic cloves 1/3 c. red miso paste 1/4... Continue Reading →


FAT-FREE BAKED BEAN & ROASTED TOMATO SOUP Bush's Beans proves that you don't need fat nor oil to enjoy good tasting baked beans, and you don't need it in a soup either! Makes 7-1/2 cups 15.25 oz. can whole kernel corn including liquid 28 oz. can Dei Fratelli Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes (substitute diced or... Continue Reading →


VEG HAM AND EGG SALAD Essentially fat-free salad or sandwich spread. Tastes like ham and egg. Also tastes great all by itself. If you want to add a little fat, then a couple tablespoons of veg mayo will work nicely. But we're trimming the fat, so it really isn't necessary to enjoy! Makes 5-1/3 cups... Continue Reading →


CARROT CREAM A simple fresh carrot puree used as a side dish vegetable or a lunch all by itself or as a special topping to a special green salad! You pick. It's all good! Fat-free too. Makes 3-2/3 cups 2-1/2 - 3 lbs. carrots - trimmed, peeled and cut into sm. pieces (rounds or cubes... Continue Reading →


TRICOLOR TOASTED QUINOA SOUP Color overload - just what your system wanted! Great flavor, texture. Freezes well. Fat-free too! Easy to make. Long shelf life in back of refrigerator. Breakfast, lunch or dinner - it works for me! Makes 14 cups 10 c. water 1 lb. baby carrots 2 c. sliced celery 1-1/2 lbs. fresh... Continue Reading →


GLUTEN-FREE VEGGIE NOODLE SOUP My Fat-Free Fling Soup. OMGod. Off the planet. Thank you for this beautiful gift! Makes 20 cups 16 c. water 1 c. dried blackeye peas, washed and drained 1 lb. carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 2 c. diced white onion, 1/2 inch squares 1/4 c. Minor's Mushroom Base... Continue Reading →


SWEET CARROT MARINARA  A wonderful fat-free marinara sauce with a sweet red pepper and carrot base - neither discernible but necessary to the enjoyment of the sauce! Makes 6-1/2 cups 1 c. water 1 t. xanthan gum powder 12 oz. jar sweet red roasted peppers including liquid from jar - process or blend till smooth... Continue Reading →


ORANGE BARBECUE MARINADE FOR PLANT MEAT This marinade I used to marinate Tempeh - fermented soybean cake that is used as an animal meat substitute. Makes 1-3/4 cups 1/2 c. ketchup 1/4 c. prepared yellow mustard 1/4 c. Balsamic vinegar 1 T. liquid smoke 1 T. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 c. diet Coke or Pepsi zest... Continue Reading →


ORANGE TEMPEH WITH SAFFRON RICE Tempeh marinated in Orange Barbecue Sauce. Sautéed with onion, celery, red cabbage and fresh spinach. Served over saffron rice and garnished with cilantro and lime wedge! Tempeh makes 3-1/2 cups; rice makes 5 cups Saffron Rice: 2 c. water 1 t. sea salt 1 pinch saffron threads 2 t. liquid... Continue Reading →


FRESH LIME AND CURRY RICE We add the fresh lime after the rice is cooked in curry. Then add the fresh basil. A simple fat-free lunch or late night snack. Steve eats it with a little ketchup or barbecue sauce and loves it! Makes 6 cups 2-1/4 c. water 2 t. sea salt 1 t.... Continue Reading →


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 5... Continue Reading →


ROASTED CHICK PEAS Seasoned chick peas baked till dry on the outside and creamy on the inside. Serve as a snack or as a topper on your favorite salad! Makes about 1-1/2 cups Preheat oven to 350 degrees 15 oz. can chick peas (garbanzo beans) - drain over bowl reserving liquid for other use (which... Continue Reading →


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 2 c. lg. diced yellow onion, 3/4-1... Continue Reading →


EDAMAME SPLIT PEA SOUP Edamame (soy beans) cooked with split green peas. Seasoned with rosemary, fennel and garlic! Fat-free! Makes 7 cups 2 c. dried split green peas, rinsed till all foam disappears 2 c. froz. shelled edamame (soy beans) 10 c. water 1 T. salt 2 t. ground fennel seed 1 t. dried ground... Continue Reading →


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 6... Continue Reading →


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 2 jumbo green peppers, cored and cut into 4ths from end to end, then crosswise into 1/2 inch wide... Continue Reading →

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