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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES SALADS & DRESSINGS

AFC Dressing-Free Mac Salad

AFC DRESSING-FREE MAC SALAD Not your traditional Mac Salad. More veggies, less macaroni. Garlic basil tarragon. Sauteed onion and sweet red pepper till soft and sweet. Raw celery scallion, red pepper again. Black olive, cilantro. Sweet peas and green beans. Served just like that with no dressing. If it tastes good and it goes smoothly […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES SALADS & DRESSINGS

Delight Soy Chicken And Green Bean Salad

Delight Soy Chicken And Green Bean Salad Most of us wouldn’t think of putting fresh green beans in a chicken salad, but it works. PLANT CHICKEN OF COURSE! High fiber and a nice crunch with tiny cuts. Give it a try, see what you think! We reduce the fat by using Poupon Dijon mustard in […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TOFU

Chick’n Green Olive Elbow Salad

CHICK’N GREEN OLIVE ELBOW SALAD Pan-fried chick’n and elbow macaroni tossed with tofu cubes, peas, celery, red onion and garlic stuffed green olives. The fat-free coating/dressing is nothing more than Balsamic vinegar, Poupon Dijon mustard with spices and basil. The total salad is low calorie compared to traditional mac salad – a refreshing mix of […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEANS - GRAINS SALADS & DRESSINGS TOMATOES

Apricot Barbecue Bean Salad

APRICOT BARBECUE BEAN SALAD Off the planet delicious! And satisfying! I am in love with this salad! Few ingredients, easy to make salad! You can take it anywhere! Makes 5-1/2 cups

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LEMON CARAWAY COLESLAW – fat-free

LEMON CARAWAY COLESLAW – fat-free What’s the next best thing to mayo? Lemon pie filling! Yes, it works. Add a little vinegar, salt and pepper, herbs and/or spice and you can still enjoy your favorite salads with a creamy fat-free coating! Makes 6 loosely packed cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES DESSERTS FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS

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

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Escarole Mandarin Orange Salad

ESCAROLE MANDARIN ORANGE SALAD Transforming bottled dressings, by adding low fat or no fat ingredients to extend the yield, while lowering the fat content, into a beautiful new creation without losing its familiarity! Then we drizzle it over an equally beautiful salad ingredient combination! Make as much dressing and as many salads as you want

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS

MARINATED BEETS AND CITRUS FRUITS

MARINATED BEETS AND CITRUS FRUITS Whole canned beets, fresh orange and ruby red grapefruit combined with green pepper and sweet onion with a salted Balsamic and cinnamon dressing. Fat-Free! Sugar-Free! Makes 10 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TURMERIC

BANANA GINGER BEER DRESSING fat-free

BANANA GINGER BEER DRESSING A fat-free creamy dressing using banana, ginger beer, turmeric and nutmeg. No added sugar beyond what’s in the ginger beer! Makes 5 cups

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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

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES SALADS & DRESSINGS SANDWICHES & SPREADS TOFU

Tofu Pup Sandwich Filling Or Salad

TOFU PUP SANDWICH FILLING OR SALAD Tofu Pups and green cabbage processed to a small dice, then mixed with Butter Bean Hummus! Serve in hot dog bun as a sandwich, or scoop onto a lettuce leave absent the bread! High protein, reduced fat. Nice! Makes 4-1/2 cups

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FAT-FREE HAWAIIAN FRUIT DRESSING using Bragg Bottled Dressing

FAT-FREE HAWAIIAN FRUIT DRESSING using Bragg Bottled Dressing Easy, fresh, velvety smooth. Perfect dress for fresh fruit! Top with smoky brown sugar walnut crumbles takes the party to the roof top. A fresh spinach bed teams up well with the crumbles extending texture contrasts without cluttering it! Makes 2-1/4 cups dressing

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT GUAR GUM SALADS & DRESSINGS SODA DRESSINGS XANTHAN GUM

Orange Saffron Ginger Beer Dressing

ORANGE SAFFRON GINGER BEER DRESSING Orange, and  carrot juices, banana and ginger beer blended with saffron threads, coriander and garlic creating a sweet, savory, tart fat-free salad dressing! Makes 4 cups

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FANTA Orange Soda Salad Dressing

FANTA ORANGE SODA SALAD DRESSING fat free with sun-dried tomato, garlic and fresh orange – fat-free. A refreshing change in the way you dress your salads! Makes 6 cups

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= DIET FOOD LILLY BELLE is all in! SALADS & DRESSINGS

Winter Tomatoes Got You Down?

