Animal-Free Fluff Mayo

ANIMAL-FREE FLUFF MAYO I grew up on Miracle Whip. My mother was one of the first ones to convert from mayonnaise to Miracle Whip then kept on with it. Mayonnaise was okay when eating out, but it didn’t have that fresh zing to it. Lately I’ve become discouraged by the calorie and fat counts inContinue reading “Animal-Free Fluff Mayo”

Turkey Noodle Hot Salsa

TURKEY NOODLE HOT SALSA Talk about a unique way to use Tofurky Oven-Roasted Deli Slices! Make noodles out of them, right out of the box. Mix them with salsa and cheese, herbs and spices, heat till warm, then serve as a dip or spread! Hot here means temperature not Scofield Scale heat. Makes 5 cups

Fat-Free Pickle Juice Mayo

FAT-FREE PICKLE JUICE MAYO Get the creamy textures of veg mayo absent the fat. Plus more flavor and sing than animal or animal-free mayo. If you love pickles, you’ll love this. Imagine the money saved by finding a use for what you normally throw away. Some will say the juice is bad for you, thenContinue reading “Fat-Free Pickle Juice Mayo”

Blueberry Tarragon Sauce – no added sugar

BLUEBERRY TARRAGON SAUCE – no added sugar Smoky, fruity, savory, tart, naturally sweet. Goes well with vegan meats as a condiment, or spooned over cake or ice-cream. Spread as a jam on your favorite toasted breads! Add a dab of brown sugar if you like! Tarragon and blueberries who would think? Interesting match! The absenceContinue reading “Blueberry Tarragon Sauce – no added sugar”

Potato Cucumber Salad With Fat-Free Dressing

POTATO CUCUMBER SALAD WITH FAT-FREE DRESSING • fat-free salad except for a few olives and what’s naturally in tofu • FAT-FREE DRESSING Boiled potatoes, fresh seeded cucumber, onion, spiced tofu, peas and Kalamata olives. Tossed with lime juice, sugar and Poupon mustard. Tasty and smooth! Tasty enough to put leftovers on a sandwich – withContinue reading “Potato Cucumber Salad With Fat-Free Dressing”

SUSHI GINGER GRILLED CHEESE

SUSHI GINGER GRILLED CHEESE Out of the box grilled cheese sandwich. Rye bread, guacamole salsa, creamy Caesar dressing, smoked Gouda plant-cheese, sweet onion and pickled sushi ginger, all grilled in a light sesame seed oil! Wow, I was in grilled cheese heaven after coming off from a 16 hour fast! Makes 1 sandwich

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

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

Beer Nut And Walnut Ice-Cream

BEER NUT AND WALNUT ICE-CREAM Of course this is a high fat ice-cream, but compared to others it’s more nutrient and fiber dense. The grainy texture is more reminiscent of grainy crystals than peanuts. A higher powered food processor would produce a creamier texture. If you want to gain weight this is the more sensibleContinue reading “Beer Nut And Walnut Ice-Cream”

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 vinaigretteContinue reading “GREEN TOFU CHOP”

Japanese Hot Dog

The Japanese hold onto their soy sauce like we do our ketchup. Almost. We don’t put ketchup on everything, just some things. And we have a wider variety of dipping sauces than they do. I’d like to think that the Japanese don’t require soy sauce with everything, but how would I know? Even living inContinue reading “Japanese Hot Dog”

Fatty Veggie Sandwich

FATTY VEGGIE SANDWICH Toasted potato bread slices spread with veggie mayo on one, creamy peanut butter on the other. Top with dill relish and mustard. Add the veggies: crisp iceberg lettuce, ripe tomato and sweet onion, with a fresh pepper grind finish. A good morning afternoon evening delight! Makes as many as you want (preferablyContinue reading “Fatty Veggie Sandwich”

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”

TOFU PUPS by Lightlife = Diet food

A veggie hot dog that only contains 50 calories? Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack? It’s a good, economical way to stay on your diet path. Boil them till hot or place in microwave till hot and they’re good to go. There’s no need to fry them, they’re that good. The texture is very much like theContinue reading “TOFU PUPS by Lightlife = Diet food”

Smart Dog Roll-Ups

SMART DOG ROLL-UPS This is one of my favorite lunches when I’m working at home. It doesn’t take long, it’s easy and it satisfies all my taste buds! Makes as many as you want, but I only have 1 Jumbo veg dog cut in half to make 2 roll-ups

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…

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 ©”

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

30 October 2016 – weight loss update

My goal is to lose 5 lbs. per month. For the third month I’ve reached that goal. For weeks I weighed myself everyday, then only when I felt like it. Now it’s about every ten or so days, usually after a weekend, but not always. My final weight for the month is usually taken onContinue reading “30 October 2016 – weight loss update”

TOMATO SANDWICH FOR STEVE

TOMATO SANDWICH FOR STEVE Steve’s losing weight, but he’s not going the fat-free route. He still wants a little veggie mayo on his tomato sandwich. So this is what we do. We still spread one half of the bread with Tomato Onion Salad Dressing – that is essentially fat-free, and it adds great flavors toContinue reading “TOMATO SANDWICH FOR STEVE”

THE GREEN STOGIE

THE GREEN STOGIE Impress your guests. Or bring your Green Stogies to a cook-out! Jumbo veggie hot dog wrapped in cooked collard green leaf (hot or cold doesn’t matter) spread with mustard. Looks like a Stogie! Served in a potato bread hot dog bun spread with dill pickle relish and a stream of ketchup. Top allContinue reading “THE GREEN STOGIE”

VEG DOG AND KRAUT BURRITO

VEG DOG AND KRAUT BURRITO Cooked Jumbo veg dog, raw whiskey sauerkraut, chopped tomato, dill relish, chopped red onion and fresh cilantro rolled in a spinach flatbread drizzled with mustard. See? Fat-free CAN taste good! Makes 1

HOT DOG SALAD SANDWICH SPREAD

HOT DOG SALAD SANDWICH SPREAD Chopped animal-free hot dogs, Silken tofu, green pepper and onion mixed with sweet mustard, spice and smoke to create what tastes like ham salad. A variation on an old favorite! Essentially fat-free except for the little bit of fat in the tofu! Makes 3-1/2 cups

AFC EARTH BURGER©

AFC EARTH BURGER© The everything burger! Grains: barley and rolled oats. Veggies: mushrooms and carrots. Beans: dark red kidney beans and blackeye peas! Contains no fat, no soy, no animal products, no protein isolates! The carrots give it an earthy taste! Makes 8 cups burger dough