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

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 withoutContinue reading “Spicy Lima Bean Corn Chili fat-free”

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”

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”

Spinach With Everything

Steve and I both like greens, but unlike other foods, that we make sure we have on hand or at least replenish when finished, greens don’t fit into our lives in the same way. Sure we like salads and we eat a lot of them, especially Steve. But again, we haven’t made an effort toContinue reading “Spinach With Everything”

Antipasto Marinara

ANTIPASTO MARINARA  Artichokes, black and green olives, sun-dried tomatoes, lots of fresh garlic and ginger simmered with nothing better than San Marzano tomatoes! Fat-free, except for a negligible amount found naturally in the olives. Makes 7 cups

Low Fat Stewed Tomato Cabbage Soup

LOW FAT STEWED TOMATO CABBAGE SOUP I don’t know why the love of cabbage is attributed to Polish People, but they obviously knew a good thing when they cultivated it! If you like tomato soup you’ll love this one. The strong tomato flavor somehow enhances all the other vegetables. Even the kids will like! MakesContinue reading “Low Fat Stewed Tomato Cabbage Soup”

GREEN DANDELION PASTA BOWL

GREEN DANDELION PASTA BOWL Edamame and Mung Bean Fettuccine topped with sweet pepper and onion saute with zucchini sticks and dandelion greens. Wrapped in a smoky sour mustard sauce. Garnished with sliced sweet basil! Low fat, but who would even guess at that? No one I know. Top Shelf Pasta Bowl all the way toContinue reading “GREEN DANDELION PASTA BOWL”

Broccoli Curry Ramen Broth

BROCCOLI CURRY RAMEN BROTH  Lots of broccoli processed with a store-bought IMAGINE brand Ramen Broth till fine-textured. Combined with water, pink Himalayan salt, a drizzle of extra virgin olive and mild sesame seed oil. Add some mellow miso, curry, coriander, mustard and garlic. Serve as is, or re-blend after it’s cooked for a creamier textureContinue reading “Broccoli Curry Ramen Broth”

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 yourContinue reading “AFC Spaghetti Mushroom Alfredo – for Steve”

Mushroom Miso Noodle Bowl

MUSHROOM MISO NOODLE BOWL Three kinds of mushroom sauteed with green cabbage, red pepper, garlic, scallion and ginger. Combined with spinach in a broth flavored with white wine miso, rosemary and smoked paprika! Ladled over thin linguini. Garnish with radish, scallion and drizzles of extra virgin olive oil and sesame oil. A culinary pleasure! MakesContinue reading “Mushroom Miso Noodle Bowl”

Fat-Free AF Orange Mayo Sauce

FAT-FREE AF ORANGE MAYO SAUCE Winner Winner Animal-Free Dinner! Jackpot! An Animal-Free (AF) mayo and sauce combined, depending where you want to use it – on sandwiches, salads, plant meats, veggies, over rice, beans or pasta. Hot or cold. Is that cool or what? Lots of flavor and lots of smooth. Don’t forget to useContinue reading “Fat-Free AF Orange Mayo Sauce”

SPINACH TOMATO LINGUINI BOWL

SPINACH TOMATO LINGUINI BOWL Cooked linguini mixed with fresh spinach, tomatoes, sweet onion, Kalamata olives, sweet mini peppers, and carrot ribbons. Tossed with a reduced fat Herb and Spice Vinaigrette! Mostly raw! Makes 16 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”

SHARON’S MANICOTTI

SHARON’S MANICOTTI This has been a long time in the planning and waiting stages – mainly to get the filling right absent any animal products. It’s a success I waited three decades to achieve. Makes 11 stuffed pasta and 5-1/4 cups sauce