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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 BEANS - GRAINS MAIN DISH NUTS & SEEDS RICE TURMERIC

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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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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AFC BANANA DIET DESSERTS FRUIT NUTS & SEEDS

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 some […]

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AFC BANANA DIET ANIMAL-FREE DAIRY BEVERAGES BREAKFAST CHERRIES FRUIT NUTS & SEEDS SHAKES

FROZEN CHERRY SMOOTHIE

FROZEN CHERRY SMOOTHIE Using ice in smoothies makes it too cold for my throat, but frozen fruit creates a perfect chill! Serves 2

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NUTS & SEEDS

NUTS AND YOU

Everyone who has lost weight knows that nuts are not allowed on a regular basis, unless you can eat three and three only of any particular nut. Even though they’re nutrient dense, too many become hazardous to weight loss. You know that old adage: First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES BERRIES BREAKFAST FRUIT NUTS & SEEDS SNACKS

Dried Berry Cashew Spread

DRIED BERRY CASHEW SPREAD A naturally sweet and savory dried berry and cashew spread! No added sugar! The berries, onion and cashews when slow-cooked create a savory component – producing a umami effect! It tastes like there’s pork in it. Makes 4 cups

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Healthiest Foods

F-FC Clipboard: I eat all these foods. Not every day, but throughout the week I hit all the bases. Although it hasn’t made me lose weight, because I eat a lot of other foods too – remember I’m a chef who develops animal-free recipes for everyone – those on a diet and those not – […]

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AFC ICE-CREAM DIET BREAKFAST DESSERTS NUTS & SEEDS PLANT DAIRY

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, just […]

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DIY Almond Milk Is the Way to Go

Chef Sharon: Haven’t tried it, but I will. Why Aren’t You Turning Almonds into Milk? It’s an established fact that almond milk is one of the great plant-based milk innovations. So believe us when we say you need this. In addition to being dairy-free, lactose-free, and vegan, almond milk is super high in vitamin E. […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES MAIN DISH NUTS & SEEDS VEGGIES

ROASTED YAM STEAKS

  ROASTED YAM STEAKS – fat free Tired of the same old mashed yams? Or the cubed and roasted style? Me too. Steve doesn’t like the texture. So what do I do with yams on sale? Try something new. Yam steaks! Pour the SMOKY CRANBERRY ORANGE GRAVY over, top with some pine nuts and a […]

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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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Dandelion Coleslaw

  DANDELION COLESLAW A beautiful looking, feeling, tasting coleslaw from start to finish. I’ll bet you never had a dandelion green coleslaw. Well, there’s no time better than now – if you can locate the greens of course. I eat this salad as the whole meal. Winner Winner Dandelion Dinner! I love it! Steve too! […]

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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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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR BEANS - GRAINS GINGER LILLY BELLE is all in! LUNCH NUTS & SEEDS RICE

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

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES NUTS & SEEDS PEAS PLANT MEATS POTATOES SALADS & DRESSINGS TOFU TURMERIC

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

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES GINGER NUTRITIONAL YEAST NUTS & SEEDS PLANT MEATS PUMPKIN RICE SANDWICHES & SPREADS TURMERIC

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 and […]

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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

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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.

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APPLE CARROT SALAD

APPLE CARROT SALAD Some fresh ginger sticks, a few walnuts, some fresh spinach and a fat-free dressing created a nice lunch combined with the apple and carrot cut into tiny julienne style pieces. Fresh, succulent plus an attractive presentation! The addition of the walnuts makes this lunch salad mostly fat-free! Serves 2