Why worry about the high price of winter tomatoes and unripened, flavorless choices, when grapes are on sale. That’s right, substitute grapes for tomatoes in any salad. It’s a nice switch from the traditional tomatoes that we seem to add to every salad we make, just because it’s a salad. Even Lilly Belle says yes! […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS

Smoky Russian Dressing low-fat

SMOKY RUSSIAN DRESSING low-fat Steve likes bottled dressing and sometimes so do I. Wishbone Russian is one of them. To reduce the calories this time, I add a low calorie unsweetened Almondmilk by Blue Diamond (Almond Breeze), a few drops of liquid smoke, a little garlic powder, salt, then whisk till smooth. Perfect! I love […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEANS - GRAINS SALADS & DRESSINGS VEGGIES

PICKLED BEETS

PICKLED BEETS fat-free You don’t have to go through the entire canning process to make pickled beets. Prep, cook, place in a jar and refrigerate to use as wanted. Here we add sweet onion strips and sweet red pepper. Then as we use the beets, we add other ingredients to the pickling jar, such as […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT GUAR GUM SALADS & DRESSINGS

Minute Maid Limeade Dressing fat-free

MINUTE MAID LIMEADE DRESSING fat-free Minute Maid Limeade combined with pineapple explodes onto your greens like no other dressing. Use as dressing for any salad you like or over cooked veggies or as a dipper for fried tofu! Makes approx. 5 cups

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AFC GREEN DIET SALADS & DRESSINGS

Making Steve’s Salads

They’re the envy of everyone at work, I’ll tell ya! TO YOUR HEALTH!!  

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AFC GREEN DIET AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TURMERIC VEGGIES

Saffron Pickle Juice Dressing/Sauce Over Brussel Sprouts

SAFFRON PICKLE JUICE DRESSING/Sauce Save your pickle juice! Then make this delectable runny yolky textured dressing for salads and vegetables of all types! Cold or hot. There’s only 3.5 grams of fat in the entire amount! For home or restaurant. Everybody has leftover pickle juice. This is how you use it. YES. Makes 3-3/4 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES AFC GREEN DIET PLANT MEATS SALADS & DRESSINGS SANDWICHES & SPREADS TOFU

GREEN TOFU CHOP

GREEN TOFU CHOP You can use this simple, semi-raw, green tofu chop as an appetizer spread for crackers, a salad in a lettuce cup or as a spread on a sandwich or hot dog bun with a  mustard squirt and dusted with smoked paprika. I also mix it with salad greens and a semi-sweet vinaigrette […]

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Strawberry Walnut Dressing

STRAWBERRY WALNUT DRESSING  Fresh strawberries, dried apricots, walnuts, onion, fresh ginger and chia seeds. Crush, then smooth it all up in a blender to create a thick, yet light, fruity dressing for green or fruit salads! No added oil or sugar! Makes approx. 1-3/4 cups per 1/4 cup = Cal. 57, Fat 3.11g

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FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT GUAR GUM SALADS & DRESSINGS

Fat-Free Blueberry And Roasted Pepper Dressing

FAT-FREE BLUEBERRY AND ROASTED PEPPER DRESSING Use this over any combination of vegetable/fruit salads. The red roasted pepper and blueberry – vegetable and fruit combo – allow for a wider range of uses. Rich-tasting almost animal-like as bad as that sounds, but as long as humans continue to eat animals, I’ll have no choice but […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS

Five Ingredient Fat-Free NECTARINE Salad Dressing

FIVE INGREDIENT FAT-FREE NECTARINE SALAD DRESSING Except for the vinegar, salt and pepper, it’s raw. White nectarines, sweet and ripe make the base to this easy, simple ‘come to my table’ fat-free salad dressing! Makes almost 4 cups 1/4 cup = Cal. 24.8, Fat 0g

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TURMERIC

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

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES GUAR GUM MALIC ACID SALADS & DRESSINGS SODA DRESSINGS

Root Beer Dressing Sauce

Do you like root beer? Even if you don’t, you’ll love this fat-free animal-free ROOT BEER DRESSING SAUCE! Over salad, fruit or veggie chicken. Make it a trifecta dinner tonight!

