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…

Peach And Roasted Pepper Dressing

PEACH AND ROASTED PEPPER DRESSING A light, creamy, cheezy tasting dressing with no added fat or sugars. Looks like creamy French! Serve cold over traditional salads, or heated over pan-fried veggie meats or side dish vegetables! Makes 6 cups

Lilly’s Oats

LILLY’S OATS Rolled oats cooked in water with textured vegetable protein, vegan yeast, green beans and carrots plus ground flax seed, beet root powder, turmeric and plain plant yogurt. Seasoned with sage, coriander and fennel! A little sweet, salt, pepper and smoke! Don’t forget, dogs have taste buds too! Makes 9 cups

Tasty Tofu Toppers

TASTY TOFU TOPPERS Tasty Tofu Toppers are most often used to top salads that require a soft component that is low fat. It takes the place of cheese, egg or avocado. Tasty Tofu Toppers get my vote every time! Also use in wraps in place of animal cheese and animal meats! How about as aContinue reading “Tasty Tofu Toppers”

Taking Stock and Stocking up

Whether restaurants and bars reopen sooner or later for inside service, we all will have time to rethink our habits and begin wondering why we put up with poor, sometimes abusive service, poor quality food – poorly prepared many times. Remember that bun that was stale, because someone in the kitchen did as they doContinue reading “Taking Stock and Stocking up”

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

GREEN BEAN BARLEY SOUP – fat-free

GREEN BEAN BARLEY SOUP – fat-free If you like simple, this is as good as simple gets while maintaining a HIGH-END STATUS! Steve loves barley soup. I rarely make one, since I’m covering the globe with recipes in so many categories. Today as it turns out is his soup day! Barley it is and lotsContinue reading “GREEN BEAN BARLEY SOUP – fat-free”

AFC Brown Mushroom Gravy

AFC BROWN MUSHROOM GRAVY We’re making a brown mushroom gravy using the Parsley Diet Soup as a base. With the addition of a few ingredients a savory gravy is achieved, while still keeping down the fat content. Traditionally gravy was made from the fat drippings with a little water and thickener added. Today we don’tContinue reading “AFC Brown Mushroom Gravy”

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

Purple Yogurt

PURPLE YOGURT  Fresh blueberries, beet cubes, shredded vegan smoked gouda cheese, sliced Kalamata olives and scallion wrapped in dairy free yogurt. I’ll bet no one anywhere in the world is serving a yogurt dish like this one!  Makes 6-1/2 cups

AFC Spicy Spam And Egg Salad – for sandwiches

AFC SPICY SPAM AND EGG SALAD – for sandwiches We use Tofu Pups for the spam and Gulden’s Spicy Brown Mustard in place of the traditional veggie mayo. Two types of tofu plus celery, scallion, green pepper with curry, fennel, garlic and cilantro! Nice! Makes 5 cups 1/2 c. serving = 45.5 calories, 2.1 gramsContinue reading “AFC Spicy Spam And Egg Salad – for sandwiches”

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

Fat-Free Creamy Cauliflower Dressing

FAT-FREE CREAMY CAULIFLOWER DRESSING Sometimes fat-free gets complicated – till the cauliflower appears from out of nowhere and shows us how to do it! This is one version. Try your own and see how it develops! Then share it here! Makes 4-1/2 cups

Veg Chicken And Red Rice Soup

VEG CHICKEN AND RED RICE SOUP Wow where do I begin? What started out as a simple few item soup for Lilly Belle turned into an extravaganza high-end fit for a Princess soup for the ages! Or the aged! We all are in the same process of aging. Once you’re here, a minute, hour, week,Continue reading “Veg Chicken And Red Rice Soup”

Potato Mushroom Chowder

POTATO MUSHROOM CHOWDER Lightly creamy, savory, low fat but who would know? Cheesy flavors and textures. Tastes like corn chowder without the corn. Chowder doesn’t require a thickener, but if you want one, go easy with it. You don’t want to mask any of those beautiful flavors! Makes 9 cups

Broccoli Red Fried Rice And Quinoa

BROCCOLI RED FRIED RICE AND QUINOA Ever  taste juicy fried grains? This is it! What a chew! Reduced fat too! Less than one teaspoon fat per one cup serving! Steve’s on a fried rice kick, so thought I’d rearrange the foundation of fried rice by using quinoa plus red rice which functions as the meat. Success!Continue reading “Broccoli Red Fried Rice And Quinoa”

AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS ©

AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS © Okay, this is super easy once you make the rice, and that’s easy too! No-bake burgers. Form the patties, put them between wax paper in a covered container and refrigerate till ready to use. I made 1 batch; next time I’d make 2 batches. Really good texture andContinue reading “AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS ©”

WILD PUMPKIN SEED RICE

WILD PUMPKIN SEED RICE A simple, nutritious and tasty rice dish made with white and wild rice with a pumpkin seed crumble add. Seasoned with turmeric, mustard and rosemary – a little sweet, a little sour and a little vegan yeast to give a hint of cheese. Garnished with fresh tarragon leaves! Makes 12 cups

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI We use the other white plant meat for this fine American-Italian casserole. Veg veal! I think I’ve had veal once or twice aside from a luncheon sandwich meat called veal loaf back in the long ago days. I recall it not having much flavor – not the loaf thatContinue reading “BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI”

TRICOLOR TOASTED QUINOA SOUP

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