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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES AGAR AGAR BEETS/POWDER GUAR GUM SAUCES & MARINADES SIDES VEGGIES XANTHAN GUM

POM Ginger Ale Beets

Hot or chilled these beets are designed to impress! There’s no need to say they’re low fat, low calorie – who cares when they taste so good? Makes 3-1/2 cups

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APPETIZERS BEANS - GRAINS DESSERTS FRUIT GREEN BEANS HOLIDAY MAIN DISH NUTS & SEEDS PICKLED POTATOES SAFFRON SALADS & DRESSINGS SAUCES & MARINADES SIDES

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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= DIET FOOD AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES ANIMAL-FREE DAIRY FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT DRESSINGS GUAR GUM PLANT DAIRY SALADS & DRESSINGS SAUCES & MARINADES TURMERIC XANTHAN GUM

Pickle Poppy Gel

Pickle Poppy Gel There’s s a reason why people like sweet pickles – they taste good. It’s not the cucumber; it’s the sweet sour vinegar brine. So why not make use of the pickle juice remaining in the jar after the pickles are gone? Save it up till you have two cups, then strain it […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES CONDIMENTS DESSERTS FRUIT SALADS & DRESSINGS SAUCES & MARINADES

Marinated Rainer Cherries

Cherries, Balsamic vinegar and orange rind, that’s all it takes to make some delicious tasting cherries. Marinate till soft. The juice from the cherries infuses into the vinegar, lightening the acidity and making them good to eat straight up! Serve over or in salads, over animal-free ice-cream or as a side condiment! Delicious all the […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BERRIES CHERRIES CONDIMENTS FRUIT GINGER SANDWICHES & SPREADS SAUCES & MARINADES

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 absence […]

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HOLIDAY PLANT DAIRY PLANT MEATS POTATOES SAUCES & MARINADES SOUPS

Roasted Sweet Potato Orange Soup Or Sauce

ROASTED SWEET POTATO ORANGE SOUP OR SAUCE Chilled Roasted sweet potatoes, peeled and processed till smooth. Mixed with plain yogurt, orange juice, maple syrup, tarragon and garlic. Served cold or hot. Appetizer summer or winter holiday soup. Sweet, savory, tangy, smoky! Creamy delicious! Makes 5-3/4 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES PEAS SAUCES & MARINADES SIDES VEGGIES

Calypso Peas

CALYPSO PEAS A beautiful expression of fat-free – velvety, light, impressive simplicity, gently coating the peas as you lift them from the sauce. Or hey, why not take some sauce along? Two spoons for service – one slotted, one not! This calypso is a slow dance – enjoy the moves! Serves 6

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES NUTRITIONAL YEAST SAUCES & MARINADES

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’t […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR CABBAGE MAIN DISH PLANT MEATS SAUCES & MARINADES TOFU TURMERIC VEGGIES XANTHAN GUM

ROASTED TOFU AND VEGGIES

ROASTED TOFU AND VEGGIES Tofu cubes roasted in marinade made with Liquid Bragg Aminos. Cabbage, yams, carrot and onion dusted with spice then roasted separately. Fresh boiled corn off the cob. Toss it all with salt and pepper and serve. That’s all you need to enjoy the essence of  each vegetable! Steve’s lunch for a […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES GINGER PASTA SAUCES & MARINADES TOMATOES

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

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BERRIES FRUIT SAUCES & MARINADES

Smoky Cranberry Orange Gravy fat free

SMOKY CRANBERRY ORANGE GRAVY fat free If you’re looking for something different and familiar this is it! Plus you combine the cranberry and gravy into one dish, saving time and money. Did I mention how off-the-planet exciting cranberries can be when you recognize their potential? They’re just waiting to be explored! Makes 3 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES AFC GREEN DIET BEANS - GRAINS GREENS HOLIDAY SAUCES & MARINADES SIDES

Collards In Mustard Cider Sauce fat-free

COLLARDS IN MUSTARD CIDER SAUCE fat-free There aren’t many sauces you can make fat-free that will stand up against the fatted version. This is one of them. All added flavors and textures compliment the greens and vice versa. I just happened to have cider on hand, because it’s Fall in America where I happily live. […]

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES GREENS MAIN DISH PASTA RICE AND NOODLE BOWLS SAUCES & MARINADES

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 to […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES CAULIFLOWER LUNCH SAUCES & MARINADES VEGGIES

Cauliflower With Maple Mustard Sauce

Another FAT-FREE FRIDAY SPECIAL. Good tasting and good for you too!