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT GUAR GUM SALADS & DRESSINGS XANTHAN GUM ZERO CALORIE SWEETENERS

Pink Chiffon Fat-Free Salad Dressing

PINK CHIFFON FAT-FREE SALAD DRESSING Welcome to the new face of dressings. Not your ordinary look, taste or feel. This is a dressing that highlights and enhances wherever it is used. Neither the taste nor the texture, however, is as guilty as it looks! Experience its innocence! We’re not chopping down trees here, we’re just picking […]

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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 use […]

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GUAR GUM MALIC ACID SALADS & DRESSINGS

Purple Asian Slaw

Originally posted on CHEF DAVIES-TIGHT:
PURPLE ASIAN SLAW Red cabbage, carrot matchsticks, celery and scallion dressed with an AFC Asian Coffee Dressing! A different interpretation of coleslaw! Makes 5 cups salad – 3-1/2 cups dressing Veggies for slaw: 5 c. thinly sliced red cabbage 1 c. matchstick size peeled carrots 1/4 c. sliced scallion, green and…

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Imperial Chicken Salad

Originally posted on THE ANIMAL-FREE CHEF:
IMPERIAL CHICKEN SALAD Not your run of the mill chicken salad! I know I said I wasn’t going to cook on Christmas day, after cooking holiday dishes for two weeks, but Steve bought Lilly Belle five pounds of vegan popcorn nuggets for Christmas and I just had to make…

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES SALADS & DRESSINGS TIPS & TOOLS

Bottled Salad Dressing – cut cost and fat

This is how I extend the more expensive bottled salad dressings, while reducing the fat on my green salads. Follow Your Heart makes good vegan Caesar and vegan Bleu Cheese salad dressings. Steve and I both like them. What I do is drizzle half of one or the other onto my green salad, then add […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES SALADS & DRESSINGS TOFU

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 BREAKFAST FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT MAIN DISH SALADS & DRESSINGS

Soft-Fri Saffron Potatoes And Corn – two way

Originally posted on ANIMAL-FREE SOUS-CHEF:
SOFT-FRI SAFFRON POTATOES AND CORN – two way For restaurants with leftover baked potatoes  – or home chefs who want to uptick your skillet potatoes – try this version of home fries and/or potato salad. It works great! Makes 9 cups Bake potatoes: 2-1/2 lbs. russet potatoes – the kind…

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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

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Savory Fruit Dressing

SAVORY FRUIT DRESSING Zing is how I describe the way this savory fruit dressing sings! Although it was designed for green leaf salads, I see no reason why it wouldn’t work with fruit salads. In that instance, you may want to add a little more sweet. It’s up to you – as always! Low fat! Makes […]

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AFC GREEN DIET SALADS & DRESSINGS TOMATOES VEGGIES

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

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CREAMY HERB AND SPICE VINAIGRETTE

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Steve’s all U Can Eat Salad For Sharon’s Birthday

Well, I do like salad, especially when it’s one of Steve’s all u can eats! Happy Birthday to me! No calorie worries today. Ingredients: chopped hearts of romaine lettuce tomatoes orange wedges sliced sweet onion sliced radishes sliced Japanese cucumber diced green pepper sliced celery soy bacon bits mixed nut crumbles fresh ginger sticks pumpernickel […]

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VEG HAM AND EGG SALAD

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

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES SALADS & DRESSINGS XANTHAN GUM

DARK HORSE RUSSIAN DRESSING

DARK HORSE RUSSIAN DRESSING Complex, exquisite. Full-bodied. Smoky with cranberry, cocoa, red wine and orange undertones. This salad dressing is like a fine wine. Serve for special occasions! Low-Fat! Makes about 2-3/4 cups