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES BEANS - GRAINS GUAR GUM PASTA SAUCES & MARINADES TOMATOES

Fat-Free Animal-Free Tomato Sauce

A Perfect Fat-Free, Animal-Free Tomato Sauce For Pasta! A FAT-FREE FRIDAY SPECIAL! GIVE IT A TRY.

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GINGER MAIN DISH SAUCES & MARINADES TOMATOES

Red And Greasy (that means tomato sauce)

  RED AND GREASY Steve says he wants red and greasy – a favorite of his and mine. Lately we’ve been so low-fat or no-fat that we decided to treat ourselves with more-than-usual-fat. Lighten up. You’re not going to lose all that fat in a day anyway! Have some fun with food! Serve over pasta […]

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES AGAR AGAR CONDIMENTS FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT DRESSINGS GUAR GUM MALIC ACID PASTA PLANT DAIRY SALADS & DRESSINGS SAUCES & MARINADES TOFU TURMERIC

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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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES BREAKFAST MALIC ACID PLANT DAIRY SAUCES & MARINADES

Blueberry Pudding Jam

Originally posted on CHEF DAVIES-TIGHT™:
BLUEBERRY PUDDING JAM Do you like pudding? Do you like jam? Then how about a pudding jam? Amply spread it on your favorite toasted breads or spoon it over your favorite dairy free ice-cream! It sounds good because it is good! Blueberries, pineapple and prunes cooked with almond milk, cinnamon…

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES APPETIZERS BEANS - GRAINS MAIN DISH SAUCES & MARINADES SOUPS

Pink Lentil Cream

PINK LENTIL CREAM Serve as an elegant first course appetizer soup, use as gravy or as thickener/flavor enhancer for other sauces instead of cornstarch/flour and bouillon. Easy, cheap and super smooth! Makes 4 cups

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AFC REDUCED-FAT RECIPES GUAR GUM SAFFRON SAUCES & MARINADES

Saffron Walnut Pesto

Originally posted on CHEF DAVIES-TIGHT™:
SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO Made with fresh basil and mint, garlic and mustard, Almond Breeze AlmondMilk, Daiya Pepperjack Style Shredded vegan Cheese and extra virgin olive oil. A powerfully expressed avant-guarde version of pesto! Makes 4-1/2 cups 3/4 oz. fresh mint leaves (about 30 leaves) 3/4 oz. fresh basil leaves (about…

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES PASTA SAUCES & MARINADES TOMATOES XANTHAN GUM

SWEET CARROT MARINARA

SWEET CARROT MARINARA  A wonderful fat-free marinara sauce with a sweet red pepper and carrot base – neither discernible but necessary to the enjoyment of the sauce! Makes 6-1/2 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES PLANT MEATS SAFFRON SAUCES & MARINADES TOFU

ORANGE BARBECUE MARINADE FOR PLANT MEAT

ORANGE BARBECUE MARINADE FOR PLANT MEAT This marinade I used to marinate Tempeh – fermented soybean cake that is used as an animal meat substitute. Makes 1-3/4 cups 1/2 c. ketchup 1/4 c. prepared yellow mustard 1/4 c. Balsamic vinegar 1 T. liquid smoke 1 T. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 c. diet Coke or Pepsi zest […]

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CONDIMENTS SAUCES & MARINADES TOMATOES VEGGIES

MARINATED TOMATOES AND FRESH HERBS

MARINATED TOMATOES AND FRESH HERBS Even when cooking with oils, fresh herbs rarely flavor a sauce as much as we think they should. Dried herbs are always needed in addition to the fresh. We usually add the fresh right at the end of cooking time for best result, but even then, the flavor effect is […]